Tag: Senior Horse
The Dancing Grandpa
Gail graciously showed and rode Mitras for us, and I remember thinking - I would love to own that horse someday. I stayed in contact with Gail, and we developed a strong friendship over the years. And in 2015, that “someday” became a reality.
Chosen By a Saddlebred
I bought an American Saddlebred for dressage. More specifically, I bought a newly started, roughly 16 hand, 3-year-old palomino colt to gently get back into dressage… as an adult amatuer rider, who never really had much experience working with “baby” horses. However, before I get into how that’s going, I need to back up a bit and ex
JAG Kalico Kid is the third generation of Kathy Gilker’s careful breeding. He is kind, intelligent, fun to be around, forgiving, well-behaved, polite, versatile, and loves attention.
Dressage Centurions: Celebrating Senior Riders
This article is reprinted with permission from Platinum Performance. It originally appeared here: https://www.platinumperformance.com/articles/celebrating-senior-riders.html The Dressage Foundation's Century Club Recognizes a "Century" of Horsemanship Move over...
How to Treasure Your Senior Horse Partner
By Nancy L. Stone On the weekend, my horse and I participated in a 2-day clinic in which we focused on exercises to strengthen the...
Robin had gas-colicked a few times and was occasionally choking; he was thin and losing weight. Everyone believed it was the beginning of the end. Fortunately, his bouts of colic didn’t make Ann-Louise hesitant for him to do a little work. However, she didn’t know that letting him carry a disabled woman around for an hour a week would set them both on a marvelous journey.
Today’s dressage horses seem to improve with age. Here’s how to keep your senior equine partner feeling and performing his best. By Patti Schofler Reprinted from...
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