Friday, September 29, 2023

Tag: Thoroughbred

Destined For Change

“Do not let your skin color, size, or level of experience hold you back. There is a barn, trainer, and lesson program out there for you.” 

Just Do The Thing

By Kassie Reed: Here, a Region 1 rider from western New York shares the story of her first young horse, Mozzie!

Beyond Measure

I have always been attracted to the “diamond in the rough”, the underdog, if you will. By Karen Sanchez

Phoenix Rising

By Toni Akerley The inspirational Rescue Horse! We are celebrating them as our April Breed of the Month on #YourDressage! Dressage riders who choose Rescue Horses...

A Taste of Greatness

But he was kind and gentle, and didn’t take advantage of the fact that I had only 6 months of riding under my belt when I tried him out.  He must have had a good feeling too, because he hung out with me at his stall when the rescue director and I were talking particulars. “Funny, he must like you, he typically stands in the stall with his butt facing the door.”  So home he came with me.

Toby, The Strong

We found my older gelding, Toby, down in his stall. He was in obvious distress and pain, but still scrambled to his feet when I asked him to stand. Stacey had already administered banamine and my vet had been called, but Toby was still seriously struggling. He let me clip his lead rope to his halter and followed me, staggering, out of his stall.

From the YourDressage Archives – One Less in the Lot

It’s Throwback Thursday!  Enjoy this article from the YourDressage Archives, which was originally published in the July 2017 issue of the flipbook version of...

Bitten by the Horse Bug

August is Youth Month on YourDressage! From stories about remarkable young dressage enthusiasts across the country, to articles about some of the opportunities USDF...

Persevering to Pursue Paralympic Dreams

I discovered the sport of para dressage at age 11, when I searched the internet to see if there were riders with a disability out there, and to my pleasant surprise, there were. I watched riders like Rebecca Hart and Roxanne Trunnell give their all in the ring with their horses. I had waited 17 years for a chance to chase my dream after persistently asking my parents for lessons, and I was so excited.

Meet the Certified Instructor – Lisa Wagner

Lisa Wagner is a USDF Certified Instructor through Second Level and has earned her USDF Bronze Medal. She has competed through Prix St Georges...
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George Williams Accepts 1991 All-Breeds Award

USDF President George Williams accepts the second place Prix St. Georges award for the 1991 All-Breeds Awards on behalf of The Temple Lipizzans' Conversano II Belvedera (Conversano II Andora x Belvedera).

Understanding the USDF Governance Structure and Elections in 2023

Learn about the USDF Governance structure and upcoming elections in 2023