Thursday, December 8, 2022

Tag: Thoroughbred

A Taste of Greatness

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Lisa Wagner is a USDF Certified Instructor through Second Level and has earned her USDF Bronze Medal. She has competed through Prix St Georges...

Meet the Certified Instructor – Mary Mahler

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Mary Mahler has been actively teaching, training, and competing in the dressage industry for over 30 years.  She is based in Haslet, Texas.  In...

There’s Something About Bymbeaux

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At almost 58, it has been a long, windy road, and I don't think I'd have it any other way. With Quilla and Quinn, I should be able to compete until 70, and then we'll see. I will just keep on keeping on, doing the best I can with what I have.

The Best Stories You May Have Missed in 2021

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By Chelsey Burris 2021 was a busy year, and in all the craziness, you may have missed some great content on YourDressage!  Here are a few...

Top 21 of ’21 – Recapping the Best Stories of the...

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By Chelsey Burris 2021 was a year unlike any other!  The COVID-19 pandemic continued to impact our lives, but many dressage shows were back and...
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