Tag: USDF Region 8
A Clinic with the Connecticut Dressage Association
Connecticut Dressage Association (CDA) and Sperry View Farm hosted Lisa Schmidt on November 19-20, 2022 to review the updated 2023 US Dressage Tests
Unsung Hero: Linda Kennelly
An “unsung hero” is defined as someone whose contributions are unacknowledged or little-known. In this series, we will feature and recognize some of these...
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...
My First Time As A Horse Show Announcer
By Suzanne Kruass At age 60, I did something new. I became a horse show announcer - at a dressage show.
A Filly at Finals
By Kendra Hansis If you've ever considered showing a youngster in-hand or in Materiale, do it! You'll have a much more mature horse by the time you're ready to go up the levels.
Volunteer Spotlight – Pamela Wilhelm
Volunteers – the hardworking, unsung heroes of the dressage world! In Our Volunteer Spotlight series, we recognize those who keep the dressage industry going. Tell...
My Spicy Marshmallow
A Region 8 rider shares how a ‘spicy marshmallow’ Lusitano, as she calls him, helped her aspiring judge dreams as she worked to become eligible for the USDF L Education Program. By Karry Brothers.
Gilford Teen Already National Champion in Dressage
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fbB8qcW1mP8 I would imagine the name Caroline Colby rings a bell. With her horse Lorino, they were First and Second Level Junior Champions at the...
Regaining the Spark
Silver Wend (aka Neala) is a 2008 Irish Draught Sport Horse. I got her as my first horse seven years ago. She couldn’t have been a more perfect first horse for 11 year-old me. She loves to be around people, she's goofy and playful, and she is always willing to try everything I ask of her. Overall, she just has a heart of gold.
Sights from the FEI Youth Clinics
The USDF FEI Youth Clinic Series is an educational opportunity for youth riders striving to compete at FEI levels. The goal of this series...