Tag: USDF Regional Championships
From the YourDressage Archives – Pre-tty Spectacular
It’s Throwback Thursday! Enjoy this article from the YourDressage Archives, which was originally published in the March 2018 issue of the flipbook version of...
From the YourDressage Archives – To the Fullest
It’s Throwback Thursday! Enjoy this article from the YourDressage Archives, which was originally published in the February 2018 issue of the flipbook version of...
Discovering the New Forest Pony
I initially didn’t have a particular breed in mind. I just wanted something young to bring along myself, with gaits for dressage, and large enough to fit my 5’3 frame. I posted some inquiries on Facebook and received a message from Lesley Feakins at Trevelyan Farm, a New Forest Pony breeder, who had a 4-year-old for sale. Wishbone was a 14 hand bay gelding, who was cute as a button and had a great hind leg. I decided to take a leap of faith and bought him sight unseen.
Seen at Regional Championships – Regions 1, 3, and 9
Fall means Regional Championship time! The 2022 Great American Insurance Group/USDF Regional Dressage Championships have concluded, with action from Regions 1, 3, and 9...
The History Behind the Regional Championships
The following is an excerpt from the Spring 1993 USDF Bulletin In 1985, USDF Region 4 organized the first USDF Regional Championship. With each passing...
The Best $1 Purchase Ever
I get questions all the time of people asking me “What IS he??” when we’re in the warmup at shows and I proudly smile and say, “He’s a mutt, but he’s a registered mutt, and got some of that hybrid vigor!”
Dressage Horse of a Different Color
At the end of 2020, I did something I only dreamed of. I donned my first ever shadbelly and rode down centerline for my first ever FEI test. *Cue more happy tears.*
Big Things Come in Small Packages
For about 15 years, we showed all over New York with our Morgans. Then, in 2014, we attended a small dressage clinic. This clinic sparked our interest in dressage and we never looked back!
He’s the Ticket: A Tribute
He lives on in our hearts, but my sorrow runs deep for the loss of this great Morgan, He’s the Ticket. By Sharon Ortepio
Pursuit of Perfection
By Tai Parrish I began riding at the age of 10 when my grandparents surprised me with a week of horse camp, and I was...