The three week visit to the USA for the first Bram Chardon training days culminated at The Hermitage Classic CDE, where Chardon competed Mary Phelps's pony pair, Al Capony and Bugsy Maloney to win the overall Intermediate Championship.
A handsome stallion with an abundance of charm, Gallant Reflection impresses even further when you watch him compete. Reserve Champion of his 70-Day Stallion Testing, Gallant Reflection earned an overall score of 127 points. Read More
If the first thing your horse does when you stop riding is rub his face on his leg, this could be a sign that your bridle is pinching some nerves. Usually this is a sign of numbing and tingling in their face from nerve compression. Read More
The United States Dressage Federation™ (USDF) is pleased to announce the new Adequan®/USDF Adult Amateur Musical Freestyle Awards. These awards are designed to recognize adult amateur riders competing in musical freestyle, and will first be awarded in the 2018 competition year. Read More
"We just wrapped up our series of Elite Program home visits and Pre-Elite Training and Observation sessions," said Dover. "I am very happy and excited by the quality of the horses and the riding. Our veterans are in fantastic form and the new faces on the horizon for American dressage are looking... Read More
They say it’s never over until the fat lady sings, and at tonight’s FEI World Cup™ Dressage 2017/2018 Western European League qualifier at Olympia in London (GBR), when it seemed Sweden’s Patrick Kittel (41) already had it in the bag, along came the home side’s Emile Faurie (54) with a last-to-go... Read More
Open to all ages and all disciplines of riding, with presentations from experts on subjects that affect horses, their training, and their health, the 16th annual Dressage4Kids’ Weekend Equestrian Program takes place January 27- 28 at Chase Collegiate School in Waterbury, CT. Read More
The next time someone asks if they can pet your horse - or even get close to it - you might want to make sure that you're covered. A case in point is when a toddler was bitten on the lower lip by a horse and suffered scarring that required immediate and possibly future surgery. Not surprisingly,... Read More