“It feels fantastic to qualify for the Festival of Champions this year,” said Bateson-Chandler. “Of course this is a big year, coming up to the Olympics, so Wellington is where our winter goals will be set. It will be a long season, so we will try to pace ourselves. I'm looking forward to getting... Read More
Knopp hasn’t always ridden in a Custom Saddlery saddle. Several years ago, a Custom Saddlery representative was at the barn where Knopp was boarding, and Knopp decided to try one of the many models the company offers. “I was pleased to find that from day one, I was much more comfortable in the... Read More
For international dressage rider and trainer Jaime Amian and his many clients and horses, the Gold Coast Fall Fling dressage show, held at the Global Dressage Stadium in Wellington, Florida on November 7-8, was an immense success. Amian teamed up with his amateur clients and fellow trainer to win... Read More
For Klaus Balkenhol, horsemanship is riding with intelligence : a knowledge, but also a feeling, an understanding of the horse tensions and resistance, to allow for a deeper and finer communication. The German master would often ask the riders to smile : “it is not only a way to get more points... Read More
She’s 39 and yet she’s lived the life of several women. She’s been Executive Coordinator of Haiti’s Presidential Advisory Council on Economic Growth and Investment and the Adjunct Chief of Staff for Haiti’s Minister of the Interior and Territorial Collectivities. She’s been the chef d’equipe for... Read More
When one of our own needs help, the horse community has always lent a hand. Sometimes, what one of us needs is more than a helping hand; sometimes, it’s a kidney. So, why does Con Hogan deserve a kidney? Ruth said that her father is the type of man who has made everyone’s world a better place by... Read More
Inspired by tradition the ShowChic Shad takes fashion, form and function and fun to a whole new level! The mastery is in the details- from textured collars and tips, to buttons that command attention without being distracting. This is just one of the delectable dressage delights that ShowChic has... Read More
As a dressage rider, Page has amassed a career full of impressive highlights that include being the 2006 United States Freestyle Champion and an FEI World Cup representative for the United States. Page has also represented the U.S. on various Nations Cup teams around the world. In 2015, Page and... Read More
"Thanks to the generosity of Carol Lavell, her family, and friends, we are pleased to provide this financial support to adult amateurs who not only make time to further their dressage education, but who are tremendous volunteers for their dressage clubs," said Jenny Johnson, Executive Director of... Read More
Sometimes you win and sometimes you lose, but when Heather Mason paid $1 for her 9-year old Hanoverian gelding Romantico SF (Romancero H x Wesermelodie by Wenzel I bred in the U.S. by Somerset Farms), she got lots of bang for her buck. Read More