Carol Harris, March 26, 1923 - August 7, 2021 - A native of West Orange, New Jersey, Carol owned Standardbreds, Hackney ponies, Arabians, Saddlebreds, and Tennessee Walking horses before turning to Quarter Horses in the 1950s. Eventually, Carol...
Posted on Aug 18, 2021
"If you are lucky, a unique and special soul enters your life, changing your time on this earth forever." As so begins the loving tribute to her husband, Brant Kelly.
Posted on Aug 17, 2021
John's entire life was entwined with the growth of dressage in the United States. He and his wife, Lynn, spent a dozen of their "retirement years" at the helm of The Dressage Foundation, tirelessly working to ensure the success of our sport. Countless riders have benefitted from the grants and programs that John helped establish and grow.
Posted on Mar 26, 2021
Idocus was a son of Equador out of Eretha Keur Preferent Prestatie by Zonneglans. He was born on July 2, 1990, bred by Christine McCarthy Wemyss. As a three-year-old, he took the 100-day test in Keswick, Virginia. He became champion with the highest...
Posted on Mar 26, 2021
On January 14, the Great Master of Dressage, Dr. Uwe Schulten Baumer, would have turned 95. We remember him through Pia Laus, who was one of his prestigious students. Pia Laus, German and Italian by birth, competes for Italy on the Italian national dressage team, for many years.
Posted on Jan 19, 2021
Monica Theodorescu competed for 30 years in international dressage, winning 3 Olympic team golds, for Germany, in Seoul, Barcelona, Atlanta. In 2012 she was nominated by the German Olympic Equestrian Committee, the new German dressage team trainer...
Posted on Oct 15, 2020
A legendary American Saddlebred trainer, Tom Bass (1859 - 1934) was born enslaved in Columbia, Missouri. He played a prominent role both in the establishment of the American Royal Horse Show in Kansas City and in the promotion of the city of Mexico, Missouri as the ‘Saddle Horse Capital of the World’.
Posted on Oct 14, 2020
Enjoy and share. With the recent passing of a legend, Major General Jonathan R Burton, there has been a renewed interest in the video produced by HorsesDaily Inc in November 2008. It was a very special project, close to my heart, to preserve the memories and contributions made by one of the strongest pillars in Equestrian Sport.
Posted on Jun 20, 2019
Maj. Gen. Jonathan (Jack) Burton, who served his country in both World War II and Vietnam, is a legend in the U.S. equestrian world. A former U.S. cavalry officer, he represented America in numerous international equestrian competitions, including the 1948 and 1956 Olympics. Skilled in both jumping and dressage, Gen. Burton is perhaps best known for being one of the key figures behind the development of eventing in the U.S.
Posted on Jun 15, 2019
Karl Mikolka's life spanned over eight decades with a history that was among the names of other legends who brought the are of Dressage to the level it is today. He influenced the early foundation of Dressage in America as the messenger and mentor to the talent that is present here today. Even if he did not ever teach some of the rising stars today, his words and influence on those who do, will live on.
Posted on May 16, 2019