—By Ginny Simon, Dressage at Devon Christine Smith is very important to the future of Dressage. When she’s not working at her day job (she’s a flight attendant), she fills her time with horses and youth. Christine is a top ...

—By Olivia Lagoy-Weltz In the past year, several friends and clients have approached me asking, “Do I ever do investment horses, and are they a good idea?” The answer is yes, and horses can be a great investment, but as ...

The Mental Dynamics of Dessage —EXTRACT FROM HOW TWO MINDS MEET BY BETH BAUMERT In this extract from the new book How Two Minds Meet: The Mental Dynamics of Dressage, Beth Baumert teaches us how to be the leader our ...

Gladstone, NJ – The United States Equestrian Team (USET) Foundation has awarded the 2021 Whitney Stone Cup to Roxanne (“Roxie”) Trunnell of Royal Palm Beach, Florida, making her the first para dressage rider and only the eighth dressage rider to ...

―Olivia Lagoy-Weltz, Mountain Crest Farm For a long time, dressage required that we ride in a double bridle once we reached a certain level of competition. Now, nationally we can ride at all levels, including the FEI, in the snaffle ...

Laureen Johnson is the US Equestrian (USEF) Director of Para Dressage and Vaulting. EQ AM had the chance to talk with her about what qualifies someone for a para equestrian classification and the organization’s new Para Centers of Excellence (COEs). ...

—Olivia Lagoy-Weltz For many spectators, freestyles are the highlight of international dressage competition and the aspect of our sport that is most easily appreciated by a broader audience. A well-done freestyle draws in the audience, creates emotion, and is incredibly fun ...

The Wellington Equestrian Community Plays for P.I.N.K. —Caroline Cochran, Tempi Media March 6, 2020—One night every year during the Adequan Global Dressage Festival, the spotlights of Palm Beach International Equestrian Center illuminate a distinctive competition that varies significantly from the ...

—EQuine AMerica Winter 2020 Issue Hunter phenom, Kat Fuqua, the three-time USEF Pony Finals Champion and rising Junior Hunter 3.6 foot jumping star, just imported her new horse, “Dream Girl,” from Holland—but she’s not a hunter horse. Kat’s adding dressage ...

An interview with aspiring para rider, Bryanna Tanase, on what it’s like in the beginning. —With Para Coach Lisa Hellmer EQuine AMerica:              Welcome! Please introduce yourself to us. Bryanna Tanase:               My name is Bryanna Tanase. I am 21 years old. ...