Month: August 2021
Swan Lake Family
A story of love and tragedy but with a happy ending.
To Everything there is a Season
In the ring it’s all you!
During the Olympics there were a series of ads on the CBC that focused on great quotes from coaches. One was about a young woman who was a boxer. She said her coach had inspired her even before Women’s Boxing was allowed, let alone become an Olympic sport. Her coach used to say to her…
Some Rare Day Lilies: FOTD
Furled edges! Colors I had never seen before in a day lily!
Biasini Speaks: I’ve heard all about it!
They throw themselves off a platform high up in the air…..
Watching the best riders in the world go through the Grand Prix, one of the most difficult of Dressage tests, and the next day the GP Special is a joy and also an opportunity to learn a lot. I watched these riders and I saw all the things that my coach Belinda Trussell keeps telling…
Let’s hear it for the Grooms!
The grooms! They work to keep the horses looking perfect. When I watched the slow motion relays, of the live streaming Olympic Dressage ,I was amazed at the beautifully clipped legs of the horses and their shining hooves. And those beautiful tails! But the immaculate turn out is not all they do. They know their…
Olympians and their Equine partners!
The only Olympic sport where the team is a human and another species.