The Grooms!

Here is a photo of one of the digital photos that would come up when a horse and rider came into the ring in the team jumping final at the FEI World Championships Herning 2022. What do I love about the photo? The Groom! This is the first time I have seen the grooms given…

Something FABULOUS for Friday!

This link is to the Freestyle of Charlotte Fry, riding for Great Britain, in the World Championships in Herning Denmark this past week. She won the individual Gold Medal for the Grand Prix Special and then came the final part of the dressage competition. This is the best Freestyle I have ever seen and I…

Belinda Trussell and Biasini- Dressed in Blue.

On Monday Biasini and Belinda did not speak, in advance, to coordinate their wardrobes. But Super Groom Lexi had Biasini in a lovely Parisian blue Equestrian Stockholm saddle pad and Belinda was wearing teal blue t-shirt. What a pair! Belinda started Biasini in stretching trot. Then she moved on to canter, forward and back. Then…

Consistency!

“Trust is built with consistency.” Lincoln Chafee When I watch Belinda Trussell or her assistant trainer Lynsey Rowan ride my horse Biasini, I am always admiring how great Biasini looks and how they are able to do exercises, that I find so difficult, with apparent ease. I know they are professional riders who ride several…

Belinda Trussell: Attention to Detail.

Today I watched Belinda ride Biasini.I have a new walker and he had to come over and give it a good look when I first came into the arena. I took my seat and watched while Belinda warmed him up. I know I have taken photos of the stretching trot but here is a short…

Naima Moriera Laliberte: Horses, Tokyo Olympics, Future Goals.

Originally posted on HorseAddict:
This past summer Naima and her Grand Prix horse Statesman were the reserve pair for the Canadian Dressage Team in Tokyo . This winter, as well as competing with Statesman, she also has two younger horses she has been competing with at the Global Dressage Festival in Wellington Florida. I had…