Is Megan Lane going to Florida?

This is my third post about Canadian dressage riders who usually go to Florida for the winter season to train and compete. For some the situation with Covid in Florida and the closure of the Canadian border to all but essential travel has caused them to make the decision to stay home in Canada. Olympian…

Perspective!

Sometimes life is just not fair. I am not talking about having to wear masks, or being in lockdown or any of those minor inconveniences. I am talking about a life changing moment when one second you are a healthy able bodied young person with the brightest of futures and the next second you are…

Megan Lane: Competing for a Ticket to Tokyo 2020.

I recently had the opportunity to speak with Canadian Olympian Megan Lane at the Adequan Global Dressage Festival in Wellington, Florida. Megan represented Canada in dressage at the Rio Olympics in 2016. Canada did not have a team but Megan and Belinda Trussell both qualified to ride.Now Megan has officially declared to be considered for…

The Paralympic Horses are taking their Massage Therapist to Tokyo 2020!

“These horses have a heightened sense of awareness.They are very compassionate.” JP Hourdebaigt. I had the opportunity to speak with J.P. Hourdebaigt at the recent CPEDI (Concours Para Equestrian Dressage International) JP is the massage therapist for the Para horses who are ridden by the para riders for the US Team. He spoke about the…

Let the shows begin!

Today was the opening press conference for the Winter Equestrian Festival and the Adequan Global Dressage Festival. WHO WAS THERE? Alex Granato. member of the Pan Am Games US show jumping team. Bronze medalist. Chris Payne Top hunter rider and trainer Sarah Lockman Individual gold medalist 2019 Pan Am Games and team silver medalist. Beezie…