Tag: Adequan Global Dressage Festival

  • The Show Season is up and running!

    The Show Season is up and running!

    Today I went to the opening Press Conference of the Winter Equestrian Festival and the Adequan Global Dressage Festival.  Michael Stone, President at Wellington International, Brianne Goutal -Marteau , Adrienne Lyle and Thomas Bauer,Director of Sport at AGDF were on the panel. Michael Stone was the first to speak. “Our focus is always on the […]

  • I am Official!

    I am Official!

    I will be intereviewing the Canadian Dressage Riders who have declared for the Pan Am Games in Chile.

  • My Photographic Groove!

    My Photographic Groove!

    Anne Sandler, of Slow Shutter Speed blog, has given us this weeks lens artists photo challenge. ” What is your photographic groove? Well, it is not hard for me to answer that. Horses and horse photographs. When I started blogging I quickly realized that taking photos of horses was not so easy. They are always […]

  • Roxie Trunnell: Paralympian turned “lemons” into gold medals.

    Roxie Trunnell: Paralympian turned “lemons” into gold medals.

     We all know the saying that when life hands you lemons you make lemonade. Let me tell you what Paralympian Roxie Trunnell did with her lemons. In 2009 she contracted a virus that caused swelling in her brain. She was put into a medically induced coma. When she woke up she found she was unable […]

  • Who am I anyway?

    Who am I anyway?

    Who am I anyway? Am I my resume?

  • LAPC#190 Close, Closer , Closest.

    LAPC#190 Close, Closer , Closest.

    This week Patti had given us the challenge of getting in close and closer. Here is my response. I took these photos at the Adequan Global Dressage Festival’s Nations Cup competition. They are of Evi Strasser and her horse Deja Vu Tyme. They were riding in the Grand Prix test for Team Canada. Thank you […]

  • Belinda Trussell : Horses, Competitions and Time Management!

    Belinda Trussell : Horses, Competitions and Time Management!

    Last year Canadian Olympian Belinda Trussell was not in Florida for the winter show season. But she’s here this year and I was able to ask her some questions about her horses, her competitions and how she manages her time. 1. Last year, with the border closed, you were not able to come to Florida […]

  • Belinda Trussell: Competing at Global.

    Belinda Trussell: Competing at Global.

    The next day Belinda competed in the Intermediare 1. Belinda plans to do more showing with Lana and I will be posting an interview with her before their next show.

  • Megan Lane: Back in the Competition Arena!

    Megan Lane: Back in the Competition Arena!

    Last year some Canadians still came to Florida to compete despite Covid. But for various reasons others did not. Canadian Olympian Megan Lane was one who did not. I recently had a chance to ask her a few questions about how it feels to be back in 2022 competing at the Adequan Global Dressage Festival. […]

  • Virtual Press Conference opens the Florida Show Season.

    Virtual Press Conference opens the Florida Show Season.

    The Florida Show season has begun!

  • Is Megan Lane going to Florida?

    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 […]

  • Belinda Trussell answers the Florida Questions.

    Belinda Trussell answers the Florida Questions.

    The decision has been occupying my mind all year!