You’ve Got to Laugh!

In times like this when chaos, confusion and a mass panic of toilet paper buying it is necessary to possess some sangfroid and the ability to laugh. Humor can be a lifesaver! So here goes… 1….How many groom assistants does it take to get Coach Luis Reteguiz Denizard into the ring on Biasini? FOUR! Here…

Don’t Give Up, Just Turn Up!

Last Sunday Biasini and I were awarded the Reserve Championship for the FEI Freestyle classe Adult Amateur division. . The White Fences Championship Series consists of five shows starting in December and continuing to the end of April. I have competed in the January and February shows and this past weekend in the March show….

My competition. Here’s what worked and what didn’t!

What worked White Fences. I enjoy showing at White Fences Equestrian. The Show Office is helpful and well organized. The music for my freestyle is played promptly when I signal for it. The speakers are clear and the volume is just right. The footing is excellent. I rode on Saturday after a torrential Florida rain…

Where in the World is Carmen Franco?

She’s back in the CDI ring! Riding, on the Colombian team, in the CDIO Nations Cup at the Adequan Global Dressage Festival last week. I had a chance to speak with Carmen after her ride in the Prix St. George test. Carmen let’s start at the beginning. How old were you when you started riding…

Biasini and Me. Florida finale 2016.

My goals for this winter season were to get the remaining scores for my USDF (US Dressage Federation) Silver Medal and the USDF Master’s Challenge award for riders over 60. After my first show at the Adequan Global Dressage Festival (AGDF) February 6th and 7th (see “Biasini and Me” for the full story) I had…