Tag: Charlotte Dujardin
Monday Minstrel: This is how you do it!
Video of Charlotte Dujardin’s clever recovery to win.
Dressage with Golf Sartorial Commentary.
During the two and a half day drive home from South Florida my husband and I were glued to the Masters on satellite radio. I found the commentary describing the clothing of the golfers highly entertaining. Even for TV the world of golf commentary goes into descriptions of the golfer’s clothing. “Hugh is in a…
The Horse, The Rider and the Cantilever.
Lou Denizard gives another “outside the box” training tip.
The Brilliance of Carl Hester
When I saw the ragtag daily prompt, ‘Brilliance‘ I immediately thought of Carl Hester and the day I saw him competing at the World Equestrian Games in Tryon NC last September. Why did this make me think of Carl Hester? Because he is the acknowledged master of dressage, not only in his native Britain and…
Charlotte Dujardin: The Masterclass
The person who takes the risk and doesn’t make a mistake is the winner!
Monday Minstrel: Looking through….
Today I am responding to the Lens-Artists weekly photo challenge. This weeks challenge (Window) comes from Leya. This photo above is a detail from a window in Wilton House in England. Here is another from Wilton House. And this is a favorite of mine. The view from the Tate Modern Gallery on London’s South Bank…
The Unsung Heroes.
I salute the grooms.
Mare power in the Individual Medals!
This was the gold medal ride unless something went horribly wrong….
And the Gold Medal Goes to……
I had two favorite moments…
Do Professionals Get Nervous at Big Championships?
“I’m so nervous I can’t feel my legs…”
A Day in the Life of a Championship Horse Groom!
What is it like to be the groom taking care of some of the most famous horses in the world at a big Championship like the Olympics or World Equestrian Games? I had the chance, last May, to find out from Alan Davies, travelling groom for British riders Carl Hester and Charlotte Dujardin. I asked…
The Responsibility of Being Inspirational.
They will just have to man-up and accept the mantle of “inspirational.