Tag: Dressage competiton
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.…
Caledon Dressage show Success!
This past weekend my coach Belinda Trussell and her assistant trainer Lynsey Rowan showed at the Caledon Dressage show in Palgrave. The weather was pleasant temperature wise but a very strong wind was blowing. You can see that from these flags. The first horse from Team Oakcrest (Belinda’s farm is Oakcrest Farm) that I watched…
To Compete or not to Compete?
“Don’t just ride the movement!”
Enter at A
Every dressage test, from training level to the Grand Prix starts with the horse and rider entering the ring at the letter A. Whether you are riding in a show at your local club or in the Olympics you enter at the letter A. So when I saw that this week’s Lens-Artists Challenge #126 from…
Naima Moreira Laliberte: One day at a time to Tokyo 2020.
At age 12 Naima saw the dressage in the 2008 Olympics and she was hooked!
Jill Irving: Teammates and Tokyo 2020
We, the athletes, are living our dream.
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…
Biasini and Me…Puttin’ on the Ritz!
This past weekend I debuted my Intermediare 1 Freestyle. If you follow this blog you will know that my coach Belinda Trussell and I have been working on it for a few months now: choosing music and choreography with the help of Karen Robinson of Applause Dressage. And finally the time arrived to actually go…
Monday Minstrel: This is how you do it!
Video of Charlotte Dujardin’s clever recovery to win.
Mental Performance: Brain,Body,Behavior
It is a challenge not a crisis!
The Championship Series!
I heard the judge say :”Oh dear!”
All photos by Joanna Jodko Photography. White Fences Show February 22,23 2019