The Olympians are in the arena!

Wednesday this week there were two Olympic dressage riders in the arena. My coach Belinda Trussell and Megan Lane. Megan was there to be the “eyes on the ground” to help Belinda. I was lucky enough to be able to watch Belinda ride two horses. The first was the 6 year old Diamanten Dave. The…

A non-riding riding lesson!

Due to the restrictions of the pandemic, that are in place in Ontario, it is not permissible for me to ride Biasini, or go inside the barn. But as you can see the outdoor arena allows for plenty of social distancing and I was able to watch my coach Belinda Trussell ride Biasini. Belinda was…

Gorgeous and Accomplished!

You know you are off to a good start in a clinic when the clinician, who happens to be a 4* judge,watches your warm up your horse and says.: “What a gorgeous horse!” However that does NOT mean she will not have lots of corrections and useful critiques to give me on how I can…

‘Brilliant’ or ‘Real Life’?

“Which horse will I get today?” That was what I asked myself when I arrived at the barn today. You can never be 100% certain with horses. This past week my horse Biasini had been a couple of different horses. We have cold weather and that means he will always have a lot of energy….

Do It Anyways!

This week my coach Belinda Trussell has been getting me to make up my own mind about what needs to be done every moment of my riding. Does Biasini need a half halt? A correction? Belinda is resisting telling me what to do and watching to see what my decisions are. So I have to…

Biasini Speaks: Shhh…I’m Listening!

Well Dear Humans I have been working hard lately. Coach Belinda has been very rigorous in the amount of work she has been asking Ma Leueen to ask me to do. This week Coach Belinda is away and I thought I might get a break but no…. Ma Leueen arranged for Assistant Lynsey to give…