How much do your reins weigh? Well this could be a deeply metaphorical image for getting your life under control but fear not….I am just talking about the reins in your hands when you ride a horse. In dressage the ultimate goal is to have the contact with the horse so light that you only…
He’s a mouse in a big body!
We have all heard that it takes a village to get an athlete, any athlete, in any sport, into the competition arena. Well it applies even to me, an older amateur dressage rider! Here are some fun photos of my “village”.Thank you Lisa Landis for snapping these. In this first photo the caption could be…
For a racehorse a parallelogram is ok. but not for a dressage horse.
Isabel Werth is the highest ranking dressage rider in the world. She currently occupies the #1 spot with Weihegold, the #3 spot with Bella Rose and # 4 spot with Emilio. Isabel Werth is the most highly decorated equestrian in history. I think that says it all really. On February 7 2019 she was in…
Go out to the end of that skinny limb…..
Charlotte does not pull any punches and is very honest about her life….
This week’s WordPress Photo Challenge is the word SMILE. So here are some of my favorite smiles….
Then there are the “little people” like me!
In riding and in life we need a “stability leg”.
We wanted to go riding. “Riding what?” our parents asked. “Horses!”
Onwards ever onwards!