Tag: Dressage

  • Biasini Speaks: Look at my trot!

    Biasini Speaks: Look at my trot!

    Hello again Dear Humans . Trainer Lynsey has been riding me this week and she had me do some Peeaff. Ah….Ma Leueen says it is spelled piaffe and it is not a word that I am allowed to use my own spelling. Lynsey didn’t have me do this piaffe thing because I am going to […]

  • My Photographic Groove!

    My Photographic Groove!

    Anne Sandler, of Slow Shutter Speed blog, has given us this weeks lens artists photo challenge. ” What is your photographic groove? Well, it is not hard for me to answer that. Horses and horse photographs. When I started blogging I quickly realized that taking photos of horses was not so easy. They are always […]

  • The “Baby” Grand Prix.

    The “Baby” Grand Prix.

    This test is the introduction to the Grand Prix work,

  • Consistency!


    “Trust is built with consistency.” Lincoln Chafee When I watch Belinda Trussell or her assistant trainer Lynsey Rowan ride my horse Biasini, I am always admiring how great Biasini looks and how they are able to do exercises, that I find so difficult, with apparent ease. I know they are professional riders who ride several […]

  • “Amazing!” Belinda Trussell and Biasini.

    “Amazing!” Belinda Trussell and Biasini.

    At the end of the ride Belinda said :”He feels amazing.”

  • It’s up to me to get it right!

    It’s up to me to get it right!

    In my lessons recently my coach Belinda Trussell has been emphasizing is that I must give with the reins. Give before every half halt, give before every transition up or transition down, give before every movement. The problem I had was that once Biasini was fired up I would give and he would speed up. […]

  • Belinda Trussell : Horses, Competitions and Time Management!

    Belinda Trussell : Horses, Competitions and Time Management!

    Last year Canadian Olympian Belinda Trussell was not in Florida for the winter show season. But she’s here this year and I was able to ask her some questions about her horses, her competitions and how she manages her time. 1. Last year, with the border closed, you were not able to come to Florida […]

  • Belinda Trussell: Competing at Global.

    Belinda Trussell: Competing at Global.

    The next day Belinda competed in the Intermediare 1. Belinda plans to do more showing with Lana and I will be posting an interview with her before their next show.

  • Megan Lane: Back in the Competition Arena!

    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. […]

  • Watching! Listening! Learning!

    Watching! Listening! Learning!

    “Always keep reminding him he’s doing a super job”

  • Olympian pretending to be a horse?

    Olympian pretending to be a horse?

    The secret of change is to focus all of your energy not on fighting the old, but on building the new!  Socrates When I was a kid I used to pretend to be a horse. I would be cantering around the living room and occasionally rearing up like the Lone Ranger’s horse Silver! But I […]

  • Energy in! Energy out!

    Energy in! Energy out!

    So much energy needed….!