Tag: Equestrian

  • Lens Artists Challenge The road most often taken.

    Lens Artists Challenge The road most often taken.

    This week John has asked us to show our most often taken “road” with regard to photography. Of course mine is photos of horses. Most of these photos are of horses in competition. My subjects are always moving and this ads to the challenge of getting just the right moment. But I really enjoy it.…

  • Biasini Speaks: My Day Off

    Biasini Speaks: My Day Off

    Well Dear Humans after I told you about having to work 6 days a week my Humans; Ma Leueen and Trainer Lynsey decided that as I am a Senior horse of 18 years I do not have to work for all those days. So now I get TWO days off. Today was one of them.…

  • Biasini Speaks: I have news!

    Biasini Speaks: I have news!

    Hello Dear Humans! The other day I was getting tacked up by Coach Belinda’s offspring. She’s just a filly really. She put a different saddle on me and I knew something different was happening. When she led me into the arena I saw some small jumps were set up. YES! I was going to do…

  • The “Baby” Grand Prix.

    The “Baby” Grand Prix.

    This test is the introduction to the Grand Prix work,

  • Dave’s Debut

    Dave’s Debut

    “Dave got better and better as the test went on.”

  • The Sportscar Horse!

    The Sportscar Horse!

    Lynsey Rowan rode Biasini and I was so proud of him!

  • They say it’s your Birthday! LAPC #183

    They say it’s your Birthday! LAPC #183

    It’s not my birthday till June but I got an early present today!

  • 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.

  • Pinch that grape!

    Pinch that grape!

    What does pinching grapes have to do with dressage? Let me explain. My coach Belinda Trussell wants me to half halt without using my hands. She told me to pinch a grape between my shoulder blades. That pinching of a little grape, a small movement but a powerful one, can produce a signal that is…

  • 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.…

  • Ride like Raffa!

    Ride like Raffa!

    I have been a fan of tennis star Raphael Nadal for many years. It is not only that he has overcome injury and come back or that he is a brilliant tennis player but mostly because of his attitude! Recently I was listening to a radio report on the Australian Open . It was after…

  • 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…