Tag: Pan American Games

  • Ryan Torkkeli and his horses Sternie and Snoop Dog!

    Ryan Torkkeli and his horses Sternie and Snoop Dog!

      Ryan Torkkeli was a new Canadian Dressage rider to me at the World Championships in Herning. I tuned in and watched him ride and was impressed with his riding and his talented horse Sternenwanderer. So I was delighted when he agreed do an interview for me.  You grew up in Thunder Bay which is not exactly a place I think of as…

  • Kindred Spirits.Anton and Me.

    Kindred Spirits.Anton and Me.

    “You and Anton are kindred spirits.” My coach Belinda Trussell said this to me on a day she had been riding her Grand Prix mount Anton. “Is that because we are both ‘elders’?” I asked. “It’s because you both have so much energy! And because you are both older.” Belinda replied. WHO IS ANTON? Belinda…

  • Brittany Fraser-Beaulieu: Competing for the Worlds!

    Brittany Fraser-Beaulieu: Competing for the Worlds!

      Brittany Fraser is one of the Canadian dressage riders, competing in the winter season at the Adequan Global Dressage Festival, with the aim of qualifying for the Canadian Team for the World Equestrian Games in Tryon NC. this September.  Here are  her responses to my questions. What age were you when you started riding?  I started riding…