Tag: World Equestrian Games
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…
How Many People in the USA Ride a Horse Annually?
On Facebook 129 million people…..
A Day in the Life of a Championship Horse Groom!
What is it like to be the groom taking care of some of the most famous horses in the world at a big Championship like the Olympics or World Equestrian Games? I had the chance, last May, to find out from Alan Davies, travelling groom for British riders Carl Hester and Charlotte Dujardin. I asked…
Monday Minstrel: By the Numbers.
The biggest equine airlift into the US ever!
Canadian Teams for WEG announced!
Canada’s Dressage Team…here they are.
52 Horses Stranded in a Cargo Plane at the Singapore Airport.
How were the 26 crates going to be moved to the new plane?
Playing the WEG cards close to the chest.
But how will the Briish do against the Germans?
The CDI3* in the Canadian Monsoon.
This rain had travelled a long way for the opportunity to rain on these riders!
Alan Davies and his friend Valegro!
Every time I say to them “we’re off on another adventure.”
Jaimey Irwin:Competing for the Worlds!
Donegal is quite special!
Tina Busse-Irwin: Competing for the Worlds!
Tina Busse-Irwin is one of the Canadian riders competing in Florida this winter with the aim of being selected to the Canadian dressage team for the World Equestrian Games, in Tryon NC, this September. I spoke to Tina, at the Adequan Global Dressage Festival, after she finished her ride in the National show Grand Prix…
Megan Lane:Competing for the Worlds
…A sort of triple threat ….