Category Archives: Dressage

Eitan Beth-Halachmy Teaches With Olympic Coach, Conrad Schumacher

While at OKC this year I had the opportunity to meet Debbie Beth-Halachmy and learn of her and her husband, Eitan’s off season activities. Many of you may already have heard of their Cowboy Dressage program at their training facility, Wolf Creek Ranch in Grass Valley, CA. For those of you who haven’t, Cowboy Dressage…

Saddle recommendation for Morgans

Hi!I’m looking for a dressage saddle for my Morgan mare and wondered if anyone has found a particular saddle that fits Morgans best.  I would say she is a medium tree.  Any ideas?Thanks for sharing 

Sport horse inhand classes at okc

I was just wondering how anyone feels about offering Sport horse inhand classes at Okc. We have them at our shows on the west coast and at our reg 8 far west.I think it would be a good idea to show case our Western and hunt horses.

Gold Cup – Western Dressage Level 1 or 3

Here is Nashboro Margarita Gold in the Western Dressage Class.  According to the rider, this horse was the USEF Horse of the Year (she wasn’t sure which year). [kml_flashembed movie="http://www.youtube.com/v/euYruWrPHRg" width="425" height="350" wmode="transparent" /]

Gold Cup Dressage – Intro Level

Here is a video from the morning of the dressage classes.  This first one is of SJV Noel’s Encore ridden by Valerie Davis.  The owner wanted me to post that this gelding is for sale and if anyone is interested call 330-769-0731. (post corrected on 6/24/08 – BEB) [kml_flashembed movie="http://www.youtube.com/v/lZ0lVs0bBgo" width="425" height="350" wmode="transparent" /]

Hartland Infinity– Junior Exhibitor Hunter For Sale

2003 Bay 14.3 Gelding. Wonderful temperament, great personality. Handsome. This gelding is ‘Mr.Manners’ and is Amateur ready, kid safe. Shown lightly in 2007, never finishing lower than 4th in both Open and Junior Horse Hunter Classes. ‘Quinn’ won the large 4 year old qualifier at NY Regional last fall. Rides and Drives (with many cross…

One for the Dressage Folks

Even if you don’t ride dressage, one can’t help but appreciate the beauty of this video! I couldn’t get it to upload directly to the blog post so click Sensational Dancing Horse to see it.

Regional Show Requirement for Dressage Dropped by AMHA Board of Directors

I see in the most recent Network that the AMHA Board of Directors decided at their November 2007 meeting to eliminate the requirement that Regional shows offer Dressage classes. Yes, this is old news, but I happen to prefer to read the hard copy. I think that doing away with the requirement for Dressage classes…

Dressage Anyone?

I have friends who do dressage very successfully with their Morgans. I would love to know more about it than I do. I think a lot of it can be applied not only in the dressage arena, but also in the show ring. Can anyone out there tell me how to start?