Horse Inspiration: Jessica Wisdom and 14.3 Hand North Forks Cardi Win at U.S. Dressage Finals

Jessica Wisdom and her 14.3 hand Welsh Cob stallion, North Forks Cardi, are Washington state dressage heroes! These two have developed through the dressage levels together, and this past weekend inspired everyone with their fantastic win in the Grand Prix Open Freestyle Championship at the U.S. Dressage Finals in Lexington, […] Read more »

Horse Inspiration: The White Lipizzans of the Spanish Riding School

Lately I’ve been wanting to try a different approach to my dressage work with Pip. We’ve been practicing movements required for the highest level of dressage–Grand Prix–but we keep bumping into the same gaps/challenges in our training that prevent us from making significant progress. One way I stay motivated and […] Read more »

Horse Inspiration: Isabell Werth and Satchmo Ride Bareback for Fun

Makes me smile to see that even Olympic riders–arguably some of the most polished and professional riders out there–still like to hop on bareback and have fun with their horses! My own foray into dressage began exactly like this–riding bareback in a halter on an older dressage “schoolmaster” and simply […] Read more »