Riding Magazine

Back On Track

Friday, August 31, 2018

Jessica Miller

Bay Area trainer teams up with dressage sales barn, West Coast Horse Farm.
Dressage trainer Jessica Miller is excited to partner with West Coast Horse Farm to bring top quality dressage horses to the United States. Based at her family’s farm, Rancho Del Lago in the East Bay Area’s Briones, Jessica is a USDF Bronze, Silver and Gold Medalist and has ridden since she was a toddler.

Thursday, August 30, 2018

Sarah Lockman Dressage

Hard work, talent and a little good luck position young professional to fulfill international dreams. 
by Kim F. Miller
Sarah Lockman was raised to treat everybody with equal kindness and respect. That’s why the FEI dressage trainer and rider didn’t hang up when a total stranger who knew nothing about the discipline called to ask if she would take on his new Friesian.

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

New Role

Debbie McDonald to become U.S. Dressage Technical Advisor.
The United States Equestrian Federation announces that Debbie McDonald will succeed Robert Dover as the U.S. Dressage Technical Advisor following the FEI World Equestrian Games™ (WEG) Tryon 2018. Dover has served in the position since 2013 and will retire following the WEG as planned when he renewed his agreement with US Equestrian in 2016.

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Organic Horse Senior Pellet

Addition to Modesto Milling line features reduced starches.

Modesto Milling has added a new feed to their premium line of horse products, Organic Horse Senior Pellet. This feed has all the benefits of the other great concentrates, like the flax and sunflower seeds, coconut and kelp meal, and being nutritionally balanced to complement the horse’s forage.

Monday, August 27, 2018

DressageQuest Vacations

Los Angeles dressage rider makes a return trip to Helgstrand Dressage. 
by Alana Andrews
Last September, I travelled to Aalborg, Denmark for the first time to experience an incredible week at Helgstrand Dressage through luxury equestrian travel company, DressageQuest Vacations.
Founded by Amanda Freeman, the company specializes in organizing equestrian vacations in Europe centered around in-depth and quality instruction at premiere training stables. Participants are matched with their “own” horse for the week and take lessons and engage in other equestrian activities (stable management discussions, riding demonstrations, etc.).

Sunday, August 26, 2018

Mosquito Season Defense

Increased risk of core equine diseases accompanies peak pest season.
Horses are threatened with mortality rates up to 90 percent from mosquito-transmitted diseases, which include Eastern equine encephalomyelitis (EEE), Western equine encephalomyelitis (WEE) and West Nile virus.1
(Editor’s Note. Equine health alerts can be found on www.cdfa.ca, under the Equine Health News tab. As of July 16, there were no alerts for the state.)

Saturday, August 25, 2018

Sit Still!

Dr. Hilary Clayton’s seminal study shows increased rider stability with flapless saddle.
Dressage hotbed Wellington, FL, was chosen as the site to study the revolutionary flapless saddle by EQ Saddle Science. The depth of talent available at the Winter Equestrian Festival made it the ideal location to assemble an international research team, led by the world-renowned Dr. Hilary Clayton.