Michael Poulin’s Thoughts on Training a Horse to Grand Prix About Michael: Most people who reach Grand Prix in dressage make their mark in one primary facet of the sport – competitor, trainer, instructor, judge. Michael Poulin is all four. He is a member of the Bronze Medal winning United States Team at the 1992 Barcelona… Read more
By Sarah Geikie, USEF ‘S’ Judge What do judges look for at Training and First Level? This is a very interesting question, one that I am asked very frequently by riders. Many riders at these levels, especially riders new to dressage are not aware that there is a ‘roadmap for dressage training.’ It is called… Read more
The USEF announced a new Vaccination Rule that will impact individuals that compete in recognized shows. Upon registration for a show, each competitor will need to provide proof that their horse was vaccinated within 6 months of entrance to the competition. We wanted to make everyone aware of this so that you could be prepared ahead of time for the… Read more
Working Equitation was born as a sport in Europe in the early 1990s. The four founding countries of Working Equitation (WE) are Spain, Portugal, France and Italy. It is based on the cattle working traditions of Southern European countries, especially Spain and Portugal. This area, known as the Iberian Peninsula, has thousands of years of… Read more
Below please find the 25th Year edition of TDF News. We hope you enjoy reading about our grant recipients, hearing from donors and looking back on a great 25 years of supporting the growth of our sport. TDF Newsletter 2014 For more information on The Dressage Foundation please go to www.dressagefoundation.org.
The Dressage Foundation has updated their list of educational grants. The flyer that was recently released, and that summarizes the current grant opportunities, can be seen by clicking on the link that is given below: 2014 Educational Grants-TDF You can also learn more by visiting www.dressagefoundation.org or by calling (402) 434-8585. Please consider applying for one of… Read more