Hi there! How much time as dressage riders do we spend on a 20 meter circle in a lesson or riding alone or warming up at a show? It seems like an infinite amount of time. How many clinics or lessons have you watched even with top riders where they spend the majority of the […]
Hi there! My friends know that’s one of my favorite phrases when I see them. So welcome new and newer friends to AADA. Today my food for thought is US Equestrian’s definition of an Adult Amateur for purposes of showing at a USEF licensed competition. My next featured rider is Sam Farrow, transplanted to Texas […]
I just returned from Wellington Florida where among other things, I met with John McGinty, an Adult Amateur dressage rider and the person responsible for initiating the Amateur division at CDIs. There was quite a controversy this past weekend when professional rider Karen Pavacic, former Canadian international rider, now declared for Croatia, showed in the Amateur CDI small tour.