Current Dressage Standings at the Rio Olympics

The Rio Olympics Grand Prix Dressage has been going on the last 2 days. There were 60 horse and rider combinations. Of those 60 combinations, 59 completed their test. Below you will find the current Dressage Standings at the Rio Olympics going into the Grand Prix Special. However we want to take a moment to commend Read More …

Rider Awards: Gold Medal

Rider medals (bronze, silver, and gold) are awarded based on attaining the required scores at the necessary levels. Today we will discuss the Gold Medal. The Gold medal is awarded based on upper Level test scores. You must acquire four scores of 60% or higher: 2 scores at Intermediate I, Intermediate A, Intermediate B, and/or Intermediate II Level (2 different Read More …

Rider Awards: Silver Medal

Rider medals (bronze, silver, and gold) are awarded based on attaining the required scores at the necessary levels. Today we will discuss the Silver Medal. The Silver medal is awarded based on mid/upper Level test scores. You must acquire four scores of 60% or higher: 2 scores at Fourth Level (2 different rides & 2 different judges) Read More …

Rider Awards: Bronze Medal

Rider medals (bronze, silver, and gold) are awarded based on attaining the required scores at the necessary levels. Today we will discuss the Bronze Medal. The Bronze medal is awarded based on First-Third Level test scores. You must acquire six scores of 60% or higher: 2 scores at First Level (2 different rides & 2 Read More …

Dressage on a Budget

It sounds like a laughable concept right? It sure feels like it sometimes!! BUT: IT CAN BE DONE! With some self control 🙂 There are just a few tips below on how to try and keep moving forward in your dressage without breaking the bank. For starters; if you need a tack item (that can Read More …