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Know Your Competition? By Denny Emerson

I came across this blog entry by Denny Emerson of How Good Riders Get Good fame and thought it had some interesting points. I think it’s a good idea for all of us who compete in the horse world to…

Olympic Individual Dressage Final Videos

Looking for the Olympic individual dressage final videos?  I have found them and have them listed below for you to watch!  🙂 Charlotte Dujardin’s Gold Medal Ride on Valegro (love the music!) Adelinde Cornelissen’s Silver Medal Ride (such fun music!)…

Olympic Individual Dressage Results

The equestrian events at the 2012 London Olympic Games have finally come to a close.  This morning was the individual dressage competition, and one of my favorite events!  I love to watch freestyle dressage routines and see what music they…

Olympic Individual Show Jumping Results

  Olympic show jumping competition came to an end today.  The individual round had a lot of excitement, and a fight for the silver and bronze medals in a jump off.  Steve Guerdat was the big winner taking the gold…

Great Britain Takes the Gold in Team Dressage

Great Britain is on a roll!  Not only did they take the gold in the team show jumping, but they have just won the gold in the team dressage event!  Germany took the silver, and the Netherlands took the bronze. …

Great Britain Wins the Gold in Show Jumping

The Olympic show jumping team finals were held this morning in Greenwich Park with host country Great Britain coming out as the victors!  The Netherlands won the silver medal, and Saudi Arabia took the bronze.  The U.S. finished sixth.  The…

Olympic Show Jumping After Day 1

Today was the first day of qualifying for the show jumping portion of the Olympics in London.  The Netherlands are currently leading, but the U.S. had a strong showing with Rich Fellers, McLain Ward, and Reed Kessler having clear rounds. …

Dressage After Day 1 at Olympics

The individual dressage competition kicked off today with 25 riders, including US rider Jan Ebeling and the famous Rafalca.  The British are currently leading with Carl Hester in first with a score of 77.720% and Laura Bechtolsheimer in second.  Jan…

Olympic Individual Jumping and Dressage Schedule

Below are the Individual Jumping and Dressage competitions scheduled times and dates!   Individual Jumping: August 4, 10:30am (5:30/4:30 ET/CT):  Individual Jumping 1st Qualifier August 5, 11:00am (6/5 ET/CT):  Individual Jumping 2nd Qualifier August 6, 2:00pm (9/8 ET/CT):  Individual Jumping…

Dressage Training By The Colby Report

If you have not seen Stephen’s dressage training from the Colby Report, you need to!  It had me laughing, and Stephen sure did clean up nice in equestrian garb!  Click the video below to watch! The Colbert Report Get More: Colbert…