We’ve been picking on dressage a bit lately, so today we’re going to give some attention to jumper riders instead.  One thing that is disturbingly common in the jumper ring is people (and horses) trying to do a whole lot more than they’re capable of! [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ckv-4VDResw] I (Jumper Girl) get[…]

We all screw up sometimes…

Bareback in a field #1

It always amazes us how out of touch with reality people can be.  We know, we know, we should be used to it by now, but sometimes we still get surprised. These two APHA mares are for sale in the same town.  They both come with young girl riding bareback[…]

Comparison Shopping

Dressage Score Sheet

Random thought:  We wish the powers that be would make one small change to the dressage score sheets. In regards to the third collective mark; instead of calling it submission, could it not be called co-operation instead? We know it’s largely semantics, but it would hopefully lead to a shift[…]

Dominance should not be the goal.