Posts under ‘All About Esmerelda’

Muti-Purpose Mares

Who says that dressage horses should just know dressage? Here at In Motion Sport Horses, I think horses should have opportunities to learn and experience different things. In this group of pictures, Tinkerbell is learning to be a pony horse, while Esmerelda learns to be ponied. The two mares, both of which compete at dressage, […]

Santa Comes To Visit Esmerelda

Not every horse is so fortunate to have Santa stop by and feed her carrots! Esmerelda, however, this year got a visit from the red and white clad Santa! She seemed most intrigued by the white curls that encompassed Santa’s face!  I wonder what is on her wish list…..

Cascade Dressage I & II Results

It was a successful and safe weekend in Tulelake CA. The weather was great Thursday through Saturday and we woke up to drizzling rain on Sunday. I am soooooo thankful to Jeff Loe, my wonderful farrier, who had tapped Esmerelda’s shoes, equipping them for studs. They certainly were needed by Sunday late morning! I am supper […]

Upcoming Cascade Dressage I & II Show

I’m preping this week and leaving on Thursday for Cascade Dressage I & II show, in Tulelake, CA. My mornings are certainly going to be busy! On Saturday, Serpico competes at TL-1 at 8:26 and TL-2 at 9:30. Esmerelda competes at FL-3 at 10:38 and TL-3 at 11:45. On Sunday, Serpico competes at TL-1 at 8:08 […]

Up Coming Central Oregon Dressage Classic I & II

Esmerelda and I are headed to Brasada Ranch in Powell Butte this weekend for our next dressage show, the Central Oregon Dressage Classic I & II.  Saturday’s ride times are 1:25 and 2:45.  Sunday’s ride times are 9:54 and 1:34.  All rides are in First Level.  We shall see!  If you’re in the neighborhood, come watch […]

Lesson with Debbie Evans

Yesterday I had the privilege of riding Esmerelda with Debbie Evans. What a great lesson! Debbie really helped us to fill some gaps between training and first level, working mainly on submission.  I’m looking forward to saddling up today to duplicate yesterdays ride! Many thanks to Marleen Dierkes who transported us, along with her big […]

Heart of the Valley Show Results

As a horse trainer in Southern Oregon, I take my job seriously when a client entrusts their horse to my care and training.  Consistent riding, continued education, and hard work do pay off.  Here is proof! Our last and final test of the show was on Sunday, late morning.  Not a flawless test, but wow, […]

Heart of the Valley Dressage Show Results

Second day of the show arrives. Below is video of Esmerelda performing Training Test 2.  We finished second in this class with a score of 66.607%.

Heart of the Valley Dressage Show Results

Here’s the video of Esmerelda competing at Training Test 3 on Saturday. Sorry for the technical difficulties, but it is still worth watching for the excitement at “B”!  Even with the excitment, we managed to pull off a 64.800%, placing us second in the class.

Heart of the Valley Dressage Show Results

After lots of planning and coordinating, Esmerelda and I were swooped up on Friday morning in a beautiful baby semi and living quarters trailer. Thank you Debbie for the ride!  We all made it safely to Devonwood, the show grounds in Sherwood Oregon. After getting the horses settled we schooled and rode around the beautiful […]