Posts Tagged ‘Training Reviews’

Tinkerbell Under Saddle

Tinkerbell is a four-year old Oldenburg mare owned by Catherine Ulrey. I started her as a three-year old. She had a long hiatus in the pasture before returning to work this January. Below is a video of a recent training session.  She is headed for the dressage show ring this year!  

The View From My Saddle

I must be one of the most privileged trainers on the planet!  Just look at the view from my saddle today!   I think keeping horses happy in their work is really important.  One of my approaches to accomplishing this is by cross training.  No matter what discipline a horses training is focus upon, trail rides […]

Jumping July III~ Eastern Slope Ranch Jumping Clinic

Under a beautiful eastern Oregon sky, a group of wonderful gals and their horses gathered awaiting instruction.  A jumping clinic has become an annual event at Eastern Slope Ranch.  I am privileged to be invited there as the clinician.  We spent much of Saturday doing only flat work.  At the end of the day a circle of […]

Jumping July II

Heres a video of Westlife WSF over fences. He is an 8 year old, imported, Silver Certified Haflinger stallion. He stands 14.2. He is a talented little package of horse! Westlife loves to jump and has a lot of scope. He is priced at $12,500.

Jumping July

In the midst of the Southern Oregon inferno, what better equine activity than to jump! Here is Westlife WSF. He is an imported, Silver Certified Haflinger Stallion.  Westlife is 8 years old and stands 14.2 hands tall.  He has recently been introduced to jumping and LOVES it!  He is FOR SALE and priced at $12,500. […]

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 […]

CCTA League Show Results, Tulelake, CA

Under bright blue skies with a slight breeze, riders and horses are gathered for a small league show in Tulelake, CA.  My mounts for the day were Haflingers Flawless WSF and Serpico WSF.  This was the first show for Flawless and Serpico’s first show stateside. Flawless, a green three year old, competed at Intro Level in […]

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%.