Category Archives: Clinic Report

If this is dressage-I’m out

So many options for a title. “It is always the rider”, “Well that sucked”, “Lisa Wilcox Clinic – redux”, “What a disaster”, “Sometimes you learn what not to do”… I was really looking forward to the clinic, 3 days of … Continue reading

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The Ever-rising Bar

I rode with Gary Rockwell this weekend, in a clinic organized by Gray Horse Dressage.  He is one of a handful of 5* dressage judges in the USA and he judged at the Rio Olympics this year.  He has an … Continue reading

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Dressage clinic with Lisa Wilcox-Day 1, part 2

Day 1 part 1 Since I had gotten to watch almost 2 rides before mine, I had mentally prepared myself for the likely expectations. As with many clinicians, the first day is spent on basics, usually with the clinician’s methods … Continue reading

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Dressage clinic with Lisa Wilcox-day 1, part 1

I took the opportunity to ride with Lisa Wilcox, an accomplished dressage rider and competitor.  She has represented the USA on the USET for Dressage, on medal winning teams, at both Olympic games and the World Equestrian Games. I took … Continue reading

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Dressage Camp – Day 2 Steffen Peters after lunch

If you had pre-registered, lunch was included in the auditing fee, it was a delicious chicken alfredo with broccoli and pasta, salad, and bread. A lot of lunch, but I was starving after a small breakfast and that ride on … Continue reading

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Excellent clinic ride today

I’ve been feeling a bit stuck lately in my riding, the dressage side of things. I’d been making pretty good progress for a while but seem to have hit a plateau. Plateaus are not the worst thing ever, but after … Continue reading

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First clinic of Spring – Todd Flettrich

This weekend was the first clinic I’ve ridden in this spring. I rode with Todd Flettrich a couple of times last fall up at GoodNess Ridge Farm up in Maryland and felt I got a good amount from the lessons, … Continue reading

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