Tag: Featured Rider

  • Alex Murray – Dressage rider at heart

    He actually showed me how much dressage can benefit a horse but also how important it is to let your horse have a break and have fun every now and then. I also just love the idea of training these wonderful animals to go sideways, to change leads, to listen so carefully to every small…

  • Spur and Snaffle – Jumper Rider

    Spur and Snaffle – Jumper Rider

    What would be your advice to other riders?

  • Jessie Smith & Northern Storm

    Jessie Smith & Northern Storm

    Meet Jessie Smith South Australian dressage and show rider, who also happens to be the first Australian featured rider! At just 18 and 21 Jessie and Storm respectively have already achieved some big things. Her recent accomplishments include finishing in the top 10 at the Interschool National Championships last year, being a finalist for the Showhorse/Dressage Scholarship…

  • The Blonde & The Bay

    The Blonde & The Bay

    Last week we got to know Maddie Bricken, how she came to riding, what she loves about the sport of dressage and much more. This week is all about Leah the other half of The Blonde & The Bay. Tell us about how Leah came into your life? I’ll try to explain this heartfelt story…

  • Danielle Pooles – Featured Rider

    Danielle Pooles – Featured Rider

    I found Danielle Pooles a little over two years ago via her business facebook page Dressage Plus. At the time I was struggling with my competition nerves and a lack of belief in my own abilities as a rider. It was after reading a story Danielle posted about her own struggles with competition nerves that…

  • Mathilde and Baldur

    Mathilde and Baldur

    I met Mathilde via the Equestrian Bloggers networking group on Facebook and was instantly captivated by her striking Icelandic paint gelding, Baldur with his blue eyes. My fascination only grew when I learned that in addition to competing in show jumping they also attend gaited competitions and train tackless! I knew that Mathilde was someone…

  • Bailey Notle Part 2 – Fair Joy

    Bailey Notle Part 2 – Fair Joy

    Last week I shared Part 1 of my ‘interview’ with Bailey, where she shared about how she found her way into the horse world and the lessons that she has learnt along the way. This week it’s all about her stunning mare Fair Joy! There is often more to the story of how a horse…