Articles Tagged 'Dressage'

Meet Your Host- Classicus Farm in Virginia

Meet Your Host — March 1, 2018
Classical dressage trainer and instructor Linda Bertschinger runs a training barn and farm that welcomes equestrians to the beautiful Shenandoah Valley of Virginia for dressage vacations. Linda studied classical dressage with Dominique Barbier. She was a working student at the Barbier farm in California and spent many years with Dominique. After leaving… Read more »

New York City’s Central Park Horse Show

Equestrian Travel Articles — September 21, 2016
With the city skyline as a backdrop, top equestrians compete in the disciplines of show jumping, dressage, and hunters at this unique venue in Central Park. The third annual Central Park Horse Show, taking place September 21-25, promises an exciting program of competition and performances amidst skyscrapers in the iconic… Read more »

A Classical Horseback Riding Vacation in Tuscany

Equestrian Travel Articles — March 2, 2016
Fall in love with the art of dressage on this peaceful and relaxing holiday in Italy where you will also hone your riding skills. by Jec Aristotle Ballou It feels like the type of riding that will continue to improve at once your commitment, your skills, and maybe even your… Read more »

Dressage Training Vacations for the Equestrian

Equestrian Travel Articles — February 15, 2014
Have you ever wanted to come home from your riding vacation with improved abilities and a greater understanding of riding principles? We look at dressage training vacations in Portugal and Spain to inspire your next holiday. by Jocelyn Pierce Every level of rider, from beginner to advanced, can learn something… Read more »

FEI Dressage Trainer and Performer Yvonne Barteau

Expert Equestrian Articles — April 24, 2013
Yvonne Barteau is a USDF Bronze, Silver, and Gold Medalist and an FEI trainer for both horse and rider. She has experience training many different breeds and horses to the Grand Prix level. She and her husband Kim comprise KYB Dressage, a dressage training and exhibition operation located at Grand… Read more »

Dressage Training in Spain Video - Part 2

Darley's Travel Blog — January 5, 2011
Darley takes a dressage vacation and trains in Spain Read Part 1 of "Dressage Training in Andalucia" Napoleon, my horse at the Riding Center in Spain, was just as I thought he would be, very responsive. I felt the energy right as I got on and took a few deep breaths… Read more »

Dressage Training in Andalucia Video - Part 1

Darley's Travel Blog — January 4, 2011
TV Host and Equestrian Darley Newman tries dressage training at a historic hacienda in Southern Spain by Equitrekking host Darley Newman As I watched Napoleon, a beautiful white Andalusian, neighing and pawing the ground and prancing around, agitated at having to stand for a minute, I felt sure that this… Read more »