Now that is an interesting question. The rules are very clear that should a rider at a competition have a question for the judge, they must first ask permission to do so through the steward or technical delegate. An excellent tactic, in that it usually means there will be some emotional involvement and the presence of a third party may allow for some coolness of thought. However, in my experience, riders do not ask judges anything. I believe it is the general perception that to talk to a…Continue
TRAVEL TIPS 'N TRICKS:
Plan ahead! (Preparation is less stressful and you’ll be happy you did)
Cool eye packs and neck pillows is a must when traveling. They provide relief and relaxation especially when you return from a dusty horse park.
Consider the climate (always pack a small telescopic umbrella)
Remember Important documents and necessities (this should be done at least 2 months prior)
Reserve anything important in advance (don’t assume anything)…
I have made my move to the country from the city and I must say the change has been long overdue. I sit at my desk every morning and look outside massive floor to ceiling windows to a view the city simply cannot offer. Billy's horses are in the paddock directly in my field of view looking very happy and healthy. Blue, the alpha thoroughbred takes a stab at Indy once and awhile...it's pretty funny to watch the two of them in their conversations.The scenery is absolutely…
Red Scarf Equestrian presents a behind-the-scenes Q&A with Olympian Ashley Holzer
1. How do they organize all the athletes before they march into the stadium? What is everyone doing?
Unfortunately we were not able to attend the opening ceremonies in Beijing as our events were held a plane ride away in Hong Kong. I was very sad to have not participated in them. I was worried about…
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