April 3, 2020

In the age of Coronavirus and social distancing, I've had a ton of interest in online lessons for riders who want to keep training but are unable to travel to clinics or lessons.  Although I'm relatively inexperienced with online lessons I've always been interested in...

March 19, 2020

Like many, I have been avidly following the coronavirus pandemic and the ensuing social and societal changes the past week.  Life and social/economic perception has changed rapidly.  The world at the end of this week bears little resemblance to the beginning of the wee...

September 30, 2019

Just got some great pictures back from the amazingly talented Mary Cornelius of both Mokabria KF and Odesza at the KWPN-NA Keuring.  Enjoy!

September 24, 2019

September was a very busy month.  Two shows, a clinic, and the KWPN-NA keuring (aka Baby Wrangling) made for early mornings braiding and long days.  The weather mostly held, it was a typical September for the PNW with intermittent rain punctuated by sunny days in the 7...

July 22, 2019

Last weekend was the 20th anniversary of Dressage at Devonwood.  I can't believe I can still remember the first show and seeing the facility for the first time.  I remember competing with my half-Arabian SB Flame Dancer at FEI.  It is amazing to reflect on how much the...

July 12, 2019

Odesza, born in mid February 2019, is a gorgeous, tall, modern type KWPN filly from one of the best damlines in Germany.  Odesza's mother Izabella (Sezuan x Riccione) is a top international quality dressage horse, and earned the highest IBOP score in the country for th...

June 3, 2019

Finally got some new video of 6 year old Izabella (Sezuan x Riccione) schooling over the weekend, ridden by Molly Eastridge.  With clinician Ernst Herrmann, Molly and Iz worked on improving the trot lateral work and engagement in the canter.

May 29, 2019

Earlier this week we successfully flushed an embryo from Izabella (Sezuan x Riccione) by the Dutch stallion Gaudi (Totilas x DeNiro).  Gaudi is a very interesting young stallion with a fantastic pedigree.  His mother Anabel is one of the best producing mares in Holland...

July 2, 2017

I'm back from a fantastic 2 day clinic with acting USEF Young Horse Coach Christine Traurig at the beautiful Devonwood Equestrian Center in Sherwood, Oregon.  Educated in the classical German system and a stickler for the Training Scale, Christine has a wonderful gift...