Blogs

Follow Brentina Cup winner and assistant to Debbie McDonald, Adrienne Lyle, as she writes about training and competition as a young professional in the U.S.

 

 


Margaret Freeman

World Cup Thoughts

by Margaret Freeman
Already in the sights for 2016? Rosamunde, just 8 years old, and Steffen Peters performed an exhibition Grand Prix Freestyle at the World Cup. No rest for the weary. The minute the......Read More


Melissa Taylor

Home Sweet Home

by Melissa Taylor
It is funny how time truly does fly. Months of training and mapping out shows, planning with farriers and vets and than, two bells ring and all is over. Vegas was a blast, not exactly our best......Read More


Melissa Taylor

Freestyle Day

by Melissa Taylor
Freestyle Day was not the best for blogger Melissa Taylor, but she's still smiling. Her husband, Lars Petersen, finished 12th on Marriett in the competition at the Reem Acra FEI World Cup Dressage final at the Thomas & Mack Center. ...Read More


Adrienne Lyle

Farewell to Wizard

by Adrienne Lyle
Olympic and World Equestrian Games dressage veteran made his final bow Friday at Las Vegas' Thomas & Mack Center in front of the Thomas family and 7,485 fans ...Read More


Melissa Taylor

Grand Prix Day

by Melissa Taylor
Grand Prix day wasn't all Melissa Taylor hoped it would be for her husband, U.S.-based Danish rider Lars Petersen, who finished 14th. But she knows that's the way it goes with horses. ...Read More


Melissa Taylor

The Horses Are Getting Ready

by Melissa Taylor
Blogger Melissa Taylor is on hand to watch final preparations by her husband, U.S.-based Danish rider Lars Petersen, for the Reem Acra FEI World Cup Dressage final....Read More


Melissa Taylor

Melissa Taylor: An Introduction

by Melissa Taylor
A special insight from Vegas: Melissa Taylor has more than a passing interest in the FEI World Cup dressage finals....Read More


Adrienne Lyle

Derby Fun!

by Adrienne Lyle
Over the weekend, I was invited to compete in my first-ever true derby competition. It was held during the Palm Beach Derby CDI, which has a long and important history. It started in 1984, based in the White Fences section of Loxahatchee, Florida, when it was the only dressage event in the area....Read More


Adrienne Lyle

New Beginnings

by Adrienne Lyle
This season has been one of endings and new beginnings for me. We made the decision to retire Wizard from competition, and it has certainly made the dynamics of my daily life a bit different. When......Read More


World Cup Countdown

by Jennifer Mellace
We’re just one month away from one of our sport’s most exciting events—the 2015 Reem Acra FEI World Cup™ Dressage Final. For those of us in the U.S., the anticipation is heightened by the fact that the...Read More