Welcome to the Dressage Today Podcast. Aviva and Stephanie talk about dealing with horses in the heat and poor air quality. Aviva answers this “Ask the L” question. Does it matter what posting diagonal you are on during a test? And when trotting across the diagonal in the arena, where is the best place to change your posting diagonal?
Then Stephanie talks with Mimi Stanley, a USDF Gold medalist based in Bismarck, North Dakota who has ridden many Arabians and Half-Arabians in dressage.
Mimi, along with her mother Karla Stanley, own and operate Prairie Rose Training Center in Bismark, ND. Mimi has earned USDF bronze, silver and gold medals as well as Gold Freestyle bar on Arabians and Half-Arabians. Some of her accomplishments include being one of only four young riders from the US chosen to experience international-level dressage in Europe on the 2010 Olympic Dream Team; being selected to attend the 2014 USDF/USEF Young Rider Graduate Program, which helps promising young riders prepare for international competition; earning 28 National Championships and 15 Reserve National Championships at Arabian Sport Horse National competitions; and earning 17 USDF All Breeds Championships or Reserve Championships, including the USDF Young Rider Grand Prix.