Classical dressage

Mindy Price of Mon Cheval Training Center at CHC

Mindy Price of Mon Cheval Training Center offers dressage riding instruction and training from Training Level through FEI. She welcomes both young and experienced horses and riders. Price has earned a USDF Bronze and Silver medal and many national, regional and state championships at all levels of dressage and offers more than 25 years of training experience. Additionally she has coached several students to their bronze medal and her assistant trainer Ginger Coleman to her silver. Price utilizes classical methods that adhere to the training scale and take care to work each horses' individual...

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The Wellington Dressage Dream by Robert Dunn

Robert Dunn, local dressage enthusiast and volunteer, recently visited Wellington, Florida, to work at the Adequan Global Dressage Festival for 2014.  While he was down there he wrote a blog. I was so inspired by this that I contacted him and asked him to share his story about how he got there and what he learned.  Thank you Robert Dunn for sharing. “Last summer I decided to chase a dream of working at horse shows in Wellington, Florida.  So I asked Jimmy Mandala, Facilities Manager at the Adequan Global Dressage Festival, what it would take to work at the shows for part of this winter season. ...

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Mon Cheval Dressage Schooling Show at Cornerstone Horse Complex 11/3/13

Mon Cheval Training Center held a Dressage Schooling Show at Cornerstone Horse Complex on November 3, 2013.  The show featured Dressage, Western Dressage, English Suitability and English Equitation.  Mindy Price, the trainer for Mon Cheval Training Center, was very pleased with the level of competition.  Robert Dunn was the judge and did an excellent job. A big thank you to all the volunteers:  Margie, Ginger, Hanna, Joyce F and Karen for all your help with paperwork, scribing and scoring.  Also thank you to Lori Coleman and Jill Nelson for reading to almost everyone. Ginger Coleman and Karen...

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Western Dressage by James Hatch

James Hatch has been a dressage enthusiast for more than 40 years including teaching basic dressage for 25 years and judging dressage schooling shows since 1990.  In the last year he has done work for the Western Dressage Association of America and became fascinated with the idea of applying dressage principles to the training of a western horse.  He has shared this blog featuring western dressage. Western Dressage is a comparatively new sport that incorporates the time tested practices of classical dressage in the development of western horses.  It introduces us to the language that our horses...

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