Monday, January 27 2020 by Editor
By Britney Grover - Located near Cleveland in Chagrin Falls, Ohio, Fieldstone Farm Therapeutic Riding Center is one of the largest of its kind in the nation. As a Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship, International (PATH Intl.) Premier Accredited Center, Fieldstone has long been a leader in the field of therapeutic horsemanship. Their influence reaches thousands of people every year, and now, that influence is expanding.
By Lyssette Williams. Portraits by Kristie Nichols - For grand-prix rider Chenoa McElvain, developing horses to their highest potential is a long-standing family tradition. It all started with her grandparents, Tim and Betty McElvain, who were both avid riders. Betty developed an interest in dressage and after a trip to Europe, Tim and Betty decided to import a Holsteiner stallion and some mares, which would set the McElvain family on a multigenerational journey in New Mexico.
By Britney Grover. Portraits by Melissa Fuller - Sidelines is thrilled to introduce George Williams as our new monthly dressage columnist. George has dedicated his life to dressage as a rider, coach, clinician and volunteer. After beginning his dressage education with Egon von Neindorff in Germany, George followed his mentor, Karl Mikolka, to ride and train with the Tempel Lipizzans for 20 years, including being program director for 13. He then pursued his own competitive goals to ride on a U.S. team and succeeded with Rocher, earning many championships and culminating in fifth place at the 2003 World Cup in Sweden, team bronze at CHIO Aachen in 2005 and USDF Grand Prix and Grand Prix Freestyle Horse of the Year.
by Britney Grover. Portraits by Adrienne Morella - From his laughing smile to his live-out-loud wit, it’s hard not to love Carson Kressley. The fashion expert has become a beloved TV personality whether it’s delivering genuinely constructive criticism as a judge or on a talk show relating the time he wore Gucci leather loafers to the barn. He balances couture with compassion, at once resplendent and relatable.
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Ingate (Full Article) Subscribe for just $9.95 or Order Individual Issues Here! CONTENTS 26 Eventing With Boyd Martin 32 Charity: Happy Appy Equine-Assisted Therapies 36 Bryn Sadler: Riding for the Love of the Game 44 Maria Talasz: Horses in Motion 50 Jaime Krupnick Geffen: Better Rider, Better Mom, Better Businesswoman
Sir Sinclair, Keur Photo by Terri Miller Congratulations to Iron Spring Farm’s Sir Sinclair, Keur, who was the USEF #1 Sire of Dressage Horses for an extraordinary fifth consecutive year (2015–2019). Sir’s offspring earned more than 9,800 points in dressage competitions throughout the year, more than 4,000 points ahead of the second place stallion, Contango,
Friday, January 17 2020 by Editor
By Britney Grover, Portraits by Shawna Simmons - Kady Abrahamson was riding before she could walk — and jumping before she knew how. “By the time I was 4, I would jump over logs by kicking the Western horses so they’d jump over instead of stepping over it,” she said.
By Jan Westmark - Debbie McDonald and Brentina, a chestnut Hanoverian mare, spent years setting the dressage world on fire. Together, the small rider and big horse brought home Pan Am team and individual gold medals, an Olympic team bronze medal and World Equestrian team silver and bronze medals, and Debbie became the first American to win an FEI World Cup Dressage Final.