From Pasture to Performance

From Pasture to Performance: Interview With The Modern Equestrian, Isabelle Bright

The Modern Equestrian—Cool, Confident, & Coordinated Isabelle Bright is impeccably dressed and all smiles riding chance in the Maxtra Half Pad.©Vanessa Hughes at Lady Photographic One of Isabelle’s infamous “A View from the Top” shots. If you’re on Instagram, chances are you’re familiar with The Modern Equestrian. Isabelle Bright, the rider behind the account, was inspired to create her brand after…

Want to Learn Horse Yoga?

Yoga offers many amazing benefits for athletes, both human and equine! Angela Nunez is a registered yoga teacher and the founder of Solaris Stable & Yoga Studio in Hume, VA. A lifelong equestrian, she developed Horse Yoga as a way to unite horses and humans in one practice. Horse Yoga increases the trust between horse and human and benefits the…

Getting Out of the Sandbox With Catherine Chamberlain

Catherine Chamberlain in the show ring with her Maxtra Saddle Pad during the third leg of the 2018 Adequan West Coast Dressage Festival. As a top dressage rider and trainer, Catherine Chamberlain is no stranger to hard work. Among her long list of accomplishments, Catherine has earned her United States Dressage Federation Bronze, Silver, and Gold medals; earned national titles…

From Pasture to Performance: Alexa Derr’s Training Tips to Keep Your Horse Happy and Willing

Alexa Derr and Versace Competing in the Dressage at Devon CDI-U25 Grand Prix in 2017.Photo: DMD Photography Alexa Derr is a rising dressage star and the owner of Vue de Lou Dressage, based in Reinholds, PA. A United States Dressage Federation Bronze, Silver, and Gold Medalist, Alexa has competed at the FEI levels since 2013. She represented Region 1 at…

Jordan Sonnenberg’s Top Cold Weather Riding Tips

As an adult amateur college student living in Wisconsin, Jordan Sonnenberg has discovered more than a few ways to deal with winter’s freezing temperatures while staying on track to meet her riding goals. Jordan hopes to be back in the show ring in April doing the 3’ jumpers on Cali, her 15-year-old mare. Cadence, her two-year-old mare, is just being…

Marilyn Little’s Top Three Tips for Show Ring Success

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Marilyn Little is a seasoned competitor, having represented the U.S. internationally in both eventing and show jumping. Her long list of career highlights includes many wins at prestigious competitions like the 2015 Pan American Games, where she was an Individual and Team Gold Medalist. Marilyn kindly took some time to share three of her top tips to make sure you…

Marilyn Little’s Top Three Tips for Training at Home

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Top equestrian Marilyn Little has made a name for herself representing the U.S. internationally in both show jumping and eventing. She was a gold medalist at the 2015 Pan American Games, holds two records in U.S. Equestrian sports, won the 2016 CCI3* Fair Hill International US Eventing Championship, and in her first show back after breaking her foot earlier this…