Sonnenberg Farm’s US Bred Everdance Wins at The 2020 Festival of Champions

By flyingchanges / November 19, 2020
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Usually, all the top-ranked horses at international dressage competitions or the US Festival of Champions are imported and are bred in Europe. Sonnenberg Farm, from Sherwood, Oregon, is changing this…

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Charity of The Month: UW and Serenity Equine Rescue

By flyingchanges / November 9, 2020

Thank you to Olivia Brandon, a Sophomore at UW and executive board member for the UW equestrian team for alerting us to this fantastic charitable partnership between UW and Serenity…

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Young Black Equestrians Podcast

By flyingchanges / November 3, 2020

Check them out! We are so honored to be sponsoring the Young Black Equestrians podcast this week. Their latest episode features Michael Lynch, a horse lover raised in the deep…

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How Brain Science Can Revolutionize Horsemanship

By flyingchanges / November 2, 2020

Beyond learning how horse and human brains operate in isolation, we must reflect on how they interact. Mutual interaction is the key to teamwork. It’s the rare partnership in life…

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Junk Thoughts: JUST SAY NO

By flyingchanges / November 2, 2020

Do you eat junk food? As athletes, I hope most of you will say no! You can’t expect optimal output from your body unless you eat well. Similarly, you can’t…

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Tack Trunk Essentials: bluerub, The Answer You’ve Been Looking For

By flyingchanges / October 18, 2020

Every once and a while a product or company comes along that deserves a little special attention.  Enter: bluerub. bluerub has been designing skin and body care creams for athletes…

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Shoulder-In, The Beginning of Your Dressage Journey

By flyingchanges / October 16, 2020
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More Insight into This Classical Suppling Straightening and Overall Throughness Exercise  Shoulder-in is the beginning of your advanced development work that influences all upper-level movements. Shoulder-in preceded by shoulder-fore and…

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#MYHORSE Heather Sterling and Daisy

By flyingchanges / October 13, 2020

Our October #MYHORSE is the wonderful Daisy (also known as Flower Girl) submitted by owner, Heather Sterling. We loved the journey this OTTB has been on — that’s her on…

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CHARITY OF THE MONTH: Save a Forgotten Equine

By flyingchanges / October 12, 2020
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Did you know that each month we feature an organization or cause that could use support, applause, donations, or… all of the above? This month we featured SAFE: Save a…

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Oregon’s Stephen Birchall Awarded $10,000 Grant for Pacific Northwest FEI Riders

By flyingchanges / October 11, 2020
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Stephen Birchall of Newberg, Oregon, has been selected to receive a $10,000 grant from The Dressage Foundation’s Debbie McDonald Fund for Pacific Northwest FEI Riders. This Fund was established by…

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