LPSDC: Member Spotlight

By flyingchanges / May 2, 2022

Member Spotlight on Jennifer Gillum Jennifer was our Volunteer of the Year for 2021. A LPSDC member for more than ten years, she enjoys the people in the club, and…

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A Note From Flying Changes

By flyingchanges / April 19, 2022

Dearest Readers, Flying Changes has had a wonderful and tenured history, and it has been a pleasure working on it these last two years, making it a more modern and…

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Profile: Erin Lane – Dreaming Big and Making It Work

By flyingchanges / April 13, 2022

You might recognize Erin Lane from her career as an equestrian media producer. (You’ve probably seen her running around Thermal or WEF with a camera crew in tow and an…

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From Ranch Horse to Sport Horse — A Challenging Journey

By flyingchanges / April 5, 2022

Written by Sarah Crampton The five-year journey of training Montana was an unhurried one that at times required some detours along the road to becoming a successful sport horse. Montana…

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Judging Hunters and Hunter Seat Equitation

By flyingchanges / March 28, 2022

By Anna Jane White-Mullin Frank Madden writes in his intro to Judging Hunters and Hunter Seat Equitation: “Judging Hunters and Hunter Seat Equitation, now in its fourth edition, has been…

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Profile: Oakhurst Equine Veterinary Services

By flyingchanges / March 25, 2022

Written by Ben Root Oakhurst Thoroughbreds (Oakhurst) was originally founded as a thoroughbred horse farm in 1996 by owners Dr. Jack and Margaret (Cookie) Root. Jack and Cookie were drawn…

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Aspirations, Expectations, and Staying in our Lane

By flyingchanges / March 17, 2022

With Sports Psychologist Darby Bonomi PhD Darby Bonomi PhD is a Sport and Performance Psychologist. She works with equestrians in all disciplines, as well as other athletes, to achieve optimal…

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USDF Regional 6 – Letter from Regional Director

By flyingchanges / January 28, 2022
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Noah Rattner took over the Director of USDF Region 6 at the start of the year. His first letter didn’t make it to the magazine in time for print, but…

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Training Tip: THE SITTING TROT

By flyingchanges / January 26, 2022

By Sarah Crampton We asked four top Dressage riders in the Pacific Northwest about how to master this riding essential. Here are their tips and tricks! Sitting the trot in…

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The Gochman Grant – A Rider’s Journey to Pony Finals

By flyingchanges / January 21, 2022
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By Adison Stark, 2021 Grant Recipient The Gochman Grant generously selects, and funds, a few riders to attend Pony Finals each year. Here, Oregon-based rider Adi Stark writes about her…

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