Young Horses: The “Hope” Market

By flyingchanges / April 1, 2021
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The supply of “quality” young horses is large, but the animals for sale by trainers and breeders are not always promoted or presented in such a way that their potential…

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Discovering Horse Cultures Around the World: IRELAND

By flyingchanges / March 31, 2021

A Watson Fellowship provided Cello Lockwood the opportunity to actualize her dream of discovering horse cultures around the world. Her research proposal: to explore the tensions and solutions that have…

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New Owner Managers for FarmHill Equestrian Center

By flyingchanges / March 2, 2021

An abbreviated version of this article appears in our Mar/Apr Issue. This article was written and submitted by Paula Kuiper and Barbara Hort. It was the only dream she had…

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Horse Cultures Around The World: A Series by Cello Lockwood

By flyingchanges / February 24, 2021

A Watson Fellowship provided Cello Lockwood the opportunity to actualize her dream of discovering horse cultures around the world. Her research proposal: to explore the tensions and solutions that have…

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How Two Minds Meet: Imitation and Imagination

By flyingchanges / February 1, 2021
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In an excerpt from her new book, Dressage master Beth Baumert discusses the beauty of learning through imagination and imitation, a core principal behind the concepts in her instructional guide…

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Making The Desert a Home

By flyingchanges / January 25, 2021

Changes at Desert International Horse Park Since its inception in 2007, the horse park in Thermal, California has become famous for its phenomenal weather, amazing sunsets, and for the international-level…

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A Closer Look At A Great Cause

By flyingchanges / December 9, 2020
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Support two great equestrian-loving causes Last month, as part of our mission to draw attention to charities and good causes in our equestrian community, we reported on the Equestrian Club…

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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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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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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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