From Endurance to Dressage
Spend and Get it Back!
I wish my bank account's level of funds matched my level of enthusiasm for the Riding Warehouse. I truly love shopping with those ladies. The reality is that I only make so much money which means I can't have everything I want. And in truth, I already have everything that I need. That doesn't stop me from looking though.
Sadly, I won't be participating in Riding Warehouse's current super cool deal. Womp, womp. I don't think I've mentioned this yet, but we're saving for next summer's vacation - two weeks in Italy. We've purchased our flights, but there are a lot of expenses still to cover.
If I were going to shop right now, there are more than a few things I've been eye-balling such as ...
There is more of course, so much more, but I am not greedy. Maybe Santa's a bit bored this morning and has been catching up on his blogroll. In any case, maybe you've got a bit of money to spend ... hope you find something you like!
11/6/2015 05:35:08 pm
I wish I NEEDED something. That $600 thing is driving me crazy. Can you imagine a $200 gift card!?!?!?
11/6/2015 05:36:13 pm
Yeah ... glossies ... they're coming my way someday soon!
11/6/2015 05:37:38 pm
Speedy has a full set of DSBs - just not the glossies ... yet!!! And actually RW doesn't overload you with emails. They come just often enough to keep you intrigued. :0)
11/6/2015 05:42:35 pm
Forgot to mention that I already have this pad, but I want a second one for Izzy. I LOVE it - it eliminates the need for a half pad. I wrote about it here: http://www.bakersfielddressage.com/home/another-dressage-pad
11/6/2015 09:23:57 am
Please consider a stopover with us?
11/6/2015 05:39:24 pm
Believe me - we totally thought about it!!!! At first we were considering a river boat cruise through several European countries with a stop in Cologne. I told my husband that if we did that we could totally stay with you!!!! He laughed at me and said I was crazy as no one would do that. :0)
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About the Writer and Rider
I am a lifelong rider.
I began endurance riding in 1996 where I ultimately completed five, one-day 100 mile races, the 200-mile Death Valley Encounter, and numerous other 50, 65, and 75 mile races. I began showing dressage in 2010.
Welcome to my dressage journey.
About Speedy G
Speedy went from endurance horse to dressage horse. After helping me earn a USDF Bronze medal in the summer of 2020, he is now semi-retired. Speedy is a 2004, 15'1 hand, purebred Arabian gelding. His Arabian Horse Registry name is G Ima Starr FA.
Izzy was started as a four-year old and then spent the next 18 months in pasture growing up. I bought him as a six-year old, and together, we are showing at the lower levels. He is a 2008, 16'3 hand warmblood gelding. His Rheinland Pfalz-saar International (RPSI) name is Imperioso.
National Rider Awards
State Rider Awards
State Horse Awards
CDS Sapphire Rider Award
Third Level: 63.514%
Third Level: 62.105%
2023 Show Season
(r) Ride-a-Test Clinic
2023 Show Schedule
2023 Completed …
2023 Qualifying Scores
Regional Adult Amateur Competition (RAAC)
Qualifying Training Level
3 Scores/2 Judges/60%: