Introduction to Dressage

April 6th, 2016|

“Dressage… what on earth is dressage?” Any Canadian dressage rider can agree that practically every time we mention our sport to someone it must be followed by a lengthy explanation, an explanation that is usually received with confusion. I usually just deliver a very quick, unsophisticated description so as not to lose their attention mid-sentence. […]

Walnut Creek, CA Equestrian Completes US Dressage Century Ride

March 23rd, 2011|

Walnut Creek Equestrian Earns Century Club Dressage Membership

At 81,  lifelong horsewoman Mary Grace Davidson has the bones of a 30 year old according to her doctor. The Walnut Creek, California equestrian and owner of Lucky Acres Dressage Training Center, has had her share of broken bones from horseback riding injuries. […]

Horseback Riding Vacation at Hacienda Andalucia, Riviera Maya, Mexico

September 29th, 2010|

Horseback Riding Vacation at Hacienda Andalucia

While  guests of Hacienda Tres Rios resort in the Riviera Maya, Mexico we were treated to an afternoon of horseback riding at Hacienda Andalucia Equestrian and Polo Club and a visit to the stables of  Hacienda La Esperanza.  Hacienda Andalucia is not a tourist’s horseback riding vacation on the beach experience. This […]

A horseback riding vacation near Sao Paulo, Brazil

February 24th, 2010|


As I watch the YouTube video of horse and rider going through their dressage routine, my mind day dreams of a horseback riding vacation in Brazil. I have never ridden a Lusitano horse, but these magnificent animals are certainly pleasing to the eye.




While I haven’t yet met Florian Pass, the owner of Sucandi, an equestrian center […]