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Archive of posts tagged Northern Michigan Dressage

Brek-n-Ridge Farm, How did it gets it’s name?

How did Brek-n-Ridge Farm get it’s name? By boat the farm is seen from the waters of Little Traverse Bay on Lake Michigan.  The old potato farm and adjoining dairy farm- yards lie between the hilly ridges of Birchwood Farms.  At the bottom, above the lake, Brek-n-Ridge Farm has become a serene pastoral working horse […]

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Big Wins at the Great Lakes Equestrian Festival by Local Harbor Springs and Petoskey Riders

Press Release from Brek-n-Ridge Farm September 16th 2015   LOCAL BREK-N-RIDGE FARM RIDING STUDENTS WIN BIG IN THE GREAT LAKES EQUESTRIAN FESTIVAL   The horse girls from our Harbor Springs and Petoskey area loved the Great Lakes Equestrian Festival this summer.  Some of the older shows may certainly be more prestigious and are definitely special […]

Clinic for Equestrians, Horse Lovers, Western Dressage

Karin Reid Offield PRESENTS A MARYAL BARNETT DRESSAGE CLINIC 12-6:15 pm September 8th AND 8-2:30 pm Wednesday September 9th 2015. Take this opportunity to learn from an FEI ‘C’ dressage judge, recently awarded the U.S. Dressage Federation Lifetime Achievement Award. “My dream when I was young was to have a horse in my garage. Now, […]

My philosophy …..

July 20, 2015 “In order to train the riders the horses bodies need to be released/organised/ strengthened/activated. At Brek-n-Ridge, we believe in our training methods because….”to have the largest impact upon performance in the least amount of training time, the horses’ core must be made stronger, because if it is weak and/or misaligned, no progress can […]