Alison King

Articles by Alison King - 10 results

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Profiles

Kahla Ishoy: A Family Affair

The daughter of Olympic dressage medallist Cindy Ishoy and the late Neil Ishoy, Kahla Ishoy’s childhood memories are the stuff dressage dreams are made of.

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Miscellaneous

Canadian Legends Reflect on the 1988 Olympics

Canada’s bronze medal-winning dressage team - Cindy Ishoy, Ashley Holzer, Gina Smith and Evi Pracht - reflects on their experiences at the 1988 Olympics.

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Training

Effective Lungeing Exercises

Does winter weather have you arena-bound? Give these lungeing ideas and other fun indoor stuff to do with your horse to ease the boredom a try.

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Training

Lessons from a Dressage Schoolmaster

Alison King visits grand prix dressage trainer Leah Wilkins to get schooled by an upper-level veteran dressage horse, and learn the true feel of ‘correct.’

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Training

Lateral Thinking with Charlotte Dujardin

Charlotte Dujardin presents a series of lateral work exercises to improve suppleness, straightness, transitions, and the quality of the gaits in horses.

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Training

Winning Dressage Warm-Ups with Tina & Jaimey Irwin

Jaimey and Tina Irwin are two of Canada’s top dressage riders and trainers. In the first of two articles, they explain their approach to dressage warm-ups.

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Profiles

Canadian Dressage Star Jill Irving: Moving Forward While Giving Back

Jill Irving’s first experiences in the equestrian world were a far cry from the glitz and glamour of Wellington, Florida, where she now competes.

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Training

Winning Dressage Training with Tina & Jaimey Irwin

Canadian dressage duo Tina and Jaimey Irwin share tips on the working and cool-down phases of their training program for youngsters and seasoned veterans.

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Tack & Equipment

How to Correctly Fit a Bit for Any Horse, in Any Sport

Experts in Lorinery Science can assess your horse’s mouth and advise on the most suitable bit and best fit for optimum comfort and effectiveness.

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Profiles

Dressage Master Christilot Boylen Embraces the Journey

Trailblazer Christilot Boylen, Canada’s most decorated dressage rider, continues to influence the sport from inside and outside the ring.