In British dressage, riders lose points if they do not wear light-colored gloves.
The first time the “military test”—dressage, jumping, and eventing—was included in the Olympics was in 1912.
But there are added expenses associated with dressage, like boarding and training.
And no Stepford husband would ever tolerate a wife with as consuming a personal passion as dressage.
Sometimes described as “horse ballet,” dressage comes from a French word that literally means “training.”
A dressage competition takes place in an entirely flat and rectangular arena.
The win was enough for Rafalca to take one of the five dressage spots on the U.S. Olympic team.
dressage is a useful therapy for people with multiple sclerosis.
After this, dressage became a more civilian sport, and the first women competed at the 1952 Olympics.
She laughed very prettily and told me my dressage would perhaps be difficult, as I was noble.