The Easy Cue Dressage Whip

I went into Dressage Extensions in Moorpark for my fitting for their Fashion Show earlier this month. As I started talking about how I use my aids when riding they asked if I had ever tried this particular type of whip called the Easy Cue Dressage Whip. I use two whips that basically act in place of my legs. Since I don't have any grip in my hands the whips have to be secured to my wrists. However, I also use loops on my reins that go around my wrists to control my reins. So the whips can't get tangled up in my reins for safety reasons. Also, when I flick my wrists to cue my horse I have to make sure that the loops for my reins do not fall off my hands. It's a tricky balance. The whips I had

When My Life Changed Forever Overnight, This Helped Me Find My Strength

Thank you to The Mighty for asking me to share my story about how I got involved with horses and riding. I always enjoy sharing what an important role they've played in my life and teaching people about the world of Para Dressage! Click here to read: http://themighty.com/2015/11/when-my-life-changed-forever-overnight-this-helped-me-find-my-strength/ #disability #paraequestrian #paradressage #dressage #wheelchair #boxwheelchairs #teamalanna #alannaflaxclark #equestrian #hippotherapy

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Horses are so healing and bring great inspiration to my life. I may have a disability, but I also am amazed with how far I’ve come with my life. I strive to find happiness in each day. I have found my passion and I will fight to follow through with it. Some days my body has nothing left in it physically, but I fight because I want to get out with my horse and push further. The last week has been one of those times where I've been pushing. I've been making exciting improvements in my lessons and it's been so motivating to me, but tomorrow I go see my doctor for a little procedure that I'm not too excited about to say the least. I expect to be back and running at the barn on Friday, but I ha

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Califon, NJ, USA

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