A NOTE FROM BILL:
After a long hiatus, our moribund website arises from the grave. Many thanks to the Chararis for getting us back up and running. Let me also introduce our new Associate Editor, Hayden Finch. “Sidd” worked with us back in the ’80s when Susan and I edited A Tip of the Hat, the New England Dressage Association’s newsletter. Prior to beginning his career in journalism, Sidd scratched his competitive itch with a brief foray into professional baseball. As we update the site, you will detect his destabilizing influence on our product.
WHO IS BILL WOODS?
Judging and teaching both at home in Central Florida and all around the country, Bill Woods acknowledges more than forty-five years of experience that can help you better understand and train your horse.
He has been active on the national dressage scene since 1980, his dressage specialty arising from a broad background in balance-seat work, both on the flat and over fences.
Known for his ability to outline sound, classical goals and to . . .
The tabs at left (or below on your phone) will help you find your way around this site. Take particular note of Bill’s blog: BLAGGO, including the link at the bottom of the Blaggo page which will take you to over 300 archived posts. The QOTM tab connects to nearly one hundred questions sent in by readers seeking advice on all orders of dressage topics. VENI VIDI VIDEO is your gateway to a whole page of dressage videos, both educational and informative. And STORECRAZY is the link to Bill’s on line store.
Above: Maks, whom Jill Barrera rides and trains for Ellen Merkle, takes great comfort in observing and confirming his own presence at the Fox Lea (Venice) show in April. Maks scored 61.75 and 63.5 in Fourth Level.
HERE A link to a very nice Chronicle of the Horse.com article about my friend and student Courtney Varney, the Tiny Vet
Chester Weber’s team at the marathon phase of this month’s Live Oak International Combined Driving Event in Ocala.
HOW IS SUSAN?
(From Bill) As many of you know, Susan, my dear friend for over 44 years and my wife for the past 33, was diagnosed with Early Onset Alzheimer’s/Dementia in 2013. I have been her caregiver since then , , ,
DOSES OF WHAT RESIDES IN BILL’S HEAD?
Most recent post 4-26-17
AND THEN THERE’S THE BOOK
Click below to be overwhelmed, yea inundated, with a dozen reasons to either read Bill’s DRESSAGE Unscrambled or consign yourself to cups of tepid lemoned water as you listen to Yani CDs.
BUT FIRST, A FORMAL GREETING!
Parce que une journée sans Bouledogues Français est comme un jour sans soleil
AND NOW MAKE YOUR WAY TO PAGE 2
Think of it as PAGE 1A where more of Bill’s “The Man Who Mistook His Life for Dressage” will be revealed.