I enjoy working with people that want to help their horses last a lifetime because they are using themselves correctly. Creating a balanced horse bio-mechanically. A horse that enjoys and understands its training sessions because we addressed its emotional and mental needs.
100 National/North American competitions
45 International Competitions/Championships with Top 4 placings and Championship winnings
Two European Championships
3 Summer Paralympics
4 World Games
2015 Inducted in the Canadian Disability Hall of Fame
2015 WPR AQHA World Show: Para-Reining Champion
2015 USDF Bronze Medal
2014 World Equestrian Games, Normandy: Silver and Bronze Medalist
2014 Everglades Florida: Lifetime Achievement Award
2014 Equine Canada: Athlete of the Year Award
2012 Paralympics London, England: Silver Medalist, placed 5th 8th
2012 National Certificate: 1st and 2nd Level Dressage
2012 Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal
2009 Equine Canada: Enogeral President's Award
2008 Paralympics Beijing, China: Gold and Silver Medalist
2008 British Columbia Horse Council: Athlete of the Year Award
2008 Equine Canada: Honored for Outstanding Achievement
2008 Fraser Valley Pacific Sport: Lifetime Achievement Award
2008 RBC: Ambassador of the Year Award
2005 British Columbia Work Safe: Nomination for Courage to Come Back Award
2004 Paralympics Athens, Greece: Placed 5th, 6th, 7th
2004 Fraser Valley Pacific Sport: Athlete of the Year Award
2004 Equine Canada: George Jacobson Canadian Equestrian of the Year
2003 Chamber of Commerce: Honored Local Athlete
2003 RBC: Ambassador of the Year Award
2001 Nomination: Courage to Come Back Award
2001 to Present: Canadian Para-Equestrian Dressage Athlete
2000 Volunteer of the Year Award Disabled Sailing Association
Bridging the Gap Horsemanship
...reflects what she does
4-Star Senior Horsemanship Instructor together with
- Reining Champion
- Gold & Silver medalist Paralympics Dressage
While there may be a difference between English and Western, they use similar principles.
Lauren's clinics will help you find the best ways to help you and your horse achieve excellence in whatever your discipline or interest is.
June 18 - 19 2-Day Gap I
Refining mounted work of freely forward, transitions without reins, soft feel/soft touch, rythm and relaxation.
June 21 - 24 4-Day Gap II
Introduces lateral work, focusing on lateral sequence work: renvers, travers (haunches in), shoulders in, half pass, leg yeild on a circle to acheive Entwickeln (German for developing suppleness in your horse).
Students of all levels, all disciplines - whether new to refinement or dedicated dressage riders will find Lauren inspiring, encouraging and incredibly approachable. She has an incredible eye and an articulate way of helping you understand all the intricacies of contant and finesse.
Come ride with Lauren!