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Paul Belasik: Why are fundamental problems persisting in elite dressage? Part Two

May 27th, 2017 at 8:41 am The Problem:’The hind legs stayed out behind, the hollow back seemingly locked down in all the work.’ In an effort to understand and explain the persistence of certain fundamental problems in elite dressage, I have written a short series of … Continue reading Read Article

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Eric Levallois: A breeding comeback

May 25th, 2017 at 1:48 pm     Adriana van Tilburg catches up with the man who made the World’s Number One Breeding Stallion… In the heart of French horse breeding, Normandy we find the breeding and sport stable of Eric Levallois – Haras de Beaufour. … Continue reading Read Article

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Volker Steinkraus – carrying on the Butts’ legacy

May 18th, 2017 at 3:30 pm Michael Jung and Lennox – bred by Volker Steinkraus, carrying on the Butts legacy and 99.86% Thoroughbred…  Lennox’s sire, Sunlight xx and to find more about the dam sire, Heraldik click When Michael Jung won the 3* at Marbach in … Continue reading Read Article

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Shane Rose talks about when it is quicker to go slower

May 10th, 2017 at 4:24 pm “At home what we try and do is school every option, so when we go to a competition we have the ability to do either. You see a fence and you know you can ride it any way you want, so you pick the best line for the situation." Continue reading Read Article

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Christian Thiess – Leg Yielding Part 2

at 4:20 pm Leg yielding has accomplished its duty. The horse is ready; the path to the lateral movements (shoulder fore, shoulder in, travers, renvers, half pass) is clear. Continue reading Read Article

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Shane at Badminton – After the dressage, looking at the course

May 5th, 2017 at 5:32 pm “So far, so good. I thought his trot work was really good, he was a little tight in his back in the canter work. He didn’t quite get the marks we were hoping for but I was pleased with him.” … Continue reading Read Article

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In perfect balance – Riding in Portugal

at 3:42 pm Visiting the home of Rodrigo Torres at his family’s Torres Vaz Freire Stud is a highlight of any trip to Portugal. Rodrigo is only a young man, but he is truly one of the most gifted riders in the world. Watching him work his horses … Continue reading Read Article

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Shane has made it… Badminton

May 4th, 2017 at 2:36 pm Shane Rose and Shanghai Joe have arrived at Badminton and are settling in... Continue reading Read Article

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THE SYDNEY CDI – dressage downunder

at 11:31 am Photo – Franz Venhaus Suzy Jarratt reports from the Sydney International Equestrian Centre An international event at an international venue with international judges – and international horses, too? There were a few. Several combinations would do well in overseas small … Continue reading Read Article

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Shane Rose takes on Badminton…

May 3rd, 2017 at 4:04 pm Olympic eventer, Shane Rose is headed to the world's number one Three Day Event, on his home bred Thoroughbred, Shanghai Joe - join them on the adventure... Continue reading Read Article

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