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NEW and EXCLUSIVE: George Morris – It’s simple, it’s just not easy

December 11th, 2017 at 4:25 pm George Morris held his annual clinic at Vicki Roycroft's stables with a lineup of class riders - once again, the Master trainer was in fine form... Continue reading Read Article

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PARA EQUESTRIAN @ DF 2017

at 3:49 pm Merriyn Hamilton-Smith reports from the first of the WEG Para Selection Trials. Continue reading Read Article

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Jonny Hilberath – The Trainer’s Trainer

at 2:15 am There are some very flamboyant dressage trainers in this world who delight the multitude with their special tricks and unusual training routines, but thankfully there are many more like Jonny Hilberath, who just quietly get the job done… Continue reading Read Article

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Andrew Nicholson Eventing Masterclass

December 10th, 2017 at 12:32 pm Eventing superstar, Andrew Nicholson comes home to New Zealand to conduct a clinic - sit in and learn... Continue reading Read Article

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Riding in the third dimension with Leonie Bramall

December 8th, 2017 at 2:58 pm It’s very odd. Australia currently doesn’t have a dressage coach, and yet there are a number of very talented, experienced trainers, who have competed successfully themselves and produced successful students, that EA continues to ignore and who end up teaching those … Continue reading Read Article

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WILLIAM C STEINKRAUS – writes his own OBITUARY

at 10:59 am A great man, Bill Steinkraus, has died, but not before he wrote his own obituary... Continue reading Read Article

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Rafael Soto Andrade – passing on the knowledge, keeping the link alive

December 7th, 2017 at 3:04 pm It really is one of the great pleasures in life to sit and watch a gifted trainer work with enthusiastic and dedicated and TALENTED young riders. Thus it was at Victoria’s Jesmond Dene, with visiting trainer, Rafael Soto and two … Continue reading Read Article

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William Steinkraus 1925 – 2017

at 1:56 pm Bill Steinkraus was many things, rider, thinker, poet, musician, writer, but for the equestrian world his most enduring legacy was proof that effective riding was good riding, classical, civilised riding. Jumping, he told me the first time we met, back … Continue reading Read Article

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The Thoroughbreds of Oldenburg

December 6th, 2017 at 1:17 pm The following information is from Das Oldenburger Sportpferd by Roland Ramsauer, published in 1978. I am indebted to Katrin Burger of the Oldenburg Verband for the translation – Christopher Hector     Adonis xx: (Magnat xx, M. Aster xx by … Continue reading Read Article

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Roland Ramsauer and the Oldenburg Horse

December 5th, 2017 at 2:05 pm Roland Ramsauer is THE authority on the Oldenburg Breed, in this exclusive interview he talks about the past, and future, of Sporthorse breeding in Germany... Continue reading Read Article

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