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German Auction Update

April 16th, 2015 at 11:55 am Latest German Auction results from Westfalia, Oldenburg and Hanover shows good sales for dressage horses and jumpers, and foals... Continue reading Read Article

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Riding from the Inside Out

April 14th, 2015 at 12:40 pm Better Balance for Better Riding – Part Two By Lisa Champion MSc (exercise science) In Part I last month, we took a good look at the movement skill of balance and the relationship between improving your balance and improving your … Continue reading Read Article

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Tally goes to Melbourne 3DE: Part 2 – Walking the Course

at 12:40 pm Have you ever wondered what it would be like to walk the course with a trainer to analyse every single jump for you? Continue reading Read Article

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Riding from the Inside Out

at 12:40 pm Better Balance for Better Riding – Part 1 By Lisa Champion MSc (exercise science) Riders need good balance. Whether it’s to maintain alignment, sit a buck, stay on over a jump or use your body equally on both sides, balance … Continue reading Read Article

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Keep it Simple!

at 12:40 pm One of the problems about writing about training horses is that the brilliant trainers don’t have any gimmicks or magic tricks – just good clean training. The wizards with the wands make for far more entertaining reading but the problem … Continue reading Read Article

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Belinda Bristow takes a lesson with Bimbo Peilicke

April 12th, 2015 at 11:45 am Story by Chris Hector and Photos by Roz Neave Now in his early seventies, Siegfried Peilicke – better known as ‘Bimbo’ – has long been one of Germany’s most respected dressage coaches, and even today his services are keenly sought … Continue reading Read Article

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Franke Sloothaak – Showjumper

at 11:43 am As we swing through the front gate, we see Franke and his horse, way up in the sky! The outdoor arena has been cut into the hillside... Continue reading Read Article

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Christoph Hess talks about Eventing Dressage, and how to get more marks!

at 11:42 am Christoph Hess is a man of many talents and seemingly inexhaustible enthusiasm and energy, here he talks about how to get extra marks in your eventing testlll Continue reading Read Article

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Rio’s lesson with Jamie Coman

April 7th, 2015 at 11:23 am If you have a favorite horse, it’s a given that you really want your coach to like it. Really like it. If you get the “good horse” seal of approval, life is good. Continue reading Read Article

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Fritz Stahlecker – A new way of training horses…

at 11:22 am I remember talking to Sven Rothenberger when he suddenly re-appeared on the world dressage stage in the early 1990’s... Continue reading Read Article

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Back to Basics with Princess Nathalie

at 11:20 am One of the great things about Princess Nathalie’s Victorian clinic, was the quality of the horses and the riders that Pernille Hogg assembled for the visitor to work with. Continue reading Read Article

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Marbach Stud – Living History – Exciting Future…

March 31st, 2015 at 3:58 pm Dr Astrid von Velsen-Zerweck is one of the new young dynamic group of stud leaders who have emerged with the changing-of-the-guard over the last few years to assume the leadership of Germany’s famous state studs. The challenge she faces is daunting... Continue reading Read Article

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