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Tom Roberts – a selection from his Horse Control series

September 16th, 2017 at 11:01 am 'On the bit' results only from the horse's movement up to the bit. To almost every question we put to the late Mr Franz Mairinger, his answer was: "RIDE THE HORSE FORWARD". It is for us to add: "And up to the bit". Continue reading Read Article

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George Morris in Australia Part 4

September 15th, 2017 at 3:21 am George Morris loves training horses in natural surroundings, and he loves teaching in Wayne Roycroft's beautiful jumping paddock... Continue reading Read Article

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A great new book about Tom Roberts: ‘Go forward, dear’

September 13th, 2017 at 3:42 pm The teachings of Tom Roberts spread all over the world thanks to his horse control books. In this new book, Nicki Stuart and Andrew McLean pay tribute to a great horseman... Continue reading Read Article

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Ulla Salzgeber – A Masterclass

September 12th, 2017 at 9:59 am Ulla Salzgeber, classically trained, Medal winner, and teacher, and great at expressing those elusive basics. Don't miss the gallery of pix of Ulla and her most successful ride, Rusty, at the end of the article. Continue reading Read Article

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The Veterinary Basis of Correct Training

September 8th, 2017 at 11:21 am This is simply one of the best ever explanations of the connection between good dressage riding and the physical welfare of the horse by German equine veterinary expert, Professor Stadler... Continue reading Read Article

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Breaking News – Robert Dover to retire! (again)

at 10:49 am Robert Dover talks about the past and the future in this exclusive interview... Continue reading Read Article

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Piaffe and Passage with Christopher Bartle: Part Six

September 4th, 2017 at 4:11 pm Christopher Bartle on Piaffe and Passage - "The quality of the piaffe and passage is reflected in the extent to which the exercises are performed with apparent ease on the part of both horse and, just as importantly, rider." Continue reading Read Article

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Rebecca is impressed at the Bundeschampionate

at 12:05 pm Rebecca Ashton enjoys the dressage horses and catches something of the jumping and the eventing at the famous Bundeschampionate... Continue reading Read Article

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Rebecca at Warendorf

September 3rd, 2017 at 3:10 pm Rebecca Ashton checks out the world's grandest young horse show - the Bundeschampionate Continue reading Read Article

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Ingrid Klimke Saddleworld Masterclass

September 1st, 2017 at 2:20 pm In 2011 Ingrid Klimke was the judge, and conducted the Saddleworld Masterclass at DJWTS. People who were there for the event remember Ingrid working with the clinic participants before the Masterclass, and introducing some of them – to cavalletti work, … Continue reading Read Article

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Conformation and Its Implications for Dressage Training

August 31st, 2017 at 3:22 pm The ideal conformation is subjective and unmeasurable. However, when assessing a horse’s conformation, several criteria should be considered to determine the likelihood of the horse having a long and successful career in dressage - like Valegro. Continue reading Read Article

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The First Step to Becoming a Legend

at 2:42 pm For Desperados FRH it was the stepping stone to his career. Running free and over fences the then two and a half-year old youngster presented himself to the selection committee in the arena at Dobrock. Continue reading Read Article

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