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Perfect Partnership – Kathrin and Hans-Heinrich Meyer zu Strohen

March 21st, 2016 at 4:33 pm I am an unabashed total fan of the German trainer, Hans-Heinrich Meyer zu Strohen and his rider wife, Kathrin. For me, they are the perfect example of how great training and riding can be elegant, simple and horse friendly. Continue reading Read Article

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Talking Dressage with Carl Hester

March 11th, 2016 at 3:00 pm Catch up with Carl Hester at the Jerez CDI and find out where he and Charlotte are on the road to Rio... Continue reading Read Article

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Emma Mason takes a lesson with Paul Tapner

March 8th, 2016 at 3:21 pm When Chris Hector asked me if I would ride Poker Face (aka Harley) in a cross country lesson with Paul Tapner, I’ll admit that my first reaction was a reluctant one: For starters, Harley was having a well-earned break after a busy season... Continue reading Read Article

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Charlotte to join Royal School at Jerez!

March 3rd, 2016 at 3:18 am BREAKING NEWS, British dressage star, Charlotte Dujardin to join Royal School in Jerez... Continue reading Read Article

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George Morris – Timeless Truths – Part Two

March 2nd, 2016 at 2:10 pm Story by Chris Hector and photos by Roz Neave I guess it is some sort of condemnation of our system of riding that we should still experience something of a shock when George Morris starts each working session with his … Continue reading Read Article

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IAHP – March Rider of the Month

February 29th, 2016 at 11:18 am Maree Tomkinson grabs the lead and features as our March International Animal Health rider of the month! In case you hadn’t noticed, it’s a leap year, and that means it’s a Games Year and the race is on for spots … Continue reading Read Article

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Jerez – Dressage blows hot and cold

at 4:56 am Sit in on the action at the CDI in Jerez, super star, Valegro makes a re-appearance, and a new star, Cosmo, is born... Continue reading Read Article

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Where do you find your first really good horse?

February 26th, 2016 at 7:09 pm We asked some of Australia’s most successful eventers… Continue reading Read Article

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Malcolm Barns – Learning riding in Europe and Australia

February 19th, 2016 at 4:05 pm Malcolm Barns is one of the unsung heroes of Australian Dressage. A rider whose huge natural talent carried him to a win in Australia’s first ever Three Day Event over 50 years ago, and then saw him star in the show ring, and emerge as one of our first serious dressage competitors. Malcolm also possessed the insight that to really learn his art he needed to travel, and to travel to the home of dressage – Germany. Continue reading Read Article

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Rafael Soto – It’s all about the balance

February 18th, 2016 at 2:04 pm It’s easy to put people in neat little pigeonholes, as in, Rafael Soto, oh yes, the Spanish guy, master of in hand work and piaffe… Well yes, Rafael is all of the above, but he’s a lot lot more: a multiple Olympian, a competition trainer who works with the world’s best, and the official trainer to the Spanish Dressage Team… Continue reading Read Article

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Working with Lisa Wilcox and Ernst Hoyos – Part 2

February 12th, 2016 at 2:56 pm Fourteen years later every word still makes sense - Ernst Hoyos works with Lisa Wilcox and the stallion that took her to Jerez, Relevant... Continue reading Read Article

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Keeping it simple with Albert Voorn

at 2:52 pm Albert Voorn was back teaching in Australia and not even the hottest November day on record was going to keep his students away from his clinic at Krissy and Heath Harris’ property at Mt White. Continue reading Read Article

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