Dressage

How do you learn what you need to learn?

April 1st, 2015 at 11:55 am You only really know something when you know it in all the ways there are to know it. Alexandra Bruggisser reports on her first lesson with Clemens Dierks… Continue reading Read Article

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Long, short or deep – what comes next?

at 11:55 am The final instalment in our discussion on the issue of Connection with German trainer, rider and educator, Susanne Miesner. Continue reading Read Article

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An interview with Ingrid Klimke…

at 11:54 am Like her father before her, Ingrid Klimke is a star not only in the dressage arena, but also on the cross country course... Continue reading Read Article

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Hayley Beresford – Getting ready to take on the world!

March 31st, 2015 at 2:39 pm Story by Chris Hector and Photos by Karl-Heinz Frieler Hayley Beresford was one of Australia’s most exciting young dressage talents, and I guess it is no surprise to see her making her mark on the world’s toughest dressage circuit – … Continue reading Read Article

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Learning from a Modern Master – working with Holga Finken

at 10:47 am It’s a story we’ve all heard. The pupil who comes for one year to learn, and ends up staying, and it’s the case with Sarskia Lieben-Seutter, at Holga and Birgit Finken’s training stables on the outskirts of Verden in Germany. … Continue reading Read Article

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Nicholas Fyffe talks about training the medium horse!

at 10:47 am Story by Chris Hector and Photos by Roz Neave But really there is nothing ‘medium’ about this horse – he is exceptional. Nicholas is lucky enough to be riding Ferro Rocher, a seven year old stallion, by Florestan out of … Continue reading Read Article

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Meet Fie Skarso

at 10:47 am Story by Chris Hector & Photos by Roz Neave   You can read the words on the page, but can’t hear the gales of laughter that bubble up all through this interview with the German based, Danish rider, Fie Christine … Continue reading Read Article

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Ulla Salzgeber in Australia

at 10:46 am Words by Chris Hector & Photos by Roz Neave The news ran like a wild-fire round Australia, Ulla is coming, Ulla is coming, but sadly for those who wished to turn the coming of the Olympic and World Cup champion … Continue reading Read Article

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Federico Grisone – was he really such a baddie?

March 26th, 2015 at 12:30 pm Everyone with even a passing knowledge of equestrian history has a vague idea who Grisone was – he was the trainer who used shrewish cats as a forward aid and advocated yelling at horses and then beating them harshly. The … Continue reading Read Article

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A Clinic with Ulf Möller

at 11:55 am At the Ulf Möller clinic held at Clemens and Judy Dierks’ gorgeous tree-nestled property in Arcadia, there were a string of top riders. But even though some Grand Prix horses participated, very few of the high level ‘tricks’ were seen. … Continue reading Read Article

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Kristy in Australia and Germany

at 11:43 am Kristy Oatley was back in Australia and while here, gave clinic at David and Amanda Shoobridge’s Revelwood Stud... Rebecca Ashton was there to report back. Continue reading Read Article

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A lesson with Leonie Bramall

at 10:56 am Words by Chris Hector & Photos by Roz Neave I am pretty good at scribbling down notes as a lesson progresses, but as we walked down to the arena at Sugarloaf farm, where Hayley Gilbert and Leonie Bramall were starting … Continue reading Read Article

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