Dressage

Dressage at the Bundeschampionate – 5 & 6 year old qualifiers

September 5th, 2015 at 2:46 am Chris Hector reports from Warendorf - the action in the five and six year old dressage qualifiers... Continue reading Read Article

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Dressage – the Special and the PR disaster continues…

August 16th, 2015 at 2:21 am Dressage controversy continues at Aachen, crazy judging, Edward Gal elminated, Kristina and Charlotte superb, read all about it! Continue reading Read Article

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Dressage at Aachen – Not so great for the sport

August 15th, 2015 at 7:35 pm Dressage at the Europeans at Aachen - the good, bad and the bizarre. Continue reading Read Article

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Six-year-old World Young Dressage Horse Championship at Verden

August 10th, 2015 at 12:17 am Three fabulous stallions fight it out for the Six Year old World Young Dressage Horse championships at Verden…. Continue reading Read Article

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World Young Dressage Horse Finals – Outrage in the Five Year Olds!

August 9th, 2015 at 6:43 pm Great horses, some great riding and some dodgy judging at the World Young Dressage horse champs... Continue reading Read Article

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Brett Parbery – His Story… Part One

August 6th, 2015 at 11:20 am Part one in a series of articles with Australian dressage rider - and thinker - Brett Parbery Continue reading Read Article

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A Judge Helps Out…

July 23rd, 2015 at 1:42 pm American dressage judge, Lilo Fore works with some of Australia's top dressage riders at her recent clinic... Continue reading Read Article

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Sitting in the Hall… watching great training – Part Three

July 9th, 2015 at 9:33 am Gotcha, or to give him his full title, Gotcha-Utopia (since he is out of the famed Utopia line of mares) is a licensed KWPN stallion. He is by Ziesto, who suddenly became Glock’s Ziesto when the Glocks purchased Edward Gal and Hans Peter Minderhoud and set about buying ponies for them to ride. Ziesto is by Lancet, who was an international Grand Prix horse with Imke Schellekens-Bartels and then Emma Hindle. Continue reading Read Article

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Climbing the Classical Pyramid – Step 7

June 30th, 2015 at 11:35 am Well folks we’re there. Together we have now reached the summit of the Classical Dressage Training Pyramid, and what a journey it has been. Each month you have followed the progress of six horse and rider combinations as they have worked their way through the training levels of classical dressage. Continue reading Read Article

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Climbing the Classical Pyramid – Step 6

at 10:46 am Greetings and congratulations on your intellectual perseverance, for you have finally arrived at the top of the classical dressage training pyramid: collection. Collection is truly the ultimate prize for the dedicated and disciplined. Continue reading Read Article

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Simone Pearce – Out of Nowhere?

June 25th, 2015 at 2:35 pm I must confess I hadn’t heard of twenty-four-year-old Simone Pearce until she popped up on my Facebook, inviting me to ‘like’ her page, which I did. It’s a starry sort of page, with some very glamorous photos, some even have horses in them. Continue reading Read Article

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Sitting in the hall, watching great training – Part Two

June 17th, 2015 at 2:07 pm We are visiting our friends, Johan Hamminga and Jennifer Sekreve in Holland. Outside it is freezing cold, inside you don’t notice the temperature because you are too focused on the brilliance in front of you… Continue reading Read Article

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