Dressage

Young Dressage Horse Seminar: A Unique Learning Opportunity in Warendorf

July 2nd, 2010 at 6:50 am In 2009, a special seminar on training young dressage horses was organized at Warendorf, featuring some of the stars of the Bundeschampionate, and some of Germany's leading trainers, riders, judges and equestrian experts. Continue reading Read Article

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Dressage Training – Jo Hinnemann’s Way

at 5:24 am For many years, Jo Hinnemann has been recognized as one of the world’s leading dressage trainers. Jo not only competed successfully himself, but has been mentor to a string of internationals, perhaps the most successful of which has been the Dutch international, Coby van Baalen Continue reading Read Article

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The Classical Tradition… The Training Scale Part Four: How old are our principles?

at 4:22 am This is the final in a four part series of articles that looks at the development of the principles of dressage training from the Greeks, through the Middle Ages and into the present. This article discusses the emergence of the German Training Scale. Continue reading Read Article

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The Classical Tradition – Part 3 – The Masters of the Nineteenth Century

at 2:43 am In this third article of the series, we look at the development of the so-called 'classical' principles in the nineteenth century... Continue reading Read Article

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The Classical Tradition… Out of the Dark Ages – Riding as Art Part Two: The Masters of the High School

at 1:48 am This series of articles examines the teachings of the Masters of the Classical Principles. In this article we look at the Baroque Riding Masters and find that their principles do not look very much like our modern 'classical' principles... Continue reading Read Article

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The Horses of Portugal – Part 3 – Working Equitation & Competition Dressage

at 1:14 am In our final article in this series on the Lusitano horse, we look at the new discipline of Working Equitation, and visit one rider who competes with success in international dressage competition… Continue reading Read Article

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The Horses of Portugal – Part 2 – The Breeders

at 12:38 am In this second part of our three part series, we visit some of the Lusitano breeders… Continue reading Read Article

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The Horses of Portugal – Part 1 – The Royal School of Lisbon

July 1st, 2010 at 12:49 am This series of articles looks at the horses and culture of Portugal… Continue reading Read Article

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2009 Lusitano Dressage Seminar – Ancient Breed – New Challenge

at 12:24 am In October 2009, equestrian experts from all over the world converged on Lisbon for a very special seminar on the place of the Lusitano Horse in contemporary dressage competition... Continue reading Read Article

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Miguel Tavora – Thinking Horseman – Part 5 – Teaching Teachers

June 30th, 2010 at 6:11 am In this last of our five part series with Portuguese Master of Classical Equitation, Miguel teaches a student who is also a coach, and reflects on the place of the old masters of equitation in today’s environment… Continue reading Read Article

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Miguel Tavora – The Thinking Horseman – Starting FEI

at 5:11 am In this series of articles, Portuguese master of classical equitation, Miguel Tavora, outlines his fusion of Iberian, French and German principles – and in this particular article applies them to a horse just starting on the FEI movements… Continue reading Read Article

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Miguel Tavora – Thinking Horseman – The Young Rider

at 4:39 am Miguel Tavora is a Portuguese Master of Classical Education, based in Australia. He has trained many Grand Prix competition horses, and in this episode, he works with a talented young dressage rider, Robbie Soster Continue reading Read Article

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