Dressage

Defusing (defining) the elusive Half-Halt, an upgrade…

October 30th, 2015 at 2:00 am To be able to correctly Half Halt – a translation from the German Halbe Parade, it is necessary to have a three-point seat as opposed to a two-point perching seat, Malcolm Barns explains... Continue reading Read Article

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Another dressage lesson with George Morris

October 28th, 2015 at 10:44 am Lesson number two where, amongst other things, George Morris develops an obsession with the placement of my right foot in the stirrup. Continue reading Read Article

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Carl Hester talks about the 2015 Euro Champs at Aachen

October 26th, 2015 at 10:57 am Chris Hector talks to Carl Hester about the Euro Champs... Continue reading Read Article

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WOLFRAM WITTIG – RIDER BREEDER TRAINER

October 14th, 2015 at 11:34 am Wolfram Wittig, a Grand Prix rider, a Grand Prix trainer, and the breeder of Grand Prix dressage horses... Continue reading Read Article

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A Judge Helps Out: Part Two

October 12th, 2015 at 10:53 am It was all about the flying changes for Robbie Soster and Robali Razzamatazz. The cute, little chestnut makes quite a big deal of them with his front legs. Lilo explained that the horse has to become more responsible for the work and isn’t to use his whole body to get the canter stride. Continue reading Read Article

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IAHP October Rider of the Month

October 5th, 2015 at 2:06 pm This month’s rider of the month, Sue Hearn is on a roll, with a victory at the Brisbane CDI she has staked her claim to a place in the team for Rio – and best of all, she did it … Continue reading Read Article

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Dressage is doing simple things beautifully…

September 28th, 2015 at 9:00 am Sue Hearn is a model for all our aspiring dressage riders, here is a rider who sits quietly, correctly in balance, on a horse that flows rhythmically and demonstrates that it is possible to actually improve the natural paces... Continue reading Read Article

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George Morris gives a dressage lesson to Ilse Schwarz

September 26th, 2015 at 5:39 pm George Morris is the world's most famous jumping coach - but here he is, helping dressage rider, Ilse Schwarz with her flying changes. Fascinating reading... Continue reading Read Article

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Brett Parbery – Life and Times Part Two…

September 22nd, 2015 at 3:32 pm This month, Australian dressage star Brett Parbery takes up the story of his journey from rodeo to dressage… Continue reading Read Article

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Cold Comfort at Caboolture

September 16th, 2015 at 10:14 am The Saddleworld 2015 Brisbane CDI Story by Christopher Hector & Photos by Roslyn Neave When the only major Australian competition in July is the Brisbane CDI, in the middle of a Melbourne winter, then a trip to Caboolture becomes exceedingly … Continue reading Read Article

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Hayley Beresford takes a clinic at Wallaby Hill Farm

September 14th, 2015 at 4:39 pm This quiet little hamlet in the NSW Southern Highlands boasts a very large potato in its main street – a 10 metre long Sebago to be precise. Robertson’s other features include waterfalls, forests, a coterie of notable residents – and Wallaby Hill Farm. Continue reading Read Article

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Competition Dressage – and REAL Dressage

September 11th, 2015 at 4:47 pm Marianne Litchwark trained with the great Paul Stecken, and spent a lifetime guarding the classical principles... Continue reading Read Article

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