Dressage

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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A Dressage Kaleidoscope at the Sydney CDI

June 1st, 2015 at 9:36 am The winners, Brett Parbery and DP Weltmieser Words by Christopher Hector & Rebecca Ashton and Photos by Roz Neave & Rebecca Ashton Christopher (Grumpy Old Man) Hector hits the outrage button at the Grand Prix: It really should have been … Continue reading Read Article

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Contact, and how to get it…

May 28th, 2015 at 9:33 am Why are we so obsessed with contact when it is just one of the many qualities we are looking for in a ‘well dressed’ riding horse? Continue reading Read Article

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Tanase Peckham & Winterstern – Working with Stefan Wolff

May 27th, 2015 at 3:48 pm Our latest series with the German dressage trainer, Stefan Wolff started with a Grand Prix horse, then a Prix St Georges horse, and now we finish our working session with a Medium level horse, Tanase Peckham’s five-year-old Winterstern. Continue reading Read Article

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Stefan Wolff – The Art of Training

at 11:34 am Join us once again at Clemens and Judy Dierks’ Dressage Training Stables for another training session with young German trainer, Stefan Wolff... Continue reading Read Article

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Nadia Coghlan – Australian Grand Prix Champion

at 11:31 am Nadia studied dressage in Germany and came home to Australia to win the national title... Continue reading Read Article

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Jean Bemelmans & a road well traveled… Part One

May 26th, 2015 at 2:53 pm Jean Bemelmans is a one of the world's most respected dressage coaches - coach of the Spanish team, now the French team, Jean is also an original thinker... Continue reading Read Article

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Jean Bemelmans and a road well traveled… Part Two

at 2:27 pm It is always a special privilege to watch Jean Bemelmans teach and ride, even if this time it did mean freezing in the arctic temperature of the riding hall at Ratingen just outside Dusseldorf. Continue reading Read Article

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More Adventures in the incredible life of Hannah Dodd

May 22nd, 2015 at 10:25 am Australian Paralympic Dressage Rider, Hannah Dodd continues to push the boundaries... Continue reading Read Article

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Andrew McLean investigates Objective Dressage Judging

May 18th, 2015 at 4:08 pm At the recent Global Dressage in Denmark, Andrew McLean presented a paper on the need for changes to make dressage judging more objective. Continue reading Read Article

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Sydney CDI Para Equestrian Report

at 3:32 pm Sydney CDI 2015 Para Equestrian classes on Friday 8th May attracted a large group of 19 competitors, five with two horses, several new combinations and some riders on borrowed horses and glorious sunshine prevailed all day! Continue reading Read Article

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Sitting in the hall, watching great training – Part One

at 2:17 pm Christopher Hector is the observer on the wall as Johan Hamminga and Jennifer Sekreve work their beautiful dressage horses - made more beautiful by beautiful training... Continue reading Read Article

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