Tag Archives: Dressage

Better dressage through cavaletti training? Yes!

February 23rd, 2017 at 2:29 pm   How can cavaletti work improve your dressage horse? The answer is simple: Pole and cavaletti training fosters suppleness, rhythm, increased concentration and impulsion. Our expert panel of Ingrid Klimke and Kornelia Kindermann show you how. Original story featured in … Continue reading Read Article

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Champ meets Malcolm Barns

February 21st, 2017 at 3:12 pm Who better to give Sam and Champ a quick progress check than Malcolm Barns? Malcolm is one of the unsung heroes of Australian Dressage... Continue reading Read Article

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Susan Pape – What to do when it all goes wrong!

February 19th, 2017 at 3:38 pm What do you do when your horse throws a wobbly? Susan Pape talks about how it happened to her... Continue reading Read Article

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Gerd Heuschmann in Australia

February 17th, 2017 at 3:15 pm If you care about dressage - if you care about horses - read this! Gerd Heuschmann is brillliant... Continue reading Read Article

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Lisa Wilcox – When there is a will…

February 14th, 2017 at 4:39 pm Words by Chris Hector and photos by Roz Neave When Lisa Wilcox was based at the Vorwerk stud in Germany, it was always an inspiration to visit and see her working with the stallions, share a visit… The German dressage … Continue reading Read Article

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Meet the Saddleworld Horse of the Month – Diamantina

February 10th, 2017 at 10:56 am Meet the inaugural Saddleworld Horse of the Month, Maree Tomkinson’s Diamantina. Maree has taken the mare all the way from Young Horse classes to representing Australia at the WEG in Normandy: “We purchased Diamantina in 2006 from Johannes Westendarp whilst … Continue reading Read Article

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Jean Bemelmans: A 1993 interview

February 9th, 2017 at 3:53 pm Little did I guess back in 1993, when I first met him, that twenty three years later, I would still count this mega-talented dressage trainer as a friend – Jean Bemelmans is one of those special people who make you … Continue reading Read Article

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Paul Belasik: Why are fundamental problems persisting in elite dressage? Part Three

February 7th, 2017 at 11:45 am In the video Classical Versus Classique, Christoph Hess, head of the training department of the German National Equestrian Federation e.V., teaches a demonstration lesson. He extolls the rhythm of the horse and gives his ideas on proper form in piaffe … Continue reading Read Article

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IAHP Rider of the Month: Mary Hanna

February 6th, 2017 at 4:24 pm The International Animal Health Rider of the Month for February is none other than dressage rider, Mary Hanna... Continue reading Read Article

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A Princess Nathalie Clinic…

January 30th, 2017 at 4:17 pm When young Showjumping rider, Megan Joyce lined up for her lesson with dressage trainer, and international top ten competitor, Princess Nathalie zu Wittgenstein, who better to send to record the interaction, than top showjumping coach, Michelle Strapp... Continue reading Read Article

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