23/02/2017
Opinions

Guest columnist of the week is Hans-Christian Matthiesen, the brand new president of the International Dressage Officials Club (IDOC) and former FEI Dressage Committee Member. In his mission statement right after his appointment as IDOC president, Matthiesen stressed that he's aiming for more...

20/12/2016
Opinions

Our guest columnist of the week is regular contributor David Stickland of Global Dressage Analytics who weighs in on the new format for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan. The format has undergone several drastic changes which...

23/08/2016
Opinions

I was quite intrigued by the article I read on dressage in the International New York Times on my flight back home from 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. NY Times author James Hill presented a simplistic and almost derogatory view on our sport with a touch of so called humour. While there...

05/07/2016
Opinions

After the publication of Blood Disregarded at the 2016 CDIO Rotterdam? I spent two full days replying to emails having to defend myself and my...

01/03/2016
Opinions

When the rules for individual qualification for the 2016 Rio Olympics were released, FEI score statician David Stickland immediately warned the hotshots in charge of the major flaws and room for corruption the system left. Last weekend, Stickland's foreboding became truth. At the 2016 CDI Moscow...

27/09/2015
Opinions

Guest columnist of the week is Dirk Willem Rosie, editor-in-chief of Dutch equestrian newspaper De Paardenkrant and website Horses.nl. For 13 years Rosie worked as editor at De Hoefslag before taking up a job at the KWPN headquarters in...

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