Editorials

Editorials

06/09/2017
Opinions

To paraphrase Dickens, “It was the best of events, it was the worst of events”. August 2017 saw two major senior level dressage events: the European Championships in Gothenburg and the final stage of the CDIO Nations Cup at Hickstead. The first went off largely without hitch and people round the world watched some beautiful dressage, saw a German team dominate the event and with judging that was largely very understandable. The second competition resulted in a deserved win for France, but with a jury of five 5* judges with enormous differences between them in scores and in ranking.

Columnists

22/09/2017
Guest Column

From time to time it occurs that people ask whether I ride, and if so, in what discipline. My automatic reply is always: Dressage. The last occasion I actually participated in a dressage competition is now shrouded somewhere in the mists of time… (since then, I have been sadly gripped by a severe breeding addiction, which gets in the way, rather…)

Wayne´s World

10/04/2017
Opinions

As secretary-general Wayne Channon been an undercover driving force of the International Dressage Riders Club. He is also a propulsor for a drastic change in the dressage judging system. Channon submitted the following article in response to reactions leading up to the 2017 FEI Sport Forum on 11 April 2017, where the judging system will be up for discussion.

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