The law states that, in principle, the seller of a horse has to mention everything s/he knows about the condition and specific habits of the horse. On the other hand the buyer has a duty to investigate and scrutinize the horse he's about to buy.
There has always been vigorous debate over the best way to train for dressage. The right way, the wrong way, the good way, the bad way. For a young rider team training in Portugal, their methods are based on the teachings of the great Nuno Oliveira.
At the CDIO Saumur in the spring of 2011 a giant liver chestnut horse and his lady rider enter the arena for the Grand Prix competition when the heaven opens after some nice days. Completely undisturbed by the changing weather they show a ride
Southern Cross Stud may not be a name that you have heard of yet, but that will change in the future. This family run business with over 70 horses from foals through to those competing at advanced levels both in the UK and in Germany, are making their mark on the international scene.
Vicki Thompson-Winfield, one of the finest Grand Prix dressage riders and trainers, began her equestrian career when she was 10 years old, breaking and producing showponies at Brian Young’s Crabbet Park in Crawley. Vicki showed exceptional talent, particularly with the more difficult horses, and quickly established herself as Brian’s principal rider.
To fulfil her dressage dream, Polish Beata Stremler traveled far. In 2003 the young Polish rider decided to learn from the best and move to Germany. Polish O-judge Wojtek Markowski recommended her to meet up with Belgian born German Jan Bemelmans