Reports Index

Shows

01/08/2014
2014 CDI Pompadour

In the lead up to the 2014 European Junior and Young Rider Championship, the 2014 CDI Pompadour on 27 - 29 June 2014 became an important preparatory event for junior Marjan Hooge and young rider Alexa Fairchild. Belgian pony rider Antonia Arl led the pony division while Holland’s Joyce Lenaerts reigned in the small tour. Portugal’s Carlos Pinto claiming victory in the big league alongside Judy Harvey.

Training

29/06/2014
Training Your Horse

The collected trot is a dance between horse and rider. When you watch the top riders, the collected trot is about an energy created between the two entities, an energy that ideally flows from the back of the horse to the front and up, through and out the top of the rider’s head. It is difficult and requires a great degree of impulsion and engagement.

Walks

29/06/2014
A Walk on the Premises

Mount St John, originally an 11th-century preceptory of the Order of St John of Jerusalem and then re-built five centuries later as a stunning manor house set in 1250 acres of farmland, is nestled in the hills overlooking Felixkirk, a tiny hamlet mentioned in the Domesday Book as Fridebi, ‘the peace village’ – and peaceful indeed it is, with no shops or public transport, just a handful of cottages, an 11th-century church and an award-winning pub. This is where Emma Jane Blundell breeds her superstar foals from a stellar selection of mares

Interviews

17/07/2014
Young Guns in Dressage

Making a clean sweep of the Florida Young Rider circuit in the winter and spring of 2014, Canadian Tanya Strasser is one of the most successful young riders ever to hit North America. After her outstanding success this year, she is now ranked number one and two in her country with Action Tyme and Deluxe Tyme and has just claimed team silver at the 2014 North American Young Riders Championships, which are running this weekend.

History

01/03/2014
History

Here is an overview of the world records currently held by dressage riders from pony to Grand Prix level.

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