French Equestrian Federation Invests in Dressage

Sun, 11/24/2002 - 00:00
French Dressage News

The technical delegate of the French Equestrian Federation has announced the FFE's special efforts to the improve the level of dressage in the country. For a start, the budget for the discipline has been doubled

by the FFE and in order to help Chef d'Equipe Margit Otto Crepin in her pursuits, an agreement has been made between Otto Crepin and the National Equestrian Academy in Saumur, France, to use Saumur's trainers Laurence Sautet and Philippe Limousin for the tutoring of the pony, junior and young riders' teams.

Laurence Sautet will be taking on the pony trainings as former trainer Fabien Godelle has resigned from this position to concentrate on his own competition career. Three training sessions will be held at the Equestrian Academy in the near future with Margit Otto Crepin. Candidatures for these clinics (French riders only) can be send before December 20, 2002, to fax number: +33

The training sessions can be audited for free and will take place in Saumur on:

27 - 28 December 2002: Junior / Young Riders (12 15 riders maximum)
29 December 2002: Prix St Georges Riders (12 - 15 riders maximum)
10 - 12 January 2003: Grand Priw riders (16 riders maximum)

Source: Equiwa

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