Category Archives: Dressage

Is Jessica von Bredow-Werndl the Next Isabell Werth?

It’s a familiar formula in everything from storybook fairytales and Star Wars blockbusters to Hogwarts lore in Harry Potter. Hapless pupil learns from teacher, competent pupil challenges teacher, (now) masterful pupil defeats teacher.  It’s...

The Charlottes Deliver for Crown & Country

Champions rise to the occasion. And so do the Brits. Between living legends Carl Hester and Charlotte Dujardin, wunderkind Charlotte "Lottie" Fry and veteran Gareth Hughes, the British team competing...

Why Is Roundness Important?

If you’ve ever sat on a stiff horse, you know it’s not a comfortable ride. But have you ever considered that it’s not comfortable for the horse either? When your...

Everything’s Coming Up Rath at Jiva Hill

The Jiva Hill Stables CDI belonged to Germany's Mattias Alexander Rath on Saturday. The 2010 World Championship team bronze medalist and three-time European Championship team medalist swept the CDIYH, 3*...

How/What to Watch: CHIO Aachen

CHIO Aachen should be declared an international holiday for equestrians. Between the 5* show jumping and 4*/ 5* dressage, elite eventers and four-in-hand heavyweights, it's a fun fair of epic...

Erin Silo’s Dressage Destiny

Erin Silo (CAN) didn't have a straight path up the centerline into the dressage world. Her story has as many twists and turns as a cross-country course. For the greater...

Dujardin’s “Still Got It”

Eight months ago, former world no. 1 Charlotte Dujardin (GBR) took a hiatus from competition while pregnant with her first child. In March, she and partner Dean Golding welcomed a...

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