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Jan Bemelmans-GER

Jan Bemelmans is truly a rider/trainer with deep heart and soul for what he does! Originally from Belgium, now living in Germany. Currently the French Olympic Team Coach, after 15 years of coaching the Spanish team, helping them r..

Total Videos: 33

Florian Bacher-AUT

Florian has been with the famed Spanish Riding School in Austria for over 15 years. When it comes to historical foundations the Spanish Riding School stands supreme. FEI international competitor.

Total Videos: 2

Jan Brink-SWE

Jan Brink belongs to the world elite in dressage, and with the stallion Briar 899 he has had great success on national as well as international arenas. Jan has been to numerous world championships, including the Olympics, WEG, Wor..

Total Videos: 25

Katrin Bettenworth-GER

Katrin has trained many horses from the lower levels to the Grand Prix including three horses that competed in the World Equestrian Games in Aachen, Germany, 2006...

Total Videos: 16

Charlotte Bredahl Baker-USA

Charlotte Bredahl-Baker was born and raised in Denmark. In 1979, she moved to the United States, where she has been training dressage horses ever since. In 1985 Charlotte earned her dressage judge's license. Today, Charlotte is a ..

Total Videos: 3

Colonel Christian Carde-FRA

Colonel Carde, the former director of the French National School at Saumur, Christian Carde is an FEI I judge and founder of ALLEGE-IDEAL, an international organization for promoting classically correct horses (with superb piaffe/..

Total Videos: 12

Richard Davison-UK

Richard is a four-time Olympian and has been at the fore-front of the international dressage world for three decades. As well as being among the world’s most experienced international riders he is in demand for his many oth..

Total Videos: 5

Juan Manuel Munoz Diaz-ESP

Olympian and clear crowd favorite, Juan Manuel Munoz Diaz is based in Seville and is presently considered one of the most accomplished riders of PRE horses, the Spanish team and throughout the world. Strongly remembered for his 2..

Total Videos: 13

Daniel Martin Dockx-ESP

Fresh from the 2012 Olympics, Mr. Dockx rides for the Spanish team. Jose Daniel Martin Dockx lives in Mijas, Spain, outside of Malaga. He has trained and successfully competed many PREs and warmbloods from start to Grand Prix. Som..

Total Videos: 11

Alizee Froment-FRA

Alizee Froment is the French pony Chef d'Equipe and known worldwide as the "bitless" rider. She is a Grand Prix rider who competes at CDI level. Alizée was educated as a rider at the French National Equestrian Centre in Saumur..

Total Videos: 3

Lilo Fore-USA

A name synonymous with dressage in the US, Lilo Fore is an FEI I Judge and has been a member of the ground jury for numerous USET selection trials for the Pan American Games, the World Equestrian Games and The Olympics. She is a..

Total Videos: 13

Peter Gmoser-AUT

Two time Olympian with many successes at Championship level, including the European championships in Verden, the World Equestrian Games in Jerez, the Olympic Games Athens 2004 as well as the European championships in Windsor. Pete..

Total Videos: 6

Nicholas Fyffe - AUS

Australian Dressage Team, winner of 2007 Tri Nations Cup, Johannesburg - long listed 2008 Beijing Olympics, Prix St Georges Cup in Melbourne, Australian National Dressage Elite Squad

Total Videos: 13

Edward Gal-NED

Edward is our special guest! Winner of numerous world records, Dutch Olympian and star, Edward Gal is on top of the world after setting his third dressage world record in 2009 aboard Moorlands Totilas . Though Totilas has now gone..

Total Videos: 2

Hilda Gurney-USA

2-time Olympian, 9-time PanAmerican Gamer, Hilda Gurney has been an enthusiastic participant for more than three decades in the phenomenal growth of her favorite equestrian discipline, dressage. She is also an Olympic medalist an..

Total Videos: 24

Catherine Haddad-Staller-USA

Catherine Haddad, a member of the US Team many times over, World Cup, WEG, Olympic Trials competitor. Catherine currently trains on the east coast and in Florida during season, previously living and training out of her farm in Vec..

Total Videos: 72

Lammert Haanstra-NED

After having been an Instructor at the Hippische Federatie (National Board for Equine Education) for 18 years he was asked to take charge of the daily affairs at the new FPC Friese Paarden Centrum at Drachten. Haanstra is a respec..

Total Videos: 1

Laura Graves-USA

Laura rides for the U.S. Dressage Team and is a World Equestrian Games Competitor, 2014. Living out a “real-life fairtytale” at the 2014 U.S. Dressage Championships in Gladstone (USA) on 12 - 15 June 2014, US rider Lau..

Total Videos: 24

Scott Hassler-USA

USEF Young Horse Development Coach, trainer, breeder and rider. With over 20 years of experience in training and competing in FEI-sport — both nationally and internationally — Scott and Susanne are dedicated to the d..

Total Videos: 10

Joyce Heuitink-NED

Joyce is currently (2015) the team coach and trainer of the Dutch Paralympic dressage squad. At six European Championships, she won team gold three times, team silver three times and individual bronze twice. She judges up to Inter..

Total Videos: 3

Guest Trainers

We host an array of guest educators who we feel have valuable education to share with the equestrian world! If there is someone you see within our guest spots whom you would like to see on a regular basis, please communicate with ..

Total Videos: 11

Christoph Hess-GER

Christoph Hess has worked for the German Equestrian Federations training department since 1978 and is presently Director of Training and Education at the German Olympic Committee. He is also an FEI Level 3 (I) judge for Dressage a..

Total Videos: 19

Judy Harvey-UK

Judy Harvey, FBHS, Great Britain, is unique in that she is not only an FEI international competitor, British Dressage team selector and FEI judge, but she is also a highly respected trainer and coach and former coach of Olympic go..

Total Videos: 1

Andreas Helgstrand-DEN

Andreas Helgstrand is an award-winning Danish dressage rider and is a special guest feature on We thank him for sharing his methods and training with us as he has proven himself as a master and one we a..

Total Videos: 4

Chrissa Hoffmann-USA

USDF Gold Medalist and trainer of all breeds ranging from Warmbloods, Saddlebreds, Morgans, and Tb's...she has been training American Saddlebred, "Harry Callahan" who is the only American Saddlebred in the world competing and winn..

Total Videos: 18

Carl Hester-UK

Two time Olympian, in 1992 the Barcelona Olympics on Georgioni. Hester became the youngest British rider ever to compete in an Olympic Games. In 2012, Hester was selected with three others to represent the United Kingdom at the 20..

Total Videos: 7

Gareth Hughes- UK

Garth Hughes has trained with many of the best, including 10 years with Carl Hester. He has produced many horses to Grand Prix, including Classic Sandman, Nurejev, Ramazzotti, Duvie and DV Stenkjers Nadonna. He has won many Nati..

Total Videos: 6

Kenny Harlow-USA

DTO's own natural horseman! Kenny is the secret ingredient working with international competitors on challenging issues they are experiencing with their horses. His specialty is working with problem horses in all disciplines and ..

Total Videos: 2

Jody Hartstone-NZ

Jody, shortlisted for Athens Olympics on Landioso and the 2010 WEG qualified rider for Dressage representing New Zealand, Jody teaches and lectures worldwide emphasizing her training based on scientific principles of behavioural t..

Total Videos: 16

Colleen Kelly-AUS

Biomechanics specialist, rider and judge, Colleen focuses on the science of rider physiology. One of 15 educational presenters for the 2010 WEG, Colleen analyzes, tests and improves balance, co-ordination and timing of the rider,..

Total Videos: 8

Alfredo Hernandez-USA

Piaffe and Passage specialist. Alfredo, originally from Portugal, specializes in the development of piaffe and passage training with high-level dressage horses. Alfredo says it's never too early to introduce horses to these advan..

Total Videos: 13

Arthur Kottas-Heldenberg-AUT

Arthur Kottas-Heldenberg was a member of the Spanish Riding School from 1960 to 2002. In 1980he was made Chief Rider and was the youngest person to have held this post in the 400 years of the School's history. He is a trainer and ..

Total Videos: 15

Sacha Hamilton-UK

Inducted into the UK Coaching Award Hall of Fame in 2012 and awarded a medal, for helping deliver victory for British athletes at the London 2012 Games. Sacha proudly trained Natasha Baker, double gold medalist at the 2012 Paralym..

Total Videos: 3

Ingrid Klimke-GER

German, Reitmeister, Olympian Eventer and International Dressage Rider and Trainer. Ingrid comes from a long line of successfull riders. Seeing many international competitions the world over, her name is world reknown in the eques..

Total Videos: 1

Caroline Kottas-Heldenberg-AUT

Became the second best Austrian team member and highest mover up in the Austrian dressage rankings...

Total Videos: 5

Courtney King-Dye-USA

Courtney King-Dye represented the USA in the 2008 Bejing Olympics. Additionally she represented the USA in the 2007 Rolex World Cup in Las Vegas, Nevada. Courtney works and trains on the East Coast.

Total Videos: 26

Helen Langehanenberg-GER

Fresh from the 2012 Olympics as part of the silver medal winning German team, famed for her light bridle contact, invisible aids and flawless seat; when Helen Langehanenberg enters a ring riding the gorgeous stallion Damon Hill th..

Total Videos: 11

Sylvia Loch-UK

Sylvia is known as a classical rider and trainer. Having taught for 50 years, certified as a Portugese Riding School Instructor, author of 8 books and 10 training videos.

Total Videos: 1

Debbie McDonald-USA

Perhaps the most decorated US horse and rider team attending the 2008 Olympic dressage competition is Debbie McDonald and Brentina. 2 time Olympian and numerous medals in other international competitions, such as the World Equestr..

Total Videos: 53

Dr. Ulf Moller-GER

Dr Ulf Moller was born in 1962, he was one of the great auction riders, producing a string of very expensive horses for the famed Hanoverian Verband auction. Ulf was also the sales manager at the Hanoverian Auction stables in Verd..

Total Videos: 34

Nancy Later-USA

Nancy is a USEF Bronze and Silver medalist and has had three horses on the Developing Horse List maintained by the United States Equestrian Team. In 1995, Nancy Later made the USET Team for the US Olympic Festival. She is currentl..

Total Videos: 28

Jose Mendez-AUS

Former Rider and Trainer of The Royal School of Equestrian Art in Jerez, Spain. Jose specializes in long lining and teaching in hand.

Total Videos: 5

Oliver Oelrich-GER

Young rider coach for the German team. He is a master horsemen winning titles such as the National Championships and World Championships for young dressage horses, as well as with the Nuremberg Cup in which he presented to Vice-Ch..

Total Videos: 3

Arlene Tuny Page-USA

In 2006, Page and the up-and-coming Wild One have won the USEF National Grand Prix Freestyle Championship in Wellington, Florida, they also placed first in the U.S. League Final CDI-W for the World Cup

Total Videos: 3

Ingo Pape-GER

Highly respected German breeder and trainer of young horses, Ingo Pape and his team has experienced decades of success at the very highest levels of young horse competition and accolades.

Total Videos: 6

Lars Petersen - DEN

Lars Petersen represented Denmark at the pinnacle of competitive dressage for more than 10 years, including at the Olympic Games, two World Equestrian Games, three World Cup Finals, and two Continental Championships. Five time Dan..

Total Videos: 7

Dr.Dieter Schule-GER, FEI O Judge

As O-judge, Dr. Dieter Schule has been involved in many international championships including the 2006 World Equestrian Games in Aachen. He is one of the few judges who are educating future international dressage judges. Dr. Schul..

Total Videos: 11

Steffen Peters-USA

Steffen is a four-time Olympic dressage competitor and three-time USEF Horseman of the Year. He marks as his good fortune to have trained and ridden a number of remarkable horses, reaching back to his teenage years in Germany when..

Total Videos: 20

Shannon Peters-USA

Shannon has been an active FEI trainer and competitor for 25 years. She has had great influences throughout her career from her everyday help from husband, US Olympian, Steffen Peters, "S" judge Debbie Riel-Rodriguez, Nancy Baker ..

Total Videos: 8

Heath Ryan-AUS

2008 Beijing Olympic Games (Dressage) 2002 WEG Jerez - 12th in Team classification 2002 WEG Jerez - 37th in Individual classification 2002 Brisbane CDI - 4th Grand Prix / 3rd Freestyle 2002 Sydney CDI Grand Prix - 1st / Freestyle ..

Total Videos: 6

Gary Rockwell-USA, FEI O Judge

A former member of the United States Equestrian Team, Gary Rockwell represented the U.S. in competitions throughout Europe. He and his Danish mare ÒSunaÓ won a team silver medal at CHIO Rotterdam in 1993 and a team bronze ..

Total Videos: 10

Lotje Schoots-NED

2009 and 2007 FEI Young Rider World Cup Rabobank Talent of the Year. The Rabobank Talent Plan, which supports upcoming equestrian athletes in The Netherlands, is in its 11th year and it is the first time that a rider has won the t..

Total Videos: 4

Martin Schaudt-GER

2 time German Olympian. 2 time winner of German National Dressage Championships. Competitor multiple year, European Dressage Championships. In 1996 Martin was a member of the German team at the Olympic Games in Atlanta. Ten years..

Total Videos: 14

Rafael Soto-ESP

Rafael Soto Andrade is the head trainer of the Spanish Riding School in Jerez de la Frontera, Spain. Aboard Invasor he participated in three Olympic Games: Atlanta 1996, Sydney 2000 and Athens 2004.

Total Videos: 12

Conrad Schumacher - GER

Conrad Schumacher is one of the world’s foremost dressage trainers, having trained many students to international Olympic and World Championship level. He has been an influential force in the successful teams from Germany, Holla..

Total Videos: 1

Axel Steiner-USA

Axel Steiner (USEF "S", FEI 5*) has been involved with Dressage all his life. As a judge and teacher for over 40 years he has been part of the growth of Dressage in the USA and in many countries around the world. He hopes to conti..

Total Videos: 43

Henk Van Bergen-NED

Coach of the Dutch dressage team, 1972 & 1992 Olympics. Coached private students at the 1984 Olympics. 1988 he was the coach for the Japanese team, Seoul Olympics. Currently he is the national coach for England's JR/YR team.

Total Videos: 11

Laurens van Lieren-NED

Laurens was a member of the Dutch Dressage Team, for 3 years, culminating in the team gold medal and an individual seventh place at the European Championships in Turin in 2007. In 2008, Laurens and Hexagons Ollright, placed sixth..

Total Videos: 4

Susanne von Dietze-GER

Published author of Balance in Movement, How to Achieve the Perfect Seat, Susanne's expertise as a trainer through Grand Prix and as a physiotherapist, combine to give her an amazing capacity to help riders become harmonious partn..

Total Videos: 6

Mary Wanless-UK

An internationally renowned coach, and the author of the 'Ride With Your Mind' books, which have been translated into many languages. She has also authored 8 DVDs. She coaches riders at all levels, from relative novices to two of ..

Total Videos: 6

Guenter Zach-AUT

Numerous Grand Prix wins, nationally tested Reitlehrer is and was successful national and international tournament horseman. Austrian team coach . Krista is a trainer and rider of Zach Dressur

Total Videos: 8

Isabell Werth - GER

Isabell Werth (born 21 July 1969 in Rheinberg) is a German equestrian and world champion in dressage who competed in the Olympics five times (1992, 1996, 2000, 2008, 2016) winning ten medals, six of them gold. She holds the record..

Total Videos: 3

Walter Zettl-GER/CAN

German dressage rider and Olympic-level dressage horse trainer. He was born in 1929 in Alt-Rohlau, Bohemia, which is now Stará Role in the Karlovy Vary region of the Czech Republic. Now a long time Canadian resident, where he c..

Total Videos: 2

Nicole Weinauge-GER

Dressage training - according to the principles of the School of Légèreté. Focusing on a training system which is based on the old masters and a thorough knowledge of the horse's anatomy, physiology, kinematics, balance, ..

Total Videos: 2

Mimi Stanley - USA

Mimi Stanley is a trainer specializing in Arabians and Arabian crosses, bringing multiple horses to the top levels of dressage while having phenomenal success in the Young Rider program.

Total Videos: 2