Inaugural Global Dressage Forum North America an Educational Success in Wellington Florida

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The first ever 2013 Global Dressage Forum hosted at the spectacular Pineland Equestrian Centre in Wellington, Florida brought hundreds of dressage riders, trainers and enthusiasts together to learn in the most significant educational gathering in North America.  

The event provided a lecture stage as well as an arena for the best trainers and riders to share their knowledge with  panalists Anne Gribbons, Felicitas von Neumann, Cathy Connolly, Betsy Steiner, Leslie Reid, and Jan Ebeling.







Watch an interview with Ingrid Klimke at the 2013 Global Dressage Forum

The agenda for the event covered interviews and discussions with top riders Steffen Peters and Ingrid Klimke.   Besides sharing their experiences training their top mounts, Steffen and Ingrid also lectured aboard horses during the forum.

The entire forum is professionally recorded then edited and archived by event.  Each event is labeled and can easily selected depending

on the interest of the viewer. 

Screen Shot 2017-10-04 at 5.54.39 AMHighlights of the event include Klaus Balkenhol receiving a lifetime Dressage Achievement Award sharing is pride in contributing to the sport, Bo Jena provided training and instruction on long lining techniques, which were demonstrated in front of the forum audience, and Ingrid Klimke captured the attention of the crowd by narrating her Olympic ride in the cross country event in London.   Ingrid also shared her theories, philosophies, and training methods of her horses.

Additional educational lectures were provided by Dr. Hilary Clayton who provided a lecture on the development of the dressage horse, Dr. Juan Samper on breeding dressage horses, Grant Moon on specialty farrier work, as well as discussions by Stefan Stammer and Wolfram Wittig on the sport of dressage.

The event was an overwhelming success in providing educational opportunties for all that attended the event.    These valuable recordings of this spectactular forum will no doubt continue to educate the global dressage community.  

For access to the video archive of the 2013 Global Dressage Forum, click here.


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