Why Do You …? Part I

Why do your horses wear these masks? Are there any disciplines for young horses? What kind of prejudices do you hold against jumping or dressage riders? Given the fact that the allround and English AQHA/APHA/ApHC events are still not as popular in Europe as they are in the states, even people that are involved in the horse industry sometimes have a lot of questions regarding our sport. In this new series, we are trying to answer some of the questions that friends of us who do jumping and dressage have sent in. Experts from our industry will try to answer all the questions.

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Trainers Around The World Part I: Israel

Vacation destination, a location steeped in history and – unfortunately – one that appears in the news from time to time – that is how many Europeans know Israel. It is a small country but compared to other Asian countries, it is one of the most involved in the AQHA allround industry. Oded Locker is one of the few allround trainers from Israel and gave us some insight on his work.

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Es ist der absolute Traumjob für viele Reiter – und Nina Müller hat ihn

Nina Müller ist APHA Europameisterin, Landesmeisterin der EWU – und hat mittlerweile einen Job, von dem sicher viele andere Reiter auch träumen. Sie arbeitet bei Krämer Pferdesport, einem der größten Unternehmen für Reitsport-Equipment in Deutschland. Als erfolgreiche Westernreiterin ist Nina auch genau im Einsatz, wo ihr Fachwissen aus der AQHA-, APHA und EWU-Szene gebraucht wird: im Westernbereich, den die Firma auch seit Jahren stetig ausbaut.

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Stella Goes Dressage

Many allround riders in Europe have started their riding career by riding dressage or jumping horses or ponies and only after a while transferred to the Western events. With Stella Peter, however, the opposite is the case: She is known as a great all-round rider and being a multiple European Champion, Reserve German Champion, Bavarian Champion … well, we could go on and on. Recently, however, her Instagram account is flooded with horse pictures – but it is not her trusted gelding Cats Hot Image we see, but a dark mare that does not really appear to be a Quarter Horse.

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