The Talk: Schooling

It’s a thing most riders would like to avoid, but is still part of showing horses: schooling. We have talked to Sylvia Eigler and Cédric Leroux about this topic. They are both trainers and judges and are therefore able to talk about schooling from different perspectives.

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10 Things to Fight off the Horse Show Blues

We all know the feeling: You come home from a show, you are tired, but maybe still full of adrenaline and suddenly you realize – the show is over. The so-called horse show blues or ACD – after competition depression as one of our readers called it – is especially terrible, if the show was lots of fun and you shared great moments with your two-legged and four-legged friends. But, don’t worry, as for most problems, there is a solution – or better say ten: We present ten ways of getting rid of the horse show blues.

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Ask The Judge!

You are new to the show industry and totally confused by everything that’s going on? You have been showing for a while but still don’t get the new scoring system? You are a DIY-rider without a trainer to ask some questions? We are here to help! Together with five DQHA Professional Horsewomen who are also judges, we have created this unique opportunity for you: Ask the judge!

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A Star on Social Media: Julia Steinbrecher

Julia Steinbrecher is a successful Reining rider, she has competed at the FEI World Championship and won classes at several big shows. To her, however, the most important thing is the connection she has with her horses: She does not only show it off in various videos on Instagram, but her horses have also starred in multiple movies. No wonder, Julia and her horses have quite the fan base by now: She has 49,000 followers on Instagram! We have talked to her about her Quarter and Miniature horses, the love for liberty work and movie productions.

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