Here, we feature all European horse shows that do take place despite the Corona situation. Please note that we have highlighted the locations the shows take place – if you click on the symbol, you will find more information about the shows that are about to take place there. One symbol can stand for multiple shows.
We work. We sweat. We cry. We, fail, one time, another time and still try. We criticise, yet never doubt ourselves, we push forward. We get up early, we ignore our sore legs, we put on a neat shirt and show. We fight against all odds. And we win. We are European Champions, Futurity Champions, National Champions and sometimes the queens and kings of hearts. We are equestrians. We know how to defeat a crisis, even Corona. We know how to push through. We will be back. ?
This is not the most professional video as it features many clips that were taken with a phone. But those are your clips and we wanted to share them. Did you spot yourself or your friends?
Those clips that do look professional, however, were taken by Horsepaparazzi. Thank you very much! ?
Wir arbeiten hart. Wir schwitzen. Wir weinen. Wir machen Fehler, einmal, zweimal und probieren es doch immer wieder. Wir hinterfragen, aber zweifeln nie. Wir stehen in aller Herrgottsfrühe auf, ignorieren den Muskelkater und ziehen unser Showoutfit an, reiten los und gewinnen. Wir sind Europameister, Futurity Champions, Deutsche Meister und manchmal Sieger der Herzen. Wir als Reiter wissen, wie man mit Krisen umgeht, wie man aus ihnen gestärkt hervorgeht, auch Corona kann uns nichts anhaben. Wir sehen uns wieder. ?
Das ist nicht das professionellste Video, da auch viele Handyclips drin sind – aber das sind eure Momente und die wollen wir ja auch zeigen. Habt ihr euch schon entdeckt?
Alles, was aber sehr professionell aussieht, wurde von Horsepaparazzi aufgenommen – vielen Dank, dass wir diese schönen Momente nutzen dürfen!
Excelling as an equestrian takes a lot of work, that blood, sweat and tears thing. Given the fact that we all know how much dedication it takes to compete at a high level in our sport, it might come as a surprise to see someone excelling in another sport as well. We do, however, have some people in our industry who manage to do just that. Kateřina Holoubková from the Czech Republic is one of them: She has been successfully showing at the VWB classes in Kreuth, including the Golden Series Showmanship – but whenever she is not riding, she spends time on the ice. Kateřina is part of Team Olympia, the Czech Team that competes at the World Championship for Synchronized Skating.
She is only 13 years old, but answers like a grown-up, she is new to the VWB e.V. shows, but did them like a pro: Meet Golden Series Showmanship Reserve Champion Nicola Eger and her horse Suddenly Wise N Good. Nicola talked about her goals, role models and what she does not like about the industry. Interview includes her Showmanship run as well!
Better late than never: our interview with Golden Series Showmanship Champion Kateřina Baštová. Kate told us about her pattern, her goals and what her former horse A Cruise With Me is doing:
Mastering Horsemanship, Trail and Western Pleasure in one class sure is a great challenge – especially if you are levelled as a Novice rider. Therefore, congratulations are in order for Anna Pickel and Mate To Win Only, winners of the newly introduced Rising Star class. Anna has told us about her training with Marina Schwank Showhorses, her horse and what she will buy from her prize money:
He is known as one of Europe’s most talented Western Pleasure riders, but at the BSC he proved to be even more than that: Winner of the first go-round of the Golden Series Reining, Alan Falcon Vincent Giordano, told us about his Reining horse Ima Spooks Too, the ambition to win and whether he has a favorite among his horses…
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