A Very Special Win: Franziska Götz is the Int. DQHA Champion Amateur Showmanship

Winning the first title at a big show sure is something special – and Franziska Götz’s win in the Amateur Showmanship at the Q22 with her mare Kings Finest Joy was no exception. What makes this win even more special is the fact that a few weeks prior to the show it wasn’t even clear whether Franziska could ride or show at all.

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Once Upon A Walk Sold To Thea Marie Friedrich

The news keep coming! TSL has learned that Youth rider Thea Friedrich has a new four-legged partner which is no stranger to the AQHA circuit: Thea is now the owner of Once Upon A Walk aka Belle. The 2015 mare is my Iron Enterprise and out of A Walk In The Sky and was formerly owned by Dunja Klein. Belle has mostly been shown in the past years by Franca Bartke. We talked to Thea about her new four-legged friend.

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Coming Soon: Euro Summit Circuit in The Netherlands

Change is just around the corner: After having organized AQHA and double-pointed AQHA shows for years now, the board of the Netherlands Quarter Horse Association (NQHA) is planning a new show that will be judged by four AQHA judged. The event is to take place from Mai 4th until 8th. And it’s supposed to be a highlight in everyone’s show schedule, the team is convinced.

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Franca Bartke Returns to Bavaria

European and German Champion Franca Bartke has moved back to Bavaria and will be operating her training business at the Newstone Köhl Ranch, formerly known as King Stables, in Schlüsselfeld, starting in April. The European and German Champion has left Cologne where she had studied at Germany’s most renowned sports university during the past years.

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Online Westernreiten lernen – mit der Allaround Academy

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Eine gute Sache, die uns aus der Pandemie geblieben ist: der Online-Unterricht. Schon einige Trainerinnen und Reiterinnen haben diesen Punkt schon bei uns in Podcast-Folgen oder Interviews angesprochen. Seit 2021 gibt es neben dem „normalen“ Online-Unterricht noch eine weitere Möglichkeit, sich im Internet mehr Wissen zum Westernreiten anzueignen: die Allaround Academy. Larissa Weber hat die E-Learning-Plattform gegründet und uns erzählt, wie das Ganze funktioniert und was die Allaround Academy bietet.

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