“Pics or it didn’t happen” – no one takes this saying as serious as the horse show industry. Whether it is a video of practice, a picture of the new boots or an article about blankets – we like, comment and share a lot. This has lead to the fact that social media has become an important marketing tool for trainers. We have talked to three young ladies about how they use social media for advertising and getting in contact with clients.
The Showlife has learned that Torsten Gärtner Leading Performance moves to a new facility. Torsten is a multiple Bronze Trophy winner and European Champion. We have talked to him and his wife Christina about their plans.
Many people might know Franca Bartke as a successful trainer in the All-round industry: Int. DQHA Champion, European Champion, Golden Series Champion – the list goes on. Fewer people might know that Franca has been studying at the Deutsche Sporthochschule in Cologne for two years now – this university is the most prestigious school for competitive sports in Germany. Franca has told us about her undergraduate course that features riding as well and how she juggles being a student and a horse trainer.
One great thing about our sport is diversity: There are classes that focus on the horse’s talent more than the riders and some were being an excellent equestrian is a must. There are two classes in which the rider’s body position is very important: Western Horsemanship and Hunt Seat Equitation. This article is about advice on how to improve your body position on the horse. Congress Champion Jadasa “Dasi” Jablonowski and her clients Mirja Bassing and Daniela Wagner are talking about their daily routines when it comes to practicing Western Horsemanship and Equitation. Furthermore, physiotherapist Laura Pfeifer will introduce some exercises that are helpful when working on that right body position.
The coronavirus might annoy us, but this article is proof that many good things can result from quarantine. Nina Zwölfer has used the time during the lockdown to write a book about trail obstacles. The long-time riding instructor from Austria published her book just recently and was ranked quite high on the Amazon bestseller list. Furthermore, many people on social media posted videos of them doing fun and innovative trail obstacles. So we had to know: What is this book about?
Talk about a allround talent: Malin Billberg is a Swedish Champion in Trail, Western Pleasure, Hunter under Saddle and Reining, Danish Futurity Champion in Western Pleasure and Hunter under Saddle as well as European Champion in Ranch Riding – we have talked to the multi-talent from Sweden.
Marina Schwank has been named DQHA Futurity and Maturity Champion multiple times, she is an FEQHa European Champion and an EWU German Champion – despite being a successful trainer, she also has two little kids and she has achieved something that is very rare in this industry.
Stefanie Bubenzer is an International DQHA Champion, European Champion and — since a few week — AQHA’s Most Valuable Professional Horsewoman 2018. She is always eager to keep the AQHA industry in Europe up-to-date — although she never even wanted to become a horse trainer.
picture: Dirk Büttner, Luxcompany Yes, Cédric Leroux has won a lot of ribbons and titles. He was and still is […]
She is a multiple Regional Champion in Germany and has coached her clients to being named Regional Champions – especially […]