Conquering the Allround Events – with a Gypsy Vanner Horse

In our articles, we mainly focus on Quarter Horses, Paint Horses and Appaloosa – not only, because they are great breeds, but also because they make up the majority of horses shown in our sport. In Germany, however, there is an association that offers Western events for all sorts of breeds – and there, still, usually dominate the “classic” Western horses. If you can win with a different breed of horse, this horse must be really broke, willing to give its best – just like Fiona. This Gypsy Vanner Horse has been successfully shown in EWU classes by owner Ruth Böhm. We have talked to Ruth about her special mare and their career.

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Golden Series Showmanship Reserve Champion: Nicola Eger & Suddenly Wise N Good

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!

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My First Time in Kreuth: A Report

What is it like to come to one of the largest shows in Europe, the VWB Bavarian Championship? What is it like to be in Kreuth for the first time? Compete in the Ostbayernhalle? While some of us might vividly remember their first time in the big arena, others have never competed there. Maybe because they never got the chance, maybe because they were afraid. In order to diminish the fear of competing in Kreuth, we have talked to someone who has just recently shown there for the first time:

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