"Degni" is a 5-years old horse, who has just started to train with Anja Beran the first principal of classical dressage, which, as a previous racehorse in Russia have only been partially introduced. Anja Beran begins on the lunge with a quiet trot. "Degni" should not rear or take the gallop directly. The leg obedience has to be learned anew by the Akhal Teke. Anja Beran shows in this video together with Vera Munderloh how to teach "Degni" to promptly react to the legs and how to establish a fine communication with him.
A crucial aspect of the entire training of the horse is the will to move forward. The horse should be welling to move forward and to keep this forward rhythm during the training session. Does your horse have this will? Watch in this video how Anja Beran trains her horse according to the classical dressage principles.
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Anja Beran is the owner and manager of the renewed training centre “Gut Rosenhof”. The sensitive rider has been training horses up to the highest level, following the classical Principles, for over 25 years.> more
Introducing basic cavaletti exercises on the lunge as well as under the rider is an important part of the training and development of the young horse. For Ingrid Klimke, every horse, regardless of the discipline they might be specialized in later should be introduced to different exercises - in dressage as well as in jumping - during their basic training.
Duration: 10:00 Minutes
In competition and in a foreign environment, a young horse can learn a lot of new things and gain valuable experience. On their first competition, horses are usually nerve-wracking affairs. See how Ingrid Klimke and Just Paul tackle this challenge!
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Regular gymnastic jumping exercises are fantastic to strengthen muscles, increase body awareness and improve balance as well as keeping the horse motivated in his training, regardless of the discipline he will later be specialized in. It is important for the young horse to experience lots of variation within their training, ensuring they get used to being in new situations.
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This video allows you to follow the young dressage horse “Just Paul” and Ingrid Klimke during his first training session with Paul Stecken!
Duration: 23:13 Minutes
This series allows you to peek into how Olympic Medallist, Ingrid Klimke, trains the young gelding “Just Paul” over a two-year time frame, from a green youngster into a motivated and willing partner. A training plan with lots of variation, familiarising him with lots of new situations without over facing them, is important in the successful development of a young horse.
Duration: 09:32 Minutes