In this film series, you can see how Ingrid Klimke trains Just Paul, a 4-year-old gelding according to the classical principles of dressage. Just Paul was in training for about seven months with Ingrid Klimke and has developed so well that he is now about to participate in his first competition in the following days. He takes the half halts nicely, stretches to the bit and completes willingly the different movements asked by Ingrid.
The youngster will participate in a pre-novice dressage competition. Before riding the test in one piece, Ingrid Klimke trains each movement separately: transitions, stopping from the trot, standing still and promptly going back to trot after the hold.
After a break in working walk, Ingrid Klimke introduces the galop work. The transition to canter and back to trot are working well and fluently, even without the use of voice commands. Finally, the Olympic champion exercises the whole test in one piece. It provides security for the horse and the rider to be familiar with the test in order to complete it well on the competition day.
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She is an Olympic Gold Medallist and World Champion and is following in the footsteps of her famous father, dressage legend Reiner Klimke. Ingrid Klimke is one of the few professional riders in the world that is successful at an international level in both eventing as well as dressage.> more
The successful halt is the key to good riding and based on the aids coming together correctly. There is hardly any other exercise that is applied so often yet with so little sureness and knowledge.
Duration: 16:05 Minutes
The 5-year-old Saint Ledger has only just started his basic training. In this lesson, we concentrate on familiarising him to the rider’s aids and despite being in an unfamiliar environment, relaxing in his body and mind.
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Once the horse has been familiarised to the effects of the double bridle on the ground, Philippe Karl then continues this from the saddle. He rides using the Fillis hold, enabling the use of the two bits separately.
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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