Robert Dover HorseMastership Week Jan. 5-9 Open to Auditors

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Steffen Peters and Laura Graves, United States team gold medalists at the Pan American Games, to be trainers at the Robert Dover HorseMastership event. © 2015 Ken Braddick/dressage-news.com
Steffen Peters and Laura Graves, United States team gold medalists at the Pan American Games, to be trainers at the Robert Dover HorseMastership event. © 2015 Ken Braddick/dressage-news.com

WELLINGTON, Florida, Dec. 22, 2015–The Robert Dover HorseMastership Week of leading American trainers, riders and other industry experts working with youth riders at the Global Dressage Festival show grounds Jan. 5-9 is open to auditors.

The clinic that kicks off the the Florida winter circuit provides top junior and young riders from across the United States lessons with top riders and trainers and presentations from prominent professionals in the industry.

The clinic will start each day at 7 a.m. with a fitness routine designed for athletes by Mike Barthowlemy followed by lessons for participating riders in three arenas in the Van Kampen covered arena.

Robert Dover, Charlotte Bredahl-Baker and George Williams will be trainers for the first two days, Jan, 5-6.

Steffen Peters and Laura Graves will join Robert as trainers on Jan. 8-9.

Featured speakers:

Jan. 5–Charles Tota, master saddle fitter from the Dressage Connection; Sports Performance Coach Laura King and Ice Horse demonstration by Liv Gude.

Jan. 6–Dr. Hilary Clayton, BVMS, PhD, Equine Locomotion and Biomechanics expert, and Endel Ots, Kim Herslow and Mary Cameron Rollins speaking about their experiences at international championships and transitioning from Young Riders to Dressage Professionals.

Jan. 7–Dr. Rick Mitchell, U.S. dressage team veterinarian; Jane Savoie, international rider and trainer, author of several books including, “That Winning Feeling”; Janet Foy, international judge speaking about how to improve scores at competitions, and Kenneth J. Braddick, owner/editor of dressage-news.com on the media.

Jan. 8–Hannah Niebielski, U.S. Equestrian Federation representative speaking about opportunities for youth riders; visit to Oded Shimoni’s equestrian center to watch training sessions.

Auditors can pre-register by emailing kodeater1@yahoo.com or pay at the door. Adults $30/day or $125/week; youth $10/day. All donations are tax-deducible through the Dressage4Kids, Inc.