After the clinic Lars Petersen
got the opportunity to explain into detail some of his
techniques, and the panel of professionals acknowledged the good riding and the high quality of horses.
The international dressage rider and trainer Lars Petersen will take the audience through the training of talented young horses up to the highest level of dressage.
In this clinic Petersen will be assisted by professional riders from Blue Hors Dressage and their quality horses at three different training levels - from young talents to Grand Prix.
Lars Petersen joins Global Dressage Forum
and clinician at Global Dressage Forum, Grand Prix trainer Lars Petersen will travel to his former home field, Blue Hors stud in Denmark, to share his expertise on dressage training
- My favourite thing about the sport is developing a horse from the beginning, regardless of where it takes me.
The quote is Lars Petersen's
, originally uttered in a 2013 interview with Eurodressage, and it summarises the rider's approach to dressage perfectly: Focus must be on developing the horse, in every little step making sure that the horse is trained in such a way that it can realise its full potential.
The rider and trainer has brought a number of horses from youngster classes to Grand Prix.
has been a well-known figure on the international dressage scene for more than two decades.
He started out as head trainer at Blue Hors stud where he spent nine years training and competing a long string of the station's stallions, before he moved across the pond and set up the international dressage stable Legacy Farms.
sport results include a 12th place at the 1996 Olympics, a tenth place at the 1998 WEG
in Rome and five Danish Championships, plus a fourth place and a second place at the World Cup finals in 2001 and 2002, respectively.
In the US he
has bagged an impressive number of wins and placings in Grand Prix dressage, proving why he
is such a successful trainer with students from all of North America seeking him out.
At Global Dressage Dressage Forum he
will take the spectators on a journey in equine talent development.
Assisted by professional riders from Blue Hors
and quality horses at three different training levels he
will show the path from young horse to Grand Prix mount.
Danish Olympian and WEG contestant Lars Petersen
is among the names on the 2014 GDF programme
• International dressage rider and trainer Lars Petersen will take the audience through the training of talented young horses up to the highest level of dressage.
In this clinic he
will be assisted by professional riders from Blue Hors Dressage and their quality horses.