Share This Profile
Share this profile on Facebook.
Link to this profile on LinkedIn.
Tweet this profile on Twitter.
Email a link to this profile.
See other services through which you can share this profile.
This profile was last updated on 1/27/11  and contains information from public web pages.

Mr. Lars Petersen

Wrong Lars Petersen?

Employment History

62 Total References
Web References
Lars Petersen And Melissa ..., 27 Jan 2011 [cached]
Lars Petersen And Melissa Taylor's Legacy Farms Wins Classic Equine Stall And Tack Room Award At Gold Coast Dressage Opener Festival CDI
Wellington, FL (January 27, 2011) - Lars Petersen and Melissa Taylor's Legacy Farms tack and stabling area found favor with the judges during the Gold Coast Dressage Opener Festival CDI, helping the farm take home the Classic Equine Stall and Tack Room Award.
Located near Wellington in White Fences, Legacy Farms is run by Petersen, a Danish Olympic rider, and Taylor, a professional rider and trainer.
"We were very excited to win the Classic Stall and Tack Room Award," Petersen said. "Classic Equine has great equipment and we want to thank them for sponsoring the award."
Petersen, who said Legacy Farms has 40 horses at their White Fences location, is the head trainer at Legacy and his riding career has produced a legacy of its own. Petersen made his mark on the dressage world in Denmark as the Danish National Champion five different times. While competing for Denmark, Lars rode in the Olympic Games, three World Equestrian games, two World Cup Finals and three Continental Championships.
While at the Gold Coast Opener, Taylor competed Chicco Roslev and Caroline Roffman, who trains with Petersen, competed her horses.
Lars Petersen opting out of ..., 11 June 2008 [cached]
Lars Petersen opting out of this year's Olympic GamesDressageDaily: Euro Update: Lars Petersen Withdraws as Danish Olympic Team Candidate
Lars PetersenLegacy Farm's Lars Petersen is no longer in the running for a place on the Danish Olympic Dressage Team.In spite of their recent stellar performance at Raleigh CDI in the Grand Prix Freestyle, the 43-year old American based Dane has withdrawn himself from Olympic contention because of unfeasible logistics.Petersen was in the running for a Danish team place with his own 14-year old Danish warmblood gelding Success (by Silver Moon) but felt that the time schedule was too tight for his horse to comfortably settle down in Europe for the Danish Olympic selection trials."Succes is a very spooky horse and since the timing didn't work, we were only able to get one show in Europe before the CDIO Aachen [Final Danish Olympic Selection Trial] and didn't feel that was ideal," Lars Petersen's partner Melissa Taylor told Eurodressage.
"Also, our other trainer,broke his leg, so that put a little stress on Lars leaving his business."Managing their business is a big obligation with a barn full of horses and students in both their Pennsylvania and Florida locations.And there is another good reason for Petersen to settle in to the USA for the summer.
Lars Petersen, Shawna Harding and Amy Stuhr are in the Running for the Championship Prize Money at The Wellington Classic Dressage Challenge Series
Lars Petersen and Shawna Harding Edge Closer to $15,000 Prize in the Wellington Classic Dressage Challenge of Champions
DressageDaily: Lars Petersen Says Adieu to Denmark, 16 Oct 2001 [cached]
Lars Petersen says Adieu to DenmarkDressageDaily: Lars Petersen Says Adieu to Denmark
Lars Petersen says Adieu to Denmark
Lars PetersenThe 36-year-old Lars Petersen has decided to leave Blue Hors Stud next year.After being Blue Hors's steady dressage rider and trainer for more than eight year, Petersen believes it's time to move on.He agreed to relocate at Sugar Hill Farm in Virginia, USA.Owned by Erwin LePow, Sugar Hill farm had already worked together with Petersen before.
"I had a fantastic time at Blue Hors," Petersen said."My wife Mette has long been dreaming about moving abroad.So when the offer came, it was hard to say no"
Kjeld Kirk Kristiansen, the owner of Blue Hors Stud, said that they were very glad for Lars to find such an excellent new position abroad.
Of course we regret to lose such a great person as Lars, but he agreed to help us find a new replacement for him," Kristiansen said.
Saturday King and Idocus placed second ..., 30 Sept 2007 [cached]
Saturday King and Idocus placed second in the Grand Prix Freestyle behind Lars Petersen with Succes.
National Horse Show, 28 Nov 2003 [cached]
Lars Petersen and Dansko’s Success Win Grand Prix National Horse Show
Lars Petersen and Dansko's Success Win Grand Prix
"It's the first time ever he has shown Grand Prix," said Petersen of the gray, eight-year-old, 16.2-hand Danish Warmblood. Petersen and his Five Star Farm have owned the gelding since he was a year old, and though Petersen has done all of the training on Dansko's Success, the first Grand Prix still posed questions. "I don't know how much I can push him so it was a little bit of an experiment in a way," said Petersen, noting that mistakes in the zigzag were his as he is just discovering how much he can trust his green Grand Prix horse. "I backed him off a little bit too much. I could have just trusted him," he said, and then added with a laugh, "And I counted wrong twice! Petersen noted that Dansko's Success is a very hot horse so the best part of his performance was the way he handled the show atmosphere. "He kept his concentration," said Petersen. "He can be 'look-y' and he really kept his cool in there. Petersen, a member of the Danish dressage team for nine years, was especially pleased with how Dansko's Success performed the trademark movements of the Grand Prix. "His piaffe/passage I was really happy with.
Other People with the name "Petersen":
Accelerate your business with the industry's most comprehensive profiles on business people and companies.
Find business contacts by city, industry and title. Our B2B directory has just-verified and in-depth profiles, plus the market's top tools for searching, targeting and tracking.
Atlanta | Boston | Chicago | Houston | Los Angeles | New York
Browse ZoomInfo's business people directory. Our professional profiles include verified contact information, biography, work history, affiliations and more.
Browse ZoomInfo's company directory. Our company profiles include corporate background information, detailed descriptions, and links to comprehensive employee profiles with verified contact information.