The foundations have been laid and it's time to further the dressage horse's training. Olympic champion Ingrid Klimke, along with her mentor Paul Stecken, perfect lateral movements, improve changes in canter and work on series of flying changes. The work on collection is further supported by work-in-hand expert Wilfried Gehrmann. It's such a treat to get so much enjoyment out of watching riding that you will want to try it out yourself.
The name Klimke stands for highly successful horse training in a correct, sporting manner with respect for the horse. Ingrid Klimke's film series "Basic Training for Riding Horses" is a masterpiece conveying brilliant ideas to follow in one's own riding. In this sequel, her horses have matured another year and are ready in their dressage work to progress towards Advanced Class (S).
About the Author
Ingrid Klimke is an international trainer of dressage, show jumping, and event horses, and currently competes for Germany as an event rider. She had always been able to call on her father Reiner Klimke's experience but has also been greatly influenced by Fritz Ligges, Ian Miller, and Anne Kursinski. She's appeared at five Olympics, from 2000 to 2016. With her horse Abraxxas, she won two gold medals in team eventing, at the 2008 Summer Olympics and the 2012 Summer Olympics. She won a team silver medal with Hale Bob at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio. She placed seventh at the 2002 Dressage World Cup Final with the horse Nector van het Carelshof. She lives and trains in Münster, Germany.