Training 4 – 6 years old horses in the Snaffle up to Elementary Level
Dr. Reiner Klimke was one of the most successful dressage riders worldwide.
He trained his horses in accordance with the principles of classical equitation, and this is more than ever an up-to-date subject today!
In this educational series, he shows how to cope with daily problems in training horses to elementary level and how to solve these problems. Everybody who aims to compete at this level will benefit from his films and will find valuable inspiration for his everyday training. Volume 1: Training four- to six-year-old horses at the snaffle bit to elementary level: relaxation exercises, trot work up to elementary level exercises, halts, turn on the haunches and half-pirouette in walk.
36 mins. Book Title: Dressage in Detail Part 1 (DVD) Publisher: Pferdia TV Format: DVD ISBN: 9783939547334
Author: Dr. Reiner Klimke
Author Notes: Kilmke studied Harry Boldt and Gustaf Rau. He won team gold in 1964, 1968 (both aboard Dux), 1976 (riding Mehmed), 1984 and 1988 (both aboard Ahlerich), and the individual gold in 1984 on Ahlerich. His two bronze medals came in the individual event in 1968 and 1976. Klimke also had a fine record at the World Championships, winning six gold medals (two individual [1974 aboard Mehmed, 1982 aboard Ahlerich] and four team [1966, 1974, 1982, 1986]).
At the European Championships, he was the individual champion in 1967, 1973, and 1985 and rode on seven winning West German teams (1965, 1973, 1983, 1985, and others) . Klimke also competed in eventing early in his career. He was a member of the winning West German three-day event team at the 1959 European Championships, and finished 18th in individual eventing at the 1960 Summer Olympics, making him the best German combination. He also won a Grand Prix show jumping competition in Berlin.