Egon von Neindorff (dressage)
Egon von Neindorff (November 1, 1923, Döbeln, Saxony – May 19, 2004) had a Riding Institution at Karlsruhe, Germany, where he trained horses and taught dressage. He was a teacher and his metho...
Nuno Oliveira
Nuno Oliveira (1925–1989) is widely acknowledged as a master of the art of dressage. His teachings have inspired riders and trainers all over the world to adopt the 'baroque' or 'classical' style of w...
James Fillis
James Fillis (1834-1913) was a well-known English-born French riding master. He was trained by Francois Caron, a student of Francois Baucher, in France and also studied with Victor Franconi (famous fo...
Antoine de Pluvinel
Antoine de Pluvinel (1552, Crest, Dauphiné - 24 August 1620) was the first of the French riding masters, and has had great influence on modern dressage. He wrote L’Instruction du Roy en l’exercice de ...
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Sjef Janssen
Sjef Janssen (born January 15, 1950) is the Dutch national Olympic team dressage coach and spouse of Anky van Grunsven. He won a bronze medal in team dressage at the 1991 European Dressage Championshi...
Ernst Lindenbauer
Ernst Lindenbauer (18 November 1881 Lichtenegg/Wels – 22 April 1961 Vienna) was Chief Rider from 1919 - 1950 at the Spanish Riding School in Vienna.Lindenbauer was born in Lichtenegg/Wels, Upper...
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Monica Theodorescu
Monica Theodorescu (born 2 March 1963) is a German equestrian and dressage rider.
Born in Halle, North Rhine-Westphalia, Monica Theodorescu is the daughter of the German, former Romanian, dressage...
Ernst Hoyos
Ernst Hoyos is a dressage trainer, who trained Ulla Salzgeber, winner of Olympic individual silver and bronze and two team medals, and Lisa Wilcox of the Equestrian Team bronze medal squad.
Giovanni Battista Pignatelli
Giambattista Pignatelli was an early sixteenth-century Italian riding master who had influence on the development of dressage. He was one of three influential masters of the Napolese school. The term ...
Kyra Kyrklund
Kyra Marie Christine Kyrklund (born November 30, 1951 in Helsinki) is a Finnish dressage rider and trainer who currently lives in West Sussex. In 1991 she and "Matador II" won the World Cup Finals in...
George Theodorescu
George Theodorescu is a dressage trainer, who trained international teams and riders, including his daughter Monica, three-time Olympic team gold medalist as part of the German dressage team, and twic...
Uwe Schulten-Baumer
Uwe Schulten-Baumer (born January 14, 1926), nicknamed "Der Doktor" (The Doctor), is a former show jumping and dressage rider who became an internationally famous dressage trainer and coach who worked...
William Cavendish, 1st Duke of Newcastle
William Cavendish, 1st Duke of Newcastle upon Tyne KG KB PC (6 December 1592 – 25 December 1676) was an English polymath and aristocrat, having been a poet, equestrian, playwright, swordsman, politici...
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Klaus Balkenhol
Klaus Balkenhol (born 6 December 1939 in Velen) is a German equestrian and Olympic champion. He won a gold medal in team dressage at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona with the team from Germany. K...
Georg Wahl
Georg Wahl (Kosel, Upper Silesia, 21 February 1920 – 4 November 2013) was Chief Rider at the Spanish Riding School in Vienna, dressage instructor, rider and trainer. He was also known as the coach and...
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Walter Zettl
Walter A. Zettl (born 1929) is a German dressage rider and Olympic-level dressage horse trainer. He was born in 1929 in Alt-Rohlau, Bohemia, which is now Stará Role in the Karlovy Vary region of the C...
Alois Podhajsky
Alois Podhajsky (February 24, 1898 - May 23, 1973) was the director of the Spanish Riding School in Vienna, Austria as well as an Olympic medal-winner in dressage, riding instructor, and writer.
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François Baucher
A "baucher" is also a type of bit, named after the man.François Baucher (1796–1873) was a French riding master whose methods are still debated by dressage enthusiasts today. His philosophy of training...
François Robichon de La Guérinière
François Robichon de La Guérinière (1688–1751) was a French riding master who had a profound effect on accepted methods for training horses, and one of the most influential writers on the art of dress...
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Paul Belasik
Paul Belasik is a horse trainer and clinician in the classical dressage tradition. A student of Nuno Oliveira and H.L.M van Schaik, he is also a graduate of Cornell University and has competed in dre...
Federico Grisone
Federico Grisone was a Neapolitan nobleman and one of the first masters of dressage and courtly riding. Referred to in his time as the "father of the art of equitation", he wrote the first book on thi...
Lars Sederholm
Lars Sederholm is former Consultant Head of Training for the British Showjumping Association and has been one of the leading trainers and mentors in the equestrian world for the last forty years.There...
Gottlieb Polak
Gottlieb Polak (born January 13, 1883 in Kladruby nad Labem, died July 5, 1942 in Vienna) was Chief Rider and Riding Master of the Spanish Riding School in Vienna during the 1930s, serving until his d...
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Louis Seeger
Louis Seeger (1798–1865) was a German equestrian who published several books and was influential in the development of dressage. Trained under Maximilian Weyrother, his methods were highly influenced ...
Frederick Hinde Zimmerman
Frederick Hinde Zimmerman (October 17, 1864 – September 21, 1924) was an American banker, farmer, real estate entrepreneur, businessman, and hotel owner. Due to his large land holdings and expertise ...
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Reiner Klimke
Reiner Klimke (14 January 1936 – 17 August 1999) was a German equestrian, who won six gold and two bronze medals in dressage at the Summer Olympics — a record for equestrian events. He appeared ...
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Gustav Steinbrecht
Gustav Steinbrecht (1808–1885) is considered one of the masters of dressage. His advice to ride the horse "forward and straight" is one of the foundation principles of German dressage training.
St...
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Count Antoine Cartier d'Aure
Count Antoine Cartier d'Aure (1799–1863) was a riding master in France.Antoine Henri Philippe Léon Cartier d'Aure was born in Toulouse, southwest France. He graduated from the Military Academy, St Cyr...