Two videos of Laura Bechtolsheimer are included in this selection, both following her medal successes at WEG 2010. Laura shares her amazing experience of the World Games with us plus we see a post-holiday training session with the great Alf! Australian natural horseman Jason Webb backs the potential event horse Lucky. His approach is unique and fascinating. We film Anna Ross Davies's story at the National Dressage Champs '10 and an array of top riders in the Advanced class at Highclere Horse Trials, who discuss the subject of sports psychology. Plus top dressage Michael Eilberg gives a masterly demo' of lunging a youngster!
There's a great mixture in October highlights, including the extraordinary young mare Woodlander Farouche training at home with Michalel Eilberg, then winning the champion young dressage horse title at the National Champs; we also filmed Michael riding the debut of his new Kur at the Nationals (the end of the series we have filmed on the making of this), we also see dressage team manager Richard Davison in the Kur where he finishes second to leading rider Laura Bechtolshimer, Italian Olympic eventer Vittoria Panizzon teaches the 4 year old Enzo how to jump a grid and Australian behaviourist Jason Webb shows us how to bridle a head shy horse!
September was a feast of the Dressage National Championships and pre WEG training for the GB dressage and endurance teams. Videos include Laura Bechtolsheimer preparing for and winning the Dressage Nationals on Andretti, team-mate Maria Eilberg riding her WEG test at the Nat' Champs and an interview with team member Carl Hester. We were privy to Laura's final pre WEG training at home with Mistral Hojris. The dressage team made history winning silver and Laura broke British records also taking 2 individual silvers! Plus we filmed pre-WEG training for the endurance team who finished 6th at Kentucky!
Laura Bechtolsheimer, GB's top dressage rider (and number three in the world) trains her young horse Joey to do simple canter changes and we watch her very insightful warm-up; four star eventer Alex Petenell trains a forward going 6 year old to wait after jumping his fences; Italian eventer Vittoria Panizzon teaches young riders to improve their balance whilst jumping; Fiona Price interviews Laura B about her preparations for the World Equestrian Games and Fiona herself goes horse shopping which makes riveting viewing!