Second Day a Success as Dressage Master Class with Charlotte Dujardin Wraps-Up at Caledon Equestrian

Caledon, ON - October 20, 2018 - A weekend jam-packed with stunning horses, top Canadian talent and words of wisdom from one of the world's best dressage trainers and riders concluded today, as a two-day master class with Olympic gold medallist Charlotte Dujardin wrapped up at Caledon Equestrian Park. The day began with a pair of lovely young horses demonstrating the early stages of training. Magda Moyseowicz, the only amateur rider of the weekend, rode her 4-year-old gelding Sam I Am while Alexandra Reid piloted 5-year-old Jewel's Iodkarde. Dujardin emphasized the importance of developing self carriage and acceptance of the contact with both horses, even at this young age. She encouraged fr

Dujardin Delights at Caledon Equestrian Park Master Class

Caledon, ON - October 20, 2018 - More than 700 enthusiastic dressage riders and fans filled Caledon Equestrian Park for the first day of a two-day master class with Olympic gold medallist and world record holder Charlotte Dujardin. Dujardin did not disappoint. Spectators enjoyed seeing the British champion's training system in action as she taught her way up the levels from 4-year-olds to Grand Prix horses. Peppering her lessons with the humourous quips for which she is famous - "Don't just sit there like a fairy on a Christmas tree!" - Dujardin demonstrated how progression at each level depends on a solid foundation of correct basics and attention to the smallest detail. The session began w

Sam Walker and Acardi Du Houssoit Z close out exciting 2018 CEP show-jumping season with big Grand P

The 2018 show-jumping season at Caledon Equestrian Park came to a close September 30, with Sam Walker and Acardi Du Houssoit Z taking home top prize in the Fall Finale Grand Prix – presented by RAM Equestrian. The final show on the schedule was hosted in the park’s indoor ring between Sept. 26-30. The 16-year-old Walker, who hails from Nobleton, Ont. and Acardi Du Houssoit Z beat out a starting field of 12 competitor on Saturday (Sept. 29) for the red ribbon in the Grand Prix. Sam Walker aboard Acardi Du Houssoit Z accepting awarsd for th eGrand Prix win. Photo by: Ben Radvanyi Photography. Susan Horn and Egano Van Het Slogenhof placed second, with Veronica Bot and Quidam's Caprice M roundin

Riders Announced for Charlotte Dujardin Clinic

Caledon, ON - October 9, 2018 - Twelve talented Canadian riders have been selected to ride in an exclusive master class with Charlotte Dujardin. Six horse and rider combinations will be featured each day as Caledon Equestrian Park welcomes back the Olympic gold medallist for the dressage event of the year October 20th and 21st. Hand-picked by Dujardin and her team from dozens of applicants, the chosen riders represent all levels from FEI 4-year-old to Grand Prix. The list includes Team Canada veterans such as Tom Dvorak, Jaimey Irwin and Evi Strasser, along and up-and-coming young riders such as Tanya Strasser-Shostak and Bobbie Kerr on a diverse range of horses, selected to provide an exci

Rider Substitution for Charlotte Dujardin Masterclass

It is with great regret that we announce Harma Fraser is unable to join us at the Charlotte Dujardin Masterclass this October with Firestone II. Charlotte and her team have been diligently working to provide a replacement horse and rider for the event and that honour has gone to Ian McIntosh and 4yr old Juweel of Litchy! We are excited to welcome Ian and his mount to the event and wish Harma and Firestone II all the best!

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