Archive for June, 2013


*SOLD* Dressage Horse For Sale: Lorelock Wedeking

* SOLD * SOLD * SOLD * 9-year old SAW gelding, Lorelock Wedeking (Davenport Wedekind x Augustinus) competed at Elementary level with points to go Elementary-Medium. A professionally schooled horse […]

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Conversations With Your Horse

Winston Churchill said it best when he said  “There is something about the outside of a horse that is good for the inside of a man.” A horse’s make up […]

Debi van Wyk

In Conversation with Debi van Wyk our newest National Panel Judge

Debi van Wyk is well known for her lyrical Irish accent, glowing smile and ready laugh. She was recently promoted to our National Dressage Judges Panel, a true milestone in […]

Dominey Alexander and Don Natiello

Dominey Alexander and Andrea Harrison heat up Gauteng SAEA Competition

Cold and windy conditions heralded the start of winter in Gauteng, just in time for the Gauteng leg of the SAEA Competition. These less than ideal weather conditions proved too […]

Results: Gauteng SAEA Competition 2013

FEI WC Pony Rider Elementary Competition Judges: C – Laura Kotze, E – Carla Jacobs 1. Jennifer Abbot – Henham Polo – (C) 238 – (E) 239 – 477 – […]

Suspensory injuries

Tears or Prevention: Suspensory injuries and the dressage horse

One of a dressage rider’s greatest fears, especially after all the years of training, money and emotional energy invested in getting a dressage horse to the highest level, is a […]

Why we have no money

This Is Why We Have Horses And No Money!

We read this letter on Facebook and it struck such a chord in us that we felt it had to be published:   This is why we have horses and […]

K-Tape ad final draft

DressageAfrica PerformTex K-Tape Dressage Performance Clinic

For years we have seen our top athletes like our Rugby players sporting the brightly coloured Kinesiology Tape (K-tape) on various muscles or joints, it has been used incredibly successfully […]

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Photo Report: Callaho Auction 2013 – Trials and Tribulation, Joy and Jubilation

Ryan Boughey, DressageAfrica’s resident photographer, spent the day at the Callaho auction capturing some of the behind-the-scene moments which are often easily forgotten. His photos highlighted everything from the hard […]

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Price Highlight of the Callaho Auction 2013

This is the fifth time that Callaho Stud has held their annual auction.  Two major firsts were achieved for the South African Showjumping and Dressage fraternities respectively.  A Lissabon colt […]