“Always on the horse’s side” is the motto of trainers Jessica von Bredow-Werndl & Benjamin Werndl.
Their philosophy is content and motivated horses make good partners during training and in the competitive arena.
They share the elements of their holistic training program that include
•A varied and customized training plan for each horse
•Regular lessons and coaching
•Work in hand
•Strength and stamina workouts
•Calm and trusting handling at all times
•Preventative veterinary and alternative therapy care
•Daily turn out, need-based feeding, carefully fitted tack, and proper farriery
•Rider fitness regimes and mental training Siblings Jessica von Bredow-Werndl & Benjamin Werndl work with a holistic training approach for horse and rider.
In this film they explain how every committed rider can optimize training, attitude, equipment and everyday life.
With this it becomes possible to develop and give the very best performance. Their concept is based on total fairness to the horse.
Their work will give you a much broader view: they consciously integrate elements from other areas of equitation.
Learn how to design your training programme in order to:
Optimize the design of your horses training Make yourself mentally and physically fit as a rider Maximize your environment so that horse and rider can give their best performance
Building blocks to reach these goals are: Training plan: Rich in variety and customized throughout the season
An outsiders view: The importance of lessons and training support Work in hand: Developing piaffe and passage with Andreas Hausberger, chief instructor of the Spanish Riding School, Vienna Strength and stamina:
Canter training for dressage horses Trust and calm: Horsemanship training for competition horses with trainer Warwick McLean A clear head:
How horse and rider become mentally prepared for the dressage test Rider fitness:
Yoga and concentration exercises, endurance and strength training lead to better riding Teamwork: More successful together than alone Health and individual care: Prevention, veterinary and alternative medicine for horses Appropriate care:
Daily turn out, need-based feed, a well-fitting saddle and the right blacksmith Regeneration and rest:
Paddock and downtime increase motivation
Book Title: Dressage: The Holistic Approach to Success Publisher: Pferdia Format: DVD Number of Pages: Run Time: 77 Minutes ISBN: 9783954990665 Author: Jessica Von Bredow-Werndl & Benjamin Werndl Author Notes: Jessica von Bredow-Werndl is a member of the German Dressage A squad.
Riding Unee BB, she won the bronze medal in the team competition at the European Championships in Aachen in 2015. Her brother Benjamin Werndl is also in the national squad and features in the Top 50 of the FEI world dressage ranking list.
They train and bring on young talented dressage horses to the highest level at their riding establishment – Aubenhausen – HOME of the DRESSAGE HORSE. What is most important for them both is to ensure the horses get pleasure out of work and that they are fair to them – that’s why their motto is: always on the horse’s side!