Tottilas retires from competition

It is now official that Tottilas is not going to return to dressage championships. His team made the following statement on Facebook, in English and German: “Official statement – Offizielles Statement (für deutsche Version bitte runterscrollen) After the last week

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Update on Totilas’ health

After the detailed examinations in the Belgian clinic which he was admitted last Friday, Totilas’ final diagnosis seems to be periostitis, according to the magazine dressage-news.com . Totilas will remain out of competition for at least 4-5 months, and his permanent

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Doing the dirty job: How to clean a stall

It’s nice to ride along a valley or jump around in the arena or dancing with your equestrian friend, but, like us humans, our equestrian friends produce, well, “waste”, which needs cleaning. This might not be a fun process obviously,

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Back in the saddle: Who says it’s always pleasant?

The Easter break is over at last, and lessons in the Trent Valley have resumed for our riding club. I was excited and looked forward to working on my trot and also hoped I could learn how to canter -which

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Freestyle dressage from Moorlands Totilas and Edward Gal

I   have heard about Edward Gaal and Moorlands Totilas before. They were an amazing pair. Here is a video from the 2009 KUR Olympia dressage show in London. I have watched it countless times! Simply splendid!

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