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Ingrid Klimke?

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  • Ingrid Klimke?

    Has anyone had the opportunity to ride with Ingrid Klimke or audit any of her clinics? I just found that I will be riding in one of her clinics this fall and was wondering what everyone thought of her as an instructor and horse person.

  • #2
    You have earned the envy of probably 99.5% of the posters on this BB
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      • #4
        Lucky you! Report back afterwards.


        • #5
          She's fabulous! You'll love her! Where is the clinic?

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          • #6
            Originally posted by carolprudm View Post
            You have earned the envy of probably 99.5% of the posters on this BB
            I very much fall in that 99.5%!
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            • #7

              She taught a USDF Symposium a few years ago and it was fabulous!!!! I'd go again in a heartbeat and would love to ride with her. She did a lot of cavaletti and had the riders jumping small jumps. Lots of useful exercises.

              She seemed extremely kind.
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              • #8
                She's amazing! You will benefit so much from her experience and knowledge


                • #9
                  YEP! I'm officially JEALOUS!!! She is the BEST!!!
                  Producing horses with gentle minds & brilliant movement!


                  • Original Poster

                    Originally posted by lstevenson View Post
                    She's fabulous! You'll love her! Where is the clinic?
                    The clinic is in Truro, Nova Scotia, Canada. (Check out http://www.novascotiadressage.com/in...symposium.html for more info if you'd like.) As far as I'm aware it is her only clinic in North America this year.


                    • #11
                      I was at the USDF Symposium she taught. She's the real deal. Go if you can.
                      "... if you think i'm MAD, today, of all days,
                      the best day in ten years,
                      you are SORELY MISTAKEN, MY LITTLE ANCHOVY."


                      • #12
                        Very, VERY jealous. She was in Australia early this year and was very, very good.


                        • #13
                          I watched a clinic years ago. She was wonderful. I hope you are used to working over cavelletti because you will be doing it in the clinic. (: I would either watch her videos, or her Dad's videos before you go if you can get them. Enjoy!


                          • #14
                            Erin Freedman of EBF Sporthorses (www.ebfsporthorses.com) spent a year as a working student with Ingrid in Germany. Erin is a super young professional, working and training in Northern Virginia. I had the privilege of watching Erin grow up. Give her a call/email. I'm sure she would be happy to discuss with you her experience.
                            "I always remember you as quite the desk chair contrarian." - APirateLooksAtForty


                            • #15
                              Official burning envy. She's one of the two best you could possibly ride with. Have a great time!!


                              • Original Poster

                                Originally posted by HSS View Post
                                Official burning envy. She's one of the two best you could possibly ride with. Have a great time!!
                                Out of curiosity, who is the other?


                                • #17
                                  Originally posted by HSS View Post
                                  Official burning envy.
                                  Couldn't have said it better. Definitely one of the best!

                                  Have fun, and please do report back after!


                                  • #18

                                    She is a classy horsewoman with great depth of experience. She has a unique understanding of training.


                                    • #19
                                      Originally posted by carolprudm View Post
                                      You have earned the envy of probably 99.5% of the posters on this BB

                                      You can order the CD of her USDF symposium from the USDF website if you want to see that clinic. I think I costs about $20.00. I just got it recently and watched it with a showjumping friend. We did have a bit of a giggle though at the advanced cavaletti exercise...which was basically a line of bounces ridden at the canter


                                      • Original Poster

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