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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.

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    You have earned the envy of probably 99.5% of the posters on this BB
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    • #3
      Ditto!

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      • #4
        Lucky you! Report back afterwards.

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



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            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
              Klimke

              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

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                • #9
                  YEP! I'm officially JEALOUS!!! She is the BEST!!!
                  Producing horses with gentle minds & brilliant movement!
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                    #10
                    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.

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                    • #11
                      I was at the USDF Symposium she taught. She's the real deal. Go if you can.
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                      • #12
                        Very, VERY jealous. She was in Australia early this year and was very, very good.

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                        • #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!

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                            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

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

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                                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?

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                                • #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!

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                                  • #18
                                    Yes.

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

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                                    • #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

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                                        Tomorrow is the day! Can't wait!

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