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Trainers/Instructors/Farms/Barns in Kaiserslautern Germany?

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  • Trainers/Instructors/Farms/Barns in Kaiserslautern Germany?

    I have a friend who is an instructor in the Bitburg area of Germany. She just sent me an email asking if I knew of anyone in the Kaiserslautern area that gave lessons - especially over fences. She said that the teen that she has is American but speaks German so it is ok for a non English speaking trainer and is a "fantastic" rider with a lot of talent and drive to go far. She (the teen) is mostly interested in over fences work - jumpers, hunters, eventing is ok too.

    I used to live in K-town and rode with an ex steeplechase jockey but heck that was over 20 years ago and who knows what is still there anymore??

    Any info is appreciated!! TIA!
    Emerald Acres standing the ATA, Trakehner Verband, sBs, RPSI, and ISR/OLD NA Approved Stallion, Tatendrang. Visit us at our Facebook Farm Page as well!

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    San Jose Stables (formerly of Middleburg/Wellington) is now in Timerloh, right outside of Hamburg.

    ETA: Woops! Kaiserslautern is way south of Hamburg...guess that won't work!

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      I'm not too horribly far from there. I can ask at the barn tomorrow if they know anyone. One of the trainers just does jumpers and seems to know a lot of people.

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        #4
        Stuttgart is a lot closer than Hamburg! LOL Thanks so much!!! I really appreciate it!!
        Emerald Acres standing the ATA, Trakehner Verband, sBs, RPSI, and ISR/OLD NA Approved Stallion, Tatendrang. Visit us at our Facebook Farm Page as well!

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          About 12 years ago I was at:

          REITSPORTGEMEINSCHAFT KAISERSLAUTERN E.V. D-67657 KAISERSLAUTERN, ROTENBERGHOF

          and just down the street is a nice tack shop:

          REITSPORT BAßLER D-67657 KAISERSLAUTERN, HÖLZENGRABEN 6

          This one is just a little away from Ramstein AFB, but isn't as nice as Rotenberhof

          REIT- UND FAHRVEREIN ST. GEORG E.V. D-66877 RAMSTEIN-MIESENBACH, REICHSWALDSTR. 1

          I was there last year and both barns are still there. I stopped in at Bassler and chatted with the folks there too.

          There are actually a lot of nice stables in the area. ...and lots of shows too. Rotenberghof ran at least one large jumper show and a couple of dressage shows each year.
          - Therese

          "I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be." - Douglas Adams

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            #6
            LOL - I know Bassler! I'll pass those along. I know that there are several shows - and Gabi has said this teen would like to show...

            Keep them coming! The more places she can actually go and scope out to find her "niche" the better!
            Emerald Acres standing the ATA, Trakehner Verband, sBs, RPSI, and ISR/OLD NA Approved Stallion, Tatendrang. Visit us at our Facebook Farm Page as well!

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            • #7
              Sigh... it is SO COLD and rainy here the I forgot to ask at the barn today! I think my brain is water logged and frozen! I'll ask tomorrow or send a text and see what I get!

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                No problem - if you want to PM me the response that is fine. I appreciate it!!!!!
                Emerald Acres standing the ATA, Trakehner Verband, sBs, RPSI, and ISR/OLD NA Approved Stallion, Tatendrang. Visit us at our Facebook Farm Page as well!

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                  I got a recommendation for Schmidt stables. The owners name I think is Gerhard Schmidt.
                  I'll let you know if I hear or others!

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                    thanks! I've passed it all along!!!
                    Emerald Acres standing the ATA, Trakehner Verband, sBs, RPSI, and ISR/OLD NA Approved Stallion, Tatendrang. Visit us at our Facebook Farm Page as well!

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                      Originally posted by n2dressage View Post
                      I got a recommendation for Schmidt stables. The owners name I think is Gerhard Schmidt.
                      I'll let you know if I hear or others!
                      Gerhard is the owner of Rotenberghof. Really nice place.
                      - Therese

                      "I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be." - Douglas Adams

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