Westman Dressage is pleased to announce that legendary dressage rider and trainer Stephen Clarke will be coming to Brandon Manitoba in October of 2018!
Updated- Applications to ride will start to be accepted in May. A YouTube video will be required with all applications. Auditing information coming soon.
Here is a little information about Stephen:
With five national championship titles, Stephen Clarke is a highly accomplished dressage rider and represented Great Britain in international competition throughout the 1970s and 80s, being nominated as reserve rider for the Seoul Olympic Games in 1988.
During the last several years, Stephen has concentrated more on the judging and training side of the sport, travelling worldwide judging major competitions and giving judges' and riders' clinics.
Stephen is an FEI 5* Dressage Judge and the current FEI Dressage Judge General, leading the FEI's Course Directors in their education of the judges worldwide.
He has judged all major championships: European Championships, World Equestrian Games and World Cup Finals; he has officiated at three Olympic Games (Athens, London, and Rio).
As a former chairman of the British Dressage Judges' Committee for nearly a decade, Stephen made a very significant contribution to modernizing the systems and encouraging more and better judges to come forward. He has written extensively and continues to teach and advise at all levels of the sport. His knowledge, generosity, kindness and approachability are unrivaled. Throughout his training of judges, he inspires positive, open judging and advocates accountability.
His education, support and mentorship have influenced a next generation of judges and many of the world's senior judging figures are a product of his training and encouragement.