Dirk Schrade
Sep 12 2017
Langenhagen CIC*/**
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Langenhagen was destination for Sabrina and Ben to compete in the CIC* and **. Heavy showers during the first two days of competition provided...
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Aug 20 2017
Hamm Rhynern
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After two weekends without competition and a cancelled event in Bad Harzburg, the team got rolling again with both the young and 1* horses...
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Jun 20 2017
Hop and Skip affiliated in Hall of Fame
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A great honour was awarded to Hop and Skip and his long time owner Freya Rethmeier during the International Three Day Event at Luhmuhlen...
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Jun 8 2017
Royal Jump CIC**
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‘Royal Rump’, a beautiful and brand new competition in France, was destination for Dirk and Freya Rethmeier’s two horses Catelan and Unteam de la Cense...
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May 23 2017
Everswinkel CIC*/CIC**
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One fun and super-well organised show follows the next with Badminton, Marbach and Everswinkel coming one after another at this time of the year....
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May 14 2017
At home in Marbach
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Whilst Dirk was guttered to miss out his favourite competition of the year on home soil in Marbach, it was Ben’s turn instead to...
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May 1 2017
Catelan to win his first CIC* in Muenster
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Our horses had another good weekend at CIC*and ** in Muenster this weekend. Catelan dominated one section of the CIC* to take the lead...
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Apr 10 2017
Kreuth CIC* & CIC**
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A big boost of confidence, motivation and stamina is what our five horses got out of the one and two star at Kreuth this...
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Nov 6 2016
2016 review
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Quite some time has past since our last English update on the website for all those following us from abroad, may this be sponsors,...
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Oct 12 2016
Jun 20 2016
Luhmuhlen CIC***
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Luhmuhlen was the second last stop for Hop and Skip on the road to Rio Olympics. In dressage he started well with a decent...
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Apr 26 2016
Radolfzell CIC*/**
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Travelling all the way down to Gut Weiherhof in south Germany, home of the wonderful Vogg Family, has once more been worth every single...
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Apr 10 2016
Kreuth CIC*/**
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Five of our horses had their first international classes in Kreuth during this weekend. Baxter and NZB Port Royal competed in the CIC**, Catelan,...
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Mar 26 2016
    Hannover Novice
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    Four of our youngsters had their first outing for this season competing in the novice class at Hannover. Although the results do not quite...
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    Jan 4 2016
    Review and prospect
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    The 2015 season provided us with a number of very happy and exciting ups but sadly concluded with a rather sad frustration. Baxter had...
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    Sep 10 2015
    European Championships Blair Castle
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    This years European Championships taking place in the beautiful countryside of Scotland have been Baxter’s second continental Championships after Malmo in 2013. After spending...
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    Aug 25 2015
    Helvoirt CIC*/CIC**
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    In Helvoirt gingen am vergangenen Wochenende Call me Honey und Mr. Tomtom in der CIC** Prüfung sowie Sevenoaks in der CIC*. Sevenoaks begann mit...
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    Aug 17 2015
    Aachen CIC***
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    After completing 10th at Luhmuhlen CCI****, the CIC*** Aachen was meant to be the final build up run for the European Championships at Blair...
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    Jul 26 2015
    Renswoude CIC**/CIC***
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    We travelled Mr. Tomtom and Call me Honey to Renswoude in the Netherlands for their first CIC*** and CIC** this weekend. Mr. Tomtom started...
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    Jun 21 2015
    Luhmuhlen CCI****
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    Hop and Skip competed in super form at his first highlight of the season, the CCI**** Luhmuhlen this weekend. Though small in numbers, the...
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    Jun 2 2015
    Houghton Hall CICO***, CCI*/**
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    Houghton was definitely a trip worthwhile with all four horses we took coming back home with excellent placings. Hop and Skip did another CIC***...
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    May 12 2015
    Marbach CIC***
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    Marbach again was one of the first early season highlights since competing at home still feels special each year and the horses all really...
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    Apr 19 2015
    Radolfzell CIC*/**
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    A happy weekend at Felix’s home turf in Radolfzell with Prince and new ride Black Tuxedo competing in the CIC2* and Call me Honey...
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    Apr 12 2015
    Kreuth CIC*/**
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    Despite the long travel, the CIC* and CIC** at Kreuth are always worth the trip in order to give the horses a very good...
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    Apr 1 2015
    Luhmuhlen CIC**
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    After the young horses already have had their first outings at the last two weekends, Hop and Skip and Prince enjoyed their first run...
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    Dec 24 2014
    Season’s Greetings
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    The 2014 season provided many happy but also very sad moments that will be locked in our hearts forever. This year’s achievements would not...
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    Dec 8 2014
    Australia & Equitana Melbourne
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    For three weeks this winter I went to Australia to give a number of different clinics, be a Masterclass-teacher at CCI**** Adelaide and a...
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    Oct 5 2014
    Fare well to Giulia and Daiki
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    At the end of last month we had to say good-bye to Giulia and Daiki who both stayed with us for quite a long...
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    Sep 16 2014
    Langenhagen CIC*/**
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    Since we did not run any horses at the Bundeschampionat in Warendorf  and things were concentrating on WEG for a while before that, the...
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    Sep 3 2014
    WEG Normandy: Review
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    Baxter got home from Normandy safe and sound and is now enjoying his so well deserved holiday. He has been fantastic this season and...
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    Jul 23 2014
    Hunxe & Renswoude
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    In Hunxe, Carlevo and Boleybawn Prince both competed in their first ever CIC** this weekend. Carlevo did a very nice dressage test to score...
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    Jul 23 2014
    CHIO Aachen
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    The CHIO Aachen for sure is one of the most special competitions we always look forward to. Hop and Skip seemed to recognize the...
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    Jun 17 2014
    Luhmuhlen
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    Luhmuhlen was mend to boost our all performance on the way to the forthcoming World Equestrian Games. Not least because of the stirring atmosphere...
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    May 12 2014
    Marbach CIC*/CIC***
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    The 1&3* show in Marbach saw a revival of the complete Olympic team as it has been the first test event for the German...
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    Apr 28 2014
    Radolfzell CIC*/CIC**
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    The CIC*/** event at the wonderful facilities of the Vogg family in Radolfzell is one of the most beautiful competitions in Germany. This year...
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    Apr 13 2014
    Kreuth CIC*/CIC**
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    The long trip down south to Kreuth in Bayern for a CIC* and CIC** has again been a trip worthwhile. On the lorry there...
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