Etherly Chosen as Trainers Conference Demo Rider
FLMichael Etherly has been chosen as a demo rider for the
North American Dressage Trainers Club 2004 Symposium to be
held January 10-11. The event in its third year will feature clinicians
Dr. Volker Moritz and Ingrid Klimke. This years theme is the
basic training of the horse in preparation for FEI-level training.
The event will be held at The Dressage Center in DeLeon Springs,
Poulin, President of the North American Dressage Trainers
Club, was instrumental in making this great event possible. Mr.
Poulin invited me to ride as a demo rider and I was thrilled,
said Michael Etherly. He will ride Karin Offields Dutch Warmblood
mare Katalina. The duo will demonstrate the Prix St. Georges level
and is schooling the grand prix movements.
Moritz, an FEI O judge from Germany, has been an official
at numerous world-class competitions including the World Equestrian
Games and the World Championships for Young Horses. Klimke finished
in seventh place at the 2002 World Cup Final and was the highest
placed German on the 2000 Sydney Olympic Three-Day Team.