MEET THE DRESSAGE GUEST STAR
There’s a go-to person for young horses in Europe and he’s coming to DJWTS in March. From Bundeschampions to Young Horse World Championship contenders, from stallion licensings to elite mare shows, Johannes Westendarp of Hof Westendarp is the man who is training these young horses. Johannes will be the guest rider and presenter of the Saddleworld Dressage Masterclass in 2017.
John Cottle is respected all over the world for his knowledge and success with jumping horses and gained enormous experience when he was based in Europe. He has represented his country at two Olympic games (1984 Los Angeles Olympics and 1988 Seoul). John Cottle’s horses have been named New Zealand’s Horse of the Year on 6 occasions, and he been the Grand Prix Rider of the Year 13 times. John has produced 6 Olympic horses (Second Mate (Japan) Montreal 1976, Footman (Japan) Los Angeles 1984, Arturo (New Zealand) Los Angeles 1984, Ups & Downs (New Zealand) Seoul 1988, Challenger (Japan) Seoul 1988, and Monopoly (Canada) Barcelona 1992).