The Inside Scoop on All Things WIT

The Winter Intensive Training program was such an influential experience in my life that it deserves its’ very own blog! Some of you may have followed my Florida experiences through Annie’s Equestrienne Apparel’s social media. Others may be considering the WIT program themselves. Yet others of you may be wondering what the WIT program even […]

The Warendorf Diaries Day 2 – chronicles of a 12 year old FEI Pony rider

Day 2: When in doubt…Volte! I’m sure this is a word none of the students here will soon forget. The instructor today got very upset if she saw any student riding around the ring without doing numerous voltes. Of course there were many other exercises that were also required…but ”VOLTE!!!” is what was heard the […]

The Warendorf Diaries Day 1 – chronicles of a 12 year old FEI Pony rider

Day 1: Several months ago, Annie Klepper received a very special invitation from her German coach Nicole Thüngen to attend the prestigious German Riding School in Warendorf, Germany. Thüngen is the Director of English studies at the University of Findlay in Ohio. Each year Nicole takes a group of her university students to Germany to […]