Archive for horsemanship

Amazing horsemanship!

Posted in Cool video with tags , , , , , on 12 July 2008 by Doc Tourneau

Andreas Helgstrand is an award-winning Danish dressage rider who is most known for riding the nine-year-old mare Blue Hors Matiné. This footage is from the World Equestrian Games 2006 Freestyle Finals. It is flat-out freaking amazing! Set aside 6 1/2 minutes and be prepared to have your jaw drop:

I don’t know anything about horses or dressage or riding, but I do know a fantastic display of animal/human interface when I see one. Let me tell you… a horse that good, you don’t eat all at once!