As a freelance instructor in the region of Utrecht I give private dressage- and jumpinglessons, and grouplessons to riding- and ponyclubs. These groups are very active in competitive sport. I also teach group- and private lessons at ridingschools to those who only ride once or twice a week on ridingschool horses and ponys.

Due to my extensive experience I can see and feel what sort of horse and rider I am dealing with. I can then compose suitable training for the combination. I take into account my pupils goals and character of the horse. The horses previous experience is also very important.


Pleasure in the work for both horse and pupil is vitally important (not only in the lessons but also in the daily training at home) resulting in a visibly relaxed and happy combination. By respecting the horse as an individual with his own characteristics both he and his rider are not forced into working towards the goal. "A horse that really wants to work with you" is the all important theme running through my teaching method.