Reinhard is a superb horse trainer who applies the same philosophy to training
horses as he does to training riders: a good foundation is critical. Reinhard has
trained many horses to ride at all dressage levels up to and including Grand
Prix. He has competed in Germany, Austria,Canada and Mexico.
In the U.S.A. he was the Head trainer of rider and horses of the touring Royal
Lipizzaner Show for five years during that time he trained several Stallions up
to Grand Prix level as well as “airs above the ground.
Horses should be subtle and well developed to
be able to perform at the top of their athletic
potential while being relaxes, focused and
Reinhard believes that it is most useful to be kind and patient
with horses and not try to dominate but rather establish a
relationship. He strives to become harmonious with the horse
and believes it is best to try to make the horse want to work
for you. To achieve this, the horse has to be in harmony with
the rider and feel at ease.
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The horse should be round and balanced so it can accept the
rider's aids without tension or confrontation. This will be
accomplished through a series of systematic and logical
gymnastic exercises to develop the horse’s top line.