Horse & Country Releases ‘Dressage at Devon 2023: Cathrine Laudrup-Dufour Masterclass’ on H&C+
Lexington, KY – Horse & Country (H&C), the leading international equestrian sports network, has released the “Dressage at Devon 2023: Cathrine Laudrup-Dufour Masterclass” on its streaming service H&C+. The Masterclass, which originally took place during Dressage at Devon in Devon, Pennsylvania, on September 28, 2023, in front of a packed audience in the Dixon Oval, featured instruction from Danish dressage athlete Cathrine Laudrup-Dufour. Among her long list of accolades, Laudrup-Dufour boasts numerous FEI World Championship, FEI European Championship, and FEI Dressage World Cup™ medals and is currently ranked second in the world.
After providing exclusive and complete livestream and on-demand competition coverage of the elite 2023 Dressage at Devon CDI-W show, the Cathrine Laudrup-Dufour Masterclass now joins H&C’s extensive library of content. Administering her first clinic outside of Europe, Laudrup-Dufour guided six horse-and-rider combinations through various exercises, maximizing each pair’s performance with her characteristic patience and empathy. Participating athletes included:U.S. Olympic eventer Boyd Martin and Commando 3, a ten-year-old Holsteiner gelding (Connor x R-Adelgunde) owned by Yankee Creek RanchU.S. international dressage grand prix rider Catherine Haddad Staller and Sola Diva, an eight-year-old Hanoverian mare (Sarotti Mokka Sahne x De Niro) owned by NorCordia USAU.S.
Pan American dressage team gold and individual silver medalist Lauren Sammis and Heiline’s Oh Land, an eight-year-old mare (Goldfinger x Diamond Hit) owned by Peggy GordonCanadian dressage Pan American Games team gold medalist Lindsay Kellock Duckworth and EFE’s Goldorijke, a seven-year-old KWPN gelding (Governor x Lanciano) owned by Enterprise Farm Equestrian, LLCYoung U.S. dressage talent Hope Cooper and Destar, a nine-year-old German Sport Horse gelding, (Descolari x Quarterback) owned by Jane Karol Rising Australian dressage star Hope Beerling and Marokko, a six-year-old gelding (Morricone x Laurentio) owned by NorCordia USA.
“At Dressage at Devon, we are committed to creating new learning opportunities about dressage and horsemanship that further our collective journey in the sport,” explained Dressage at Devon Board of Directors member Anne Gribbons.
An internationally respected rider, trainer, and owner, Gribbons was a member of the 1995 Pan American Games silver medal-winning team for the United States, has served as the U.S. Equestrian Federation (USEF) technical advisor for dressage, and is currently a Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) five-star judge.
“Cathrine did an outstanding job this year bringing our Masterclass to life, and we are honored that she shared her expertise and positive training techniques with some of our top riders as well as our loyal spectators!” continued Gribbons. “Extending this unique experience to H&C’s worldwide audience is even more special.”
“Dressage at Devon is such an important event on our livestream schedule not only for our North American viewers but for our many loyal dressage enthusiasts around the world,” added H&C Director of Content Jonathan Rippon. “We are delighted to broaden the reach of this unique learning opportunity as part of our diverse library of training and advice content.”
H&C+ members can watch online or with H&C’s mobile apps, as well as on Roku, Apple TV, Android TV, and Amazon Fire. With two annual membership options and a pay-per-view offering, H&C+ Freestyle, there are even more ways to access H&C’s vast library of content. Full details on how to join can be found at horseandcountry.tv/select-plan.
Beyond H&C’s extensive sports coverage, both live and on demand, H&C+ members also get access to more than 1,800 hours of equestrian programming featuring content from all disciplines, masterclasses and training series, barn tours, rider profiles, and documentaries.
H&C offers numerous high-profile opportunities for equestrian brands to advertise around live events including in-stream billboards, in-stream video ads, and pre-roll video ads. For further details, contact Tattie Singer, H&C Director of Strategic Partnerships, North America, at the details below.
The Cathrine Laudrup-Dufour Masterclass featured six horse-and-rider combinations, including U.S. Olympic eventer Boyd Martin with Commando 3.Photo by Mane Source Media for Phelps Media
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