Welcome to Walter Zettl.net. Walter A. Zettl, Also known as WAZ, is one of the world's most accomplished and revered masters of classical dressage and a sought after clinician and coach. Walter is a German dressage rider and Olympic-level dressage horse trainer.
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Dressage Summit 2013
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"The goal of all dressage riding should be to bring the horse and rider together in harmony...a oneness of balance, purpose, and athletic expression."
"Trust and respect are two-way streets. We want the horse to accept us as leaders of the herd, to guide them safely and to provide protection and comfort. In return, they will give us their respect, and willing submission to our ideas about what to do next, and when and where. But this respect can only be based on well deserved trust."
"At each stage of work the horse must be taken to his limit, but never over."
"When you have had a good ride one day, it is wonderful, but it is also very dangerous."