About Us

Iliane Lorenz

Iliane Lorenz was born in Germany and has trained with both that system and the French/Portuguese (Valenca) system too. This makes her very versatile: whether it’s Iberian horses, Warmbloods, Quarter Horses or something in between. The same goes for riders – whether they are primarily interested in sport or in equestrian art or just want […]

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Rupert Isaacson

A lifelong horseman who grew up foxhunting and eventing in the UK, Rupert came to dressage through observing that his autistic son Rowan began to communicate in the saddle in front of him when they rode horses together in collection. This led Rupert to they therapeutic technique now known Horse Boy Method, but he also

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Zagalote Da Cerca

Zag is a Lusitano with fabulous pedigree. He was born and bred by a Portuguese bullfighter and sold to us by Luis Valenca. He was supposed to go to the show Cavaluna, but turned out to not enjoy traveling very much. He is a home boy and likes to be with his herd. He was

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Bucephalus was born in Wales in 2006. He is a Lusitano and was with us as stallion in Texas. Since he is back in Germany he is a gelding. He is very much Iliane’s horse – or maybe more correct Iliane is his human. He loves to jump. Anything really. Doesn’t matter much to him

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Ding Dong

Ding Dong is a German Riding Pony born in 2012. She was born and raised in Germany and has been competed in show jumping, dressage and eventing. We got her in 2020 from a lovely family in northern Germany. Since Ding Dong has been with us she has very much become Kyrion’s pony. She also

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Conqui is a Lusitano born in the USA in 2007. He has been with us since 2010. As stallion he was never the easiest of horses. In 2018 he was gelded and joined us in Germany. When we first arrived with our daughter Freya at the barn we asked her which horse she would like

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Other Teachers that helped shape us

Christoph Hess – Former Head of Education FN Germany (Iliane & Rupert) Manuel Trigo – Lightness Foundation – Scotdale, AZ (Iliane & Rupert) Marijke De Jong – Straightness Training – The Netherlands (Iliane & Rupert) Jan Pendlebury – Pen-Llyn Lusitanos (Iliane & Rupert) Richard Howard – Austin, TX (Iliane) Berndt von Hassler – FEI Judge

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