Welcome to Tölt.Club, a gateway to online coaching, competition and a community specifically designed for you and your friends with gaited horses. Choose your coach or competition, pay your fee, video yourself and upload to you tube. Send us your link and we will do the rest. The three line icon at the top right is a widget/and or menu toolbar (depending on the device you are using) so if you want to access your account, translate the site to a different language or have a quick look at which competition is nearing its deadline, please click on it and again to close it.
Coaching: Specially selected coaches from around the world experienced with gaited horses from a range of disciplines offering a variety of teaching methods. Your chosen coach will review your video and provide feedback emailed to you within an agreed timescale. See individual coaches for availability, fees and feedback timescales.
Classical Dressage: Diana Waters, Australia
Gaited Dressage: Eva Nohe, Germany – Anni Olsson, Sweden
Gait Training: Mic Rushen, UK – Robyn Philpott (t), UK – Caro van der Wint, Holland – Julia Jasmin Neeson, Holland – Sandy Carson, Iceland/UK
Horse Agility: Mary Concannon, UK
TREC GB: Rebekah Spowage UK
(Those coaches listed with no link are still under construction 31/12/2018)
Competition: Special competitions designed both to be fun and help riders of gaited horses improve their riding skills over time, competing against individuals and teams from around the world.
Gaited Dressage Monthly Challenge – Intro A, B & C level tests.
Gait Training Monthly Challenge – Beginner & Intermediate level tests.
Obstacle Challenge Every three months a series of obstacles will be chosen and a time set for completion of the obstacle challenge. Ridden or in-hand.
Team Five Gait Relay Get together with your local friends and form a team of three to five people, practice and decide who will gain best marks for each gait. Each team member can ride a maximum of 2 gaits. Team Signup Page
Lu Crawford of Halfkey Icelandic Horses in the UK runs a free, fun monthly challenge which she has invited Tölt.Club participants to join. Lu’s challenges range from fancy dress to feats of riding prowess and are suitable for all ages. Enter Here.
Judges are experienced horse riders in each discipline, drawn from all areas of the gaited horse world. Videos will be marked and scores uploaded to the International Gaited League Leaderboard as they are processed. Rosettes for winner and runner up will be awarded each month plus a rosette for the most improved rider and horse pairing in each competition. See individual competitions for entry fees and detailed instructions.
Community: Our clubhouse is filled with free resources to help you train where you are and when you can. We encourage you to contribute, comment and take part in a world wide community of gaited horse riders on social media and in discussions, see how your friends are progressing and what the rest of the world is doing with their gaited horses.