CLD Education days - George Williams Clinic • September 22 & 23, 2018
photo credits: Jenna Upchurch & Casey Eiten, StarWest
- Blaire Aldrich Dean & Demitasse
- Paula Briney
- Judy Nordstrom & Esteban
- Kate Fleming-Kuhn on Washburn SW and on Jon & Pinky Noll's Zlatan M. Ge
- Jenna Upchurch & Dante Divino
- Casey Eiten & Eschaton
- Colleen Rull & Rapson
- Patti Blackmore & Janeva
- Rachel Hill-Jordan & El Mistico
- Martin Kuhn on Phil Pan & Deb Klamen's Ronin and on Chris & Betty Cronin's Venivici
President of the United States Dressage Federation and a member of the United States Equestrian Federation Committee, George Wiliams is a highly accomplished International Grand Prix competitor that is widely renowned in his field.
George is a prominent figure in international dressage competition whose career highlights with Chuck and Joann Smith’s grand prix mare, Rocher, include: three-time Dressage at Devon Grand Prix and Grand Prix Freestyle, 2005 United States Equestrian Federation/Collecting Gaits National Grand Prix Champion, team bronze at CHIO Aachen, 5th at the 2003 World Cup in Sweden, United States Dressage Federation Grand Prix and Grand Prix Freestyle Horse of the Year as well as being named Dressage Horse of the Year by the Chronicle of the Horse.
George was co-winner of the USEF William Steinkraus Equestrian of Honor award for his success in 2005. George has been studying dressage since 1973 when he traveled to Germany to enroll at the Reitinstitute von Neindorff’ where he earned his German Bronze Rider Medal. Upon returning to the US he began training with Karl Mikolka. George has trained in Germany with the former US Dressage team coach and Olympic gold medalist, Klaus Balkenhol, on numerous occasions.