In preparation of the 2014 Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea, on 19 September - 4 October, four Asian dressage team candidates travelled to Saumur, France, in preparation of the event. They are proof of the fact that dressage has no boundaries. For decades riders from far away regions are seeking the help of renowned European trainers while the FEI waves the banner of "globality" and tries to spread the discipline all over the globe.
It all began with developing programmes such as The Hague Cup in the 1980s, which has developed into the FEI World Challenge. At the time these were competitions from L- to PSG-level, depending on the level of dressage practiced in those countries. Renowned FEI-judges travel to Asia, Australasia and Africa to judge these classes and provide lessons and video analyses to these riders who are eager to learn and grow in the sport.
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