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Team Nordic Dressage

The people behind Nordic dressage

Minna Telde

Minna Telde

Minna Telde is one of Sweden’s most professional and merited dressage rider. Minna has competed internationally since 1999 when she took a Bronze medal at Young horse World Championships in Arnhem. Minna has been part of the Swedish dressage team since 2004. She has participated in two Olympics, Athens 2004 and London 2012. She has been in several European Championships and World Equestrian Games and World Cup finals with different horses. Minna has trained and competed quite many young horses to the national young horse championships nationally and internationally. Minna has trained several stallions thru the stallion tests to be approved. Minna has trained over 14 horses from young hor-se to be successful Grand Prix horses. Minna and her team run their training and competition stable in Veberöd South of Sweden. The Swedish base situated at Stuteri Nr 1, consists of a full size indoors riding arena 60 x 20 meters, a full scale outdoors arena, plenty of paddocks of different sizes and up to 30 boxes. The hay is delivered form the farms own premises. Stuteri Nr 1, currently employees a very professional team of 5 employees riding and taking care of the horses.

Laila Wittendorff

Laila Wittendorff

An international Grand Prix rider, is a part of the daily course at Grindsted together with her husband Ole Hummelshøj. She has participated in numerous Young Horse Championship events and has extensive experience educating young horses and graduating horses to the grand prix level. She has won everything from Young Horse Championship classes to Grand Prix. At the moment, she is competing with her own Grand Prix horse Elvis, who she has educated herself and owned since he was a colt. As of today, she has several horses coming up for Grand Prix.

Ulrik Stadhofer

Ulrik Stadelhofer

Ulrik spearheads the team when it comes to sale and purchase of horses. He has a unique network within purchase and sale of exclusive dressage horses and has sold horses that today are in the forefront of both international and national sport. He has been CEO for more than 30 years, most recently in the feed company Nobel. Throughout his work he has obtained extensive experience with the feeding and management of sport horses on an absolute top level. Ulrik has worked with horses all his life and has bred dressage horses for more than 30 years. He has bred many horses that display a prominent figure in the sport internationally and nationally. He has, among others, bred an approved stallion and in 2018: Zancor, the winner of the Danish Warmblood Young Horse Championship in Herning, who today is being educated in a collaboration between Minna Telde and Ole Hummelshøj.

Ole Hummelshøj

Ole Hummelshøj

Is also an international Grand Prix rider and an educated berider (riding master). Today, Ole is chief in Grindsted, where he has both a berider employed and many trainees. Additionally, he works with his wife Laila Wittendorf. For more than 20 years, he has educated riders, of which many today are international Grand Prix riders. In several breeding unions, both in foreign and domestic, Ole is known as an exceedingly skilled and competent test rider and in Denmark, one of the most acknowledged Young Horse Championship judges in dressage. Today he is part of both the dressage selection and championship selection for DRF (Danish Riding Union). For many years Ole has sold dressage horses that have appeared on dressage courses all throughout the world. Ole grew up with breeding at the absolute top level and has bred several top dressage horses.