Michel receives the British Dressage Medal of Honour from British Dressage Chair Penny Pollard at the Hartpury College National Convention (25-Nov-2017_photo credit Kevin Sparrow)
Michel wins the Harvey Spack Field Dressage Award, presented by the Princess Royal at the Animal Health Trust Equestrian Awards ceremony. The event took place at the London Marriott Grosvenor hotel on 31 October 2017.
Sylvester owned by Ashleigh-Rose Turner and ridden by Jess Thompson won British Dressage Elementary Gold at Brook Farm on 28 October. Sylvester was found in Denmark by Mette Assouline and is being produced at Assouline Dressage for Ashleigh who is a grade II para rider. Sylvester has qualified for the Novice and Elementary regionals within three outing.
Team Gold for Para-Equestrian GBR on Michel's last assignment before officially starting with the US Equestrian Federation as High-Performance Consultant. A new team with three athletes on their first international Championship debut, with star-pupils, triple gold medallists Julie Payne and Suzanna Hext [photo above from left]. A freestyle record-breaking 80% score for the lovely Danish Warmblood mare Athene Lindebjerg owned by Diane [...] Continue Reading
Jane Manley's Romanda (Mare by Blue Hors Romanov) and Michel were 2nd on first attempt at Prix Saint Georges at Hickstead and 5th (out of 41) at Wellington Premier League (68.53%). We thank our sponsors FMP Therapy Systems and Serena Hickson.
by US Equestrian Communications Department | May 16, 2017, 4:12 PM EST Lexington, Ky. - The United States Equestrian Federation (US Equestrian) is pleased to announce the appointment of Michel Assouline as Head of Para-Equestrian Coach Development and High Performance Consultant. Michel Assouline joins US Equestrian after nearly 12 years as head coach to the multi-medal winning British para-equestrian dressage program. [...] Continue Reading
Jess Thompson and Obi Kenobi owned by Alex Lewis won first time out both Gold section Medium qualifiers at Topthorn Equestrian Centre. Assouline Dressage is very grateful for the continuing support given by Alex and Sunseeker London.
Jess Thompson wins both Novice and Elementary Gold section qualifiers (72.70%) at Topthorn EC in very first outing on the lovely Sylvester owned by Ashleigh-Rose Turner, scoring several 9s in the walk routine.
Mette and AD-Ratino, a 10 year old Danish Warmblood, were highly placed in Inter II in their only 2nd outing at the level. Ratino was 2015 Advanced Medium and PSG Regional Champion with Mette; they are moving up to Grand Prix this year.
Team Gold for Team GBR at the Paralympic Games in Rio with eleven Gold and Silver medals! All riders Anne Dunham, Sophie Christiansen, Lee Pearson, Natasha Baker and Sophie Wells achieved Gold. Triple Gold medallist Sophie Christiansen on Di Redfern’s Athene Lindebjerg scored highest in the overall competition [photo above courtesy of Jon Stroud Photography]