Portrait of the team Filipe Fernandes

His own riding team

The talented dressage rider Filipe Fernandes has been part of Europe’s most popular horse show for ten years. The Portuguese rider already fascinated the audience of “Companions of Light” with impressive dressage performances.

The talented dressage rider Filipe Fernandes has been part of Europe’s most popular horse show for ten years. The Portuguese rider already fascinated the audience of “Companions of Light” with impressive dressage performances. Now he is taking part in CAVALLUNA with his own riding team. In addition to beautiful quadrilles with his Friesian horses, he will also be presenting a touching solo act.

 

Learning from the best

The friendly southern European grew up near Lisbon, not far from the riding school owned by Luis Valença – an expert at advanced dressage. At an early age, Filipe discovered his passion for classical riding, and he was able to complete his training with the master himself.

The friendly southern European grew up near Lisbon, not far from the riding school owned by Luis Valença – an expert at advanced dressage. At an early age, Filipe discovered his passion for classical riding, and he was able to complete his training with the master himself.  
 
In 2008, he first performed in Europe’s most popular horse show with the Valença riding team. In addition to the great success at CAVALLUNA, Filipe Fernandes also looks back at numerous triumphs at tournaments and he has been a successful coach and horsebreaker for many years himself.

The riding team at CAVALLUNA

At CAVALLUNA, the riding team surrounding Filipe Fernandes will be presenting beautiful classical dressage acts. The talented team will show off complicated performances such as half-passes and piaffes as well as beautiful quadrilles in total harmony with their horses. A special highlight: The baroque horses will be presented with a simple snaffle bit. In addition, Filipe will be presenting an impressive dressage with one of his Friesians. The duo was already a crowd-favourite at the previous show! 

At CAVALLUNA, the riding team surrounding Filipe Fernandes will be presenting beautiful classical dressage acts. The talented team will show off complicated performances such as half-passes and piaffes as well as beautiful quadrilles in total harmony with their horses. A special highlight: The baroque horses will be presented with a simple snaffle bit. Filipe will also give an impressive dressage performance with one of his Friesian horses. The duo was already a crowd-favourite at the previous shows!

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