MUSTANG MAKEOVER - the unique pro horse event in Europe will take place at the CHIO Aachen Location from August 23rd - 25th, 2019 for the third time. The aim is not only to draw attention to the situation of the American Mustangs, but also to impart a high degree of knowledge.
Look forward to three days of "Pferd total", the Trainer Challenge with 16 Mustangs and 16 trainers from all over Europe and the all-day course program of the MAKEOVER ACADEMY, to which selected trainers are invited to give deep insights into horse training. Use the knowledge of the MAKEOVER EXPERTS and visit the speeches of the invited speakers on current topics around horses. While the equestrian sports fair area invites you to shop, you have the chance to experience your favourite trainers up close and feel the very special magic of America's wild horses.
Tickets are available from 5,00 €. Don't miss this emotional event of 2019!
The heart of the MUSTANG MAKEOVER is the Trainer Challenge. This year again, 15 top trainers of different riding styles train 15 mustangs for more than 100 days. You can follow their training progress online - check out this website, FACEBOOK, INSTAGRAM and YOUTUBE. At the event, the trainers and their horses will compete in several challenges, judged depending on harmony and partnership. The unique highlight is the breathtaking freestyle finale!
The trainer challenge is based on the Extreme Mustang Makeover in the US. However, the challenge differs greatly from its American original when looking at the evaluation criteria. Unlike common horse shows, the MUSTANG MAKEOVER focuses not on top performance but on the partnership between trainer and horse. We want the trainer and horse teams to be able to train without pressure to perform To us, it is a matter of the heart to establish the MUSTANG MAKEOVER as a pro horse event true to the motto: We make the invisible bond between horse and rider visible!
Important! All exercises are subdivided into different levels of difficulty so that the trainers can choose the option most suited to 'their' mustang's training level. All trainers are allowed to dismount during the exercises in case the horse becomes insecure.
Curious? Find further details, trainers and mustangs here.
Are you in the mood for some rambling or maybe even for some hot deals at the fair? Well, then you are right at the MUSTANG MALL on the fair grounds of the MUSTANG MAKEOVER. More than 100 exhibitors present themselves at the MUSTANG MAKEOVER in Aachen and offer everything a horse enthusiast could wish for.
Your shopping experience at the fair grounds!
Are you in the mood for some rambling or maybe even for some hot deals at the fair? Well, then you are right at the MUSTANG MALL on the fair grounds of the MUSTANG MAKEOVER. More than 100 exhibitors present themselves at the MUSTANG MAKEOVER in Aachen and offer everything a horse enthusiast could wish for. The selection of exhibitors also comprises insurances, saddlers, stable building solutions, paddock grids, care products and bedding options, as well as animal food, horse trailers and various therapeutic approaches.On Friday, the fair grounds will be open from 1-7 pm, on Saturday from 9 am - 8 pm and on Sunday from 8.30 am - 6 pm! Soon you will be able to find all exhibitors in the exhibition catalogue, in the MUSTANG MAKEOVER magazine and on the overvier banners. Our exhibitors cannot wait to meet to you!
Find all information and soon the list of exhibitors here.
Top trainers - top courses! On Saturday and Sunday you may learn from Lorenzo, Alizée Froment, Peter Kreinberg, Thomas Günther, Vivian Gabor, Luuk Teunissen, Sandra Schneider, Anke Recktenwald, Juan Vendrell, Walter Gegenschatz and many more. They reveal all their knowledge in about hourlong courses. Where can you become inspired by different trainers and their styles? Here, we will demonstrate practical solutions to problems you may have with your four-legged partner and you will get tips and new ideas for your training.
Curious? Find all details, trainers and courses here.
Use the knowledge of the experts!
In our panel, independent experts inform you about important topics all around the horse - from head to hoof. Whether it is equine health, training of horse and rider, equine husbandry or feeding, at the Makeover Experts you find interesting lectures about all topics and questions that concern your beloved equine. The MAKEOVER EXPERTS can be found at the press panel of the MUSTANG MAKEOVER.
The exact programm will be revealed at a later point in time.
Find all information and soon the program here:
A little bit of everything!
You will always pass the big Show Ring when visiting the MUSTANG MAKEOVER. Here, you will find an exciting and versatile program. There will be wild mustangs, shining show horses, trainers of all riding styles and all kinds of celebrities.
Soon you will be able to find the programm online.
NEW IN 2019
Overcome exciting obstacles together with your equine partner!
Details will follow soon.
Eventlocation Mustang Makeover:
CHIO Aachen Gelände
Entrance & Parking
You enter the MUSTANG MAKEOVER premises via the main entrance (Albert-Servais-Allee) - there you will also find many parking spaces (probably 5.00 Euro/day - subject to change).
With the car
Please enter "Krefelder Straße" as your destination in your navigation system. As soon as you have reached Krefelder Straße, please follow the signs to the public car parks.
After arriving at Aachen main station, Lagerhausstraße, take one of the ASEAG bus lines 1, 11, 14, 21, 44, 46 to Aachen bus station ("Bushof Aachen"), then take the ASEAG bus line 51 to the stop "Sportpark Soers".
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