Emma Weinert is an Australian Grand Prix dressage rider and trainer based with Olympic medallist Steffen Peters and Shannon Peters in San Diego, USA.
Emma’s career highlights include winning the CDI3* Grand Prix Special at Festival of the Horse, achieving multiple top-5 placings on the US CDI circuit over many seasons, and earning USDF Silver and Gold medals. Emma has been named on the NSW High Performance Squad for several years, and has been invited by Equestrian Australia to join the Australian team at international events in Europe and the US.
As a true animal lover, Emma has an empathetic way of working with her horses, and places great importance on the enjoyment of their daily work, whilst maintaining the highest level of standards as required for the FEI competition arena. This approach resonates with her pupils in clinics both in the USA and internationally.
Originally from Sydney, Australia, Emma has been based in the US at the Peters’ Arroyo Del Mar facility in California for nine years.
Current competition horses
16.3hh 2002 KWPN mare by Polansky/Jazz
The alpha mare. Her bestie is Rosamunde—hopefully she gives Velvet some hot tips!
Prix St George/Intermediate I
16.2hh 2004 KWPN gelding by Rhodium/Ferro
‘Beast’. Not happy unless you’re standing right where he can smooch (or bite) you.