Christian Garweg – USA
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Meet Uniqcorn Exceptionnel team rider Christian Garweg. Christian is a german-born dressage rider and trainer, based in Hamburg, Germany until his recent move to North America. Christian is a USDF Gold Medalist, Canadian Champion on several horses, and has trained and competed successfully nationally and internationally through Grand Prix.
Christian has learned from the best such as Herbert Rehbein, Willi Schultheis, Georg Wahl, and Christilot Boylen, as well as from all 3 German Team coaches at the time: Holger Schmezer, HH Meyer zu Strohen, and D. Keller.
Christian is first and foremost a horseman. He believes horses should be light in the bridle and happy in their work while progressing up the levels. He is a seasoned trainer and competitor with proven experience and success at all levels.
Horses trained by Christian are sold all across the globe, amongst them are Olympians, Professionals, and Judges. Gold, Silver, and Bronze Medalists in the US have been seeking Christians' advice. Some of the most prominent buyers are Christine Stückelberger (SUI) (the horse Aquamarin later ranked 10th in the world), Christopher Hickey (USA), Pia Aragao (BRA ), Shingo Hayashi (JPN), and the Olympians Jaqueline Brooks, Gina Smith, Belinda Trussel (CDN).
In 2016 Christians placed 3rd at the Grand Prix at the CDI Saugerties followed by 4th place at the Markel Young Horses Finals in a competitive field of the country's best 5-year-olds. In 2017 he showed at the prestigious Dressage at Devon on his Grand Prix horse De Lorean as well as in 2022 on Excalibur. On Don Noblesse he was invited to compete at the finals in Lamplight in 2019. On Viveka, he competed at the Palm Beach Dressage Derby in 2021.
His Students are very successful, advancing to regional, national, and international levels. Christian is teaching at his home in Virginia and clinics all over the country.