She presented her show in Bercy during the Longines FEI World Cup Finals, Alizée Froment has a talent for conciliating art and high level.
International competitions, shows, acting, drama, writing, she turns her 5* dressage career into a true scenography.
In the mythical Aachen arena or on the beach for the filming of Hermès ads, the rider gives a new freed dimension to dressage and wants to make her discipline more accessible.
Ask her all your questions on how she imposed her creative vision among the institutional codes of high level dressage (judges, competitors, rules,…) or on her approach of the work of a show horse.
Click on the questions to find the answers of Alizée Froment:
- How do you know that a horse has the temper to perform in front of an audience?
- What advices can you give to somenone who wants to begin a career as an equestrian artist?
- How do manage to work with stallions and do you adapt your method to them?
- What is your most precious memory with Mistral, on-stage and off-stage?
- What do you think about the trend of liberty work and ethological riding?
- What steps do you take to introduce your horses to bridleless or liberty work?
- Can you give us some anecdotes about the backstages of the FEI World Cup Finals :)?
- What specific supplements and care do you give to your horses in order to keep them in good shape during your show season?
- What are your relations with other Grand Prix dressage riders regarding your different approach of dressage?
- Do you look for the same things when you buy a dressage horse and a show horse?
- In your opinion, what is the key to form a good relationship with your horse?
- How do you compare the energy and the expression given by a horse during a show and during a dressage test?
- What are the benefits of liberty work for a couple competing in dressage?
- How do you adapt your show to your audience and do you prepare something special for your first show in the UK?
- What does your dressage career bring to your show career and vice-versa?
- According to you, what are the brakes that keep dressage riders from training their horses in a different way (bridleless, bitless,…)?
- What got you into art and is it influenced by the horse?