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Alice Debany Clero is the ninth of ten children raised in Bedford, New York on the farm built by her parents. An athlete from the start, Alice was a National Champion in judo, was on the first East Coast vaulting team and finished her junior career in 1986 as the leading junior jumper rider in the country.

 

 

Alice earned her way on the map in show jumping as one of the riders of the famous jumper, The Natural. She showed him in the early 90s and won the Queen’s Cup at Spruce Meadows as well as the grand prix at the National Horse Show.

In 2000 Alice coached Princess Haya, Former FEI President, at the Olympics in Sydney. In 2005 Princess Haya hired her to coach the show jumping team for Dubai.

Alice is celebrating her 13th year as coach of the Dubai show jumping team. Her most recent success came with the win by the United Arab Emirate team of the Challenge Cup at the Longines FEI Nations Cup Jumping Final.  Abdulla Mohd Al Marri,  Alice’s student of 12 years, was an integral member of the winning team aboard Sama Dubai FBH, a horse  they produced together.

 

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Alice Debany Clero Interview

Get to know Alice Debany Clero from her introduction to the sport to her biggest influences. The international rider and coach talks about the experiences, the people and the horses that have helped shape her career and led to her post as coach of the Dubai Show Jumping Team.

Running Time: 12 minutes and 21 seconds

Daily Flatting Tips

Dubai Show Jumping coach, Alice Debany Clero, is with us again applying her classic, methodical approach to daily flatwork. If you find your flatwork to be uninspired, watch the exercises Alice uses every day as a blueprint for your own program. With Alice’s system, the rider’s basics are rehearsed every single day and their “jumping muscles” are reinforced without causing any concussion to the horse. Additionally, the horse is daily encouraged to have fun being adjustable and rideable with consistent rewards.

Total running time: 22 minutes and 19 seconds

 
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The Alice Debany Clero System - Part 1 - Pole Exercises

Dubai Show Jumping coach, Alice Debany Clero, joins us to share techniques she’s developed throughout her long and impressive international career. In part one of her series of topics, Alice shows how horse and rider can iron out problems with no concussion of the legs, no mental stress and no accidents using pole exercises. The goal is to teach the horse to have a good time while learning the job of show jumping.

Running time: 16 minutes and 45 seconds

Click here to get to know Alice Debany Clero in her In the Spotlight interview

The Alice Debany Clero System - Part 2 - Introducing Boxes without Wings

Dubai Show Jumping coach, Alice Debany Clero, joins us to share techniques she’s developed throughout her long and impressive international career. In part two of her series, Alice shows us another of her methods for producing a young horse. This time she introduces her young mare to boxes without wings for the first time. Alice takes her time to make sure her mare understands the objective. Ultimately, the proper introduction to any new exercise will ensure success and the lesson will stick for life.

Running time: 16 minutes and 16 seconds

Click here to get to know Alice Debany Clero in her In the Spotlight interview