Emma Weinert Dressage
Emma Weinert O'Rourke is an Australian Grand Prix dressage rider and trainer here at Arroyo Del Mar.
Emma is an incredibly talented and passionate rider who enjoys working with competitive dressage horses and their owners in the pursuit of excellence and connection.
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 eleven years now, and runs a vibrant dressage business of sales, clients, and clinics.