Renew Gold™ is happy to welcome Professional Dressage Riders and Trainers, Steffen & Shannon Peters to the team!
"I have moved all of my horses over to Renew Gold, and taken them off all grains. The difference in their coats, mane, tails and hooves is amazing!! Better yet, they are extremely consistent in their work, the hotter ones cool down, and the ones that need more energy have picked up. Renew Gold™ has been the perfect addition to our feed program, for performance and health, I don't think there is anything better!!!"
In 2004 Peters was an alternate on the U.S. Olympic team with his horse Floriano. In 2005 the pair rode to victory in the group 1 CDIO Grand Prix at the famous Aachen. In 2006 this pair won help the U.S. team secure a bronze at the World Equestrian Games in Aachen. Peters and Floriano went on to many more successes.
Peters began riding Akiko Yamazaki's Ravel. This pair have risen to the top of International Dressage competition. In 2009 Peters won the FEI Rolex World Cup finals, then went on to sweep the Grand Prix, the Special and the Freestyle at Aachen, something no American had ever done. That same year United States Dressage Federation (USDF) named Ravel horse of the year.
In 2010 Peters and Ravel represented the United States in Kentucky at the World Equestrian Games. Other members of the team are: Tina Konyot, Todd Flettrich and Katherine Bateson-Chandler.
Shannon has been an active FEI trainer and competitor for 25 years. She has had great influences throughout her career from "S" judge Debbie Riel-Rodriguez, Nancy Baker and for the past 10 years Obereiter Karl Mikolka of the Spanish Riding School. She has the incredible help everyday now of her husband of five years Steffen Peters, US Olympian.
Shannon loves to both train and teach and finds great joy in bringing her horses from training level to GP, and helping her students do the same. She lives in San Diego, California with her husband Steffen
Some highlights of her competitive career are:
- 2005 Reserve National Champion Intermediare 1 riding Luxor
- 2006 USDF Horse of the Year Intermediare 1 riding Luxor
- 2008 Reserve National Champion FEI 6 year Old riding Weltino's Magic
- 2009 4th place US National Intermediare Championships riding Flor de Selva
- Currently competing Odyssey at GP for his first season, Odyssey is owned by Akiko Yamasaki, purchased from Anky Van Grunsven's barn in Holland