Ignacio Pantiga

  • Ignacio Pantiga started riding at the age of 15 having grown up in a non-horsey family in Spain. He worked with both jumping and dressage horses for three years before deciding to end his studies in Spain and move to England in 2004 with the aim of becoming an event rider.

    Firstly based with dressage rider Daniel Timson his passion for dressage grew. He then continued his training under International rider and trainer Pammy Hutton where he further developed his skills in dressage and teaching.

    In 2007 Ignacio had the opportunity to ride under top German rider and Canadian Team Trainer Markus Gribbe as his first rider. Initially based at the Pidgley's Kilbees Farm, England, then later on moving to Germany with Markus in 2009 to set up the Oldenburg based Lodbergen Dressurpferde Leistungzentrum.

    Ignacio has much experience riding and training horses up to Grand Prix level, and an in-depth understanding of teaching and creating successful horse and rider partnerships.