Equestrian federation Of der Schaft as a coach
Rien van der Schaft is from January 1, the new coach of the Dutch dressage riders. The 62-year-old coach from the Gelderse Wenum-Wiesel follows Johan Rockx, that during the Olympic Games of Rio de served as a replacement of the then ailing and now deceased Wim Ernes.
The equestrian sport federation KNHS extended also to the contract with Rob I think. He is also in the next two years is still the coach of the title.
Van der Schaft, is a well-known face in the Dutch and international dressage world. He is a recognised trainer. He was also dressage rider and made from 1979 to 1983 as part of the Dutch dressuurequipe.
“I look forward to the bondscoachschap. Work with the best Dutch dressage riders is for a trainer great. I will with great pleasure use my experience and knowledge for the Dutch dressuurtop,” he said.