Equestrian Australia (EA) has advised the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) of the need to withdraw Kelly Layne’s nomination from Australia’s Dressage Team for Rio, after it was determined her horse Udon P would not be fit in time for the Olympic competition. EA will now nominate reserve combination Sue Hearn and Remmington to Australia’s four-member Dressage … [Read more...]
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New Zealand has today named a stellar combination of eventing horses for the Rio Olympic Games. Sir Mark Todd has been named on the 12-year-old German-bred gelding Leonidas II, Jock Paget aboard New Zealand thoroughbred 16-year-old Clifton Lush, Clarke Johnstone on the 12-year-old New Zealand warmblood Balmoral Sensation, Jonelle Price on 11-year-old British sport horse … [Read more...]
Stalwart of the Australian dressage scene Mary Hanna, is not about to let age stop her from representing her country at the forthcoming Olympic Games in Rio. What do you reckon your exercise regime will be like at 61? Strolls on the beach and the occasional gentle swing of a golf club sound pretty perfect. Not for dressage rider Mary Hanna. Instead of having a roll at … [Read more...]
Waterford Equestrian & Pony Club held their first inaugural Show Jump Spectacular on Saturday July 9th 2016 with 2 rings running on the day from 60cm up to 1.35m. The club had approximately 200 riders attend. Waterford was able to secure some amazing sponsors for all 10 classes with a total of $3000 worth of prize money and a rug for each winner donated by Horseland … [Read more...]
Olympians and Rio selected Eventing team riders Shane Rose and Chris Burton have guided Australia to an historic victory in Germany overnight, with the team winning gold in the Aachen CICO3*. The Australian team, which also included Olympian Sonja Johnson and World Equestrian Games representative Samantha Birch, defeated a competitive nine-nation field including a strong … [Read more...]