This year has been one of highs and lows for equestrians with a number of events and incidents drawing the attention of the wider community. The equestrian action at the Rio Olympics and Paralympics undoubtedly showcased the best of the FEI disciplines to a massive audience. The Aussies improved on their sixth place four years prior in London to take out the bronze medal in the … [Read more...]
General Equestrian News
These articles are general equestrian industry news in the Australian, New Zealand and global equestrian world.
Lucy Fell caused a bit of an upset this afternoon when she won the opening round of the Country TV World Cup (NZ) at the Hawke’s Bay A and P Show in Hastings. She and her former racehorse Tinapai headed off 16 other combinations, one of the largest fields seen in the series class for some years. Fell (nee Akers) was the only rider to go double clear over the Roger … [Read more...]
Jock Paget and Clifton Signature have this morning finished seventh in the CCI4* at Les 4 Etoiles de Pau in France. Two rails in the showjumping proved costly for the Kiwi eventer, and he finished on 56 penalty points. He wasn’t the only one who had rails down in the final phase – a Pau title continues to elude Olympic champ Michael Jung (GER) who had faults with … [Read more...]
Katie Laurie is so fond of the Gisborne A and P Show that she drove there twice this weekend . . . and it paid dividends. The mum of two from Mystery Creek won the 1.4m class on the opening day of the show aboard her lovely grey stallion Dunstan Casebrooke Lomond, she then zipped back to Mystery Creek to compete in the Equidays Grand Prix where she placed third and fourth, … [Read more...]
Australia’s elite young equestrians will converge on the Sydney International Equestrian Centre at Horsley Park for the 2016 Godolphin Australian Interschool Equestrian Championships, to be staged by Equestrian NSW. The event will take place from Sunday 25th September through to Thursday 29th September. Download the Program A record field of 390 school-aged equestrians … [Read more...]