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December Hanoverian of the Month: Santiago

December 5th, 2016 at 9:53 am Santiago is the name of the winner of the prestigious Nuremberg Cup in 2015! He lines up with successful horses such as Elvis VA, Burlington, Blind Date, Wahajama Unicef, Bonaparte, Comic Hiltop and Rassolini, who all won the Cup for … Continue reading Read Article

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Brett Parbery on the Aus Dressage Team Selection Process for Rio…

November 18th, 2016 at 10:28 am Brett Parbery talks to Rebecca Ashton about his views on the Australian Dressage Team selection process for Rio... Continue reading Read Article

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PAU – A charm of its own…

November 14th, 2016 at 4:25 pm Story by Christopher Hector and Photos by Roz Neave & Eric Knoll Coming so soon after the Games, this year’s Pau was never going to be a vintage crop. Of the Germans, only Michael Jung has sufficient four-star power to … Continue reading Read Article

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Australian Dressage Championships

November 11th, 2016 at 11:54 am It was a story of ‘The Next Generation’ at the Nationals this year. From 18 year old Mary Warren beating the “older riders” in the Grand Prix Freestyle with her 24 year old coach Elliot Patterson, to 27 year old Alexis Hellyer winning the Inter A and B classes. The top three of the Inter 1 freestyle were all under 33... Continue reading Read Article

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Bates Showjumping Leaderboard

November 9th, 2016 at 12:30 pm Bates Showjumping Leaderboard Continue reading Read Article

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IAHP Rider of the Month – November

November 2nd, 2016 at 11:48 am Mary Warren had the weekend of her life at this year’s Australian Dressage Championships. Successfully competing her eight year old Mindarah Park Raphael in the FEI Young Rider CDI-Y classes, she went on to pleasantly shock us all by winning the Saturday night Willinga Park Grand Prix CDI-W Freestyle with a score of 71% on her 13 year old stallion (and Raphael’s Dad) Mindarah Park Ramadan. Because that wasn’t enough pressure for the 18 year old, she also sat her HSC maths exam in-between tests! Continue reading Read Article

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November Hanoverian of the Month: Private Diandra

at 11:43 am She was the highlight of the 2003 Verden Autumn Auction! Diandra was her name when she showed up at the auction at the age of three. The legendary Donnerhall is her sire with the bloodline of Alabaster – Glorieux – … Continue reading Read Article

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When a Showcase is just that… A SHOWCASE!

October 27th, 2016 at 3:50 pm When I arrived at The Polo Fields in Richmond, just west of Sydney, I was greeted by Jamie Kermond’s mum, Sue, who was manning the entrance of the VIP tent. The two Jamies (Kermo and fiancée Jamie Winning) were in the arena, moving jumps and organising riders - in between competing their own horses... Continue reading Read Article

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World Young Eventing Horse Championships – the Mondial du Lion

at 3:28 pm What I love about the Mondial du Lion - the world championships of young eventing horses - is that it is so totally unfashionable... Continue reading Read Article

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Christopher Bartle – Will he stay, or will he go?

October 16th, 2016 at 9:10 pm At Pau, Christopher Bartle was working with Team Jung It seems that Christopher Bartle’s tenure as the German Team coach may not be over as we all assumed when he applied for the job with Team GB. When I suggest … Continue reading Read Article

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What is a drug? Who are the cheats?

October 5th, 2016 at 9:42 am What is a drug is by no means clear cut. Prior to the WEG in Stockholm in 1990, it was considered perfectly acceptable to give your horse a sachet of bute (that’s one sachet, more got you into trouble) at … Continue reading Read Article

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The dressage competitions of the Bundeschampionate…

at 9:42 am Thomas Hartwig reports from the Bundeschampionate... Continue reading Read Article

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