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Euro Champs 2011 – The Most Exciting Championships Ever!

October 20th, 2011 at 5:31 am

It’s three years since I was last at Rotterdam showgrounds. Back then my morning got off to a very ordinary start as I was sitting in the drizzling rain and watching Anky ‘schooling’  Salinero did nothing to lift the spirits. This time the weather is better, and the warm-ups are less ‘dramatic’ and a whole…[More]

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Diamant de Semilly and Eric Levallois – Emotional Return

October 13th, 2011 at 12:57 am

In 2009 French Showjumper Eric Levallois – Team Gold Medallist at 2002 World Championships – had a very serious car accident and was told he would never walk again. In 2008 his horse that he rode at the World Championships, Diamant de Semilly, underwent three surgeries for colic. Vets didn’t believe that the horse would…[More]

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Elizabeth Sobecki Aiming High in Para-Equestrian

October 12th, 2011 at 11:39 pm

Para-Equestrian Elizabeth Sobecki is working hard in her quest to get to the London Olympics. Elizabeth is 19 years old and was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis just before her 16th Birthday. Having ridden since she was nine years old Lizzie was determined that she would continue to ride once diagnosed. This has of course been…[More]

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Sarah Honeywell – Riding Around the World

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Story by Shannan Makauskas, Photos by Alex Makauskas. Growing up in New Zealand, Sarah Honeywell had Nicole Uphoff and Rembrandt plastered over her schoolbooks. She marvelled at the skill of Isabell Werth, Klaus Balkenhol and Dr Reiner Klimke at the Olympic Games, Sarah’s dream was to ride in Europe. Her start in riding was like…[More]

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Vicki Roycroft – A Showjumping Life (Part One)

October 11th, 2011 at 4:27 am

An interview with Chris Hector. Vicki Roycroft, she was Vicki Rose then, was born into a ‘horsey’ family: “Mum was horsey. I was born in Melbourne, we moved to Sydney when I was seven. My brother and sister rode. I wasn’t that keen on it as a small child, I used to get carted to…[More]

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2011 Deloitte Australian International 3DE is Coming!

October 10th, 2011 at 11:32 pm

Adelaide will again host the Australian International Three Day Event. Watch this video for a taste of what’s to come!

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Emile Faurie Coming to DJWTS! See his English Masterclass video for a taste of what is to come…

October 7th, 2011 at 5:06 am

Emile Faurie, a member of the record breaking gold medal-winning English team at this year’s European Dressage Championships will attend next year’s PSI Dressage & Jumping with the Stars as the international dressage ‘star’. Emile’s international career has spanned almost two decades, representing Great Britain at European and World Championships and at two Olympic Games. …[More]

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National Dressage Titles Soon To Be Decided

October 5th, 2011 at 11:37 pm

Three and a half days of wonderful dressage lie ahead of us as the Bates Australian Dressage Championships return to the Sydney International Equestrian Centre from 27 to 30 October 2011. The Australian titles will feature talented horses and riders from across Australia competing in dressage tests from Novice through to FEI Grand Prix (International…[More]

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THM’s Exciting October Issue!

September 20th, 2011 at 5:28 am

AVAILABLE IN NEWSAGENTS SEPTEMBER 28th! OR… Subscribe now to get your hands on a copy before it hits the news stands! This issue is full of wonderful features, including: * European Dressage Championships direct from Rotterdam – The sights and sounds of the most exciting champs ever! Join Chris and Roz arena side as they take…[More]

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Roz’s Rotterdam Ramblings

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Rotterdam is a vibrant modern city. When it was re-built after WW2, a decision was made to make it new, not to try to re-create it, so it was a fitting setting for the emergence of a new era in competitive dressage. No, we are not trying to get caught up in the ‘but is…[More]

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Equitana Tickets Selling Out! Win 2 Tickets to Grand Prix Dressage Day!

September 15th, 2011 at 3:21 am

EQUITANA Sydney 10th – 13th November 4 Days of Spectacular Equine Action and Entertainment With only 800 Super Tickets remaining and seats for Specialist clinics and Evening Programs going fast, it’s time to secure your place at Australia’s most exciting equine experience!  The Super Ticket, which gets you into everything for all 4 days, is…[More]

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Roz’s Sydney Scenes

September 14th, 2011 at 1:52 am

Sydney International 3DE served up a challenge from the start, the dressage arena for the 3*** resembled a mud skating rink by the time the tests started. Rod Winchester of course was not deterred and was there to greet each competitor, here Craig Barrett and Brilliaire, with his usual style. Although the surface looked terrible,…[More]

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