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IAHP November Rider of the Month

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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Rebecca in Rio…

October 7th, 2016 at 3:38 pm It was an excited Rebecca who got the call up to help cover the Rio Olympics. I knew some of what to expect: sun and relief from a chilly Sydney winter, good sport and plenty of insect spray. I didn’t … Continue reading Read Article

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The dressage competitions of the Bundeschampionate…

October 5th, 2016 at 9:42 am Thomas Hartwig reports from the Bundeschampionate... Continue reading Read Article

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Australian Showjumping Championships survive the deluge!

at 9:42 am On-the-spot report from the Australian Showjumping Championships... Continue reading Read Article

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What is a drug? Who are the cheats?

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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Burto’s Brilliant Burghley!

at 9:42 am The full report on Burghley Horse Trials from Kate Green... Continue reading Read Article

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October Hanoverian of the Month: Pacavello

October 4th, 2016 at 10:42 am The showjumper, Pacavello is a new talent in the barn of German Hans-Dieter Dreher. Only four weeks after the horse arrived, the seven-year old won both qualifications of the Youngster Tour in Italy. Only one week later, he finished an … Continue reading Read Article

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Three teams finish on Zero

September 23rd, 2016 at 11:59 am The great Ludger Beerbaum riding at his last international show for Germany – on Casello Photo Dirk Caremans First round Furusiyya Final The FEI’s Nations Cup final in Barcelona got off to a thrilling start with a three way tie … Continue reading Read Article

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