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Megan Takes Out Tonimbuk CIC3*

March 13th, 2012 at 11:34 pm

Megan Jones led from start to finish at the 2012 Tonimbuk CIC3* Horse Trials held over the Labour Day long weekend in Victoria. Megan rode Kirby Park Allofasudden to win the three-star event and then backed up the win with a second place on Kirby Park Irish Jester. Not a bad way to spend a weekend!…[More]

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Riders Named for Final Olympic Dressage Nomination Events

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The Australian dressage selectors have named seven combinations that they have endorsed to compete at the nomination shows Mannheim, Germany CDI  3-8 May 2012 and Compèigne, France CDI (FRA) 31 May -3 June 2012. The combinations are: Hayley Beresford, Belissimo Mary Hanna, Sancette Lyndal Oatley, Potifar Brett Parbery, Lord of Loxley Rozzie Ryan, GV Bullwinkle…[More]

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Ilse Schwarz Wins at $50,000 Florida Dressage Classic CDI-W.

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Australian Dressage rider Ilse Schwarz rode her own 12-year-old Oldenburg, Cadenza, to the win in the Intermediaire 2 class at the $50,000 Florida Dressage Classic CDI-W. Ilse, who is married to Wellington’s Ken Braddick, has been a full-time resident of Wellington for 11 years. “His piaffe and pirouettes were a highlight,” a thrilled Ilse said,…[More]

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41 Nations Qualify for London Olympics

March 5th, 2012 at 12:48 am

The final stages of team qualification for the London Olympics have been completed and a total of 41 countries are set to compete across the three disciplines. In Showjumping 26 nations will compete, with 75 riders representing: Argentina, Australia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bermuda, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Egypt, France, Great Britain, Germany, Ireland, Jordan, Japan, Saudi…[More]

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Shane Rose and Taurus – Back on Track!

February 28th, 2012 at 5:42 am

Shane Rose blitzed a classy field of competitors on the weekend to win the Mitavite 3* ODE at SIEC, place second in the same class and win the Richmond 2*. Riding his Olympic hopeful, Taurus, Shane led the 3* from the start with a dressage score of 72.50%. He also rode APH Moritz, scoring 70.39%,…[More]

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Vidauban CDI: a success for Mary Hanna

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In the lead-up to the London Olympics, Mary Hanna headed down to the south of France to compete in the Vidauban CDI – the last series of competitions that will count towards Olympic qualification. Joined by Hayley Beresford and Brett Parbery, Mary led the Aussie contingent on her two horses Sancette and Umbro. Mary rode…[More]

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Edward Gal and Blue Hors Romanov – First public outing!

February 13th, 2012 at 2:11 am
 
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The Copabella Classic Rescheduled to 2013

February 7th, 2012 at 3:31 am

The next Copabella Classic is now scheduled to be held in 2013. After consultation with sponsors and interested parties, the organizing committee has decided to take the opportunity to rest the event in 2012. This year many of the nation’s top riders and horses will be training overseas ahead of the London Olympics. This will…[More]

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The Winner of the Bates Saddles Subscription Prize is…

February 2nd, 2012 at 4:43 am

Alexandra Rousset from Seville East, Victoria is the winner of a brand new Bates Saddle!! Congratulations to Alex, happy riding, and thanks again to Bates Australia for their ongoing support!

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Oldenburg – Exciting study tour

January 19th, 2012 at 11:17 pm

We have just received this press release from the Oldenburg Verband, and we are sorely tempted: Visit the cradle of Oldenburg breeding and get to know Sandro Hit & Co personally Welcome to the Oldenburg Summer Meeting! Treat yourself to a trip through the Oldenburg breed. We are offering breeders and all friends of the…[More]

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Australia’s Matt Williams Wins 1.45m Class in America…

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Matt Williams has won the $8,000 G&C Farm 1.45m Jumpers Class in the second week of the FTI Winter Equestrian Festival. Matt won the class on his 11-year-old Belgian Warmblood, Bolero van’t Heike. The 2012 FTI Winter Equestrian Festival is a 12 week competition that concludes on April 1, 2012, with more $6 million in…[More]

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Steffen Peters’ new ride scores over 80% on debut!

January 17th, 2012 at 12:33 am

With a score of 80.213% Steffen Peters rode his new horse, Legolas (Laomedon x Florestan II x Profi) to second place in his very first competition. They competed at the Thermal CDN Grand Prix in California, USA, where they were only beaten by Steffen’s other Grand Prix ride, Ravel, on a score of 80.426%. Steffen…[More]

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