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Subjective Showjumping Selection Stupidity

December 11th, 2015 at 4:27 pm In a bizarre return to the bad old days, the new EA showjumping selection policy puts in place a totally subjective selection system. For the last few championships, selection has been based on an objective criteria at a couple of … Continue reading Read Article

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Grace Kay looks for inspiration in Europe – Part Two

December 9th, 2015 at 2:58 pm Talented Australian dressage rider, Grace Kay won the Marcus Oldham sponsored Aachen scholarship, and put her time in Europe to good use, visiting top trainers Johan Hamminga and Jennifer Sekreve in The Netherlands… Continue reading Read Article

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Brett Parbery and a vision for Australian Dressage

December 8th, 2015 at 10:54 am Rebecca Ashton concludes her extraordinary series of articles with Australian dressage star, Brett Parbery. In this episode, Brett outlines his plan to turn around the future of Australian dressage…. Continue reading Read Article

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IAHP December Rider of the Month

December 4th, 2015 at 9:58 am Our December International Animal Health rider of the month is Chris Chugg who has been dominating the Australian World Cup Showjumping circuit with three wins so far. It is quite a feat since Chris first represented Australia at a World … Continue reading Read Article

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Working with Lisa Wilcox and Ernst Hoyos – Part One

December 3rd, 2015 at 3:09 pm Put simply, Ernst Hoyos is a genius - the most exciting rider/trainer in the world of dressage today. Here is a man who has emerged from the oldest tradition of classical riding, with something new to say about the art of training dressage horses. Continue reading Read Article

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Saddleworld Australian Dressage Championships

November 30th, 2015 at 10:33 am On-the-spot report from the Saddleworld Australian Dressage Championships Continue reading Read Article

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QLD Festival of Dressage

November 19th, 2015 at 8:06 am What a lovely task it is to report on people supporting each other in sport. As it was last month with Brett Parbery and The Book Club in the Southern Highlands, so it is this month with the Queensland Festival of Dressage... Continue reading Read Article

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IAHP November Rider of the Month

November 12th, 2015 at 9:58 am This month it’s Dave Cameron! When you were in primary school and all the other kids wanted to grow up and be stockbrokers or the captain of the Aussie Cricket team, you always wanted to be a showjumper? “I think … Continue reading Read Article

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Catching up with Christopher Burton

October 29th, 2015 at 10:00 am Christopher’s trip to Aachen for the CIC was not a glorious experience, in fact, his horse, Graf Liberty never even got to do a dressage test! Still it was a chance to catch up with Christopher, and ask about his experiences in the UK. Continue reading Read Article

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Another dressage lesson with George Morris

October 28th, 2015 at 10:44 am Lesson number two where, amongst other things, George Morris develops an obsession with the placement of my right foot in the stirrup. Continue reading Read Article

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Shoot out for Rio

October 26th, 2015 at 11:34 am It was our chance to get a showjumping team to the Olympic Games in Rio next year. Riders from Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong, Japan, Malaysia, New Zealand, the People’s Republic of China, the Republic of the Philippines, the Republic of Korea, Singapore and Thailand all assembled at Hof Kasselmann in Hagen at the Teutoburg Forest to fight for the right to go to Rio. 29 riders from 12 nations of Group G. Continue reading Read Article

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Carl Hester talks about the Euro Champs

at 10:57 am Chris Hector talks to Carl Hester about the Euro Champs... Continue reading Read Article

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