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Australian Contenders for Boekelo 3DE

October 9th, 2013 at 2:07 pm

Australia will send a team for this weekend’s FEI Eventing Nations Cup event in Boekelo, Netherlands.  Boekelo is the final round of the 2013 series and each of the world’s leading eventing nations will be represented. The Australian team will comprise the following horse and rider combinations: Andrew Hoy and Cheeky Calimbo Chris Burton and…[More]

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2009 European Champion helping in Cambodia

October 4th, 2013 at 1:57 pm

“I am going to take some rest”. Kevin Staut announced it at the end of September. Truth be told, the ‘rest’ is quite relative. The French rider is about to fly to Phnom Penh, Cambodia today. He will visit two schools, Stung Mean Chey and Borey Keila, two projects supported by JustWorld International, for which…[More]

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Christoph Hess Masterclass with Natasha Althoff-Kelly

October 3rd, 2013 at 12:08 pm

Story by Christopher Hector and Photos by Roz Neave Going into the latest version of the Christoph Hess travelling masterclass, I must confess I was wondering if I would find anything new to write about, but relax, the guy is an endless fount of knowledge and insights, and thanks to clever programming by the organisers,…[More]

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Tinney the Teacher

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Story by Suzy Jarratt and Photos by Cameron Grant. “Stuart Tinney is such an amazing influence as he shows ever so much positivity and respect to upcoming junior riders.” Written by 13-year-old Emily Stirling from Victoria this was the winning entry in a competition conducted by EA and ‘Be the Influence: Tackling Binge Drinking’. In…[More]

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The McDermott Saga: Part One

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Story by Chris Hector & Photos by Roz Neave If you were writing the script for an exciting, feel-good showjumping film, I guess it might go something like this… Laconic Aussie shearer swaps his blades for a horse truck and takes off on the Australian showjumping circuit; it is a trip that will take him…[More]

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Badminton and Burghley Winner has Adelaide in his Sight

October 1st, 2013 at 3:06 pm

Eventing superstar Jonathon “Jock” Paget will be coming to Adelaide for the Australian International 3 Day Event, November 14-17 in the Adelaide Parklands. The winner of Badminton and Burghley Horse trials this year has confirmed he will be at this year’s Adelaide event to do an Eventing Masterclass and conduct walks around the picturesque 6km…[More]

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New Saddles for Helen Langehanenberg

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Saddleworld, Australia’s first address for Prestige Saddles, have announced that Helen Langehanenberg has joined the Prestige family. The news were announced at SPOGA trade fair in Germany with the Italian brand’s management and reasearch and development team all present to pose for a photo with the German Dressage star. Helen will add another level of…[More]

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Young Riders Tour to Germany

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  The Horse Magazine Young Riders’ Tour of Germany – Just a casual trip around Deutschland…   THM Assistant Editor, Susan Mackenzie survives her time with 18 young riders… Jenny Sheppard took the photos (and helped take care of the students)   Back when I was a pony clubber, once a year I was lucky…[More]

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Shane Rose returning to Europe

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After a quick blitz return to Australian shores and taking out three classes with three horses at the Equestriad Camden Event Shane Rose has now returned to Europe. THM caught up with Shane just before his departure and he has told us about his plans to ride Virgil at the famous Les Etoiles de Pau…[More]

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Passionate in Thailand

July 31st, 2013 at 1:03 pm

  Following my somewhat critical review of the Cavalia performance, there were suggestions that a: I was a grumpy old man who didn’t like anything and/or b: that I didn’t like equestrian art in the circus. The former may be true but the latter is totally untrue. I reproduce here my review of an extraordinary…[More]

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Worldwide PB – making a Gold Medallist with Joann Formosa & Manuela McLean

July 15th, 2013 at 12:09 pm

Story: Susan Mackenzie Photos: Roz Neave   After a little detour when Roz allowed me to navigate (foolish move) we arrive at the Australian Equine Behavioural Centre in Broadford to meet Paralympic gold medallist Joann Formosa, her lovely stallion Worldwide PB and their trainer Manuela McLean. Surrounded by peaceful gum trees the big, cruisey stallion…[More]

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Vale – Owen ‘Doc’ Matthews

June 28th, 2013 at 9:55 am

  We have just received news that the pioneer exponent of dressage to music, Owen ‘Doc’ Matthews has died, we re-print this tribute written by Mary Hanna in 2010 in memory of him Doc Matthews -  A man ahead of his time… Mary Hanna writes about the moment when her life was turned around. Every…[More]

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