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A Judge Helps Out: Part Two

October 12th, 2015 at 10:53 am It was all about the flying changes for Robbie Soster and Robali Razzamatazz. The cute, little chestnut makes quite a big deal of them with his front legs. Lilo explained that the horse has to become more responsible for the work and isn’t to use his whole body to get the canter stride. Continue reading Read Article

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Caring for Older Horses: What you need to know

October 9th, 2015 at 9:43 am It is always difficult predict how long a horse will live, but older horses are very common these days and usually much loved. Geriatric horses must never be taken for granted. This article will cover some important practical aspects of looking after older horses and will provide an insight into the more important diseases they suffer can suffer from. Continue reading Read Article

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Vale: Graham ‘Kanga’ Parham

October 6th, 2015 at 11:37 am Maggie Dawkins pays tribute Graham ‘Kanga’ Parham was a big picture sort of bloke: – Founder of the Gawler Three Day Event in 1959, which moved to Adelaide and was rebranded to become the only 4 star event in the … Continue reading Read Article

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Oldenburger Elite Mare Show in Rastede: the secrets of success

October 5th, 2015 at 3:47 pm German breeding expert, Thomas Hartwig looks at one of Germany’s most prestigious breed shows… Anyone who wants to learn something about the really important details of breeding philosophy and the secrets of success of the German Warmblood breeding should visit … Continue reading Read Article

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IAHP October Rider of the Month

at 2:06 pm This month’s rider of the month, Sue Hearn is on a roll, with a victory at the Brisbane CDI she has staked her claim to a place in the team for Rio – and best of all, she did it … Continue reading Read Article

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The Ultimate Warmup – with Rebecca Ashton

September 28th, 2015 at 10:19 am Dressage Coach and Pilates Instructor Rebecca Ashton shows you how to get on your horse, feeling great and ready to star at your next competition.. Continue reading Read Article

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Re-Training the Off-The-Track Thoroughbred as a Jumper: Part Two

at 10:18 am In part two of our racetrack to showjump arena feature, with King Usain and Caroline Price, Caroline’s trainer, Michelle Strapp talks about the rôle of the Thoroughbred in today’s showjumping world... and their advantages! Continue reading Read Article

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Dressage is doing simple things beautifully…

at 9:00 am Sue Hearn is a model for all our aspiring dressage riders, here is a rider who sits quietly, correctly in balance, on a horse that flows rhythmically and demonstrates that it is possible to actually improve the natural paces as the horse’s education progresses. Continue reading Read Article

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George Morris gives a dressage lesson to Ilse Schwarz

September 26th, 2015 at 5:39 pm It was just another afternoon of Grand Prix dressage competition towards the end of the Global Dressage Festival. Twelve weeks of equestrian insanity that encompasses 7 CDIs and 12 National shows at the one facility in Wellington, Florida. It just so happens that George Morris was present and was watching the Grand Prix. Continue reading Read Article

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Brett Parbery – Life and Times Part Two…

September 22nd, 2015 at 3:32 pm This month, Australian dressage star Brett Parbery takes up the story of his journey from rodeo to dressage… Continue reading Read Article

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Natalie Siiankoski – Game-On Competitor

at 12:31 pm Faces come and faces go in the sport of eventing. Across the years the view changes with a parade of special horses, talented riders, and promising combinations so it’s always exciting when a new star emerges on the scene... Continue reading Read Article

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Cold Comfort at Caboolture

September 16th, 2015 at 10:14 am The Saddleworld 2015 Brisbane CDI Story by Christopher Hector & Photos by Roslyn Neave When the only major Australian competition in July is the Brisbane CDI, in the middle of a Melbourne winter, then a trip to Caboolture becomes exceedingly … Continue reading Read Article

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