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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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The WEG is getting closer!

June 7th, 2013 at 12:14 pm

The 2014 World Equestrian Games will be an incredible competition in the most beautiful location, so why not come with the experts! The Horse Magazine and Organisation Unlimited have prepared a fantastic trip and even have a “my partner doesn’t like horses” option! If you haven’t booked and would like information email either: info@horsemagazine.com or…[More]

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Alison Rowland Wins 3* Grand Prix in Europe

May 27th, 2013 at 10:04 am

  Aussie rider Alison Rowland, riding Bickley Brook Bella, took out the 3* Grand Prix at  La Boissière beating a field that included top jumpers Eric Navet and Jos Lansink. Is this the first time a purpose-bred Australian horse has won a European Grand Prix?

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Vale TED DWYER

May 10th, 2013 at 11:24 am

Dawn is just breaking, I’m lying there, thinking about Ted Dwyer, thinking about writing his obit. I know life won’t be the same without his regular phone calls, Ted checking on the latest controversy, or passing on a tidbit of news. Ted had an amazing network of mates and contacts, and he had a real…[More]

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Christian Ahlmann is set to become a ‘time-traveller’

April 17th, 2013 at 10:04 am

Christian Ahlmann from Marl is a seasoned traveller – but what the number one showjumper in the world rankings has planned for the coming weekend is pretty remarkable, even for him.  Hagen – Peking – Hagen is an unusual route, involving a total of 7660 kilometres as the crow flies and a substantial time difference…[More]

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fancy! it’s FLORIDA

April 5th, 2013 at 7:50 am

Roz Neave is on a photographic tour of the showjumping action in Florida

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April Issue Now On Sale

April 4th, 2013 at 3:19 pm

The April issue of The Horse Magazine has hit the news stands! Look for an image from Cavalia, the equestrian circus by the Cirque du Soleil team, on the cover. In this issue you’ll also find: A clinic with jumping guru George Morris A jumping lesson with Olympian Sam Griffiths A dressage training session with…[More]

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Bye Bye Belissimo

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Luck has not been on Hayley Beresford’s side lately. The former Olympic Australian team rider missed out on selection to the London Olympics at the end of last year, and now her partnership with her number one Grand Prix horse, Belissimo M, has come to an unexpected end. Beresford returned to Germany after a clinic…[More]

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World Cup victory for Helen Langehanenberg

February 19th, 2013 at 9:45 am

  Neumünster was the setting for  the seventh stage of the Reem Acra FEI World Cup Dressage and the defending champions from last year, Helen Langehanenberg and Damon Hill NRW reached a new international best score with 87.80%. This was their third win of the World Cup season. Kristina Sprehe and Desperados were placed second…[More]

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Ingrid Klimke debuts Dresden Mann in Grand Prix at Münster CDN

January 29th, 2013 at 10:22 am

This year’s Münster CDN saw Ingrid Klimke and Dresden Mann make a winning debut at Grand Prix level. Ingrid, an Olympic eventing gold medallist, proved that she is also a phenomenal dressage rider aboard the nine-year-old Westfalen gelding. Dresden Mann (Dresemann) impressed with excellent passage and piaffe and were a very harmonious picture. The pair…[More]

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