Eventing

Bettina Hoy – The stages of becoming an eventing rider

February 2nd, 2017 at 11:31 am Rebecca Ashton sits in on a clinic with the German Olympian. Rebecca also took the photos… It was an early start for eventing legend Bettina Hoy with her clinic at Northside Riding Club on Sydney’s northshore. “I miss that sound!” she … Continue reading Read Article

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Anne Kursinski talks about showjumping for eventers…

January 25th, 2017 at 9:32 am Anne Kursinski is one of the incredibly successful, effective, and stylish American Showjumping riders. Here she talks about the development of the style that has seen the US dominate the world… Over the past twenty-five years, under the guidance of … Continue reading Read Article

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Jessie Fleming takes a lesson with Matt Ryan

January 24th, 2017 at 10:46 am The year 2000 was when Matt Ryan collected his second Olympic team gold medal, to go with the individual and team medals he had won at Barcelona in 1994. When Matt visited the THM office in Pakenham Upper, it seemed … Continue reading Read Article

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French Eventing – Part Three: The Riders and the Trainers

January 20th, 2017 at 10:28 am Christopher Hector set out to find the reasons for the French Eventing success at the Rio Games… I was assisted in my travels by the French international horse marketing body, UNIC, but an added bonus was to meet up with Babette … Continue reading Read Article

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French Eventing: Part Two – The Anglo-Arab

January 7th, 2017 at 10:20 am It is something of a tragedy, that right at the time eventing riders are discovering that a good dollop of French Anglo blood is just the thing to produce an international eventer - the breed is in danger of disappearing! Continue reading Read Article

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Saddleworld December Rising Star: Gemma Tinney

December 13th, 2016 at 2:00 pm Nineteen year old Gemma Tinney is following in the footsteps of her father, Olympic gold medalist, Stuart. She is even riding a horse – Annapurna – out of the same mare as Stuart’s ride at Rio, Pluto Mio… Adelaide was … Continue reading Read Article

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Riding Cross Country from the Inside with Stuart Tinney: Part One

December 6th, 2016 at 3:39 pm Back in 2004 we were all in New Zealand with the Aussie team for the traditional Trans Tasman clash. There was time to pick the brain of one of the world's great cross country riders, Stuart Tinney... Continue reading Read Article

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PAU – A charm of its own…

November 14th, 2016 at 4:25 pm Story by Christopher Hector and Photos by Roz Neave & Eric Knoll Coming so soon after the Games, this year’s Pau was never going to be a vintage crop. Of the Germans, only Michael Jung has sufficient four-star power to … Continue reading Read Article

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World Young Eventing Horse Championships – the Mondial du Lion

October 27th, 2016 at 3:28 pm What I love about the Mondial du Lion - the world championships of young eventing horses - is that it is so totally unfashionable... Continue reading Read Article

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Burto’s Brilliant Burghley!

October 5th, 2016 at 9:42 am The full report on Burghley Horse Trials from Kate Green... Continue reading Read Article

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From the Archives: Tad Coffin

September 28th, 2016 at 3:07 pm When he arrived in Australia in the mid-80’s, Eventing gold medallist, Tad Coffin was a revelation, his American style of instruction was very different to the laid back Aussie style: riders had to concentrate 110%, lessons were exhausting and oh … Continue reading Read Article

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Chris Burton at Home…

at 3:06 pm When Chris gets on one of his brother’s horses he has no idea what to do. As kids growing up in Toowoomba he and older brother Karl regularly rode at Brymaroo Pony Club. As they matured their equestrian interests went in two very different directions... Continue reading Read Article

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