Eventing

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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THM Exclusive: German Eventing at Rio

at 3:06 pm Before Rio, the Germans were unbackable favorites for the eventing gold medal, so what went wrong? I thought I’d ask German journalist and eventing expert, Thomas Borgmann... Continue reading Read Article

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Lucy Bowen takes a lesson with William Fox-Pitt

September 23rd, 2016 at 10:59 am Fourteen year old Lucy Bowen takes a lesson with one of the world's top eventing riders - William Fox-Pitt... Continue reading Read Article

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Sit in on a Masterclass with Mark Todd

August 23rd, 2016 at 3:48 pm What makes a champion? Some rare indefinable quality, and usually these people are useless as trainers, because their genius comes naturally to them. The Event Rider of the Century, Mark Todd, is an exception. He is also a great teacher, witty, approachable, ready to jump on any feral pony and with a battery of exercises to make his point to his students. Continue reading Read Article

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Back to 2000 and Gold…

August 5th, 2016 at 4:39 pm Not long now until the start of the eventing action in Rio, a good time to remember Sydney 2000 and Gold for Australia, I can hear it ringing out already – Aussie, Aussie, Aussie, Oi, Oi, Oi! Continue reading Read Article

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