Eventing

Thomas Carlile – Making History

October 13th, 2014 at 3:14 pm  Thomas Carlile and Sirocco Du Gers took the individual honours in the CC103* at the final leg of the Fei Nations Cup™ Eventing at the Boekelo in the Netherlands. It was only last year when this combination won the FEI … Continue reading Read Article

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The ‘10,000 hours of practice’ rule with Christopher Burton

September 25th, 2014 at 3:28 pm All sessions began with Chris checking that the flat work was under control and the horses were responsive to the stop/go aids. For all those eventers who find the dressage training a drag (which is probably most!), Chris was adamant of its importance... Continue reading Read Article

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Shane Rose and CP Qualified – Training for the WEG

August 8th, 2014 at 2:17 pm It was a great opportunity to catch up with Shane Rose a couple of weeks after his 2014 Sydney CCI*** Star triumph, and talk about what it takes to train a 4-star star… Shane and “Darcy”, showing collected work Qualified … Continue reading Read Article

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World Young Eventing Horse Championships 2013

October 21st, 2013 at 2:39 am the world championship for young eventing horses, special report from christopher hector Continue reading Read Article

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Shane and Niki Rose – What next?

October 3rd, 2013 at 2:36 pm Story by Chris Hector and Photos by Roz Neave It has been a wonderful process to see Shane and Niki Rose’s Bimbadeen Park evolving into a flourishing equestrian centre – with plans for more improvements on the go. Since we … Continue reading Read Article

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Tinney the Teacher

at 11:37 am 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 … Continue reading Read Article

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Sam Griffiths Part Two: Training not Testing on Cross Country

May 30th, 2013 at 9:47 am “Horses do things without understanding what they’ve done, so it’s better to take it easy and really let him switch his brain on to where his feet are. They don’t need to learn to jump out here on the course, that’s for the arena.” Continue reading Read Article

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Sam Griffiths: Jumping for Eventers (Part One)

May 7th, 2013 at 4:31 pm Susan Mackenzie sits on in a lesson with Australian eventer, Sam Griffiths. In this first part of the story he instructs the riders in showjumping then heads out to the cross-country course after to have some fun. Continue reading Read Article

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Catching up with Christopher Burton…

January 25th, 2013 at 2:30 pm Christopher Burton returned home to Australia after a great Olympic campaign and an impressive European season. He instructed a clinic on the Mornington Peninsula and discussed his plans for the future. Story Christopher Hector, Photos Roz Neave and Libby Law. Continue reading Read Article

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The German Road To Gold – An Interview with Christopher Bartle

October 29th, 2012 at 3:41 pm Photos by Julia Rau and Roz Neave British Olympian, and coach of the German Eventing Team, Christopher Bartle, sits down with Rebecca Ashton for a Q&A about the German team’s preparation for Greenwich. Since Christopher Bartle took the reins of the … Continue reading Read Article

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Solving Problems with Emma Mason

October 19th, 2012 at 3:55 pm When THM editor suggested that I write a “How to” series, providing eventing advice and tips for upcoming riders, my first thought was that I’m a bit under-qualified for the task – after all, I haven’t ridden at an Olympic … Continue reading Read Article

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Eventing For Dummies

at 2:18 pm Eventing For Dummies – with Sharon Ridgway Illustrations by Andrea O’Meara Eventing is a wonderfully rewarding blend of challenges requiring so many different skills and emotions. The calm, controlled precision of the Dressage, the adrenalin rush and thrill of the … Continue reading Read Article

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