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Megan Jones – Teaching at Camperdown

April 12th, 2012 at 1:39 am

Megan Jones coaching Abby Lawrence at Camperdown 3DE for Abby’s first Three Star Competition.

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Building Confidence Cross Country with Clayton Fredericks

March 23rd, 2012 at 2:33 am

Clayton Fredericks is what you call a ‘thinking rider’. He’s one of those competitors who is not only successful at the highest levels, but he is also able to communicate how he does it. I caught up with him teaching a group of Victorian riders on ‘Fairhurst’, the beautiful Peninsula property of Sara Madden, whose 13-year-old daughter,…[More]

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Blyth Tait – The Horseman’s Horseman

February 24th, 2012 at 12:50 am

Chris sat in on a lesson with Blyth Tait and caught up with the New Zealand Eventer to chat about his plans for the future…

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The Story of Sparky

January 3rd, 2012 at 11:30 pm

Emma Mason remembers the great little horse that got her going in eventing

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Schooling Cross Country with Shane Rose

October 13th, 2011 at 4:58 am

It is always a pleasure to do a story with Shane Rose for he is one of the most thoughtful rider/trainers I know, and he has the gift of being able to express himself so clearly… For this latest episode in the ongoing series, Training With Shane, he chose a really striking horse as his…[More]

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Roz’s Sydney Scenes

September 14th, 2011 at 1:52 am

Sydney International 3DE served up a challenge from the start, the dressage arena for the 3*** resembled a mud skating rink by the time the tests started. Rod Winchester of course was not deterred and was there to greet each competitor, here Craig Barrett and Brilliaire, with his usual style. Although the surface looked terrible,…[More]

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Christine Bates – Oh What A Team!

September 6th, 2011 at 5:40 am

As published in The Horse Magazine, September 2011 Issue. Story – Chris Hector Photos – Roz Neave & Peter Orr Originally from Western Australia, Christine Bates is the professional’s professional. She is the sort of rider who gets a tune out of every horse she rides. She was very close to a team spot with…[More]

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Cross Country training with Rebel Morrow

August 3rd, 2011 at 3:48 am

Story by Shannan Makauskas Photos by Alex Makauskas Competitive fixture on the Australian eventing circuit, Rebel Morrow, is as Aussie as they come – genuine, hard working, and determined to succeed in a tough sport. Many remember her partnership with Oaklea Groover, the horse that took her to the 2004 Athens Olympics, where they finished…[More]

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Thoroughbreds – how lucky we are!

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Chris Hector looks at the way the Australian Thoroughbred industry provides Australian eventing riders with such wonderful horses…

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Cross country training with Kevin McNab

June 21st, 2011 at 4:18 am

In the swing of things with Kevin McNab Story – Shannan Makauskas Photos – Alex Makauskas Finding a good coach is like selecting the right stallion – the proof is in the progeny, or in this case, the students. There are stallions, who despite their talent and beauty, don’t seem to pass on their attributes…[More]

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Blyth Spirit – World Champion Eventer makes a come-back

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Former World Eventing Champion, Blyth Tait is on the come-back trail, and the aim is the London Olympic Games

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Emma Mason takes a lesson with Paul Tapner

May 23rd, 2011 at 5:52 am

British based Australian eventing star, Paul Tapner gives Emma Mason a lesson…

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