Eventing

Finding the eventer for you… with Sharon Ridgway

May 20th, 2016 at 10:21 am Looking for an Eventer? Sharon Ridgway has found horses for stars like William Fox-Pitt, and she tells you how to find the horse of your dreams - or your needs Continue reading Read Article

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Saddleworld Rising Star – June

May 19th, 2016 at 3:57 pm Meet Shenae Lowings, our June Saddleworld Rising Star... Continue reading Read Article

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The community comes together for the Sydney Horse Trials..

May 11th, 2016 at 2:40 pm Rebecca Ashton returns to the re-run of the Sydney International Horse Trials... Continue reading Read Article

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Camden Equestriad – the riders’ event

April 28th, 2016 at 7:53 am “Shane is one of the few people in the world that can make me look lazy. I sit back and watch him and just shake my head,” laughs Sonja Johnson as I talk to her at this year’s enormous Equestriad Event at Camden Bicentennial Park, run by Shane and Nikki Rose and their wonderful committee... Continue reading Read Article

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Basics for Eventers – Straightness over the fence

April 21st, 2016 at 3:10 pm Ingrid Klimke is one of those rarest of creatures – the complete horsewoman. An evener, a show jumper, a dressage rider, and most important of all, a wonderfully sensitive rider in all three disciplines... Continue reading Read Article

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Gabby Pither: Our next big star?

April 20th, 2016 at 11:59 am Eventer Gabby Pither smiles... a lot. And she has good cause to. With a win at Melbourne two star this year, second at Sydney International two star and now a member of the Australian eventing squad, what’s not to smile about? Continue reading Read Article

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Who is Sheila Wilcox?

at 11:59 am Over the past couple of months I have interviewed two British Olympians who won medals in London, and both of them, Carl Hester and Mary King, paid tribute to a remarkable pioneer in equestrian sport, Sheila Willcox. Continue reading Read Article

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Andrew Hoy and the extra 10%

April 5th, 2016 at 1:51 pm Andrew Hoy teaches how he rides: cool, calm, professional. And he expects his pupils to concentrate, even if the task is as simple as a single pole on the ground, in fact, particularly if the task is as simple as a pole... Continue reading Read Article

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The Classical Principles live on… training with Ingrid Klimke

March 30th, 2016 at 4:52 pm It’s fairly amazing that when the sport of eventing is dominated by riders like Michael Jung, Ingrid Klimke and Sandra Auffarth, that there is still a line of thought, thankfully sinking into the mists of ancient history, that dressage is not good for cross country. Not surprisingly, it is not a theory Ingrid Klimke agrees with… Continue reading Read Article

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Shane Rose: My Horses, My Teachers

March 24th, 2016 at 11:25 am That great horseman and educator, Alois Podhajsky coined the phrase, but it is true of every horseman, the horses they ride, make them. Shane Rose is still a young man, but already the line up of his ‘teachers’ is very impressive, starting with the Clydie cross, Peace Matinee… Continue reading Read Article

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Where do you find your first really good horse?

February 26th, 2016 at 7:09 pm We asked some of Australia’s most successful eveners where they found their first good horse... Continue reading Read Article

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Tim Boland – Eventing has its ups and downs

February 19th, 2016 at 4:19 pm Story by Chris Hector & Roslyn Neave As someone who has been known to straighten picture frames in restaurants, I can relate to Tim Boland’s brand of obsessive compulsive. As he is showing us his new eventing stable block, he … Continue reading Read Article

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