Tag Archives: Eventing

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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Training at home with Kevin McNab

July 27th, 2016 at 12:10 pm Shannan Makauskas visited Kevin McNab at home at the Kelecyn Equestrian Centre... Continue reading Read Article

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Who’s going to Rio? The Breeders: Margareta Algotsson

at 10:14 am There can be little doubt that Margareta Algotsson has been the most successful breeder of Olympic Eventing horses, EVER! Continue reading Read Article

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Christoph Hess: Helping out in Australia

July 13th, 2016 at 3:08 pm Christoph Hess recently retired from his position with the German Equestrian Federation, which left him free to help with the Australian Squad. When Rebecca Ashton met up with Christoph at Camden, he had just come from working with the British based Aussies... Continue reading Read Article

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Coaching eventers… with Christopher Bartle

July 1st, 2016 at 11:04 am Christopher Bartle is simply the most successful eventing coach in the world today - how does he do it? Continue reading Read Article

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