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George Morris – Timeless Truths – Part One

October 9th, 2017 at 2:30 pm If the role of the trainer is to re-state simple truths over and over again, there is no trainer in the universe who can do the job anywhere near as well as George Morris. Each time those timeless truths come packaged in a whole new set of startling sentences, each time with insights that are as fresh as tomorrow’s dawn... Continue reading Read Article

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A Masterclass with a Master… George Morris

September 22nd, 2017 at 3:10 pm The final sessions of George Morris’ Australian clinics were conducted in the wonderful grassed paddocks at Wayne and Vicki Roycroft’s Mt White property and George was in his element with space and natural obstacles to play with. We were all comfortably seated and Mr Singleton’s travelling aviary were still chattering away cheerfully in the trees, as the next lot of horses and riders appear… Continue reading Read Article

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Quabri set for Grand Slam

July 14th, 2017 at 1:47 pm The Rolex Grand Slam of Show Jumping is welcoming the best show-jumpers in the world to the first Major of the year 2017, in Germany: They will be competing against each other at the CHIO Aachen from July 14th to … Continue reading Read Article

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Armand Leone – a blast from the past

June 24th, 2017 at 3:05 pm Thirty years ago, Chris Hector interviewed Armand Leone, and yet his words are as bright and true today as they were then... Continue reading Read Article

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John Fahey – Aussie Original

April 13th, 2017 at 2:27 pm John Fahey dominated the Australian Showjumping circuit, and is still Australia's best placed rider at an Olympic Games. Chris Hector finds his biography engrossing... Continue reading Read Article

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George Morris – A celebration – the complete file…

February 26th, 2017 at 12:31 pm We celebrate the life, times and teaching of one of the world's great horseman: George H. Morris Continue reading Read Article

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George Morris – Teacher Genius…

at 12:00 pm George Morris came to Australia in 1988, since then he has been a regular visitor, and an inspiration to Australian jumping riders... Continue reading Read Article

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Working on Winnie’s Jump: Part Three

February 16th, 2017 at 4:50 pm In part two, we concentrated on a ‘getting to know you’ session for Winsome and her young rider, Laura Rowe. This time it’s Winnie’s turn in the spotlight, as a trainer, Michelle Strapp refines her showjumping technique. As explained in the … Continue reading Read Article

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Bates Showjumping Leaderboard: Final Standings

February 7th, 2017 at 4:23 pm Top of the Bates World Cup Leaderboard for 2016/17, Clint Beresford, and Emmaville Jitterbug, leading horse take out the David Asimus Golden Grand Award... Continue reading Read Article

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At home with Nick Skelton

February 3rd, 2017 at 12:28 pm There have been lots of interviews with Nick Skelton since the Games - none so revealing and in tune as this interview with equestrian journalist, and old friend, Bernadette Hewitt... Continue reading Read Article

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