Yearly Archives: 2014

Eventing in the Park 2014

Eventing in the Park 2014






From Clayton Fredericks to Jess Manson, and from Chris Burton to Megan Jones, it seemed as if the whole of the Australian equestrian community had gathered to watch the best of the best on the banks of the Swan River.

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Experience the joy of EQI, a unique equestrian journey in France

Experience the joy of EQI, a unique equestrian journey in France






For a few years now, I have organised a unique annual trip to the south of France for a small group, to learn from two outstanding horse people, Frédéric Pignon and Magali Delgado. It’s an experience that awakens the senses,

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2014 World Equestrian Games






2014 WORLD EQUESTRIAN GAMES by Val Mayger with photos by Sara Botten WEG was fifteen days of amazing competition! All eight of the FEI disciplines were represented with 74 countries participating in all or some of the disciplines. Australia was

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A True Test of Endurance – The Tom Quilty

Tom Quilty 2014 Wagin WA






Brook Sample riding Brookleigh Excalibur cantering to the finish line for his seventh Gold Cup win and his 12th Quilty buckle at Kilkivan, Queensland at last years Quilty. Brook will be defending his title this year on the same horse. photo

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3 things to remember when buying a new horse!






So you are ready to start looking for your new horse. A partner to take you to events or just to check the boundary fences. It is a big job to find the right horse the first time, but when

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