Eventing Rider Blogs

With WEG now behind us we can now concentrate on our own team of horses back here in Australia

It takes a lot to slow down self-diagnosed ADHD sufferer Kate Mackenzie, Equestrian Australia’s Administrator of the Year, but fractures in her L2,3 and 4 spinal processors following some cross country high jinks did the trick

Woo hoo! A podium finish and qualification at Tamborine means that both Stuart and Gemma are now aiming for the CCI4* at the Australian International 3 Day Event

It was to be interesting season for me with more International Events but an unexpected fall took me out of action with a fractured shoulder blade and a few cracked ribs .... 

"Here are some photos from your embarrassing mum that hopefully will inspire other families" Karen Tinney updates us on the recent achievements of Tinney Eventing and some Flashback photos

Bumper news from Tinney Eventing with good results at Sydney International Horse Trials and Equestriad plus Gemma is awarded the Equestrian Australia National Young Athlete of the year

The weather is playing havoc with their preparation for the Mitsubishi Motors Cup at Badminton but " As much as this is frustrating for us riders, take time to think about all the others that these abandonments’ affect" says Ben Leathers

Kate Mackenzie re-discovered her love of eventing at SIEC and it seems the sport loves her too, being voted the 2017 NSW Administrator of the Year and in the running for the same EA Award

A fun month in February with Wallaby Hill, Sydney ODE, the NSW Awards plus Stuart’s big announcement ....

"Sport transcends all. And to play one’s small role in something bigger is pretty special" Chris Elliott has had some unusual but satisfying equine vetting adventures and the 2018 diary is looking pretty full at more traditional venues

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