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Eventing Interviews

Emily King

Despite being the daughter of a very well known rider, Emily King faces many of the dilemmas that any young rider faces as they make the transition from junior ranks to senior competition

Nina Griffiths HP Chocolat

It seems the only way that Vanessa Griffiths may get the talented young eventing horse HP Chocolat back is if daughter Nina gets the ride on Uncle Sam’s Badminton winner, Paulank Brockagh!

Prue Barrett Sandhills Special

Prue Barrett may be busy as the National Performance Director for Eventing in Australia but she still finds time to ride a Special horse

Andrea Kellett

The name Kellett is well known in Australian eventing circles but did you know that, while international cross country course designer Ewan creates the Melbourne International Horse Trials fences, it is another Kellett who dresses them – his mum, Andrea

Clarke Johnstone tells us why he decided to move into a coaching role and how he’s finding the experience as well as explaining some of the thinking behind New Zealand’s approach to ‘growing your own coaches’

Jock Paget

Sam Clark talks to Jock Paget about being back competing at Purston Manor where he had taken some of younger horses this weekend

Sarah Nevile-Lavingdale

Sarah Nevile-Lavingdale is not only the ‘voice of eventing’ at many of Australia’s top events but also an eventer herself. We find out more about the knowledgeable blonde behind the commentary microphone

Sarah Harris, High Performance Director, Equestrian Sports New Zealand High

We talk to Sarah Harris about NZ Eventing’s strategy to ‘dominate the podium’ and find out more about this successful female Sports Director who balances her work, children and an ambition to match her father’s golden achievement

TS World Magic eventing horse

Claire Seidl's talented 5 year old TS World Magic is a horse bred for dressage who also loves to jump. We find out why Claire, a Grand Prix dressage rider, would have no fears of this horse going to 4* level if he continues to show the talent

Georgina Birrell

From Melbourne International Horse Trials’ winners to HRCAV Top Teams Trophy winners, the off the track thoroughbred is gaining lots of praise as the ideal eventing horse