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Welcome to the August edition of Impulsion

Australia's International Three Day Event (#Aus3de) is set to be more spectacular this year with the addition of the Equestrian Grand Final to the line-up. EA  is pleased to welcome the South Australian Tourism Commission as a major sponsor of the 2015 Equestrian Grand Final and we recently joined SA Tourism Minister Leon Bignell in Adelaide for the official launch. Tickets to this year's Equestrian Grand Final are included in admission to the #Aus3de offering spectators more action, excitement and value for money right in the heart of #Adelaide. Visit the #EGF15 page of the EA website for all the details. 

Until next month,

Grant Baldock

CEO, Equestrian Australia

Adelaide secures the Equestrian Grand Final for 2015

Australia’s most prestigious multidiscipline equestrian event, the Equestrian Grand Final is coming to Adelaide in November 2015 for the first time in the event’s history. MORE Facebook Like ButtonTweet Button

Australian delegation in Rio for Olympic Equestrian Test Event

With just one year to go to the 2016 Rio Olympics, Australian delegates joined 15 nations at the Olympic Equestrian Test Event - the Aquece Rio (“Warm Up Rio”) International Horse Trials. Read the Aussie Report MORE Tweet ButtonFacebook Like Button

National Squad Announcement

Equestrian Australia (EA) has announced the composition of its national squads for eventing, dressage, jumping and para-equestrian. MORE Tweet ButtonFacebook Like Button

FEI Awards 2015: quest for global equestrian heroes begins

The Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI), world governing body of equestrian sport, has launched the FEI Awards 2015 to celebrate the world’s exceptional equestrians. The FEI Awards, created by FEI Honorary President HRH Princess Haya, were launched in 2009. MOREFacebook Like ButtonTweet Button

Australian Team for Aachen FEI Eventing Nations Cup

Australia’s team for the Aachen round of the 2015 FEI Nations Cup Eventing Series has been announced. MOREFacebook Like ButtonTweet Button

Ariat Rider of the Month

Our Ariat Rider of the Month is Chris Burton who last month impressed spectators and judges at Ireland’s Camphire International Horse Trials, setting a world record for the best CCI2* dressage score. MORE And just this last weekend Burton won the British Open - see next story.Facebook Like ButtonTweet Button

Chris Burton wins British Open

Australia’s own Chris Burton has won the British Eventing Open over the weekend, becoming only the third Australian rider to take the title, following Andrew Hoy in 1997 and Clayton Fredericks in 2006. MOREFacebook Like ButtonTweet Button

Australia fourth at Hartpury CPEDI3*

Australia’s Para-Equestrian Team has finished fourth at the Hartpury (UK) CPEDI3*. MORETweet ButtonFacebook Like Button

Kristy Oatley wins Grand Prix in Deauville, France

Three-time-Olympian Kristy Oatley and her majestic 15-year-old Oldenburg Ronan 2 won the Deauville CDI3* Grand Prix with a personal best score of 70.080%. MORETweet ButtonFacebook Like Button

Aussies finish strongly at FEI World Vaulting Championships for Juniors

The FEI World Vaulting Championships for Juniors have drawn to a close with the Aussie contingent posting positive results. MOREFacebook Like ButtonTweet Button

Young Aussie Riders take on Friendship Games

Matilda Alexander, Jasmine Dennison (Vic) and Jamie Priestley (NSW) recently took part in the German Friendshp Games posting promising results in the borrowed horse event. MORETweet ButtonFacebook Like Button

Coaches and participants give new look Ready Set Trot the thumbs up

Changes to the Ready Set Trot program are offering greater flexibility for coaches and more options for participants. MOREFacebook Like ButtonTweet Button

Sporting Schools up and running

Hundreds of thousands of primary students across Australia will play organised sport before, during and after school as part of a $100 million Australian Government initiative to keep them fit, healthy and happy. MORETweet ButtonFacebook Like Button

Updates to the EA Insurance program

Equestrian Australia is pleased to announce that Gow-Gates Insurance Brokers has been reappointed as the brokers for the EA National Insurance program after a tender process was completed. Click through to see the new benefits added to the EA National Insurance Program. Tweet ButtonFacebook Like Button

Winner of the 2015 Remi Stud Young Rider Scholarship

Congratulations to Jordyn Faint from Londonderry, NSW, on winning the 2015 Remi Stud Young Rider Scholarship. MORETweet ButtonFacebook Like Button

Equestrian Australia thanks its Program Partners and National Sponsors