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Equestrian Australia

March 2016

March 22, 2016

Olivia Inglis Eventing Scholarship

A scholarship for young Eventing riders has been established in memory of Olivia Inglis.

The Olivia Inglis Eventing Scholarship will provide emerging riders with funding to support their training and competition. MOREFacebook Like Button Tweet Button

Aussie riders well positioned in latest FEI rankings

The latest FEI rankings are out with Andrew Hoy (Eventing), Scott Keach (Jumping) and Emma Booth (Para-Equestrian) posting strong recent performances to significantly escalate them up the FEI ranking ladders in their respective disciplines. MORE Facebook Like Button Tweet 

Australian World Cup Season 2016/17

The 2016/17 Australian League of the FEI World Cup Jumping Series has been announced with this year’s season offering 13 rounds, with at least one round scheduled for each mainland state. MORE Facebook Like Button Tweet Button

Tops-Alexander third in the World Cup of Bordeaux

Australia’s leading Jumping rider Edwina Tops-Alexander finished third in the Bordeaux round of the FEI World Cup (Western European League). MORE Facebook Like Button Tweet Button

SBS News channel to cover Equestrian sport

SBS News Channel Australia and SBS Zela will be broadcasting many top International equestrian events this year including Jumping and Eventing competitions. Do not miss this regular rendezvous on Saturdays at 2pm on SBS channel !! Check the Calendar Facebook Like Button Tweet Button

Six-time World Cup winner Boyd Exell finishes second in the Final

After an amazing battle between the best drivers, IJsbrand Chardon (NED) beat top favourite Boyd Exell (AUS) in the FEI World Cup™ Driving Final 2016 in Bordeaux (FRA) and re-claimed the title for the first time again since 2006. MORE Facebook Like Button Tweet Button

Positions Available

Equestrian Australia is currently recruiting the following positions 

  • Commercial Manager
  • Executive Assistant to the CEO

For more information on these positions please visit the EA website

Ariat Rider of the Month

Olympian Scott Keach won the $100,000 Ocala Grand Prix CSIO4*, edging out 50 of the world’s elite jumping riders to take the lucrative title. MORE Facebook Like Button Tweet Button

FEI Nations Cup Eventing at Fontainebleau

Australia will be among a host of nations lining-up for the opening round of the FEI Nations Cup Eventing Series in Fontainebleau (FRA) beginning on 23 March MORE .Facebook Like Button Tweet Button

Para-Equestrian Pathways Panel

In an effort to keep Australia at the forefront of Para-Equestrian sport, the Equestrian Australia (EA) board has initiated the formation of a Para-Equestrian Pathways Panel. MORE Facebook Like Button Tweet Button

Kentucky Equine Research’s FREE resources for you!

One of KER’s missions is to help convert the latest research and scientific information on equine nutrition and exercise physiology into useful information for all horse owners.  We work with all owners, breeders, trainers, coaches, professional riders and vets to develop a nutritional plan for optimal health and performance of their horses. MORE Facebook Like Button Tweet Button

KER ClockIt Sport, the app, with the help of an onboard heart rate monitor and Bluetooth technology, records heart rate, speed, distance and altitude. Gather real time data on an individual horse’s workload. The data can be sent from the smartphone to other users of the app.

KER research library and Equinews – stay up to date with the latest research and scientific advances by signing up to Equinews and receive regular newsletters and competitions.

Online Microsteed – our online, interactive, diet analysis software which allows you to investigate your horse’s nutritional requirements and how these can be met through our team member products.

2016 Sydney CDI*** is all in the family

Judy Dierks’ love affair with dressage began when she first met her husband-to-be and dressage coach, Clemens Dierks. With two international coaches on call and dressage in her DNA, it was almost inevitable that Judy’s and Clemen’s daughter, Daniella would eventually become a gifted rider in her own right. MORE Facebook Like Button Tweet Button

Excitement builds for Sydney International Horse Trials 2016

Spectating and competing will be better than ever at this year’s Sydney International Horse Trials. Feature classes in Eventing and Jumping will be held in the Olympic Arena surrounded by a new and improved hospitality tent and trade stand area.

All the action, including the cross-country, will be broadcast on a big screen. The Eventing program has expanded. Riders can expect CIC and CCI classes for 1*, 2* and 3* as well as the popular Young Horse classes. MORE Facebook Like Button Tweet Button

New dates and new events for 2016 Aus3de

The 2016 Australian International Three Day Event (Aus3de), Australia’s premier equestrian competition and the triathlon of horse sport, will be held on 3-6 November this year, the first weekend of the month, and for the first time will include a new CIC3* class. MORE Facebook Like Button Tweet Button

Important information for FEI riders

On 1 January 2016, the FEI announced a new global Equine Anti-Doping and Controlled Medication Program (EADMCP). The FEI’s swabbing program will run concurrently to EA’s anti-doping and controlled medication program.   Each horse entered into an FEI event will incur the FEI’s Worldwide Equine and Human Anti-Doping program fee. MORE Facebook Like Button Tweet Button

Also Making News


  • 2016 Club Development Grants Now Open MORE
  • Dr Denis Goulding has accepted the role of National Medication Control Officer. MORE
  • The World Cup Committee invites all World Cup jumping riders to vote for their nominated representative so the position can be appointed. MORE
  • EOI to represent Australia in Borrowed Pony Jumping Event (Korea) MORE
  • Equestrian Australia’s World Young Horse Selection Policy for the 2016 FEI World Young Horse Championships has been released MORE
  • Recently the Australian Endurance Team met in Melbourne to start preparing the teams for the 2016 World Endurance Championships, the 2017 World Youth Endurance Championships and the 2018 World Equestrian Games. MORE
  • Equestrian Australia's Selection Policy for the 2016 FEI World Vaulting Championships for Seniors has been released. MORE

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