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Equestrian Australia

June 2016

Equestrian Australia board appointment

Mr Leigh Clifford AO has joined the board of Equestrian Australia. MORE


The Coaches Calendar has been updated with new courses and clinics availables. VIEW

Remi Stud Scholarship 2016/17 now open

Check this amazing opportunity HERE

WEG 2022

Australia’s veterinary services were recently assessed and found to serve Australia well by the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE), the influential global body that sets health standards for international trade in animals and animal products. READ


Remember to check the Officials Page of the EA website for support and assistance. It is regularly updated VIEW


The Officials Calendar has been updated with new courses and clinics availables. MORE

Show Horse and Dressage Measuring Calendar HERE


View past editions of Evolve Newsletters on the EA website

June 20, 2016

EA now accepting coach registrations

Equestrian Australia is now accepting coach registrations for the 2016/2017 accreditation period.

All coaches have received an email with instructions on how to renew coach registrations online.

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INSIGHT - Badminton Horse Trials 2016

Michelle Debenham (VIC) has recently returned from the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials where she officiated as Assistant to the Technical Delegate from 4th - 8th May 2016. Michelle is an Australian Eventing Official since 2012 as EA Technical Delegate Level 3, FEI Technical Delegate Level 2* and FEI Steward Level 1. Here she tells us her story... READ Facebook Like Button Tweet Button

Conception to Birth

You have made your choice of stallion for your mare. You’ve paid all the vet bills associated with breeding your mare.  Now, all you have to do wait for your new foal to arrive! READ  Facebook Like Button Tweet Button

Code of practice for managing risks

Equestrian Australia (EA) will be submitting a response to SafeWork NSW following the release of the draft code of practice for managing risks when new and inexperienced persons interact with horses.

Members who wish to review and submit their own response to SafeWork are encouraged to do so by following the instructions on the NSW Governments Have Your Say website READ Facebook Like Button Tweet Button

Winners recognised at Equestrian Australia Sport Achievement Awards

More than 220 leading members of the equestrian and sporting communities gathered in the Olympic Room of the MCG to celebrate the sport’s highest achievers of 2015 as part of the Equestrian Australia Sport Achievement Awards.

This year’s recipients included James Collin as the Gow-Gates Coach of the Year and Suzanne Betts as the Gow-Gates Official of the Year. Joy Charlton was awarded Gow-Gates Volunteer of the Year. MORE Facebook Like Button Tweet Button


COACH OF THE MONTH is a regular series in our Evolve e-News. It is a way of highlighting the EA coaches and educators who work with dedication and passion all over Australia.

In June we are profiling Rod Brown, 67 years old, who has been a full time NCAS Level 3 Specialist coach for over 30 years and a showjumping coach for even longer. MORE  Facebook Like Button Tweet Button


Q&A with IRT Managing Director Chris Burke

If you want to know something people don't know about flying horses around the world or understand the horse transport planned for the Rio Olympic Games, check Chris Burke's exclusive interview HERE Facebook Like Button Tweet Button

INSIGHT - Officials share your story...

Are you an Equestrian Australia official who has recently officiated overseas and interested in sharing your experiences with other officials and the greater equestrian community for a new series? 

Our INSIGHT series tells the stories of international competitions from an Officials perspective.

The stories that we collect will be published on the Equestrian Australia website and/or newsletters and EA social media sites.

If you are interested in recounting your time abroad as an official, please submit your details using our online form. Officials who participate will be asked to submit a brief summary of their experience and also provide an image/s from the event.

CLICK HERE to be taken to the online form where you can submit your details. Facebook Like Button Tweet Button

Sport News

  • FEI signs landmark agreement with Olympic Channel READ
  • Aussies finish second at Houghton Hall Nations Cup READ
  • Saddleworld Melbourne International 3 Day Event concludes on high note READ
  • Rio bound Tops-Alexander second in Longines Global Champions Tour Grand Prix of Cannes READ
  • Longines FEI World Endurance Championships 2016 allocated to Slovakia READ

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