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Equestrian Australia

June 2016

June 6, 2016

Kristy Oatley leads Dressage Nomination Series

Three-time Olympian Kristy Oatley was the best performing Australian at the first nomination event to decide Australia’s Dressage team for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. MORE Facebook Like Button Tweet Button

Aussies finish second at Houghton Hall Eventing Nations Cup

Australia has finished second in the Houghton Hall CICO3* Eventing Nations Cup, narrowly missing top honours which were taken by Germany. MORE Facebook Like Button Tweet 

Sport Australia Hall of Fame Scholarship & Mentoring Program Now Open

Do you know a young person aged under 21 who would benefit from the Sport Australia Hall of Fame (SAHOF) Scholarship? Read on... 

The program personally connects the nation’s next wave of talent with great Australian sporting role models, providing unrivalled access to and personal one-on-one mentoring from an Inducted SAHOF Member and also includes a $5,000 sporting expenses grant LEARN MORE Facebook Like Button Tweet Button

Ariat Technology Spotlight – SpiderTek™PRO

Learn which Ariat footwear technology is right for you - 4LR™, ATS®, ATS®PRO, SpiderTek™PRO  or Cobalt VX™. Find the right technology now at

Consider how often you will be wearing your footwear and for what purpose when purchasing boots to ensure you choose the best possible boot for you. Ariat offers a variety of footwear technologies to suit all levels of wear from casual riding through to endurance and high performance riding. MORE Facebook Like Button Tweet Button


Olympian Burton wins Saumur CCI3*

London Olympian Chris Burton is our Ariat rider of the month after winning the Saumur (FRA) CCI3* three day event. MORE Facebook Like Button Tweet Button

Odense Nations Cup - Results

Australia finished 11th in the Odense round of the Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup – the team of Jamie Kermond (Yandoo Oaks Constellation), Julia Hargreaves (Blinky Bill), Steven Hill (Yalambi’s Bellini Star) and Phillip Lever (Comme II Faut) accumulated a total of 23 penalties in the first round. MORE Facebook Like Button Tweet Button

The Australian Jumping Team for the Sopot CSIO5* to be held 9-12 June has also been announced. MORE


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!

Nutrition plays an extremely important role in how your mare and foal develop and can weigh heavily towards ensuring that the foal develops to its full potential and your mare is equipped to continue producing foals long into the future. MORE Facebook Like Button Tweet Button

Dream outing for Langbecker in Gympie round of Young Rider Selection Series

Brooke Langbecker had a dream outing at the third round of the 2016 Young Rider Selection Series, winning the class at the Gympie Show and filling a further three of the next four placings. MORE Facebook Like Button Tweet Button


13 May 2016 - Young Rider Series swings into Queensland

Wood leads Jersey Fresh CCI3* from start to finish

US based Australian Eventing rider Ryan Wood won the Jersey Fresh CCI3* in New Jersey (USA) after leading the three-day competition from start to finish.

Riding Powell, Wood began the event on a strong note, earning a score of 43.60 in the dressage phase which provided him with a tidy lead going into Cross Country. Wood maintained his lead in the Cross Country with a clean round which incurred just 2.40 time penalties.MORE Facebook Like Button Tweet Button

Tapner takes hop honours at Tattersalls CCI3*

Paul Tapner won the Tattersalls (Ireland) CCI3* with a strong performance which saw the two-time World Equestrian Games representative finish on his dressage score. MORE Facebook Like Button Tweet Button


2022 FEI World Equestrian Games - Equestrian Australia (EA) has submitted to the FEI a non-binding Expression of Interest (EOI) in relation to hosting the 2022 FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG). MORE

FEI signs landmark agreement with Olympic channel - The Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI), the global governing body for equestrian sport, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Olympic Channel. The FEI is one of 27 International Federations to have signed an agreement with the IOC to work together to bring sport to a massively increased television audience worldwide. MORE


2016 National Dressage Performance Gold Medals - To recognise outstanding performances, the Australian Dressage Committee is once again supporting a special Gold Medal System. MORE

Support the Aussie based Dressage riders campaigning for Rio - Dressage supporters can get behind the Australian based combinations headed to Europe to attend the two nomination events by donating to the Australian Dressage International Travel Fund. MORE


Katja Weimann withdraws from Rio nomination Katja Weimann has advised Equestrian Australia that she will not be contesting nomination for the Eventing Team for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games due to a minor injury sustained to her horse BP Flamboyant. MORE


Hongcheon borrowed horse event a success for the Aussies - During May, Australia sent three riders, Millie Fisher, Jessie Rice-Ward & Madeline Sinderberry, with Chef d’Equipe Stephen Dingwall over to Hongcheon, Korea to compete in an International Borrowed Pony Event, held at the picturesque facilities of Sonofelice Equestrian Club, about an hour from Seoul. MORE

David Cameron pulls out of Olympic campaign - Two time Australian Showjumping champion, David Cameron has informed Equestrian Australia that he has withdrawn from Olympic selection. MORE


100 Days to Go to the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games - With just 100 days to go until the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, the Australian Paralympic Team is aiming to succeed in more ways than just the medal tally according to its Chef de Mission Kate McLoughlin. MORE


EA is announcing the shortlist for the 2016 FEI World Vaulting Championships for Seniors MORE



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