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Equestrian WA

March 31, 2022

Notice of Annual General Meeting

Dear Member,
Please see attached information regarding the EWA Annual meeting to be held 7pm 28 April, at the SEC.

A Special General meeting will immediately follow the AGM to amend the Constitution to enable the Board to appoint up to three appointed directors.

The 2021 EWA Annual report including the audited Financial Statements will be available to members approximately 10 days prior to the AGM.

Following the AGM and SGM the Board will present an update on EWA/SEC and answer questions from members.

At the conclusion of the Board presentation members are encourage to join the Board to farewell CEO Dwight Pedlow, light finger food and refreshments will be available.

For more information please click here.


Congratulations to EWA Member - CHLOE VERSTEEGEN

EWA would like to congratulate Chloe Versteegen on being selected on the short list to represent Australia at the FEI Youth Equestrian Games, to be held in Aachen (GER) from 28 June - 3 July 2022.

The short listed athletes are:
• Maleah Lang McMahon
• Charlie Richardson
• Hayden Parker
• Chloe Versteegen EWA Member.

All short listed athletes will attend the final selection event which will run 19th - 20th of April 2022, where they will be required to ride a variety of 'borrowed horses' around a course set in front of the National Jumping Selectors.
One rider will be selected to represent Australia at the FEI Youth Equestrian Games in line with the event rules.
Congratulations to all of the riders who gained their 'Certificate of Capability' over the past twelve months in order to be considered for selection. More Information Here.

Please note:
The General Purpose field is CLOSED due to some grass renovation. Apologies, but this means surrounding arenas may also be closed as it is a safety concern with them using heavy machinery. Thank you for your patience and understanding. Keep an eye on the website and social media for updates.


Just a REMINDER that anyone attending the State Equestrian Centre will be required to sign in via the SafeWA app upon arrival from Saturday, 5 December 2020.

If you don’t have a mobile phone, a manual form will be available.

Win one of three Bates saddles of your choice to the value of $5995.

The saddle brand of champions, Bates Saddles offer highly specialised saddles for every discipline.

Underneath the finest quality European leather, you will feel the power of innovation. The instantaneous comfort, optimal balance and seamless contact with your horse enables full concentration on aids. Born out of total dedication to deliver saddles for sheer performance, Bates Saddles will raise your expectations forever.

Winners will be able to choose from any model in the Bates Saddles range, including the latest high-performance models, the Bates Artiste, Bates Victrix and Bates Advanta. View the full range of Bates saddles at

For registrations click here.


April - Avon Valley Regional Clinic

Off The Track WA and Equestrian WA are excited to be attending Northam Equestrian Centre to offer the Avon Valley Region a weekend of our very popular educational clinics.
To be held on Saturday, April 9th and Sunday, April 10th featuring groundwork, flatwork, poles and rails/jumping.

As these fantastic clinics continue to evolve each year, we have decided to open up Day 2 of this regional clinic to All horses, therefore the format for this clinic is:

  • Day 1 – Exclusive for OTTWA horses (OTTWA passport holders only)
  • Day 2 – EWA Clinic – Open to all horses and breeds - EWA Membership is recommended but not compulsory

Your EA accredited coaches for this clinic are:

  • Shaun Dillon – Groundwork & Flatwork Green 
  • Bec Thomas – Flatwork Intermediate & Advanced
  • KellieAnn Crowe – Poles, Rails & Jumps

Covid 19 - Please adhere to Government regualtions and recommendations.

Nominate entries are now closed. Keep an eye out on your emails for the provisional timetable.

For more information and to enter click here




A reminder to everyone that at all EA Affiliated Jumping events Helmet Tagging is now mandatory. There was a period of leniency in January and February and this period has now more


  • Gosnells – 25 April
  • Autumn Pageant – 8 May
  • Riverside Advanced Feeds Gala Hack Day 15 May
  • Winter Gala – 12 June
  • HOY – 9-11 September
  • WAAHA – 8 October
  • Albany Horsemans 9 October
  • Perth Horse & Pony Club - 16 October


  • Workouts to the Stable Affairs EWA Newcomer are now available online here. The program is now on Cavaletti and Nominate
  • Autumn Pageant – program now on Cavaletti and Nominate



The Show Horse 2022 Handbook has now been updated and is now on the EWA website. Please read it carefully as some things have changed.   Our three shows this year are:

  • Autumn Pageant (and Newcomer) on Sunday 8 May 2022
  • Winter Gala on Sunday 12 June 2022
  • Horse and Rider of the Year on Friday 9, Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 September 2022



Following on from the popularity of these two initiatives last year, the Show Horse Committee will again be conducting the Triple Cash Bonanza and Spot Prizes at its shows in 2022.

The Triple Cash Bonanza is a random draw for a prize pool of $1,000 for all eligible EWA members. To be eligible for the Triple Cash Bonanza you must attend and compete at the Autumn Pageant, the Winter Gala and Horse and Rider of the Year. Please note that competing in a Newcomer event does not qualify as not everyone has a Newcomer.

You are eligible if you own any horse or pony which has competed at all three shows. It does not have to be the same horse or pony.  You are eligible if you ride and compete at all three shows even if you do not ride your own horse or pony.  Your name will go into the random draw at the Show Horse Awards function to be held provisionally in November and you could win the top prize of $500, or one of four prizes of $125.  Come along and support all our shows to be in with a chance for this great prize draw.

The random draw for Spot Prizes at the three shows last year was also a popular concept. One of our Committee members prepares these and they are drawn on the day of the show.  Listen to the public announcements and you could be the lucky winner.

WAYER is the first event in the WA Farm Shop FEI Eventing Grand Slam for 2022. Horse and rider combinations in all * classes are eligible to earn points in this exciting Leaderboard designed to link the five FEI events held in Western Australia.

The Grand Slam has been designed to help raise the profile of FEI events for the benefit of riders and sponsors alike, to encourage WA’s national, international, and Olympic hopefuls with the kind of atmosphere they can expect at top level competition, and to help the five Organising Committees with additional funding needed to run an FEI event.

Results will be tallied after WAYER and the next competition will be Dryandra, followed by Wooroloo (Perth Horse Trials), Fairbridge (Southern Hills Eventing) and the final placings will be decided at Capel (Swan River Horse Trials).

WA Farm Shop is proud to be associated with the Eventing Grand Slam for the second year in a row and wishes all riders a safe, successful and healthy 2022.



West Australian para-equestrian athlete Sharon Jarvis confirmed she has reversed her retirement decision and will begin training to compete at her fourth Paralympic Games.

Jarvis made history at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics, becoming the first Australian para-equestrian rider to compete in three Games.

Ahead of Tokyo, the 43-year-old had decided to call time on her international career following the more

Para Equestrian Showcase

Sunday April 3, 2022.
International Arena SEC



The Interschools WA State Championships WILL proceed in accordance with the State Government COVID-19 Safety Guidelines for Sport and Recreation (Community Sport).

Equestrian WA is in the process of developing a specific COVID-19 Safe Plan which will take into account any further Government directives closer to the date of the event. 

Entries have now CLOSED for 2022 Interschools.
We are really sorry, but we absolutely cannot accept any late entries or class changes.

Entries are HUGE!  The Draw for all classes is currently being done and will be available to be sent out next week.  Please keep an eye on the EWA website and in your emails.

Team Managers – we NEED YOU!
Please send Team Managers forms to Lindsay at

The Team Managers Form is available on the EWA website.

Stable bookings - don’t panic.  This is also in progress.

Helper Duties – will be available soon.

Bridle Number Holders – make sure you have them.

Helmet tagging – make sure it’s done. Tagging will be available at Interschools.

Your Discipline Rules – make sure you know the Rules. There have been changes to the National Jumping Rules.

Email – please read your email. It is our main form of communication to you.

Smile – it helps a lot even if a horse has trodden on your foot! 

Reminder that horses competing in the championship classes must be registered & riders must be EWA members.



We would like to know what you would like to watch on the big screen at the movie evening at the 2022 Saddles Plus Interschool WA Equestrian Festival.

Let us know your suggestions via the link here. Remember, movie options/suggestions need to be kid-friendly and suitable for all ages.



It has been determined that riders may compete on the same horse or pony in Eventing (WAYER, Brigadoon) and in Combined Training, subject to compliance with the discipline Rules, at the upcoming EWA and Saddles Plus Interschools Equestrian State Championships in April 2022.

It is recognised this is a deviation from previous years. EWA has consulted with other States and this change brings the WA competition into line with the position taken by those other States.



Please note that the 2022 WA Interschools Championships will proceed as scheduled unless advised otherwise by the Government and public health authorities. Equestrian WA and the State Equestrian Centre will ensure that all reasonable care is taken into consideration and will adhere to the latest COVID-19 regulations to ensure that the event is safe for all involved

Have you always wanted to sponsor something at Interschools but been too afraid to ask?

Now is a good time. We can tailor sponsorship to suit you. Cash and prizes are particularly well regarded.

We are friendly, we are helpful, email or call us on 9296 1200.


We are now calling for EOIs for an Athlete Representative for the National Health and Safety Committee (NHSC). This has been posted on the EA Website HERE. It is also scheduled to go live on our socials soon. Please share this far and wide in your networks. All details can be found in the website link.

EA High Performance Eventing & Para-Equestrian Squads 2022

Following the commencement of a new Olympic and Paralympic cycle Equestrian Australia (EA) is pleased to announce the EA High Performance Eventing & Para–Equestrian Squads for 2022.

The EA High Performance Squads are categorised in alignment with the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) high-performance strategy and encompass three levels:
• Gold (AIS athlete category – Podium)
• Green (AIS athlete category – Podium Ready & Podium Potential)
• Generation Next (AIS athlete category – Developing & Emerging)
Congratulations to all athletes who have been recognised on the EA High Performance Squads for 2022.

To see the list Click Here


April 3rd SEC  7am-10am
April 3rd Busellton 7.30-10.30am
April 10th Perth 7.30am -10.30am
April 23rd (Saturday) SEC EWA Interschools.  7am- 10am
April 25th ( Monday ) Karinya Park 7am-10am
May 8th SEC 7am-10am
May 15th Riverside 7am-10am
May 28th SEC SHC Classic  7am-10am
May 29th SEC SHC Classic  7am-10am


9th April - Dryandra Equestrian Encouragement Hack Day Click Here
10th April - DAWA Training & Protocol Day - Click Here
24th April - Gidgegannup Equestrian Association Open SJ Training  Day Click Here              5 May - Peel Metropolitan ARC - Show Jumping Training Day - Click Here

EWA gratefully acknowledges the support of the Department of Sport and LotteryWest.

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