'Being good is all about opportunity...'
Elite event and dressage rider,
Heath Ryan has represented
Australia in both disciplines a
number of times, and competed
in the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
'Stay focussed on your goals...'
Rozzie Ryan is a leading Grand Prix
dressage rider for Australia and
was reserve rider for the Australian
Dressage Team at the
'Love what you are doing...'
Stuart Tinney is an elite event rider for
Australia. He has competed at the WEG,
is a gold medalist from the 2000 Olympic
Games, was awarded an OAM in 2000
and was inducted into the
Sport Hall of Fame in 2003.
Shane Rose is an elite event rider for Australia.
Among his many acheivements, Shane won
a team Silver Medal in eventing at the
2008 Beijing Olympics. Shane has
also competed for Australia
at the World Equestrian games.
'1. Fitness. Mental & physical'
Amanda is an elite eventer, who has
competed in the Individual 3 Day Event
at the Sydney Olympic Games in 2000.
She attributes her success to a great
mix of fitness and passion.
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'Aim for the stars...'
Top Dressage rider Rachael Downs
competed at the Sydney 2000 Olympic
Games and represented Australia
at the World Equestrian Games.
'Always stay positive'
Mary Hanna is a top Dressage rider and
four-time Olympian. She has won the
Grand Prix National Championships several
times, and recently wrote a book detailing
her life and extensive equestrian career.
'Work hard and keep smiling!'
Eventer Cassie Lowe is a rising star,
achieving consistently high results in
elite events and having competed in her
first 4* event at the age of only 22.
The rest of her time is spent busily
working her team of 5 horses.
'Just keep kicking'
Robert is an accomplished eventer,
having competed at up to 4* level at
several elite events, whilst pursuing
his passion in breaking-in, pre-training
and re-ducating horses.
'Ride- rain, hail or shine!'
Amongst her many achievements,
young Dressage rider Shanon was the
winner of the CDI Y Class at Dressage
With The Stars in 2012. She is also on the
National Youth Squad.
Throughout her International Eventing
career spanning 40 years, Gill has won
or placed in an array of elite events.
Most notably perhaps was when
Gill became the first Australian female
ever to medal at any Olympic Games
or National Championships.
Adam has been in the showjumping
industry for over 20 years, in which he has
competed and trained all over the world.
Adam assists many leading show jumpers
and eventers with their training and is
currently coaching the E.F.A Young Rider
'You must first love your horses'
Grand Prix Dressage Rider Rebecca Woff
has achieved the title of Victorian
Intermediate I Champion and is on the
National Youth Development Squad
. She also takes great pride in having
trained her horse to Grand Prix Level.
'Don't give up when things go wrong'
Race horse rider and eventer Blair
has had many successes, including
competing in the New Zealand Young Rider
Championship and being a part
of the winning team in 2007.
'You have to be dedicated'
Event rider Nikki Richardson has
successfully competed several horses
at an advanced level, and was one
of the youngest riders to represent
Australia in the 1996 Atlanta Olympics.
'Work hard and your luck will come!'
Chelsea priestley is a successful
young eventer, achieving the prestigious
title of Amateur Eventing Rider of the Year
and placing 3rd at the Melbourne 3
Day Event in 2012.
'Don't give up, it will pay off!'
Rebekah is one to watch in the eventing
world. Riding her horse Wilson, the successful
young eventer lists was PCA National
Senior Eventing Champion 2011.
'Persistance will prevail when all all fails'
Kylie Pedder is an accomplished and
well respected eventing rider, who has
placed top 3 in all of the horse trials
she has entered in the past 3 years.
'It's is easier to learn something correctly
than it is fix something that's done wrong'
Megan is an accomplished Show Rider,
the Barastoc Heavyweight Show Hunter
Saddle Horse of the year 2011 and Champion
Lady Rider at the Royal Melbourne Show 2012
'No matter how big or small it is, always have
a goal in mind'
Champion show rider Rebecca has a long list
of achievements, the highlight of which for her
is being the winner of the prestigious