Horseland Sponsored Rider - Stuart Tinney

Stuart Tinney is an elite Event Rider for Australia, having competed at the World Equestrian Games and is also a Gold medallist from the 2000 Olympic Games. He was also awarded an OAM in 2000 and was inducted in the "Sport Hall of Fame" in 2003.

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Stuart Tinney


Date of Birth: 07-Dec-64

Where do you live? Maraylya NSW

When did you start riding? 8

Why did you start riding? Started pony club. For something to do, borrowed a horse from friends.

Favourite Horse:
Jeepster has to be up there on the list.

Describe a typical day for you: riding /teaching/ working on our 30 acre property always something to do.

Highest achievement: Olympic gold

Highlight of career so far: Olympic gold

Who is the most influential person in your riding career? My Father (Brian) and Wayne Roycroft and of course my wife Karen

Who or what inspires you: Nice horses

What is your favourite competition accessory? Bates Elevation saddle!!

What is the handiest item in your tack room? Folding saddle stand

What advice would you give to other riders? Wear sunscreen and a hat

What do you do outside of the Horse world? Some other sport, Retirement sounds good but that might be a while off.

SECRETS FOR SUCCESS: Love what you are doing, do it to the best of your ability and keep learning.