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David Norbury Training Clinic – April 18th 2015

18th April  9.30am – 3.30pm  BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL

Enhance your horse’s performance regardless of what discipline you ride.

This mounted clinic is tailored to the participants, aimed at working on the unique needs of each individual horse and rider relationship. The topics will vary from suppleness, manoeuvres to getting the best out of your horse & identifying techniques that can enhance your horses performance.

David Norbury has training stables located in Kinglake West, and has previously conducted clinics at Equitana as well as large scale demonstrations for Western Riding, Western Pleasure and Reining. www.davidnorbury.com.au

 $120pp Includes tea & coffee. A deposit of $50 is required to secure your place.

PLEASE NOTE: This clinic is for horse and rider, designed around participants bringing their own horses. 

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Australia riding high at the World Equestrian Games

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More than 100 horses were featured in the extravaganza that was the opening ceremony of the World Equestrian Games in Normandy on August 23rd.

Athletes from all participating nations paraded in front of a sell-out crowd of 21,000 and more than 3000 volunteers. With only a couple days of competition completed at time of writing, Australian competitors are already showing their colours:

  • The Aussie Reiner’s finished in 5th place in the team event, out of 16 nations who competed.

  • Martin Larcombe has qualified for the individual Reining event finishing 12th in the qualifying round.

  • The dressage team finished a solid 10th out of 24 nations in the team event, securing themselves a team place in the 2016 Rio Olympics.

Good luck for the rest of the competition guys!

Keep up with the all the WEG action at www.normandy2014.com

 

World Equestrian Games 2014

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The World Equestrian Games is almost here!

The finest athletes from 76 nations will compete against each other in the 2014 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games in and around the historic town of Caen, in Normandy, France, from August 23 to September 7. The games are held every four years, two years prior to the Olympics, and are undoubtedly the biggest equestrian event in the world.

Excitingly, Australia is fielding exceptionally strong teams in all 8 official Fédération Equestre Internationale disciplines:

  • Jumping
  • Dressage
  • Eventing
  • Driving
  • Reining
  • Vaulting
  • Endurance
  • Para-Dressage

Three of the disciplines are competed in the Olympics (Jumping, Dressage, and Eventing) with Para-Dressage being represented at the Paralympics.

Did you know that horse riding is the only Olympic and Paralympic sport to have both sexes competing in the same competition and where the athlete and horse both receive medals?

With one gold and a couple of bronze medals in the 2010 World Equestrian Games, the Australian team are hoping to improve further on these great results.  The team is made up of a number of very experienced competitors who have competed in multiple Olympics plus a number of World Games.  There are also a group of young competitors who have made the team – the new shining stars of the Australian equestrian world. For more information on the teams take a look at Equestrian Australia.

Broadcast in more than 200 territories worldwide, in more than 20 languages, this is a huge international event. You’ll be able to catch up on all the news and results at the official video website of the Fédération Equestre Internationale FEI TV.

If you have aspirations to become an Australian equestrian star, perhaps try out one of our clinics to improve or learn new skills!  We offer a variety of training in disciplines such as dressage, jumping, cross-country and Western.

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