Dressage at its best…
Join us at the Sydney International Equestrian Centre for the Australian Dressage Championships!
Four fabulous days of dressage featuring Novice to Grand Prix horses and ponies.
The event includes a CDI-W (World Cup Qualifier), FEI Under-25 Grand Prix tour for riders aged 16-25 years, CDI-Y for young riders aged 16-21 years.
The FEI Dressage Challenge will be held in conjunction with the Championships on Wednesday, 16 October.
Shop til you drop in the trade village and enjoy great food & drinks whilst watching Australia’s elite dressage riders strive for the title of Australian Dressage Champion.
Sylvia Mclachlan is one very special and fabulous character and competitive lady of the sport. Funny, sharp, witty, elegant and a great horsewoman and not at all embarrassed to tell you she was born in 1950. Perhaps she may be the oldest competitor at the show but if you want a laugh, if you want to talk about any subject there is no doubt that she will be captivating
Jayden Brown is quite the consummate competitor and as it is with all top athletes, there is something that sets them apart from the good riders to the excellent ones. Jayden has a burning desire to be the best he can be yet is quiet natured and patient. He has a fabulous position on a horse and lets life and its rewards come to him. He has a great mind for the sport and that mindset is not so complicated.
The second instalment in the series of articles on riders from around Australia competing at the 2019 Championships. Caroline Hooper was the youngest rider in Australia to ride to Grand Prix on a part Arabian called Merrifield Zia at the age of 18 in 1985.