Australian Showjumpers book spot for Rio Olympic Games | Equestrian Australia

Australia’s Showjumpers have booked their spot for the Rio Olympic Games after finishing second at the Regional Qualifier in Hagen. Dual Olympian and Team Captain Edwina Tops-Alexander lead her team out strong with Julia Hargreaves, Scott Keach and Jamie Kermond putting in solid performances to bring home the result the Aussies needed to secure their place at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. Australia finished in second place behind Japan.

Source: Australian Showjumpers book spot for Rio Olympic Games | Equestrian Australia

2015 Australian International 3 day event Promo Video

This year’s event will be bigger and better than ever. This year there will be several other equestrian attractions happening apart from the obvious main attraction the 4 star three day Event.

Thursday 19th November will feature the start of CCI2* Horseland Dressage section plus the Equestrian Australia Grand Final dressage

Friday 20th November will see the completion of the CCI2* Horseland Dressage section and the Adelaide CCI4* Dressage section. Later in the afternoon will be the Equestrian Australia Grand Final Freestyle Dressage to Music Competition. If that is not enough for you it will then be followed by Polo in the Park.

Saturday 21st November will of course feature the Horseland CCI2* Cross Country and the Adelaide CCI4* Cross Country. Later in the afternoon the action will center on Rymill Park for the Equestrian Australia Grand Final Exhibition Eventing. Then in the evening it will move to the main arena for the Equestrian Australia Grand Final World Cup Showjumping warm up class.

Sunday 22nd November will be another big day featuring the Horseland CCI2* Show Jumping. This will then be followed by the Equestrian Australia Grand FinalWorld Cup Showjumping after lunch. If can find the time on the western side of Victoria Park there will be the Australian International Three Day Event Combined Driving Event will be a Federation Equestre Internationale (FEI) classified competition, comprising of two CAI 1* events, a driven dressage and cones competition. The final conclusion of the weekend will be the Adelaide CCI4* Show Jumping in the afternoon.

Book now, early bird ticket prices end 1 September 2015. http://premier.ticketek.com.au/shows/show.aspx?sh=HORSE15

2015 Aus3de Promo Video – YouTube.

High Performance Squads | Equestrian Australia

The Equestrian Australia High Performance squads have been announced. High Performance Squads will include riders and/or combinations identified as having the potential to represent Australia at a major championships (Olympic/Paralympic Games and/or World Equestrian Games) between 2016-2020. High Performance Squads Explained

High Performance Squads for each Olympic/Paralympic discipline are categorised into three groups – Gold, Green and Generation Next. 

In order to be eligible to be nominated as part of the 2016 Australian Olympic Shadow Team athletes must be named in the Equestrian Australia High Performance Squads.

High Performance Squads | Equestrian Australia.