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Make sure you watch the special broadcast on EQUITANA Sydney 2013 featuring highlights from the Be the Influence Equestrian Grand Final, EQUITANA Australian Open Barrel Racing and Reining Championships, plus features on the Man From Snowy River Legend's Challenge, Carl Hester and more. FOX SPORTS 2 - on 11th & 12th December 2013 at 4pm
Capture your favourite memories from Equitana Sydney 2013!
We had a host of the highest calibre horsey photographers attend Equitana Sydney, and we are pleased to introduce you to our official photographers who have their proofs live now!
EQUITANA’s official vehicle partner, Isuzu UTE Australia is proud to introduce the All-New Isuzu MU-X. A true family-sized SUV that redefines the boundaries of adventure.
Saturday 9th at Equitana began with the Amazing Carl Hester Specialist Dressage Clinic, which was packed to the rafters of the John Deere Dome. Carl not only demonstrated his training skill, taking the horses to better frame and movement, but also his engaging personality and sense of humour that made all clinic participants feel relaxed immediately.
Renowned French Dressage Judge, Jean Michel Roudier, presented an eye-opening education session on just what the judges are looking for in a Dressage test. Jean's insightful tips were really helpful in understanding the marking system.
The fabulous UK Grand Prix rider and trainer, Nicky Barrett, was a treat to watch too. Well known for preparing and introducing young riders to the international dressage circuit, Nicky has produced a number of successful combinations to Grand Prix, so also provided some great competition insights.
On the EQUITANA Website, our photo gallery has now been stocked up with over 200 photos, with more to follow in coming days as we draw EQUITANA Sydney to a close.
Friday November 8th at Equitana was one of high flying action as audiences enjoyed the Olympic disciplines of Jumping, Dressage and Exhibition Eventing.
Carl Hester's Education demonstrations have been knee deep in fans and his easy-going manner and great delivery generated resounding applause.
Our trainers in the Mitavite Waler Legacy program have been astounding crowds with their Waler partners. It has been truly amazing to watch these horses, which only 12 months ago were running wild in Central Australia, performing as working horses with a real bond with their human mates.
And the shopping! It's lovely to see hundreds of happy people loaded up with bags and big smiles as they wander around the exhibition precinct and pick up the fantastic bargains available!
The big day finally arrived and EQUITANA opened the gates to lines of enthusiastic visitors at the Sydney Showgrounds, Olympic Park!