we're celebrating the spirit of australian equestrian
Saturday has something for everyone with the day’s jam-packed schedule. From exciting competitions like Barrel Racing & Horse Ball to the action packed night show, Saturday is guaranteed to be a crowd favourite.
meet our star presenter
Guy McLean is an acclaimed horseman, equine entertainer and bush poet . . . but most importantly, an Australian who loves to share what he does with the rest of the world.
After achieving top honors in his field at home, Guy decided it was time to take on the international stage. In June of 2010, Guy arrived in the US with four of his Australian bred horses to commence his first American tour. From there the rest was history…
saturday night show
the mane event
In celebration of our ‘Spirit of the Australian Equestrian’, the Mane Event will make it’s return to the ‘mane’ stage of the Grand Pavilion. This action-packed night for the whole family will be a highlight of the four days of EQUITANA Melbourne in 2022.
Guy McLean, proud Aussie horseman with his magnetic personality, authentic bush poetry, quick wit and cracking stock whips will feature in our exciting and entertaining showcase and display his almost supernatural connection with the horse that will mesmerize and captivate the audience.
The Mane Event is not to be missed. A fast-paced, exciting and heart-warming performance that will capture the hearts of every rider, no matter what their discipline. The audience will learn and be taken on the amazing journey of how our much-loved horses came to be part of our Australian lives today.
special features of the night include:
Guy’s love and passion for his horses is infectious & heart warming.
other saturday highlights include;
EQUITANAs inaugural Liberty Championship.This competition highlights the connection between horse and trainer which is established over many hundreds of hours at work and play together. No saddles or bridles!
guy mclean clinic
Guy McLean’s performances are known for being inspiring, educational and above all entertaining for both young and old and for both the horse enthusiast and the uninitiated alike. With all of his achievements under his belt, Guy wants to continue to share what a boy from a small country town can achieve with passion and desire.