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1 2 And for generous support from: This year we had 12 foreign competitors from Japan, Vale Creek Wines; Equitec Performance Products; Canada, Great Britain and, of course, New Zealand, who Campbells Coast & Country; Edinburgh Horse Rugs; flew five horses over to part on their own horses. This Emerleigh Embroidery; Claire Seidl World Wide Jewelry; event is great public relations for Australian dressage: Back on Track – Thinline Products; The Horse Stall; new friendships are formed and having invited riders gives Nature Vet the event an international flavour. The riders all had a fantastic time and were very impressed with the facilities, For full results and photo gallery of the event, go to www. organization of the event and hospitality shown to them. centralwestdg.equestrian.org.au Finding enough horses for the visiting riders is a challenge, Cathie Drury-Klein and Sue Scaysbrook which is a shame as all owners have a great time and are DWA Co-Event Directors well looked after. THE 2010 SYDNEY CDI*** We would like to ask for the support of trainers/coaches to assist us with securing horses for this event. Trainers Thanks to the support of our sponsors, supporters and have access to horses and are in a position to assess hard working volunteers, the 2010 Sydney CDI 3-star if horses are suitable and to approach and encourage was a resounding success. We are very pleased that we owners to nominate their horses. manage to keep raising the bar and building on previous Thank you to our generous loan horse owners successes to produce events of which we can all be proud. Argyle - Alexis Hellyer; Jonte – Peta Wilson; Pinnamurra The budget for this event is now close to $300,000 and Ricardo – Maxine Cummings; UQ Anapavlova - Connie the turnover has more than doubled in size since 2003. Bookless; Shining Messiah - Rebecca Coventry This is a significant undertaking and responsibility for a Horse lent for the Derby: Veritas - Georgia Worth; volunteer organising committee. We are pleased to say Wolkhan - Christine Weal; Zest for Life - Jane Toohey that we made a tidy profit which is gratifying. Northern Rinaldo - Robyn Targa. And special thanks to Sancha Butler who bought her horse Gaucho II along to The event ran to clock work and our visiting judges were be on stand by as a reserve horse for the derby. impressed with the professional running of the event and the standard of competition. Six foreign judges officiated. This event was the final opportunity for Australia based Four FEI 5* (Olympic level) judges: Maribel Alonso riders to obtain MES (Minimum Eligibility Scores) scores (Mexico), Axel Steiner (USA), Wim Ernes (Netherlands) for the coming World Equestrian Games. Rozzie Ryan and Mary Seefried (Australia). FEI 4* judges Alison King on Jive Magic, Rachael Sanna on Jaybee Alabaster and (Hong Kong), Jan Bird (New Zealand) and FEI 3* judge, Charlotte Pederson on Come to Me all obtained MES Midori Furukawa (Japan). Leading judges from around scores by visiting FEI 5* judges. Australia officiated. We had the support of Audi Australia Rozzie Ryan had a successful show winning the Needs who provided vehicles for the judges to judge from and for Steeds Prix St Georges and The Riders Shoppe courtesy cars for officials. Intermediate I on GV Bullwinkle. Rozzie had her first win Head of the Ground Jury Maribel Alonso (Mexico) at Grand Prix level in a CDI winning the Goldin Grand suggested in her report to the FEI that this event could Prix on her stallion Jive Magic. Rachael Sanna on Jaybee be upgraded to a four star if we were able to comply with Alabaster won the Capricorn/Soiltex Intermediate II some of the conditions the FEI require for the staging of competition and she rode an impressive test to take out this level of competition. This is a great compliment to the the Hamilton Island Grand Prix Freestyle. organising committee and to our volunteers. The Zilco International Intermediate Freestyle was Wim Ernes gave a workshop for judges on Sunday with over won by the stunning Mare, Diamantina 4, ridden by 200 judges, riders and coaches from all around Australia Maree Tomkinson. The Gow-Gates Prix St Georges and New Zealand attended. The workshop was free and Derby (Individual) was won by Jody Hartstone from New open to all. Wim Ernes is a knowledgeable and experienced Zealand. Australia (Jenny Gehrke and Ashlea Day) won judge and participants appreciated his straightforward the Horseland Derby teams competition. approach to judging horses. 10


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