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3 4 The Hanoverian Horse Society of Australia NSW Young Thank you to our sponsors and supporters. Many have NSW Young Dressage Horse Championships attracts already put their hand up to be involved again next year. the most promising young horses from around Australia. Principal Partners Guest rider Joern Kubelke (Germany) rode the top three • NSW Sport and Recreation placegetters in each age group and along with judges, • Equestrian Australia Axel Steiner (USA) and Wim Ernes (NED) declared the • Equestrian NSW winners as: 4 year old: SS Sonata hit (Rodney Martin); 5 • The Australian Sports Commission year old: Kalimna Emblem (John Thompson); 6 year old: • NSW Institute of Sport San Jose (Matthew Dowsley). Gold Sponsors The CDI-Y FEI World Cup Qualifier for riders aged 16 – • Hamilton Island 21 years was held with the event, sponsored by Swish • Goldin Family Horse. Ten Australian riders and one NZL rider took part. • Gow-Gates The CDI-Y is one of a series of qualifiers for young riders • Hanoverian Horse Society of Australia introduced recently in Australia and is starting to attract some promising young riders. The winner was Megan Silver Sponsors Bryant on Donabella. The win justified the organisers • Capricorn/Soiltex granting of a “Wild Card” entry that allowed Megan the • International Racehorse Transport opportunity to compete in this competition. • Needs for Steeds • The Riders Shoppe A very strong field contested the IRT Advanced • Swish Horse Tournament with NV Wallmeyer ridden by Gina • Wagners Saddleryv Montgomery being the overall winner. • Zilco International This year we introduced a new prize “The Kieffer Small Official Suppliers and Supporters Tour Champion” which was won by Jessica Greelish from • Audi Australia Queensland riding Riverndel Paradour. A Kieffer saddle • Brighton Saddleword worth around $5000 was presented to the winner. • Horseland Following the success of last year, promotional videos • Fugi Xerox leading up to and during the event were produced by • Greystone/Arena Rake pro Peter Haynes (In the Limelight). The videos featured • Hamag interview with riders, competition highlights and • International Animal Health behind the scenes happenings. The videos continue to • Kieffer Saddles be downloaded from the various web sites (including • Mandavilla Catering Services You-Tube) and provide on-going coverage of the event. • The Coty Landcaster Group • Peter Horobin Saddlery Around 40 companies were part of the trade village this • Sydney International Equestrian Centre year with several late bookings being turned away. The • The Morgan Car Club event is gaining a real following and although there is • Wildoats plenty of space at SIEC locating all vendors and keeping all happy can be a challenge. Magazine Advertising Support • The Horse Magazine School tours are a regular feature at the Sydney CDI. • Australian Horse Deals We had more schools this year with over 200 children • Cyberhorse, Bernie Saunders attending. Thank you to all the escorts and to the riders who took the time out to speak to the kids. The feedback Toni Venhaus is always positive and it is great PR for dressage. Special mention goes to Sue-Ellen Lovett who inspired the 1 Gina Montgomery on NV Wallmeyer with Mary Seefried children she spoke to and to Heath Ryan who never fails - Sydney CDI/Franz Venhaus to enthuse and is always so willing. 2 Daniella Dierks on Concordance - Sydney CDI/Franz Venhaus 3 Lesley Anne-Taylor on Welpes Countess - Sydney CDI/Franz Venhaus 4 Farewell to Nations – Japan - Sydney CDI/Franz Venhaus 11


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