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4 5 6 The Ranvet Trophy - Horse of the Year - Vivant and Young Athlete of the Year - Megan Bryant Owners of the Year Helen Chugg and Bev Edwards Megan has successfully combined dressage and eventing Vivant is a 12 year old imported Warmblood stallion by but it’s her partnership with her mare Donabella that Fuego du Prelet. brought special attention in 2010. Since winning the CDI-Y at the Sydney CDI in April she went on win the Vivant was produced by Chris Chugg and owned by Helen FEI Young Rider Individual test and the FEI Young Chugg and Bev Edwards and with Chris’ talents as a Rider Individual Freestyle at the DNSW 2010 Young trainer and rider, Vivant has enabled Chris and Helen to Rider Championships and then to claim the Cinderella realise life long dreams. Vivant is a multiple Australian Young Rider Award, for best performance by a rider Champion and in 2010 was the highest placed Australian under 25, presented at the Bates Australian Dressage horse at the World Equestrian Games placing 7th and also Championships in October. Her year culminated in taking placing equal 7th at the Rolex FEI World Cup final. Donabella to Germany to represent Australia at the Young His other highlights for his jet setting year in 2010 were; Rider World Cup Final in December 2010. 3rd in the CSI 5* Grand Prix at San Patriagnino (Italy) Athlete of the Year - Brett Parbery 6th in CSI 4* Grand Prix at Geesteren (Netherlands) 2010 was a remarkable year for Brett, combining 7th in the Grand Prix and 1st in the Table A in the Munich dressage with first time fatherhood and taking Victory CSI4* Salute to our best ever results on the international stage. Special mention must also go to wife Mel, who managed Vivant was also a member of the Australian Jumping team both her pregnancy and the home front so that her long to win the FEI Nations Cup in Linz, Austria and placed distance husband could achieve that long-term goal – second in Lummen, Belgium. WEG success. Leaving Australia after the Sydney CDI He has now been sold to a great home to Ukrainian ***, Brett and Sam proved that a home bred and trained interests and will be missed by the Chuggs and all of his combination could mix it with the best of the Europeans. fans. 2010 highlights include - • 2010 World Cup Final in Den Bosch, Netherlands DRESSAGE where he placed 9th – best ever result for an Presented by Mrs Prue Spurrett, President of Dressage Australian rider, 3rd in the 2010 CHIO Rotterdam, and NSW 2nd in the Grand Prix Special at CDI in Hickstead, UK • A place in top 10 at CDIO Aachen Germany – a first Dom Perignon Trophy - Young Athlete for Australia Encouragement Award - Grace Kay • Placed 9th in the world at the 2010 World Equestrian 2010 was an exceptional year for Grace! Games in Kentucky – best ever result for Australia. She is the youngest member of the NSW Institute of Sport Brett is also very committed to competition in this young rider squad and recently she has ben specialising country and is a great ambassador for dressage in in young horse competition. Combined with her new Australia. horse, Jamirquai, Grace set a high standard winning both rounds of the four year old class at Sydney CDI. She then moved on to win preliminary champion at NSW Young Rider championships as well as Prelim Champion at the open state championships. Grace received the Greystone High Achievement award at the state championships culminating in winning Preliminary Horse of the Year. 1 Jumping Horse of the Year, Vivant 2 Jumping Athlete of the Year, Chris Chugg 3 Jumping Young Athlete of the Year - Tom McDermott 4 Dressage Young Athlete Encouragement Award winner, Grace Kay 5 Dressage Young Athlete of the Year, Megan Bryant 6 Carolyn Leiutenant, Dressage Owner of the Year (Victory Salute) 93


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