Brett Davey Appointed Australia’s Newly Created High Performance Dressage Manager

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June 1, 2021

Brett Davey, a dressage and eventing competitor and operator of a stud, has been appointed to the newly created post of Equestrian Australia High Performance Dressage Manager.

Brett, 37, will head up all aspects of the high performance dressage program including preparation and performance of the team for the world championships in 2022.

He began competing at international dressage at age 14, performing his first Grand Prix at 16. He spent three years in Germany including training with national coach Jonny Hiberath.

On his return to Australia, he obtained a bachelor degree in exercise science and business and started his own business. He was on Australian dressage Young Rider teams competing in Australia, New Zealand and the United States. He is a past winner of the individual Trans-Tasman competition, Pacific Challenge and the Aachen Challenge.

“It is an exciting time for Australian dressage and I feel honored to be involved in this new role,” he said. “I look forward to working with the dressage riders and also developing some pathways programs for emerging combinations. It will be great to be able to give back to a sport and industry that has provided me with so many opportunities.”