Destano

Australia’s Lineup of Team Prospects for Tokyo Deeper, Stronger than Any Previous Olympics

1 year ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Australia’s Lineup of Team Prospects for Tokyo Deeper, Stronger than Any Previous Olympics
Australia is heading to the Olympics less than 11 weeks away with eight rider and horse combinations already fulfilling requirements for selection, a lineup that is deeper and stronger than any of the previous Games in which the nation has competed a team beginning with Sydney in 2000. Read More

Simone Pearce & Amandori Win Grand Prix Freestyle for 4th Victory at Ornago CDI4*, Aussie Rider’s Best Performance in Decade in Europe

1 year ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Simone Pearce & Amandori Win Grand Prix Freestyle for 4th Victory at Ornago CDI4*, Aussie Rider’s Best Performance in Decade in Europe
ORNAGO, Italy, May 9, 2021--Simone Pearce on Amandori won the CDI4* Grand Prix Freestyle Sunday to complete a sweep of four victories in four Big Tour starts that was the most successful event for the Australian rider in a decade in Europe Read More

Simone Pearce on Destano Declared Winner, Christian Schumach 2nd Reversing Results in Ornago CDI4* Grand Prix After Questions About Tie Break

1 year ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Simone Pearce on Destano Declared Winner, Christian Schumach 2nd Reversing Results in Ornago CDI4* Grand Prix After Questions About Tie Break
ORNAGO, Italy, May 8, 2021--Australia's Simone Pearce on Destano on Saturday was declared the winner of the CDI4* Grand Prix to reverse results that had placed Austria's Christian Schumach on Te Quiero SF in first after questions were raised about the breaking of a tied score of the two combinations. Read More

Austria’s Christian Schumach on Te Quiero Wins One Ornago CDI4* Grand Prix, Australia’s Simone Pearce on Amandori Takes Other to Earn Olympic Qualifying Scores in Addition to Destano

1 year ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Austria’s Christian Schumach on Te Quiero Wins One Ornago CDI4* Grand Prix, Australia’s Simone Pearce on Amandori Takes Other to Earn Olympic Qualifying Scores in Addition to Destano
ORNAGO, Italy, May 7, 2021--Austria's Christian Schumach on Te Quiero SF, a Totilas son, won one CDI4* Grand Prix Friday while Australia's Simone Pearce on Amandori captured the other to earn Olympic qualifying scores in addition to her top ranked Destano. Read More

Australian Olympic Dressage Selection Criteria Announced Amidst Continuing Caronavirus Pandemic

1 year ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Australian Olympic Dressage Selection Criteria Announced Amidst Continuing Caronavirus Pandemic
Australia's Olympic dressage team qualifying criteria was announced Wednesday with a score of 69% or better at Grand Prix from at  least two international level competitions required going back to Jan. 1, 2019. There have been no qualifying CDIs in Australia for well over a year because of coronavirus restrictions. Read More

Simone Pearce & Destano Boosted by Latest Successes to 2nd Ranked Australian Combination on World Standings

2 years ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Simone Pearce & Destano Boosted by Latest Successes to 2nd Ranked Australian Combination on World Standings
Simone Pearce and Destano have become Australia's second ranked combination behind Mary Hanna on Calanta on the world standings following their latest performances that shattered the country's Grand Prix and Special records the pair had set just a month earlier Read More

Simone Pearce & Destano Smash Aussie Grand Prix Record at Brno CDI3* for Pair’s First Big Tour Victory

2 years ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Simone Pearce & Destano Smash Aussie Grand Prix Record at Brno CDI3* for Pair’s First Big Tour Victory
BRNO, Czech Republic, AUG. 28, 2020–Simone Pearce rode Destano to an Australian record Grand Prix score at the CDI3* in Brno, Czech Republic Friday for their first Big Tour victory and smashing the high the pair set just a month ago. Simone and the 13-year-old Hanoverian stallion were awarded 76.261%, breaking the previous Aussie Grand Read More