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Australia’s World Championship Team Selection Requirements, Standings Dominated by European-Based Combinations So Far

3 months ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Australia’s World Championship Team Selection Requirements, Standings Dominated by European-Based Combinations So Far
SYDNEY, Mar. 15, 2022--Australia's world championship qualifying requirements were announced Monday with all but two of the top scores from nine rider and horse combinations achieved so far by competitors outside the country Read More

Jayden Brown Rides Senator Nymphenburg to Boneo CDI3* Freestyle Victory to Cap Horse’s Big Tour Debut

5 months ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Jayden Brown Rides Senator Nymphenburg to Boneo CDI3* Freestyle Victory to Cap Horse’s Big Tour Debut
BONEO, Australia, Jan. 23, 2022--Jayden Brown riding Senator Nymphenburg in the 12-year-od gelding's Big Tour debut won the CDI3* Grand Prix Freestyle Sunday to give the pair an early start contending for a place on Australia's team at the world championships in August Read More

Mary Hanna & Syriana Win CDI3* Grand Prix Special for 2nd Victory at Boneo With All Australian Judges, New Zealand’s John Thompson & Chemistry Close Behind

5 months ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Mary Hanna & Syriana Win CDI3* Grand Prix Special for 2nd Victory at Boneo With All Australian Judges, New Zealand’s John Thompson & Chemistry Close Behind
BONEO, Australia, Jan. 22, 2022--Mary Hanna and Syriana slipped by John Thompson of New Zealand to post a last-minute win and the second victory in the one-time CDI3* Grand Prix Special with all Australian judges. Read More

Six-Time Oympian Mary Hanna & Syriana Win Boneo CDI3* Grand Prix on Tied Score With Jayden Brown & Senator Nymphenburg Making Big Tour Debut

5 months ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Six-Time Oympian Mary Hanna & Syriana Win Boneo CDI3* Grand Prix on Tied Score With Jayden Brown & Senator Nymphenburg Making Big Tour Debut
BONEO, Australia, Jan. 21, 2022--Six-time Olympian Mary Hanna on Syriana eked out a win Friday on identical scores over Jayden Brown and Senator Nymphgenburg making their Big Tour debut in the first-of-its kind CDI3* Grand Prix with all five judges Australians Read More

Australian Olympic Team of Simone Pearce/Destano, Mary Hanna/Calanta, Kelly Layne/Samhitas

1 year ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Australian Olympic Team of Simone Pearce/Destano, Mary Hanna/Calanta, Kelly Layne/Samhitas
Simone Pearce on Destano, Mary Hanna on Calanta and Kelly Layne on Samhitas were named Friday to Australia's Olympic team. Based on three continents--Australia, Europe and North America--they were the only combinations qualified for the Tokyo Games a month away after other riders withdrew mostly due to the impact of coronavirus on preparations. Read More

Kristy Oatley Withdraws from Selection for Australian Olympic Team, Leaving Simone Pearce, Mary Hanna, Kelly Layne Available for Tokyo

1 year ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Kristy Oatley Withdraws from Selection for Australian Olympic Team, Leaving Simone Pearce, Mary Hanna, Kelly Layne Available for Tokyo
Kristy Oatley on Wednesday withdrew from selection for Australia's Olympic team leaving only Simone Pearce, Mary Hanna and Kelly Layne available for the squad for the Tokyo Games in a month. Read More

Lone Jorgenson Pulls Out of Australian Olympic Team Contention Citing Lack of Competition for Corinna Due to Corona

1 year ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Lone Jorgenson Pulls Out of Australian Olympic Team Contention Citing Lack of Competition for Corinna Due to Corona
Lone Jorgenson announced Wednesday she is withdrawing Corinna from contention for Australia's Olympic team, citing a lack of competition Down Under due to coronavirus to prepare for the Tokyo Games in just over five weeks. Read More

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

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

Mary Hanna & Syriana Win Bawley Point CDI4* Grand Prix Special

2 years ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Mary Hanna & Syriana Win Bawley Point CDI4* Grand Prix Special
Mary Hanna and Syriana won the Willinga Park Dressage by the Sea CDI4* Grand Prix Special Sunday while the New Zealand combination of Melissa Galloway and Windermere J’Obei W placed second in their debut Big Tour event. Read More