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  • Nations Cup Final, CSIO Barcelona

    23rd September 2016

    Eighteen nations were represented in the first round of the Nations Cup Final in Barcelona last night, and competition was tough. The course was big with plenty of tricky questions which saw a few experienced combinations come to grief. Julia and Vedor were second out for Australia, and they did us proud with just one rail down and a time fault. Edwina and Ego van Orti were our first starters, with three down. Then Evie Buller and Stanley made their debut at this level of competition and read more...

  • Vigil (Visage-Toddingham)

    12th September 2016

    Gemma Kennedy took Vigil to Quirindi Show on the weekend but decided the going was too boggy for jumping. So she took him into the hack ring instead. And picked up blue ribbons for District Show Hunter, Lady Rider and Open Show Hunter. Visage's children are definitely versatile! XX

  • Boneo Park

    11th September 2016

    Brooke had a successful weekend at Boneo Park, with Voltage showing off as usual in the Mini Prix series, finishing without a rail over the entire three days. Victoria also jumped like a star, double-clear in the 1.15 series. And Brooke's student Jess Tripp won the Young Rider Final riding Verona.

  • Vivid (Visage-Royal Native) 2011

    9th September 2016

    Vivid is full sister to Vegas who is in Germany with Julia. She is also full sister to Violet 2012, who is in training with Dave and Tal at Redleaf, and Ventura 2015. Vivid has been training with Kaden Weaver near Ourimbah for some months now and has enjoyed a few eventing outings as part of her development programme. X

  • Vigor (Visage-Courchevel) and Charm (Contendro-Victoria) 2013

    9th September 2016

    Kaden Weaver has started Vigor who is full brother to Vermont 2007, owned by Abby West, and Victoria 2009 who is currently turning heads at Boneo Park with Brooke. Kaden thinks Vigor will go far in either eventing or showjumping, with his excellent movement and bold attitude.  Kaden has also started Charm, who is out of Vigor's full sister, and he is pretty impressed with her as a type too. She's a big, solid girl with excellent conformation and balance, and a great canter. Both are due read more...

  • Breeding in Europe

    27th August 2016

    French breeder Adeline Fantini has sent us some great shots of their Visage mare Cybele with her lovely filly Glamour des AS by Utah van der Rock. Visage has continued to be so popular in Europe that supplies of his semen over there have unfortunately run out.

  • State Championships Day 2

    26th August 2016

    It was another good, if rather icy, day at SIEC beginning with two Visage geldings placing 3rd and 5th in the Riders' Series in the main ring. Voltage finished double-clear and 3rd with Brooke, less than a second behind the first two placegetters, Andrew Inglis with Like a Viv and Jamie Priestly with Optimus. Mitchell Peulic was 4th with Jazz and then CD Visage and Kate Hinschen were 5th. The Senior Title class came next and Cadiz warmed up well then got a fright just before entering the read more...

  • State Championships Day 2

    26th August 2016

    It was another good, if rather icy, day at SIEC beginning with two Visage geldings placing 3rd and 5th in the Riders' Series in the main ring. Voltage finished double-clear and 3rd with Brooke, less than a second behind the first two placegetters, Andrew Inglis with Like a Viv and Jamie Priestly with Optimus. Mitchell Peulic was 4th with Jazz and then CD Visage and Kate Hinschen were 5th. The Senior Title class came next and Cadiz warmed up well then got a fright just before entering the read more...

  • Rider's Series Wrap-Up

    22nd August 2016

    Brooke and her team of horses and riders had a great weekend at SIEC, with everyone picking up ribbons and next to no rails or time faults right across the classes.Victoria was a star, jumping clean in the tough 1.20 in the big ring. Cadiz later finished 5th in the big class. Meanwhile Abby West and Vermont won the competitive Amateur Final. Vermont is Victoria's full sister, both by Visage and out of Julia's old competition mare Courchevel. Their three-year-old brother Vigor is currently read more...

  • Riders' Series Results

    21st August 2016

    Brooke has reported in with great results from the show at SIEC yesterday. There were no rails down for the Copabella team of horses, with Victoria and Voltage clear in the 1.20, followed by Voltage clear and 4th in the 1.30. Cadiz also strutted his stuff, finishing clear and 5th in the 1.30 and then clear and 2nd in the 1.40. Looks like they are all ready for the State Championships next weekend!

  • More Photos

    2nd August 2016

    Bella Sattout has provided some more great shots from the AWHA dressage last Saturday.

  • AWHA Dressage & Showjumping

    30th July 2016

    The AWHA put on a great show at SIEC today, including dressage, showjumping and young horse classes. Both Visage and Cadiz were well represented in the young horse classes, their progeny notching up a few wins and ribbons. Visage also finally had his second dressage outing, again finishing 3rd in the Official Elementary 3.3 class, and receiving praise and positive feedback from the judges about his potential. Not bad for a rising-18-year-old still new to this game. Earlier in the day his read more...