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Weir could receive further penalties: RV

News over 1 year ago -   Racing Victoria has not ruled out stripping disgraced but decorated trainer Darren Weir of race wins or awards in the wake of his four-year disqualification from racing.

Michael Jung takes on elite event horse from fellow German rider

News over 1 year ago -   Top German eventer Julia Krajewski has lost the ride on one of her elite string, with Michael Jung taking over the reins.

Paralympics Australia begins a new era

News over 1 year ago -   A new era begins today as Paralympics Australia becomes the new name of the organisation formerly known as the Australian Paralympic Committee.

Federal Government Boost for Australia’s 2020 Paralympic Team

News over 1 year ago -   The Federal Government has delivered a major boost to the preparations of Australia’s Para-athletes ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, with the announcement of $12million in new funding.

Weir given four-year disqualification by RAD board

News over 1 year ago -   Champion trainer Darren Weir looked shattered as the enormity of his position was made clear after the Racing Appeals and Disciplinary Board handed down a four-year disqualification, effective immediately.

Weir arrives at RAD Board hearing in Flemington

News over 1 year ago -   Darren Weir has arrived at Racing Victoria's Flemington headquarters as the racing world waits for the final decision on the embattled horse trainer's fate.

‘It feels a bit surreal to be competing him’: Charlotte Dujardin showcases future star

News over 1 year ago -   Spectators at the Addington Equestrian winter regionals had a treat on Saturday (2 February), when Olympic champion Charlotte Dujardin piloted one of her future stars for the first time in competition.

Six legs & two new locations for the next Event Rider Masters Series

News over 1 year ago -   The Event Rider Masters (ERM) has today confirmed its 2019 Calendar.

National Young Rider and Junior Teams announced for Aquis Champions Tour 2019

News over 1 year ago -   Equestrian Australia would like to congratulate the following riders who have been selected for the National Teams for Aquis Champions Tour to be held at Elysian Fields, Queensland 1-5 May 2019:

SCHA Hi-Point Leader Board Competition 2018

F3bcd7 News over 1 year ago -   SCHA Hi-Point Leader Board Competition 2018

Besieged trainer Darren Weir faces four year ban, will not contest charges

News over 1 year ago -   Besieged trainer Darren Weir is facing a four-year disqualification and will not contest the charges against him after a marathon hearing on Monday night.

‘I was left cold’: neglected ponies found trying to break out of collapsed shed

News over 1 year ago -   An RSPCA inspector who found three ponies trying to bang their way out of a collapsed shed “bursting at the seams with faeces” says he will never forget the sound.

Granato and Carlchen W outrace the field for first Longines victory in Wellington

635d37 News over 1 year ago -   In 2018, Alex Granato (USA) and Carlchen W made their Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ debut in Wellington. A year later, they earned their first World Cup victory at the same venue.

Clay Simmonds named Inaugural Australian League FEI Jumping World Cup™ Rookie of the Year

News over 1 year ago -   As the 2018/2019 Australian FEI Jumping World Cup™ season came to a close it was 18-year-old Clay Simmonds who was announced as ‘Rookie of the Year’.

International Results for Australian riders competing from 29th January – 3rd February 2019

3d333a News over 1 year ago -   International Results for Australian riders competing from 29th January – 3rd February 2019

10-year-old dressage fan who rides with a ‘smile on her face’ scores 93.8%

News over 1 year ago -   A young rider who scored 93.8% in a British Dressage (BD) rider skills test is aiming for team selection in the future.

Weir stays silent as he prepares to face stewards

News over 1 year ago -   Besieged trainer Darren Weir says he is prevented from speaking about the charges against him because of the ongoing police investigation, as he prepares to face Racing Victoria stewards on Monday.

Doha raises the curtain on 2019 circuit

34b25c News over 1 year ago -   The countdown to the first event of the 2019 Longines Global Champions Tour and GCL is on as top riders and teams get ready for the high octane season opener.

Billy Raymont and Anton win third World Cup qualifier of the season

News over 1 year ago -   The final World Cup Qualifier of the season was held at Sale yesterday.

Aaron Hadlow and Vahlinvader reign supreme in the FEI Jumping World Cup™ Australian League

News over 1 year ago -   Sale World Cup marked the end of the Australian League FEI Jumping World Cup 2018/2019 season, and it was Aaron Hadlow who topped the leader board in impressive style.

Weir, McLean, Kermond charged

News over 1 year ago -   Racing Victoria (RV) stewards have this afternoon issued charges under the Australian Rules of Racing (AR) against licensed trainers Darren Weir and Jarrod McLean and licensed foreperson Tyson Kermond

Darren Weir faces six charges and issued with a show cause notice

News over 1 year ago -   Racing Victoria stewards have charged Darren Weir with six offences under the rules of racing and asked him to show cause as to why he should not be suspended pending the hearing of those charges.

Clydesdales are Blowin’ in the Wind in 2019 Super Bowl ad

Video News over 1 year ago -   How many roads must a horse walk down? The answer, my friend, is blowin’ in the wind…

Dressage legend Totilas to appear in rare public display

News over 1 year ago -   The former dressage superstar Totilas is set to make a rare public appearance.

Rozzie Ryan qualifies for Gothenburg

News over 1 year ago -   What a performance by the incredible Rozzie Ryan and Jarrah R at the 2019 Boneo Classic.

Darren Weir investigation highlights racing's struggle to keep the faith of a public weary of scandal

News over 1 year ago -   When Michelle Payne became the first female jockey to ride a Melbourne Cup winner, the spotlight also shone brightly on Prince of Penzance's already phenomenally successful trainer Darren Weir.

Hunter Valley Ranch Sorting

60137f News over 1 year ago -   Hunter Valley Ranch Sorting Inc has announced that they have over $30,000 in prizes up for grabs in 2019.

About the 2019 Boneo Classic

A650a2 News over 1 year ago -   About the 2019 Boneo Classic

Feral horse carcasses rotting in Central Australian waterhole to be moved

News over 1 year ago -   Appeals are being made to the Northern Territory Government to stump up $200,000 for a feral animal management plan, with more emergency culls expected amid soaring temperatures.

Stallion’s maggot-infested injury caused by two embedded headcollars

News over 1 year ago -   A man has been convicted of causing unnecessary suffering after a stallion was found with a “shocking maggot-infested” injury due to two embedded headcollars.
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