ISSUE 57
AUGUST 2020
ANOTHER MILESTONE
FOR SIMONE PEARCE
CAROLYN LIEUTENANT
COURAGEOUS KIWI
HEATH RYAN &
THE FUTURE OF EA

PLUS: A showjumping mule, Lisa Martin’s recovery, 10 tips for riding the Novice test, horses on the silver screen, Will Enzinger and the next generation, Dr Kerry Mack, Brett Parbery and more!

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ISSUE 57

CONTENTS

AUGUST 2020
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A few Words

FROM THE
CHAIRMAN

Opinion

EA ADMINISTRATION & HOPEFULLY A FUTURE

RYAN'S RAVE BY HEATH RYAN

Dressage

ANOTHER MILESTONE FOR SIMONE PEARCE

BY ADELE SEVERS

Dressage

LISA MARTIN’S LONG & WINDING ROAD

BY ADELE SEVERS

Special feature

COURAGEOUS KIWI BLAZES HER OWN TRAIL

BY ROGER FITZHARDINGE

EQ Families

MUTANT EQUINE NEUROSIS GENE OR LUCK OF THE DRAW?

BY MIM COLEMAN

Dressage

10 TIPS FOR RIDING THE NOVICE TEST

BY EQ LIFE / ROGER FITZHARDINGE

Special feature

HORSING AROUND ON THE BIG SCREEN

BY SUZY JARRATT

Special feature

BEACON OF HOPE FOR BRIGHTLIGHT BOY

BY EQ LIFE

Eventing

WILL ENZINGER FORGES THE NEXT GEN

BY EQ LIFE

Showjumping

WHO SAYS MULES
CAN’T JUMP?

BY EQ LIFE

Training

SUBMISSION OR STRESS? SOMETHING TO CHEW ON

BY DR KERRY MACK

Training

OPTIMISING YOUR LEARNING AS A RIDER

BY BRETT PARBERY

Health

WINTER’S SCOURGE, THE FOOT ABSCESS

BY DR MAXINE BRAIN

My Favourite Dish

BAKED GARLIC PARMESAN CHICKEN

WITH WILL ENZINGER
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A few Words
FROM THE CHAIRMAN
In my view, however you cut it, two things stand out regarding the future of Equestrian Australia – first, members have voted for change; second, the states are ignoring members’ views and are blocking progress. read more...
Opinion
EA ADMINISTRATION & HOPEFULLY A FUTURE
Last month in Ryan's Rave, Heath spoke about Equestrian Australia (EA) and the ongoing voluntary administration situation as a result of supposed imminent insolvency. As a result of this, we are now under the direction of the administrators KordaMentha. read more...
Dressage
ANOTHER MILESTONE FOR SIMONE PEARCE
Simone Pearce made everyone sit up and take notice when she and Destano achieved Australian record scores at Achleiten CDI4* in Austria. read more...
LISA MARTIN’S LONG & WINDING ROAD
When Lisa Martin was 28, a riding accident led to 20 operations over two years, but it didn’t stop her love of horses or her will to succeed — and neither has her recent setback. read more...
10 TIPS FOR RIDING THE NOVICE TEST
Whether you’re working towards getting out and competing once live competitions restart, or have entered Equestrian Life’s monthly online competition, Roger Fitzhardinge has these tips for you! read more...
Special feature
COURAGEOUS KIWI BLAZES HER OWN TRAIL
From teaching herself to ride around the family’s hay paddock in New Zealand, Carolyn Lieutenant carved out a legendary career across dressage, showjumping, showing and eventing. read more...
HORSING AROUND ON THE BIG SCREEN
Whether in classic feature films or as extras in wild westerns, horses have always hammed it up and stolen scenes along with the greatest of actors. read more...
BEACON OF HOPE FOR BRIGHTLIGHT BOY
Retiring from the track in 2017, Brightlight Boy struggled to forge a new career path due to injury and his anxious nature. Now, thanks to Racing Victoria’s RESET program, he has a second chance. read more...
EQ Families
MUTANT EQUINE NEUROSIS GENE OR LUCK OF THE DRAW?
Are we born with a mutant equine neurosis gene? Or does our environment shape our passion for all things equine? Mim Coleman explores whether ‘Nature or Nurture’ rules. read more...
Eventing
WILL ENZINGER FORGES THE NEXT GEN
EA Eventing Pathways Manager Will Enzinger is relishing his role moulding the next generation of riders with potential, instilling a strong sense of team membership. read more...
Showjumping
WHO SAYS MULES CAN’T JUMP?
When Katie Wetteland decided she wanted a mule as her next mount, she wasn’t sure what to expect. Well, Mjölnir The Longear is turning out to be a capable showjumper. read more...
Training
SUBMISSION OR STRESS? SOMETHING TO CHEW ON
Kerry Mack continues her exploration of what we might learn from science, this time looking at chewing and licking behaviour and what it can tell us. read more...
OPTIMISING YOUR LEARNING AS A RIDER
Having taught dressage riders in private and clinic settings for more than 20 years, Brett Parbery has had plenty of time to do some serious learning himself about how riders learn. read more...
Health
WINTER’S SCOURGE, THE FOOT ABSCESS
Wintertime brings with it the dreaded foot abscess, which in most cases causes a temporary acute lameness, but some go on to cause weeks or even months of stress, says Dr Maxine Brain. read more...
My Favourite Dish
BAKED GARLIC PARMESAN CHICKEN
Eventer Will Enzinger shares with us his “quick and tasty meal that is easy to make and tastes great every time!” read more...

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