Tag Archives: SEA World Cup Jumping League

The Blues

I got the Monday blues after my run of back-to-back shows came to an end.  I did the CSI-W World Cup II at Thai Polo and finished with the National Horse Show at the Selangor Turf Club last week.  The … Continue reading

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XI FIP World Polo Championship

I had the privilege of attending the XI FIP World Polo Championships in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.  It was a trip that was quite unexpected as I had been booked to build the CSI-W World Cup Jumping at Thai … Continue reading

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CDing in Manila

In promoting Zack’s Tack in the Manila Polo Club, we have ended up sponsoring my services as the course designer for the Manila Polo Club’s Annual Horse Show this weekend.  Not usually how I get my shows as a course … Continue reading

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Old Pros

Course Designing at the CSI-W Thai Polo show over the weekend allowed me a reunion with N Y Ho that I thoroughly enjoyed.  Ho and I have had very long friendship that goes back to Bukit Timah Saddle Club days … Continue reading

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Bon Voyage, Jean Philippe

This week another friend of mine passed away.  Jean Philippe Robin, a Frenchman who had made his home in Malaysia since 1996, passed away.  He knew he was going, and went back to France a few days before he left … Continue reading

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Christmas 2014

I haven’t been posting a lot of blogs this month, but if you follow me on facebook, you’ll know I have been very active posting old photos.  I have moved office from Taman Tun Dr Ismail to Desa Pandan, to … Continue reading

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Zero

No clear rounds in a track that was about the same size and probably less technical than we jumped in 1997, the first year of our South East Asian FEI World Cup Jumping League.  I was not impressed.

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More Travels

More travels to come.  Tomorrow I put on a course designer’s hat and fly to Thailand.  This weekend I will course design the FEI World Cup Jumping South East Asian League Final at the Thai Polo & Equestrian Club.

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Playing in the Philippines

I played at Mikee Romero’s Global Port Polo Club in Calatagan, Philippines on Saturday.  Knowing I was going to be in Manila, I contacted my friend Tonio Veloso and basically invited myself to play with them at his patron Mikee … Continue reading

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Vale: Ted Dwyer

I bid a very fond farewell to my friend Ted Dwyer. Ted was the Coordinator of the Pacific League of the FEI World Cup and a course designer who gave us all a lot of help in SE Asia. If … Continue reading

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Optimism

On Equestrian.Com.My this morning are two headlines: BTSC ensures its survival and No 3Q shows in 2013.  While the leading equestrian show organisers in Malaysia decide not to run any shows next year, Singapore’s oldest purely equestrian club decides to … Continue reading

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Fail to Plan – Plan to Fail

Polo takes up such a big part of my life – 28 of my weekends next year are already taken up with polo tournaments that I am responsible for in some way.  Then I have a few weekends of course … Continue reading

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