Tag Archives: Showjumping Equitation

Instructions

“Those who can, ride. Those who can’t, teach.”  I used to believe this before I got my teaching qualifications and absolved myself of this credo.  I have never been one to give lessons day in and day out as I … Continue reading

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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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Showjumping Equitation

The first five tracks I have designed for the National Horse Show are Show Jumping Equitation courses.  I am very happy to see these classes back at the National Horse Show. 

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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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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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Safe Riding Promo

The Royal Selangor Polo Club finally joined the new millenium, imposing new safe riding rules on riding with helmets and boots.  In my opinion, the implementation of this is long overdue.  Riding without a helmet is just plain dumb.   See … Continue reading

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Skid Lids

I am happy that Royal Selangor Polo Club has finally passed a rule that helmets will become mandatory.  This resolution was proposed and carried at the AGM held last night.

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Year of the Horse Sale

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Equitating

Today I start a two-day showjumping equitation clinic at the Selangor Turf Club Equestrian Centre.  It is a discipline I was instrumental in introducing and promoting in Malaysia and around the region.  I am very happy that the STC Horse … Continue reading

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Darling Dy’on

I have been riding the last few mornings in a new pair of Dy’on mini chaps.  They are so soft that they don’t need breaking in, and because they are so moulded to my leg, I have an ultra-close contact … Continue reading

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CDing the SEA Games Qualifier

I had the pleasure of running a National level Course Design seminar from Thursday through Saturday for the Equestrian Association of Malaysia (EAM).  It was run at Uniten, which has some nice equestrian facilities on campus.   We had seven new … Continue reading

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Clinics and Seminars

I did a two-day showjumping clinic at the Selangor Turf Club Equestrian Centre on Friday and Saturday.  We avoided today, Sunday 5th June, as Malaysia goes to the polls in their General Election.  I clicked back into showjumping mode and … Continue reading

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