We would like to welcome to the team is Ella Bourke.
Ella and her horses MP Too EZE and Vitoria Royal Mint have had many successful events lately.
Ella is soon to be 12 and has been riding since she was able to sit up. Ella has grown up through pony club and loves everything about it. Ella started showing her pony 4 years ago and absolutely loves it. Her small show hunter Galloway Costa (Vitoria Royal Mint) competed at Canberra and Sydney Royal this year with great success. Ella and Costa were very successful at the recent state interschools qualifying in three disciplines for The Australian National Interschool championships in Toowoomba. Ella's other horse Harley - MP Too EZE recently competed at the EA junior Show Horse Championships qualifying for both open and in her rider fir the EA southern cross show horse spectacular in January 2018. Going forward, Ella's dream is to qualify for grand nationals and she is working hard to achieve that goal.
We believe Ella will promote the Aussie Saddlery brand along with her positive attitude towards everything she does and her great sportsmanship. Welcome to the team Ella and her Mum Jayne. Photo credit Lorelle Mercer
Liam has been around horses from the get go. At the age of 4 yrs he went along to his first competition, a hack show down in Sydney with his pony “Little” coming home with Champion handler & rider in an open age group. Now 10 yrs old he has since found a love of jumping, in particular over cross country fences! Liam has won Championships in Showjumping (Pony Club) attending his first NSW Pony Club state champs in 2018 in dressage, show horse and combined training, placing in each discipline. Liam recently competed at his first Interschool NSW state championships at SIEC in July 2018 with both of his ponies Charlie and Wally, with a 1st place in the 45cm combined training and second place 60cm combined training respectively also placing 5th in the Working Hunter on Wally. As a result Liam was selected to represent NSW on both ponies at the Marcus Oldham Australian Interschool Championships in Werribee, Melbourne October 2018 . Liam went on to place on Charlie and Wally in the combined training and working hunter. Liam can’t wait to take on his next cross country course and we look forward to supporting and encouraging him in his future endeavours for 2019 and beyond.
Our newest sponsored rider. We welcome to the team Sophie Walker.
Sophie and her horse Illarak Donntrell have had some fantastic results of lately. Sophie is just 15. She has been riding since she could walk! Her favourite discipline is Showing with the rider classes being her absolute favourite(she's qualified for The Grand Nationals twice already for next year.)
She is also on the NSW EA State Team for Interschools 2017 in Show Hunter and Dressage
Her aspiration is to continue with the education and training of her horses and compete with them through to highest level they can in Showing and Dressage.
We know they will both be a great ambassador for the Aussie Saddlery brand. Welcome to the team Sophie and her Mum Rachel. Pictured is one of her latest wins (photo credit Lisa Gordan)