Sponsored Riders

Flexible Fit Equestrian Australia is proud to present our team of sponsored riders for the 2020 year.

 
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Amanda is a full time eventing rider, L3 coach and coach educator with her well known business Amanda Ross Eventing Fit.

She is a Mornington peninsula girl who away from horses loves coffee, gym/yoga, attempting to meditate and be more mindful and hanging with friends and her three dogs.
Her career highlights include competing at the Sydney 2000 Olympics in the individual 3DE, being a reserve rider at the 2010/2018 World Equestrian Games and competing at FEI dressage.

Amanda was recently selected on the EA High Performance Green Squad for Tokyo 2020 and in the future she hopes to compete in World Cup Showjumping.

Amanda has heavily influenced the design of our popular Amanda Ross Eventing Range and we are thrilled to have her on board assisting with exciting new products ready for launch this year.

Keep up to date with Amanda's activities on Facebook and YouTube.

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Amber Cargill and Ben Tyson run an eventing and show jumping yard in Gippsland, Victoria called “Cargill Tyson Equestrian.”

Amber and Tyson are both eventers who have ridden to 3* level whilst also focusing on individual disciplines, riding up to medium level in dressage and competing up to 130cm in showjumping. Together they start their own and clients horses from scratch and have taken horses from being completely unhandled to successfully placing in big events such as the Melbourne 3 day event. Between them they have over 15 years of teaching experience and use this to help all kinds of riders and horses achieve various goals.

We are excited to have both Amber and Tyson on the Flexible Fit Equestrian Team for 2020 and look forward to following their progress throughout the year.

 Check out their Facebook page for training videos and horses for sale.

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Britt is a Dressage rider from Sydney NSW. Currently competing official Elementary on her Thoroughbred mare Petit Moulin and training Medium at home. Together they have competed at many NSW State Young Riders, and one of her favourite memories was winning Champion YR official prelim in Taree at the Regional Dressage festival in 2016. Britt’s goal is to one day compete at FEI level. Britt has been involved with Flexible Fit Equestrian as a Sponsored Rider since 2017 and has been involved in photo shoots for FFE with her mare.

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Emily is a 20 year old Showjumper from Victoria. In 2019, Emily was awarded Jumping Young Rider Of The Year and was also on the TV Show “Jump Off”.

Emily owns and runs “Cloroy Park,” which is a fully functioning Equestrian Centre in Bacchus Marsh, where they give lessons to over 65 riders and host jumping squads. Cloroy Park is also home to her own performance horse team consisting of 4 very special jumping mares:
• Pacific Ambition (Gina)
• Our Kohinur (Viv)
• Tulara Diarakato (Ellie)
• Stoneleigh Sunday Rose (Sunday)

Looking ahead to 2020, after recovering from a serious brain injury in late 2019, Emily is very excited to be stepping back out in the Showjumping ring with her 4 girls. She has big things planned, heading all over the country to all the major shows.

 Follow Cloroy Park on Facebook or check out Emily's website.

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Hannah is a 20 year old full time rider with a great little team of eventers ranging from 80cm to 3* level. Having trained with Shane Rose for 18 months and now training with Grand Prix dressage rider Nina Boyd, Hannah hopes to continue producing horses through to FEI level.

Hannah’s goals for this year include having her first 4* start on Reprieve, getting her up and coming young horse Tulara Chicouve to Adelaide 3* as well as bringing through some young horses to have their first 3 day event start at Wallaby Hill 3DE at the end of the year.

Hannah won the young rider 3* at Wallaby Hill 3 Day Event in 2019, recently represented Australia at the Oceania Championships in New Zealand, is apart of the National Youth Recognition Squad and trains with the NSW Eventing High Performance Squad. She is currently working towards getting her EA NCAS level 1 coaching certification.

All Hannah’s horses wear flexible fit bridles and breastplates and she loves to make her own bridles for her horses different shaped heads!

 Follow Hannah's journey on Facebook and Instagram.

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Hudson is a 14yo rider based in Bayside Victoria. He has competed very successfully in 1* Eventing on his horse Nerreman Tatiana and up to 120cm in Showjumping on his new horse Flashdance DH. Hudson will be starting to compete Juniors this year. Hudson has been using Flexible Fit gear since he started riding 5 years ago and has been sponsored for the past 3 years and is looking forward to continuing to work with flexible fit equestrian.

 Follow Hudson on Facebook and Instagram.

 

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Mary Warren is a 21yo Grand Prix dressage rider based in the Hunter Valley, NSW. Mary runs a professional dressage training establishment at her family property. She is a member of the NSW High Performance Dressage Squad, National Recognition Squad and is also an EA NCAS Level 1 Dressage Coach. Mary’s goals are to continue to train young horses through to Grand Prix and ultimately, represent Australia at the Olympics and World Equestrian Games. Her team of horses are all in Flexible Fit Equestrian bridles - the fit, quality and endless design options are why she chooses Flexible Fit!

 Stay up to date with what Mary is up to on Instagram

 

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Megan is a 28yo dressage rider who lives in Cowra, NSW. Megan has her own business training horses and teaching students. She currently competes at Grand Prix Dressage with a horse she trained all the way through the grades, Mr Jackson. Megan has also ridden to the old 2 star level eventing but over the last few years has decided to just focus on straight dressage. The highlight of Megan’s career so far was being chosen to represent Australia with her horse Donnabella at the 2010 FEI Young Rider Dressage World Cup in Germany and placing 8th in the world for riders under 21. Megan breeds her own horses and because of this has a large team of horses with new exciting prospects always coming through. Megan has horses competing at both Grand Prix and Prix St George level with other younger horses moving through the grades.

Check out Megan's Facebook, Instagram and Website 

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Mia is a 17 year old junior event rider based on the Mornington Peninsula in Victoria. She competes EA 1 star and pony club grade 1 with aspirations to progress up the levels. She currently has four off the track thoroughbreds out competing, 3 of which she has brought up from straight off the track to  competitive event horses. Mia has been sponsored by Flexible Fit Equestrian  since she was riding a pony so is looking forward to continuing the partnership with Flexible Fit through the next chapter of her riding.

 Check out Mia's happenings on Instagram.

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Nat is a Victorian based eventer. She rides and trains horses as well as coaches. She has competed the old 4 star level eventing placing top 10 twice at Adelaide and has produced many horses to 3 and 4 star level. Nat has had an unlucky couple years with injuries but has a very fancy 2 star horse who she is hoping will compete at Melbourne and Adelaide this year. Nat also has 2 lovely young horses who will compete in young horse classes at the big events this year and will progress through the grades.

 

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Nicole Berry is a 20 year old young dressage/show rider from South Australia.
Her current team of horses includes her FEI horse Euroz Jinks sired by Jazz with the goal to make our Grand Prix debut by the end of the year. Danson Debonair who she bought as a foal and together has enjoyed much success in the dressage and show ring and Ponderosa Stud First Royal, owned and bred by Cheryl Hatswell, who is an exciting young horse about to commence his first season of competition.

In 2019 Nicole was honored to win the ESA Young Dressage Rider Of The Year, the Gillian Rolton Youth Dressage Scholarship and Champion Prelim and Novice at the Australian National Youth Championships.

Nicole is so incredibly excited to have the opportunity to work with and represent Flexible Fit Equestrian in 2020.

 Follow Nicole on Instagram

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Rachelle is based in the Adelaide hills in South Australia. As well as competing her own and clients horses in both eventing and show jumping, Rachelle also breaks in performance horses, all while working full time for SAPOL as the stable supervisor and a young horse trainer. Rachelle has successfully competed up to 3* eventing and 120cm in show jumping, always on horses she has produced herself. She is currently a member of the SA state Eventing squad and regularly coaches riders in both show jumping and cross country. Rachelle specialises in working with youngsters and has a few exciting eventing prospects for the future.

 

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Ruth moved to Australia in 1996 and became a citizen in 2001. She is a fulltime Instructor/Horse trainer based in Mount Torrens in South Australia.
Over the last 20+ years Ruth has trained a number of horses to FEI level, two of them all the way to Grand Prix. She currently owns two horses:
Roxleigh Fidelio, an 8yo gelding just starting PSG/Int.1 and Miramar Serene, an 8yo mare competing at medium/advanced level.
Both horses have been quite successful the last couple of years and Ruth believes they have the potential to reach Grand Prix!

We look forward to following Ruth’s journey to Grand Prix

 

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Sam is a 21 year old full time rider based in Macclesfield Victoria. Having worked hard to build a great team of horses and owners, Sam is excited for this year as it will be his first year with four horses all in FEI classes.
In 2019 Sam won the National Young Rider Championship at the Australian 3DE CCI***L and received 1st place in Melbourne International CCI**L, was profiled as a Young Rider in August Horse Deals and had various articles and interviews published in An Eventful Life. Sam took part in a 6 week international Experience with Boyd Martin in the USA and has numerous other wins and places through to FEI 4 star level. Prior to last year, Sam has been a PCAV State Champion and Interschool National Champion and was the 2015 Young Event Rider of the Year.

 Check out Sam's Facebook and Website.

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Sam is was our representative rider on the other side of the ditch in New Zealand, but that ditch has grown substantially bigger with her move to the UK in 2019! Sam got married, flew 4 horses over, and completed her first Burghley in 2019. 2020 should be one to remember as she is now based in Wiltshire with a stable of 10 horses to manage and compete alongside Jock Paget. Sam is currently on the Tokyo 2020 long list with the 9yr gelding Ricker Ridge Sooty GNZ, and she hopes to head to her first Badminton Horse Trials with Ricker Ridge Rui (pictured). Sam has been a long time supporter of Flexible Fit, having first fallen in love with the products at Adelaide in 2016.

 Follow Sam on Facebook and Instagram.

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Sophia is professional eventing and show jumping rider based in Mansfield, Victoria. She regularly competes at 4**** level eventing and up to Grand Prix show jumping, as well as producing a number of young horses through the levels. Sophia’s top horse is her OTT thoroughbred, Humble Glory, who made the transition from racehorse to 4**** eventer in under 2 years! Sophia also offers a range of breaking in, training and campaigning services.

 Find out more about Sophia on her Website or Instagram.

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Sophie is a full time dressage rider and coach, based in Walton near Matamata, New Zealand. Sophie has worked for and trained with Carl Hester (GBR) and Charlotte Dujardin (GBR) in England over a period of 18 months as well as Isabell Werth (GER) and Hayley Beresford (AUS) in Germany over a period of 2 years. Sophie groomed for Hayley Beresford (AUS) at the 2008 Beijing Olympics and the 2010 World Equestrian Games, Kentucky. Sophie has won Multiple North Island, National and HOY Championships and her long term goals are to produce young horses to international level. Her current team are young but exciting prospects for the future.

We are very excited to have Sophie apart of the Flexible Fit Team

 Follow Sophie on Facebook.

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Verity is a dressage rider/trainer who lives with her husband, their horses and rescue Greyhounds at their Hawkesbury based property, Aarity Park in NSW. She started riding at a young age, worked her way through the young rider rankings with success and trained overseas with two respected trainers. Verity has two horses in work and regularly attends clinics. She is hoping to get her young horse out competing medium dressage this year. Verity has been involved with Flexible fit for 10 years and uses the products on a daily basis

 Check out what Verity is up to on Facebook and Instagram.

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