Monthly Archives: November 2013

Vale: Jim Dunn

Another of my course design tutors has passed away.  Jim Dunn passed away today.  He is a legend in Australian Eventing, and had a little to do even in our part of the world.  He was an FEI World Challenge … Continue reading

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Burmese Haze

Having been appointed showjumping Course Designer of the 27th South East Asian Games to be held in Naypyitaw, Myanmar, I decided I should try to check out preparations there as I had never been to the country before.  I offered … Continue reading

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It was great to read that the horse Sonja Johnson rode to second place in the HSBC Adelaide CCI4*, Belfast Mohito, is an Australian Stock Horse that still plays polo.  The Adelaide CCI4* is part of the FEI Classics, and … Continue reading

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I have decided to move into a new level of awesomeness, so I have signed up for Rebel Bootcamp, three times a week.  Saladin Mazlan has been doing it at RSPC and he reckons it has raised his game by … Continue reading

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Winston and Brook

Natasha and I took the kids to the National Stud Farm to visit the horses there, especially Nata’s foal.  I had reported that Nata had passed away 4 days after giving birth to a colt by Winchester.  The NSF did … Continue reading

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Snowjob III

Having thought my Tianjin days were done after the Super Nations Cup, I found myself back there running the draw for the 2014 Fortune Heights Snow Polo World Cup.  I hadn’t expected to be back, having quit as Tournament Director, … Continue reading

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R.I.P. Heidi Hamid

Yesterday morning, when looking for something else, I found an old photo album, saw this photo and said to myself, “Heidi looks fantastic here. I wonder where Heidi is.” Today I know. RIP my beautiful friend.

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