SA’s biggest indoor horse show and so much more! See you there!
Unfortunately the show at Ole Stables has been rained out.They have had around 100ml rain since Tuesday.The show is being rescheduled, pop around soon to check for new dates. Sunday 8 December 2019 – Last show of the year! Equestrians of all ages and training levels are invited to join us for some holiday fun.
Date: Sunday 10 November 2019 Venue: EquiVest – 133 Scorpion Road, off Eaton Road, Henley-on-Klip, Midvaal, Gauteng Classes: Levels 1, 2 & 3 (including in-hand)(Participants Rules and tests as per the ANWELtd Website dated August 2019) Contact Felicia Rowan at for more details. You can download the entry form, participant rulebook, working dressage test level
This year’s Derby was a community supported affair, that despite the reduced number of entries compared to previous years, proved to be a great and sold-out spectacle for us all to enjoy. Throughout the week the atmosphere was fun and friendly, with top show-jumpers sitting in the stands to support their fellow riders. Today was
The EMMETT Technique was developed in North Queensland by Ross Emmett and is practiced internationally across 40 countries. In October, Helen Walker an EMMETT Technique practitioner is coming out to South Africa to teach courses on the EMMETT Technique in the Western Cape, Gauteng and KwaZulu Natal. What is EMMETT Technique?  The EMMETT Technique is
By Caroline Malan What makes Derby so amazing for you? Derby is on every rider’s bucket list. It’s a show I have competed in for the past seven years and been lucky enough to jump the big 1.50m once before. It draws large crowds and you get a feeling of overwhelming gratitude to be a
By Caroline Malan South Africa’s greatest Show-jumping, Dressage and Showing extravaganza, The South African Derby show will be hosted at Kyalami Equestrian Park from 2-6 October 2019, culminating in the 1.50 SA Derby Showjumping Championship at 14h00 on Sunday 6 October 2019. Tickets are available on, ranging from R300 general seating to R12 000 for
One of the country’s most sophisticated social and sporting occasions makes a much-anticipated return in 2019.
Photography: Denford Studios Social images from the 2019 Nissan Winter Classic held at Shongweni One of the year’s most anticipated showjumping contests – and a… The post Pics from the 2019 Nissan Winter Classic appeared first on HQ Magazine.
Chris van der Merwe and Capital’s Chantilly take this year’s main title class at the Nissan Winter Classic. It was five days of unmissable showjumping… The post Chris van der Merwe wins the day! appeared first on HQ Magazine.
Text: Caroline Malan Who did you compete at President’s Cup? I competed Mark White Nissan Capital Hitoshi, Mark White Nissan Capital Don Cumarco and Mark… The post 5 minutes with Nicole Horwood appeared first on HQ Magazine.
Calling all horse lovers from far and wide! Kyalami Equestrian Park will proudly host the country’s premier horse show with world class competition on offer… The post Nissan Easter Festival: 10 years of equestrian excellence! appeared first on HQ Magazine.
How did your horses go at Reonet? Which horse impressed you the most? All of my horses jumped superbly. Nissan Coester was clear in the… The post 5 minutes with Barry Taylor appeared first on HQ Magazine.
For the Reonet Summer Cup I entered all of my barefoot horses (which are mostly owned by the Slade family and a couple by myself… The post 5 minutes with Johnathan Clarke appeared first on HQ Magazine.
Text: Caroline Malan Image: TB Images Tell us how your Reonet show went overall? The show was super. My horses jumped beautifully. Which of your… The post 5 minutes with Marlene Sinclair appeared first on HQ Magazine.
Text: Caroline Malan Photography: Denford Studios Tell us how your Reonet show went? This show was really a preparation for my horses for the upcoming… The post 5 minutes with Mandy Johnston appeared first on HQ Magazine.
Text: Caroline Malan Photography: Denford Studios Tell us how your Reonet show went? My show was great. Assagai Serenata (owned by Ceallagh Semple) jumped the… The post 5 minutes with Liam Stevens appeared first on HQ Magazine.
Now in its third edition, Race the Wild Coast (RTWC) has rapidly become known as the toughest horse race on the planet. The event takes place from 19 to 27 October 2019 and only twenty riders compete in this prestigious limited-access event. RTWC is now open for global entries.
Photography by: Hilary O’Leary Capital Stud would like to wish you all a happy and safe festive season. Thank you to all our fans for their… The post Capital Stud – looking back on 2018 appeared first on HQ Magazine.
HQ team up with Simon Marrier d’Unienville and Horses 4 Hope to bring you an exclusive event Simon Marrier d’Unienville, the founder of Horses 4… The post Horses 4 Hope event appeared first on HQ Magazine.
Ronnie Healy at Revil I’ll be competing in The SA Derby presented by black, on my horse Blueturtle Atmore. I’ll also have Blueturtle Catweasle in the 1.35m classes. Will you dress up in line with the theme “Spring in the Hamptons”?  I will if I don’t qualify, but hopefully I’ll be in riding Atmore and so will come
Lorette Taylor at Revil Interview by Caroline Malan An update from Team Nissan rider Lorette Knowles-Taylor as we head towards The SA DERBY. Tell us your thoughts about your show in Polokwane at Revil Stables and the performance of your horses? I was very happy with my show overall. My health hasn’t been what it
Interview by Caroline Malan You’re currently ranked number 1 in SA. Tell us about your 2018 – what has gone so right? Ranking at number 1 position is normally about consistency. We have won a couple of big classes and been placed in many. Don Cumarco is feeling very fit and strong at the moment.
Tell us about your 4 wins – all of them on Don Cumarco! It was always my childhood dream to win the Derby, there is something about the Derby that is very special. The first time I won was very surreal. It was Capital Don Cumarco’s first Derby as well as mine. I was so
The SA Derby presented by black Look out for the “SOLD OUT” sign: Tickets selling fast on! The 2018 SA Derby presented by SA’s newest entertainment platform – black, is set to sell out soon, with Grandstands A & B officially sold out. Commencing on 26 September 2018, Kyalami Park Club will be the
Marlene Sinclair on Camaro. Photo credit: TB images By Caroline Malan You’re currently ranked number 2 on Camaro – tell us why you’re having such a fantastic year? Camaro is one of the greatest horses I’ve ever had the privilege to have as a partner. He is a true gentleman and a great athlete, with
By Sarah Ward A Dressage Clinic was held on 20th/21st/22nd/23rd July, 2018, at four different venues in Gaborone. The venues chosen were Herbie’s Haven Stables and Havenspride Stud, Penndragon Equestrian Centre, Stone Ridge Stables  and Notwane Equestrian Centre. All the arenas were raked and watered and were in excellent condition for Andrea’s much anticipated arrival.
Warning – ALWAYS wear a helmet when mounted By Ryan Sander The SA Derby course was originally designed by Pam Carruthers in 1965. She was at that time a world renowned course designer. The Derby first took place at the Inanda show grounds in Sandton, and remained there until the late ‘90s when it was
It was a high stakes contest with some of the country’s best riding talent competing over an international-level course at Shongweni Club from 12 to 17 June. Anne-Marie Esslinger put on a spectacular show in the main title class riding Alzu Oregon to win the 1.5m Nissan FEI World Cup Qualifier – her third victory
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