After a little break between events filled with late nights watching the Aussies eventers win the bronze at Rio, we hit the road to Tamworth CIC.
Tamworth is definitely a favourite on the calendar. Alec is a fantastic facility. Easy parking, great stabling and one of the few courses when you see just about every jump. The footing on the cross country was great and the new start and fences have really helped the flow of the course.
Tarshas long, long, long awaited return to eventing will have to wait a little longer after her horse was a little lame with a boot rub on the Saturday morning. Bradgate Park Dantes 3 star debute was also postponed after he did a small over reach.
The horses that actually ran were fantastic. Bradgate Fonzie was the winner of the CIC 2 star sponsored by Tamworth Landrover. He was very consistent in all three phases and it was a good start to his Adelaide preparation.
The Simpson’s family Tiraumea Coachmen put in solid performance in all of his phases to finish 6th in the CIC Tamworth Saddleworld One star.
Coach is an absolute sweetheart and he won Phoebe over in this special moment❤️
A huge round of applause please for Chloe Palmer, our working student who finished second in the Ev80 on her fabulous horse.
Big thanks to our great sponsors Mitavite. Fonzie’s winning recipe is Cool Performer and Athlete Plus. These feeds are great are great to increase lasting energy levels while not getting him too hot.
Thanks also to Kaden Weaver at Cwd Australia for their great gear. My wonderful new classic saddles have arrived. I use these both in Showjumping and cross country and find they provide great stability with such a secure leg position.
Thanks to the organising committee for such a great event. Onwards now to the run towards Adelaide!