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Amy Reilly is the Saddleworld Rising Star of 2017.
The competition has been recognising one rider each month from March 2016 until December 2016, with the final draw for the winner on Monday January 9, 2017.
Saddleworld congratulates Amy Reilly, winning her choice of saddle, the PDS Carl Hester Euro Pro Saddle valued at $4,395.00.
Amy was extremely excited to hear she has won the Saddleworld Rising Star award.
Eurohunter Girths – care for your horse – care for your pocket
The 'family" of Eurohunter girths will give riders in all disciplines an economical option to solve girthing problems and keep horses calm and happy. Eurohunter represents excellent value for money and you are assured of reliable performance with easy care and maintenance.
Eurohunter Accent Pro - Professional quality at Budget Pricing ...
The Eurohunter Accent Pro saddles offer the ultimate in flexibility, easy care, comfort and performance. With the use of new advanced synthetic leather it gives the saddle greater durability along with a new fresh finish.
Beat the Heat in 2017 with Eurohunter Cool Air Summer Rugs
The Eurohunter Cool Air is the ideal summer rug to alleviate heat wave conditions for horses kept indoors or outside. Made from a high quality 230gsm soft mesh fabric for maximum flow through ventilation and quick drying properties.
Have you been Naughty or Nice???
Even if Santa is not paying you a visit this year, you can spoil yourself and get 2017 off to a great start with items that were on top of your list.
Santa has received many letters asking for a PDS Grande specialist dressage saddle and Grazioli Top Boots, and he ordered these from Saddleworld.
Saddleworld Christmas Sale starts Thursday 8th December
2016 celebrates Saddleworld’s 30th Christmas and we have put together a special catalogue of wonderful gifts and stocking stuffers that will be sure to delight your special family and friends.
Be sure to call in to your local store and pick up a catalogue or view on-line.
Eurohunter Cambridge Helmets – Safety and Stylish fashion!
Eurohunter is a brand that is trusted for quality, style and great value for money.
The beautifully crafted Eurohunter Cambridge helmet, is fully compliant with the current and new safety certifications and they are a perfect choice for competition and training.
Grainge Sheepskin Saddle Pads – 5 reasons why they work!
The use of shaped sheepskin saddle pads provides many benefits for horse and rider.Grainge Golden Fleece Balance or Classic Half Pads are made from super soft, resilient Merino wool that has miraculous properties for protecting, healing and comforting.
Beat the Heat with Eurohunter Cool Air Summer Rugs
Summer rugging is not as simple as it sounds and the main aim is to allow the horse to use nature’s tools to combat the heat. Access to shade is vital and a mesh rug will facilitate airflow to keep the horse cool and comfortable.
Prestige Passion – Saddles that share YOUR passion!
Saddleworld is proud to offer the ultimate in comfort and performance in saddles especially designed to suit the most discerning buyers looking for state-of-the-art features and unprecedented value for money.
Prestige Passion saddles are manufactured using only the best quality materials with an eye-catching and stylish finish and cater for the Dressage, Jumping and Eventing enthusiast.
Mosquito Wars – Saddleworld makes YOU the Winner!
While many people on the land have welcomed exceptionally high spring rains and abundant growth, the heavy rainfall and floods have led to ideal breeding conditions for mosquitoes - even in non-tropical areas. Diseases spread by insects are called ‘vector- borne’ and the warm, wet weather has provided a perfect environment for flying and biting pests.
Carl Hester … the rider, the coach, the innovator!
Saddleworld was delighted to share a fantastic evening with over 2500 dressage fans to Werribee Park on 5th November for the Saddleworld Presents an Evening with Carl Hester. Trainers and riders valued the opportunity to take a look at the design features of the PDS Carl Hester Collection of specialist dressage saddles.
Saddleworld Presents An Evening with Carl Hester … coming soon!
Australian dressage fans have been eagerly awaiting this exciting event which has been put together by Dressage Masterclass and taking place at Werribee Park on Saturday 5th November 2016 and commencing at 3pm.
Saddleworld An Evening with Carl Hester - Event Guide.
With less than two weeks remaining until the Saddleworld presents An Evening With Carl Hester masterclass finally kicks off, download the 20-page Official Event Guide and find out everything you need to know!
Saddleworld Summer Catalogue Sale – Eurohunter Brisa Range Discounted!
The well-respected Eurohunter Brisa range comprises a rug, combo, hood, neck rug and tail bag and come in pony, cob and full sizes and all are on sale NOW!
The perfect choice to protect Australian horses from harsh summer conditions.
Win a $1,000 Saddleworld Voucher!
Thanks to the wonderful team at BJS Insurance Brokers, dressage fans have the chance to score a $1,000 Saddleworld voucher ahead of the upcoming Saddleworld presents An Evening With Carl Hester dressage masterclass!
Saddleworld Sale Prices and Interest FREE Terms - WIN/WIN for all!
Saddleworld’s sales offer the perfect opportunity to buy items that are on your “wish list”.Participating stores offer INTEREST FEE terms that make you the winner – up to 50% discounts and no interest payments
Mustad Saddleworld congratulates Bart!
Just days short of his 21st birthday Loriot Royal Doulton (Bart) notched up a record breaking win as the Supreme Ridden Exhibit, for the third time at the Society’s prestigious show in Bendigo, Victoria and Mustad Saddleworld helped with the presentation.
Saddleworld Summer Catalogue Sale offers the Innovative Prestige Relax Performance Girth
The Prestige Relax Performance A 52 girth is a completely new concept which eliminates the lateral push/pull associated with traditional fixed girthing systems.
Be sure to check out this exciting innovation and take advantage of the Summer Catalogue Sale Price ... $424.95
Saddleworld Summer Catalogue Sale – Commences 29th September 2016
For more than 30 years Saddleworld has been a friend, advisor and supplier to Australian horse owners and riders.
This sale is one of the best as Saddleworld has reduced the prices on more than 20 of the best selling saddles, along with bridle bargains and savings on clippers and mid season rugs and many other popular items. They all come with expert advice and this helps to make horse ownership fun and affordable
Taming the “Hairy Monster” – Saddleworld can help!!!
Springtime is the season of new beginnings - a burst of colour in the garden, new growth in the paddocks, new foals … and a new season of equestrian activity, so much to delight horse lovers of every persuasion!
Saddleworld has addressed the spriungtime grooming problems by introducing two new innovative products, which have been specifically designed to get the job done with a minimum of fuss and maximum results.
Step out in style wearing Academy Jodhpur Boots.
Academy leather Jodhpur Boots deliver stylish good looks and a top quality finish, long wearing and perfect for walking and riding, partnering beautifully with chaps or chapettes.
Confused police horse courts plastic partner at Shire Saddleworld.
A Queensland Police horse could not contain its excitement or affection when it encountered a would-be suitor outside of Shire Saddleword in Brisbane.
Video of the horse and his officer was uploaded to the Shire Saddleworld Brisbane’s Facebook page on Monday and has since received thousands of views.
Grainge Elite Bridles - The winning edge, exclusive to Saddleworld!
Grainge Elite Bridlewear is made from premium English leathers and manufactured to meet the most exacting standards. The Grainge Elite range is comfortable for the horse and assures the look that catches the judges’ eye, giving a winning edge at an affordable price.
Academy Jute Rugs - Let your horse’s rug do the Springtime grooming!
Clever horse owners have discovered that Academy Jute Rugs make light work of removing the shedding hair, as the natural fibres and texture of Jute, gently adheres to the hair removing the dead fluffy undercoat, leaving your horse with a shiny, healthy gloss and ready to step out into competition or the show ring.
Saddleworld helps the Redlands and Southern Districts Equestrian Group Inc. to upgrade facilities
The generosity of Saddleworld will make a real difference to dressage in the sunshine state, as Australia’s leading saddlery retailer has donated a PDS Carl Hester Collection Dressage Saddle, that was awarded to the club that won the Saddleworld Novice Team Challenge, which was part of the Saddleworld 2016 Brisbane CDI.
It’s Springtime – A Saddleworld canvas rug is the perfect choice for mid-season rugging!
Australian horse owners appreciate the benefits of rugging. Summer and winter is pretty uncomplicated, but springtime brings changeable weather, which makes rug choices difficult. Saddleworld offers a comprehensive selection of canvas rugs, which are ideal for spring conditions as they breathe - perfect for sensitive horses prone to skin conditions.
Carl Hester - the Man...the Rider...The Master -
Win a chance to catch him in Melbourne on 5th November, 2016
In recognition of Carl’s Rio success and to celebrate his Australian Masterclass on November 5, 2016, Saddleworld is running an amazing competition to highlight the unique features of the PDS Carl Hester Collection of specialist dressage saddles. Be sure to put yourself in a position to win … and pass on this information to your friends.
Purchase any PDS Carl Hester Collection Saddle for your chance to WIN a Saddleworld Diamond Event Package for 2, valued up to $4,250.
Transporting Horses – Leg Protection to Minimise the Risk of Injury.
To enjoy horse sport and make it possible to participate in equine activities, shows and competitions, it will be necessary for owners and riders to move horses to the venue in a float or truck. Transporting horses can be dangerous and great care is necessary to prevent people or horses getting hurt.
Brrrr, it’s cold outside - your "best friends" deserve to be warm too!
Horse lovers spend a lot of time outdoors and most of them enjoy the constant companionship of their dog. Saddleworld will ensure that your “besties” are protected from winter chills in a warm, snug dog rug from the experts – Eurohunter! You will be buying the best value for money and can expect many years of wear and effective protection.
Saddleworld 2016 Melbourne International 3 Day Event - Highlights
With this iconic event over for another 12 months, there is no doubt that 2016 will be remembered as a best ever, with many aspects of the competition and hospitality coming together to draw a fantastic crowd who gathered to enjoy the sparkling Melbourne Winter sunshine and spectacular setting for cross country day.
Eurohunter - Performance Equine Wear
The Eurohunter range of synthetic rugs provides the perfect solution, for every horse – for every season! Eurohunter is the name you can trust for all indoor and outdoor rugging applications.
The clever, innovative designs offer an extensive range of warmth and coolness options and the high quality fittings give maximum adjustability and are robust and horse safe.
Saddleworld 2016 Brisbane CDI, 14-17 July at Caboolture, Qld.
Saddleworld is very pleased to announce that they will again be the main name sponsors of this all-important dressage extravaganza in the “sunshine state”!
Grainge Elite Bridlewear – Boutique Quality at Budget Prices!
The Grainge Elite Bridlewear range offers the very best quality and craftsmanship with a finish that belies it’s everyday affordability.
Saddleworld Ballarat rider Sue Nevett, shares her Sydney CDI experience!
Saddleworld Ballarat sponsored rider Sue Nevett and her horse C C Laurenz
recently made the 2000 kilometer round trip to the Sydney CDI dressage competition to be part of this highlight event on the Australian dressage calendar.
Saddleworld NT Presentation Clinic, Educating local Show Enthusiasts
Saddleworld NT said. “ We have taken an active role in giving people the chance to interact with like minded enthusiasts and learn new skills designed to help them to become more confident with their own abilities and to learn how to be better horse carers, handlers and riders.”
The World’s No 1 Trainer Shares his Expertise with You in the PDS Carl Hester Collection.
As a rider and trainer Carl Hester needs no introduction, his penchant for harmony between horse and rider is legendary and finding ways to help the horse to work with ease and comfort was the motivation for Carl to evaluate the importance of the major communication tool in dressage - the saddle!
Eurohunter Freedom Girth – helping to keep horses comfortable and happy!
Many horses are very sensitive, particularly when it comes to girthing. Riders (and grooms) are well advised to bear this I mind if resistances begin to emerge.
If early signs of girthing problems are not addressed, the resistances are likely to become habituated and difficult to overcome.
Saddleworld Catalogue Sale – Take Advantage of Eurohunter Rug Savings!
Saddleworld’s Autumn Catalogue sale gives the canny horse owner the opportunity to make great savings on special items and many everyday mainstays that you need to keep in your tack room. Check out the sensational winter rug bargains before the 24th April.
An Upsurge in Horse Pursuits Creates Demand for Expert Advice and Support!
Suzanne and Ezra Gibbon from Shire Saddleworld in Browns Plains, Queensland, have enjoyed recognition for their commitment to the local horse community in an article published by Quest Community eNewspapers, which incorporates the Albert and Logan News.
Saddleworld Catalogue Sale - NOW ON
Saddleworld is renowned for their fantastic sales and customers flock in to all 42 Australia wide stores to take advantage of the amazing specials and heavily discounted prices on many everyday items.
Saddleworld - Proud sponsors of the D&JWTS Masterclasses
Once again Saddleworld is proud to present the Dressage and Jumping Masterclasses as part of Dressage and Jumping with the Stars 2016.
The event is scheduled to take place at the Werribee Park National Equestrian Centre from the 17th – 19th March 2016.
Saddleworld Competition Winner – Congratulations Kelli and Toby
In the lead up to Christmas 2015, Saddleworld ran two exciting competitions and customers had the opportunity to Win a Trainer’s Master Series Saddle of their choice, valued at $1995.00.
All stores throughout Australia reported enthusiastic interest and Saddleworld Maitland customer, Kelli Allan-Ross from Ellalong in NSW was a lucky winner of a Trainer’s Master dressage saddle.
Winners are Grinners – Saddleworld Competition Announcements
In the lead up to Christmas 2015, Saddleworld stores ran two exciting competitions – Win a Trainer’s Master Series Saddle of your choice valued at $1995.00, and all Saddleworld customers had to do was fill in an entry form in store, to go into the draw.
Then the exciting Saddle Cash Back Offer, which gave lucky saddle buyers the opportunity to win the value of their saddle purchase back (to the value of $5,000). This was a very popular competition for those in the market for a new saddle.
Saddleworld thanks everyone for their interest and participation and announces the winners.
Vipa Tech offers Life Insurance for just $350.00
The Vipa lll Body Protector Vest is the highest level in Horse Riders Body Protectors, it provides a level that is appropriate for horse riding and in competitions
The VIPA III Body Protector has been tested according to, and conforms with the EN13158 2009 Standard, Level 3.
Safety First - wherever horses and people meet!
Whether at home, at a public equestrian venue or any place where horses and people share the space, SAFETY FIRST is a wise policy.
Fleck Whips – Tradition meets Innovation!
Fleck of Germany is the world’s leading manufacturer of superbly crafted whips, crops and bats, designed to aid performance in all equine sports including dressage, jumping, eventing, harness racing, carriage driving, recreational riding and lunging.
Colour your World with Eurohunter Candy Cane Saddlecloths
Introducing the LIMITED EDITION Eurohunter Candy Cane Saddlecloth. This popular everyday Poly-cotton saddlecloth has a quick dry lining and offers wither relief for your horse’s comfort.
Saddleworld 2016 Product Guide – The year-round horse person’s companion, is out now!
Horse lovers rejoice – the 2016 “bible” for what to buy and where to get it, is now out and available from your local Saddleworld store, so be sure to pick up your copy soon and keep it on hand to ensure that you have a ready reference for when you need to compare products and prices from the extensive everyday Saddleworld range.
Stirrup Leathers – the little things make a big difference!
Today’s stirrup leather options are innovative with new styling features that gives a wide choice to suit every personal preference and budget.
Grazioli Boots – give you the “professionals” edge!
Grazioli boots are made in Italy observing the traditional boot-maker’s craft, using only the highest quality materials, selected from the finest grain calf hides with leather lining and a leather foot strap. The Grazioli brand assures comfort, exceptional feel and superb elegance.
Carl Hester to visit Australia in 2016
Saddleworld is proud to present “An Evening with Carl Hester” on Saturday 5th November, 2016 at the Werribee Park National Equestrian Centre in Victoria.
The new and innovative Melbourne equestrian events company, Dressage Masterclass Pty. Ltd., has put together this exciting inaugural showcase to educate and inspire Australian dressage enthusiasts.
Beat the Heat with Eurohunter Cool Air Summer Rugs
Summer rugging is not as simple as it sounds, a number of factors must be considered to ensure that your horse stays cool, protected from insects and able to dry off quickly should there be an unexpected shower of rain.
Eurohunter Brisa Rugs – Relieve harsh summer conditions.
The appropriate choice of summer rug will help to protect your horse from the worse conditions of the season. White or light colours will deflect the heat and provide an insulating barrier to protect fine summer coats from the sun’s searing rays
Saddleworld 2015 Dressage Festival 10-13th December – Hailed a huge success!
From Monday the 7th of December Horses and riders arrived from all around Australia at Werribee Park National Equestrian Centre for the CDI-W Pacific League Final, the Aachen Challenge, the Victorian State Dressage Championships, the Victorian State Young Horses Titles and the HRCAV dressage classes.
Christmas – A time of Goodwill … and Good Luck!
Be sure to browse Saddleworld’s amazing Christmas Catalogue and get into the Christmas spirit. You will find the perfect gift for everyone on your list and also have the opportunity to enter two fantastic competitions that could get your new year off to a great start.
Saddleworld - Making sure that you have a very Happy Christmas!
Saddleworld has considered what horse lovers would love to find under the tree on Christmas morning and offer you an extra special discount to ensure that you can give a beautiful and useful gift to your special horsey friends ... a gift that will go on giving for many years to come.
Stirrup Irons that look a million dollars … but cost just a few!
Correctly adjusted stirrups are a major aid to rider and significantly assist the maintenance of a correct mounted position, which in turn influences the control of the horse and ease of riding.
Dressage – Be Inspired!
December is another highlight month on the Australian Dressage calendar and excitement is building, as there are just a few days to go to the Saddleworld Dressage Festival, which will be held at Werribee Park from the 10th to 13th December 2015. Event organisers, competitors and spectators alike are counting down to the best ever show and the venue looks splendid.
Christmas Gifts for special “horsey” friends …
Horse enthusiasts love receiving a gift that is useful and relevant to their passion.
Timeless favourites are training and story books along with biographies of favourite equestrian stars, DVDs, tack room treasures or items of equestrian clothing … and the gift giver can personalise the choice.
Saddleworld 2015 Dressage Festival – 10th – 13th December 2015
The 2015 Saddleworld Dressage Festival will be held at the Werribee Park National Equestrian Centre, and this years action is shaping up to be a bigger, better and brighter celebration of the best Australian dressage.
Saddleworld 2015 Australian Dressage Championships – Freestyle Fun
The standard of the freestyle tests ridden at the Saddleworld 2015 Australian Dressage Championships was inspirational and all competitors must be congratulated for making day 4 special, with many highlights in the artistry and horsemanship that was displayed.
Saddleworld 2015 Australian Dressage Championships – Hailed a great success!
There is no disputing the 5 days from the 21-25th October presented a positive and enjoyable time for lovers of dressage to take in top class competition. The Sydney International Equestrian Centre is a spectacular venue, purpose built with everything to offer.
Saddleworld Australian Youth Showjumping Festival – 3 Days of Fun and Camaraderie
The Camden Bicentennial Equestrian Park again played host to almost 200 riders between the ages of 9 and 21 in a fantastic festival of friendship and fun, held over 3 days from the 3rd to 5th October 2015.
The Event Director Jane Frankum said, “We are delighted with the 2015 entry numbers – the competition is going from strength to strength.
Give yourself the Champion’s edge!
The Prestige Helen Langehanenberg range of Dressage saddles have been developed for the German champion Helen Langehanenberg … and you too can take advantage of her winning edge!
Saddleworld Ballarat relocates to a bright new shop
The store is larger and has excellent parking with ease of access. Saddleworld Ballarat stocks a wide range of the most popular brands of saddles, bridles, equipment, clothing, rugs, grooming products with a huge selection of veterinary lines and feed additives as well as fantastic gift ideas.
Saddle-Up Saddeworld Congratulates Carol Hill and JT ll.
The Saddle-Up Saddleworld team were delighted to hear the news that Carol Hill was awarded the Level 2 Jackpot at the first leg of the Trakheners Australia Series, which was held at the Elmore Events Centre in Victoria on Saturday 12th September, 2015.
Saddleworld Ballarat - We are so proud of Sue Nevett
Natalie McGuinness and Kylie Dooley, the proprietors of Saddleworld Ballarat were delighted to congratulate their sponsored rider Sue Nevett and "Clifton Court Laurenz" on a fantastic achievement winning the 2015 Western Victorian Dressage Club's Horse of theYear Trophy.
Rose-Hip Vital® Equine - Up to 37% off at the Saddleworld Super Spring Catalogue Sale
Rose-Hip Vital® Equine is an exciting and innovative natural joint treatment and nutritional supplement for joint health and general wellbeing of horses. Made from patented Danish Rosehip powder, it’s a unique clinically proven plant-based powder which is primarily used to relieve and prevent joint pain, stiffness and cartilage degeneration.
Saddleworld 2015 Australian Dressage Championships
Saddleworld is proud to again be the main name sponsor of the most important event on the Australian Dressage calendar and all 44 Saddleworld stores have joined forces to ensure that the event is a great success and will showcase Saddleworld’s commitment to Australian equestrians.
Looking for a New Saddle … check out the Saddleworld Super Spring Catalogue Sale - starts 27th August 2015.
Spring is the time for … “out with the old and in with the new” … and many tack rooms are ready for a spring clean and update.
Many riders will have a new saddle in their sights and Saddleworld is proud to offer a wide range of respected brand name saddles - at fantastic prices.
Saddleworld Australia continues to Support the Australian Dressage Championships
Equestrian New South Wales and the 2015 Saddleworld Australian Dressage Championships Organising Committee are delighted to announce that Saddleworld Australia are to continue as naming rights sponsors of the 2015 event.
Saddleworld Super Spring Catalogue Sale – Commences 27th August 2015
Spring heralds in a season of joy and happiness for horse lovers with daffodils, sunshine, green grass and new life which all help to make the season special.
Another thing to make your Spring special … is the Saddleworld Super Spring Catalogue Sale, which starts on August 27th at your local Saddleworld Store
Teagan Marsh and Monty tell their story …
Teagan recently spoke to Saddleworld and said, “Just over 12 months ago I decided to set my sights on qualifying for the Saddleworld Victorian Equestrian Interschools Series Grand Final.”
Saddleworld $5000 Shopping Spree Winner - Lyn Nicolle
Saddleworld recently announced the winner of their 2015 $5,000 Shopping Spree competition, which was open to customers of any Saddlworld store around Australia and redeemable at the store.
Sally Kirkwood thanks Saddleworld for their sponsorship
My name is Sally Kirkwood and recently I competed in the, Saddleworld 2015 Brisbane CDI in the Queensland 4-year-old Young Dressage Horse Championship.
Academy Jodhpur Boots – Spring Special $49.95
Academy leather Jodhpur Boots that offer quality, style and long wearing features at an everyday sensational price.
VEIS Saddleworld Grand Final 2015 – Georgia Barbic and Negotiable
The past few months have been an exciting time for Georgia Barbic and her horse Negotiable (Rusty to his friends) as they have worked hard to qualify for the Victorian Equestrian Interschools Series, Saddleworld Grand Final which was held over the weekend of the 1st and 2nd of August, at Werribee Park.
Saddleworld on the move
Two of Saddleworld's Victorian stores are moving to new premises as of
Monday the 17th August, 2015.
Customers, friends and horse enthusiasts are invited to pop in to say hello.
Saddle Up Saddleworld Congratulates Carol Hill
Victorian Dressage enthusiast Carol Hill was delighted to learn that her entry in The Horse Magazine/Saddle Up Saddleworld promotion to win a saddle of her choice had been successful.
Saddleworld Supports Victorian Young Riders
Saddleworld is again proud to be the main name sponsor of the Victorian Equestrian Interschool Series Grand Final which will take place on Saturday 1st August (Showjumping) and Sunday the 2nd August (Dressage) 2015, at the Werribee Park National Equestrian Centre.
Saddleworld Queensland stores provide a boost to Regional Clubs.
Beautiful warm days and fantastic dressage were the hallmarks of competition and camaraderie at the 2015 Saddleworld Brisbane CDI, which took place from the 16th – 19th July, at Caboolture.
44 Saddleworld stores from all over Australia were proud to participate as the main name sponsor and four Queensland stores gave further support through their personal involvement to ensure that the Saddleworld trade stand and retail presence was something special.
Eurohunter Legend Dressage Saddle – The Best News for your Bank Account!
Under $1,000 for a top quality full leather saddle with all of the features of the most popular high range dressage saddles.
Saddleworld 2015 Brisbane CDI kicks off soon.
The countdown begins to the 2015 Saddleworld Brisbane CDI which will be held at the Qld State Equestrian Centre (QSEC), Beerburrum Rd, Caboolture, from Thursday 16th - Sunday 19th July.
Get in Quick for your chance to win a $5000 Shopping Spree
Shop til you drop with no "damage" to the credit or eftpos card.
Every horse lover's dream - to visit yur favourite saddlery store and buy all the things you have longed to own,
Prestige Passion – the Range of Saddles which share … YOUR passion!
Saddleworld is proud to introduce the latest innovation in saddles to suit the most discerning buyers looking for state-of-the-art features and unprecedented value for money.
Saddleworld Melbourne International 3 DE - A showcase of the best!
The Werribee Park National Equestrian Centre played host to 10,000 + Eventing fans over the Queens Birthday long weekend (5-8th June, 2015) with competitors travelling thousands of kilometres to be part of this prestigious event.
Saddleworld Melbourne International 3 DE - A showcase of the best!
The Werribee Park National Equestrian Centre played host to 10,000 + Eventing fans over the Queens Birthday long weekend (5-8th June, 2015) with competitors travelling thousands of kilometres to be part of this prestigious event.
Saddleworld Melbourne International 3 DE - Just 9 more sleeps!
This is Australia’s oldest International Eventing competition attracting the best combinations from all parts of our vast land.
The 2015 event will be held over the Queen’s Birthday weekend from the 5-8th June
PDS Carl Hester Collection – The Winning Edge!
A unique saddle collection, developed in conjunction with UK Champion Carl Hester, designed to maximise horse and rider performance. Carl Hester (MBE) says. “For me to find a brand whose saddle technology is coming to the fore, that I can move forward with and train my horses to win more medals is really fantastic!”
Saddleworld brings a World of Difference to Melbourne 3DE
The Equestrian Victoria events team are very proud to introduce the Saddleworld Melbourne International 3 Day Event which will take place on the Queen’s Birthday weekend, from Friday 5th June – Monday 8th
Optimum Time Event Stop Watch - The Winning Edge!
Modern trainers of Eventing horses understand that an accurate and robust stop watch with additional digital features is a must to monitor the gallop times, as this is the most important indicator of the horse’s fitness and stamina.
Saddleworld’s Autumn/Winter Catalogue Sale
Saddleworld is packed with bargains in celebration of their Autumn/Winter Catalogue Sale. You have the opportunity to stock up on everyday items or take advantage of outstanding value for items to make your riding and horse care more effective, more fun and more affordable
Mid Season Rugging – Saddleworld Solves the Problems
For horse owners, summer and winter rugging options are reasonably straight forward as we mostly enjoy predictable temperatures and horses can be kept comfortable with a forward rugging plan and relatively little inconvenience.
Eurohunter Rugs – Quality, Fit, Style and Great Value!
With most areas in Australia experiencing the first chill of winter, it is time to plan for the cold bleak months ahead. Autumn and spring can also be difficult seasons as the evenings and early mornings are very cold, but many glorious sunny afternoons can see the temperatures rise and this can present challenges to finding the right rug to prevent overheating.
Pessoa – for those who want the best!
The Pessoa Brand is synonymous with excellence and innovation. At Saddleworld we are proud of our long history in the exclusive distribution of the Pessoa saddles and bridlewear ranges in Australia
Saddleworld teams with Pessoa and PDS to present the D&JWTS Masterclasses
There is no questioning the unprecedented improvement in the quality of horses, training, preparation and riding that Australian equestrian sport has enjoyed since the inaugural AEA Dressage with the Stars back in 1998 is largely due to the guest rider Masterclasses. In 2015 Saddleworld teamed with PDS and Pessoa to present these educational opportunities.
Saddleworld presents the 2015 Masterclasses at D&JWTS
Once again, Saddleworld is proud to be the sponsor of the Dressage and Jumping with the Stars’ Masterclasses, which will be held at Werribee Park on Saturday 28th March 2015.
EUROHUNTER Legend Leather Dressage Saddle – Unbelievable
value at $995.00
The NEW Eurohunter Legend Dressage saddle represents outstanding quality and value for money and makes it possible for all dressage fans to ride in a well balanced, adjustable saddle that gives optimum comfort for horse and rider.
Available in store April 2015
Saddleworld Expands to Tamworth.
It is with great pleasure that Saddleworld welcomes a new store. Tamworth Rural Saddleworld is the latest member of the strong Australia-wide group.
Sue Nevett at the Boneo Park Classic
Saddleworld Ballarat were very proud to be represented at the prestigious Boneo Park Classic, which was held over the Australia Day weekend in Victoria.
2015 Saddleworld Product Guide - Now in Stores
The 2015 Saddleworld Product Guide is now in store - be sure to call in and pick up your FREE copy.
Congratulations to the creative team. This is a beautiful "coffee table" publication designed to provide valuable information about Saddleworld's carefully selected products to aid the care, training and management of horses in all disciplines and equine interests.
Mustad Saddleworld North Richmond - Now Open
Mustad Saddleworld notched up many significant milestones in 2014 and are happy to report that 2015 is off to a great start. with the opening of the new North Richmond (NSW) store.
PDS Carl Hester Dressage Saddles - Behind the greatest rider is a great saddle.
Saddleworld Stores right around Australia have been awaiting the arrival of the PDS Carl Hester dressage saddle collection and are pleased that 2015 gets off to a great start, satisfying customer interest and demand for the unique features, extensive fitting options and extreme horse and rider comfort.
Sue Nevett at the Saddleworld Dressage Festival
I had a wonderful time at the Saddleworld Dressage Festival at Werribee Park in December, 2014.
A special thankyou to my sponsors Saddleworld Ballarat in particular, Natalie, Kylie and Tinika for their support & enthusiasm.
Mustad Saddleworld – Exciting Times Ahead
As we wind up 2014 and get set to welcome 2015, it is interesting to reflect on the big year just past for the Mustad Saddleworld group.
As a leading Saddlery store well known by horse lovers from all over Australia, Lowdens Saddleworld has become Mustad Saddleworld and expanded the range and reach to become a “Destination Equestrian” for all horse people
Fiderfurst takes off two Queensland Dressage Awards
Congratulations to Saddleworld Gympie proprietors Lars and Madonna Hedberg (left) and their Arnage Warmblood Stud in the Mary Valley.
The outstanding success of their imported Warmblood stallion Fiderfurst was acknowledged at the Queensland Dressage Awards night on Saturday 5th December 2014 at the Caxton Hotel in Brisbane.
Saddleworld Ipswich sponsored rider team successful on the national stage
Enjoying success at this year’s National Title show was Saddleworld Ipswich sponsored rider Paul Austin, incorporating his team aptly called ‘Paul Austin Equestrian’ is based just outside Brisbane.
Australian horse lovers welcome Shire Saddleworld
For those familiar with the Saddleworld business model, it is understood that the stores are independently owned and offer the best of two worlds with their own unique products, services and expertise and being part of the Saddleworld group enables each store to add a wide range of highly sought, cost effective, top quality saddlery items and horse care products that have been selected, tested and sourced from all over the world. Because Saddleworld buys in volume, the prices are hard to beat.
Saddleworld Gympie expands their commitment to perfect saddle fit.
Madonna Hedberg from Saddleworld Gympie is a hands on horsewoman with a keen interest in Australian Dressage.
As a qualified saddle fitter, Madonna understands the impact of the right saddle, correctly fitted, on optimum equine performance, rider comfort and the subtle influence of the aids.
Cambridge Park wins Clarence CC New Business Award
Saddleworld Cambridge Park won the New Business Excellence Award 2014 presented by Business East and Clarence City Council.
Equitana - Talk to Maree Tomkinson at SaddleUp Saddleworld
Don't miss a special opportunity to chat with Australian WEG team member Maree Tomkinson who will be at Equitana on Friday 21, Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 (afternoons) at the SaddleUp Saddleworld stand (No 325 in the Epsom Pavillion).
Mykaela Briggs – Tassie’s Junior Showjumping Champion heads for Sale
After a sensational season and some convincing wins, 16 year old Mykaela Briggs is delighted to be heading to Victoria to take part at the Elms Spring Showjumping Classic (part of the Sale Showjumping Club’s calendar) at the end of November riding her in form horse Starstruck Juliet.
Fiderfurst at the Nationals
The team at Saddleworld Gympie in Queensland are well used to achieving goals and were delighted to add a successful lead up and debut appearance, at the Saddleworld 2014 National Dressage Championships at the Sydney International Equestrian Centre from the 23-26th October, to their list.
Saddleworld 2014 Annual Conference
October has been a very busy and event packed month for Saddleworld. The Saddleworld Support Centre in Bendigo welcomed stores owners and many of the group’s major suppliers to the annual conference and trade exhibition which took place at the Bendigo All Seasons Hotel and Conference Centre and provided 3 days of business development and planning, assessing, learning and getting together to enjoy the opportunity to meet and greet people who are united in their quest to further Saddleworld’s branding and excellence in retailing.
Saddleworld Australian Dressage Championships get underway
For four days from 23-26th October at the Sydney International Equestrian Centre, horses and riders from most Australian States will go head to head with the aim to take home a National Champion Trophy and Title.
Gympie Saddleworld Counts down to their big day!
With less than a week to go until the commencement of the Saddleworld 2014 Australian Dressage Championships, it has been a very busy time for Madonna Hedberg from Gympie Saddleworld, as she ticks off a long “to do list” in order to get everything done at the store, so that she can be away for 10 days to travel down to Sydney to be part of the national championships with her striking imported stallion, Fiderfurst.
News as at 20th Sepember, 2014
Jordan Smith off to a great start with Red Caviar
Saddleworld Ballarat sponsored rider Jordan Smith wins a Preliminary class at the Juravon Equestrian Centre in Melton competition on 20th September 2014
News as at 3rd Sepember, 2014
Eurohunter – Smart and functional at WEG
The entire international equestrian community has been caught up with the FEI World Equestrian Games in Normandy France.
Saddleworld were proud to be part of the Australian 2014 WEG experience by supplying the beautiful and functional Eurohunter halters for all of the horses.
News as at 29th August, 2014
Saddleworld Ipswich – 2014 Brisbane Royal Achievements
All 41 Saddleworld stores around Australia take a keen interest in their local community of horse enthusiasts, including customers, sponsored riders and sponsored events/classes.
Emily Wonka from Saddleworld Ipswich said, “The 2014 EKKA (Brisbane Royal Show) was great show for us and our store was well represented by riders, gear and products that we have sold. It was a very happy time for all Ipswich connections. Special thanks to Paul Austin & Mark Lilley - Paul Austin Equitation - who are sponsored by Saddleworld Ipswich.”
News 20th August, 2014
Hard Yakka, Hard Metal - Long Ride 4 Life’s Hard Mettle
Long Ride 4 Life (LR4L) originated via a crazy idea about how to transport four horses from Queensland to Tasmania. Why not ride them, we thought? 4 People, 4 horses, 4 dogs! It can’t be that hard. This idea then developed into a community fund-raiser supporting the Leukaemia Foundation (LF) and the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS).
The horses are warm and comfortable thanks to Saddleworld's sponsorship and the beautiful Eurohunter rugs.
News 19th August, 2014
Sponsorship Thankyou from Team Van Den Berge
On behalf of Tor, myself and the whole crew here at Team Van Den Berge, we would like to thank you very much for your sponsorship of the Saddleworld 2014 Brisbane CDI.
News 18th August, 2014
Dr John Kohnke comes to Mustad Saddleworld, Kilmore
Mustad Saddleworld invites you to a Seminar on Saturday 23rd August, 2014, with their special guest Dr John Kohnke BVSc RDA, arguably the most well-known Australian Equine Veterinarian, internationally acclaimed Equine Nutrition Advisor and Author.
News 12th August, 2014
WELCOME TO THE 2014 SADDLEWORLD DRESSAGE FESTIVAL
11th - 14th DECEMBER 2014
Werribee Park Equestrian Centre
One of Australia’s most popular and important dressage competitions is now in count down phase, as the Organising Committee prepare to make 2014 the biggest and best ever.
All Saddleworld stores throughout Australia take pride in helping to showcase and develop the sport of dressage.
News 11th August, 2014
Maree Tomkinson we Salute You!
Maree Tomkinson we Salute you!
We at Saddle-Up Saddleworld along with the multitude of Maree's
friends have shared her quest for selection to the WEG.
In one moment. . . only to be out the next!
Although disappointing to all, the sheer professionalism with which Maree
has conducted herself has been no less than outstanding; as is with the
enormous strength of character displayed throughout. That these attributes
would rub off on the many current and future students at Tomkinson Group
Dressage not only adds volumes to the top training received from one of the
worlds most accomplished dressage professionals but augers well for the
future of the discipline; particularly here in Australia.
News 10th August, 2014
Elizabeth Sobecki South Australian Para Equestrian selected for WEG
Nothing is achieved without dreams … and dreams cannot come true without hard work and a plan for success. South Australian Para Equestrian Elizabeth Sobecki has never let the impossible stand in the way of the possible, and she will soon realise her ultimate goal – to ride for Australia at the World Equestrian Games in Normandy, France. See how Bonnett's Saddleworld in SA have helped ...
News 7th August, 2014
Saddleworld Victorian Equestrian Interschool Series – Grand Final 2/3 August, 2014 - Werribee Park Equestrian Centre
Saddleworld was proud to be the naming rights sponsor of this important event, which showcases the young up and coming riders in Showjumping and Dressage. Congratulations to all combinations who represented their school and participating in the qualifying heats, which were held from 2013 – 2014.
News 1st August, 2014
Saddle-Up Saddleworld Congratulates Maree Tomkinson - Selected for WEG
Bill and Lyn McCallum along with friends and customers of Saddle-Up Saddleworld are very proud that Maree Tomkinson and her wonderful imported mare Diamantina 1V have been selected to be part of the Australian Dressage team to take part at WEG in Normandy, France in a few weeks time.
News 31st July, 2014
Bonnett’s Saddleworld Ambassador Zac Singlehurst - selected to represent Australia at WEG
Bonnett’s Saddleworld in South Australia are very proud that their support of 18 YO Zac has helped this talented and focussed Vaulter to achieve his goals to represent Australia at the World Equestrian Games in Normandy, France.
Zac gained his WEG qualifying score at the Adelaide CVI, in March 2014 when he rode his own Imaroo Megabyte. Zac gained valuable international competition experience when, in 2012 he was part of two teams of Australian vaulters who took part in a12 week cultural exchange trip which involved training and competing in Europe.
Bonnett’s Saddleworld, staff, friends and customers, wish Zac all the best for a successful and happy WEG experience.
News 25th July, 2014
Equestrian Victoria Young Showjumping rider of the year 2014.
Elita Smith, staff, customers and friends of Saddleworld Sale (Victoria) were thrilled to learn that local girl Courtney Shears recently became Equestrian Victoria’s Young Showjumping Rider of the Year for 2014.
Courtney Shears is an active member of the Sale Showjumping Club and great supporter of the Sale Saddleworld store. She has been following the showjumping circuit for a number of years and is now enjoying recognition for her talent and great results.
News 22nd July, 2014
Mustad Saddleworld hosts Broadford Riders’ Club July Rally.
It was with excited anticipation that the Broadford Riders’ Club committee planned the Club’s July rally to take advantage of the wonderful indoor facility offered by Mustad Lowdens Saddleworld in Kilmore.
Club Treasurer and Rally Co-Ordinator, Carol Hill explained, “At this time of the year we have had our rallies washed out or spoiled by cold weather, bogged cars and last minute cancellations.”
News 20th July, 2014
Saddleworld 2014 Brisbane CDI Final Wrap Up
At the completion of the final classes, the event has been deemed a resounding success and the Media Manager, Katherine Plomer, filed this report.
That’s it for another year! The Saddleworld 2014 Brisbane CDI has been bigger and better than ever. The Saturday night entertainment featuring the Freestyles and the Bareback Show Jumping drew in the biggest crowd at the event to date.
David Sharp, Saddleworld’s Business Development Manager states, ‘Saddleworld is thrilled to be associated as the naming rights sponsor with a prestigious event like the 2014 Brisbane CDI. It is our desire, at Saddleworld, to continue to support dressage in Australia and Australian riders through prestigious events such as this. The Brisbane CDI is an important ‘International’ fixture on the Australian dressage calendar and provides a qualification opportunity for our top level riders looking to be included in the Olympics, World Equestrian Games and World Cup Finals’.
News 18th July, 2014
Saddleworld 2014 Brisbane CDI - Day 2 Reveals New Stars
Gusty winds threatened to spoil the day 2 fun, but dressage fans from far and wide were determined to take in the excellent organisation, international quality venue and the opportunity to watch a collection of the best FEI horses in Australia and some very promising combinations coming up the grades and noting their intention to be part of a future Australian Olympic team.
News 17th July, 2014
Saddleworld 2014 Brisbane CDI – Day 1 Gets Underway in Fine Style.
To the delight of event organisers and the major sponsor Saddleworld, day 1 got off to a great start with the competition held in a wonderful carnival atmosphere, which set the scene for some really good performances at FEI level. The Prix St Georges and the Intermediate ll CDN took place and competitors and judges alike noted the high standard and outstanding quality of the horses and training.
Saddleworld Toowoomba, Nerang and Gympie stores have teamed up to bring the biggest and best Saddleworld trade stand at the competition. They will carry a range of fantastic items to delight the keen dresssage enthusiast, and look forward to friends dropping in and say hello.
News for week ending 6th July, 2014
Welcome to our Around the Saddleworld Stores weekly news update. With Saddleworld stores in most of the key equine hubs around Australia, our friends and associates will always have something interesting to share with you. We update this page weekly and look forward to bringing human interest stories, tales about superstars and their superstar horses, show information and acknowledgement of those who have helped to make a difference to the lives of the many friends of Saddleworld.
All Saddleworld stores are supporting their local equine community and helping to provide competition, racing, training and entertainment. This hands-on and financial support is what makes Australian equestrian sport into the fantastic activity for riders of all ages – well done team!
Saddleworld Australia Wide – The end of the financial year and attending to customers, has been a full on commitment for all Saddleworld stores this week and most report that they have hardly had time to sleep!
The sale ended 30th June was a resounding success and even though prices were stripped down to cost on many items, management and staff loved the chance to talk to customers and get a feel for their ongoing requirements and any new trends that will help them to continue to provide a high level of support throughout the coming financial year.
Each Saddleworld store proudly offers the cost benefits that nationwide and international buying power brings, and adds products and services, to cater for the unique branches of equine activities, which are popular in the district. This is what enables us to be … Saddleworld – A WORLD OF DIFFERENCE.
Saddleworld Bendigo (Vic) – With a performance background and hands on knowledge of the importance of selecting the right horse and having the resources to make the most of breeding and potential, Stuart Abrahams reports, “We are delighted to support a very promising Victorian showjumping combination – Steven Hill and his outstanding young horse Yalambi’s Bellini Star (Conquistador x Wolfgang). This horse has a bright future in the sport and has been voted the new rising star on the Australian Jumping Tour with top 2 placings in all the major Futurity and Mini Prix Finals.” Steven rides in a Pessoa Legacy saddle and Stuart said, “Steven is a great ambassador for Saddleworld and Pessoa
Lanskey’s Saddleworld Townsville (NT) - This weekend Townsville is playing host to the Townsville 500 V8 Supercar Championships, but for those of us who prefer horsepower of the more traditional variety, there are lots of other events around our region.
The North Queensland Show circuit is in full swing with the Townsville Show last week, Ingham show is on at the moment followed by Atherton, Innisfail, Mareeba, Cairns, Mossman, Tully and Charters Towers to round out July.
With our glorious tropical winter this time of year, our local calendar is full with Horse sports, Cutting Clinics, Polocrosse Carnivals, Gymkhanas, Campdrafts, Rodeos, Races and Endurance Rides – plenty to fit in before the mercury rises - we send out our best wishes to all our friends competing and travelling to these events.
Saddleworld Warrnambool (VIC) – Geoff, Helen, Davina, staff and friends of Saddleworld Warrnambool were thrilled to see sponsored rider Bec Barling featured in "Horse Deals" as the featured rider.
Bec looked mighty sharp on the cross country at Melbourne International Horse Trials! Bec’s fans were quick to congratulate the talented young Victorian, as her achievements bring equestrian glory to Warrnambool. Saddleworld added, "Well done Bec, we are proud of you!"
Saddleworld Geelong (VIC) – Phillip Porter proudly announced, “I am pleased to say that I have been mixing business with pleasure as a sponsor of the Polocrosse Nationals which were held over the weekend of the 5/6th July 2014 at Fred’s Pass in the Northern Territory. Saddleworld Geelong sponsored the Best Mens Player (Open) class and Phillip said, “I am an active player and belong to the Corio Polocosse Club here in Victoria, so welcomed the opportunity to support an arm of equestrian sport that is close to my heart."
The Northern Territory Championships will showcase the sport and we hope to see more young people getting involved, it is such fun!” For more information and results Go To: www.polocrosse-nationals.com.au
Saddleworld Wagga Wagga (NSW) – Sylvia (pictured left on her Club’s BBQ duty) and Marina Douglas are proud to announce, “Our district is entering a new era, with the recent completion of the outdoor arenas in the competition precinct of the Charles Sturt University.
The local council have committed to funding which will also include an amenities block. The main overseeing body that unites equestrian sport in the region is the Riverina Equestrian Association and under this umbrella we see a Horse Trials Club, Showjumping Club and a Dressage Club.
Sylvia said, “We are fortunate to have such a great facility on our doorstep and this will attract top level completion to Wagga Wagga. Everyone involved in our store is committed to supporting local events and Marina and I have a personal involvement in dressage. We look forward to meeting new fans and providing our “legendary” Saddleworld service. (Pictured left on her Club’s BBQ duty, is local dressage supporter Sylvia Douglas)
For more information about the equestrian facilities at the University Go To: http://www.csu.edu.au/faculty/science/equine-centre
Mustad Lowdens Saddleworld Kilmore (VIC) – are very proud to invite all horse lovers to attend a special clinic with the well-respected horseman and Master Farrier, Carl O’Dwyer.
Carl will cover 'Horse Handling using Sidelines' and he will draw on a lifetime's experience with young horses and horses with very little exposure to humans. Carl will share his insightful teachings in the comfort of the beautifully appointed indoor demonstration, training and seminar facility at Kilmore.
The clinic will be held on Saturday 26th July, and bookings can be made in the store, by e-mail (email@example.com) or by phone 1800 300 133. If you have not been to the complex, this is your opportunity to get out of the cold and take in the wisdom a legend.
News for week ending 29th June, 2014
Welcome to the Around the Saddleworld Stores weekly news update. With Saddleworld stores in most of the key equine hubs around Australia, our friends and associates will always have something interesting to share with you. We will update this page weekly and look forward to bringing human interest stories, tales about superstars and their superstar horses, show information and acknowledgement of those who have helped to make a difference to the lives of the many friends of Saddleworld.
It is clear that all around the country Saddleworld stores are supporting their local equine community and helping to provide competition, racing, training and entertainment. This hands-on and financial support is what makes Australian equestrian sport into the fantastic activity for riders of all ages – well done team!
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Saddleworld Australia Wide – All stores have been very busy with a “biggest and best ever” sale which has been an end of financial year stock reduction that sees customers enjoying heavily reduced prices on all stock. Storeowners and staff report that the feedback has been excellent and they have been pleased to see many familiar faces and lots of new people coming in to experience the Saddleworld – A WORLD OF DIFFERENCE.
Saddleworld Midland (WA) – The store is situated in a very community minded area and are getting behind a fund raising event for a dear friend Janine Johnson who was diagnosed with breast cancer earlier this year has been a major focus. SW Midland reminds customers, friends and family that they can be part of Xmas in July and a Silent Auction on the 19th, at the Jarrahdale Community Recreation Centre (YMCA) in Byford. Monies raised will help Janine to get to the USA for Treatment.
Saddleworld Devonport (TAS) – Everyone involved with the store is delighted to welcome Sabrina Docherty who recently joined the team. Sabrina brings to the job a wealth of experience and a passion for Showjumping and Endurance riding. Sabrina has been an active and enthusiastic member of the Leven Pony Club in Ulverstone in Tasmania. Welcome aboard Sabrina.
Saddleworld Launceston (TAS) – We are all very excited to be part of the Long Ride 4 Life kick-off, Ann says, “This event has been of special importance to us here in Tassie and we are delighted that all SW stores have got behind this wonderful fund raiser for the Royal Flying Doctor Service and Leukaemia Foundation. Saddleworld has become an important sponsor by providing fantastic Eurohunter Rugs to ensure that the horses are warm and comfortable at night. 4 horses and riders along with 3 dogs, backed up by the self funded SUV vehicle will leave the Australian Stockman's Hall of Fame in Longreach, Queensland on the 16th of July and will make their way down the east coast of Australia and across Bass Straight to complete the ride in November, to coincide with the Ulverstone show in Tasmania. You can follow this adventure on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/longride4life and as sponsors, Saddleworld will be featuring the highlights.
Saddleworld Rockhampton (QLD) - are proud to be the major sponsor of the equestrian events at the Rockhampton Show which were held on 4, 5 and 6th June, 2014. Graeme Salmond donned his most dapper attire to act as the Ring Master for the duration of the show. This year, the show hosted the Queensland Country Show Jumping Championships, and the Committee welcomed the daughter of the legendary jumping competitor Guy Creighton, Gemma, to be part of the Championships. Photo: Graeme congratulates Maddie Sears who won Grand Champion Hack award at the show. He also gave a big thankyou to the fantastic judges, Sharon Bredhauer and Alex Hyles.
Saddleworld Mt Gambier (SA) – Linda and her team at Saddleworld have generously sponsored the Penola Hunt Club Open Gymkhana which was held on Sunday June 29 with Novelty and Games events in the morning and the afternoon program featured Working Hunter classes and Teams Section Jumping, which the club sees as an important run-up to the Adelaide Royal Hunt classes, later this year. Linda has been involved in hunting for 25 years and says she loves to support her club and get the chance to showcase hunting to a wider audience.
Saddle-Up Saddleworld (VIC) – Last week we heard of Lyn and Bill McCallum’s proud participation in the journey of Australian international dressage rider Maree Tomkinson as she looks to qualify her outstanding imported mare Diamantina for the World Equestrian Games in Normandy, later this year. Well … it is official, that the reigning Australian Grand Prix Champions Maree and Diamantina have been named on the Australian selector’s “long list” of 7 combinations to take part in the final qualifying events. Great news for us all.
Saddleworld Caboolture (Qld) – Debby Cameron reports that this is a special time for staff and friends of the store, as they have been very involved in the Quarterhorse State Show which was held at Caboolture from the 24-29th June, and as major sponsors of the event, the store donated a fabulous Pessoa Gen X saddle to the winner of the Junior Hunter Under Saddle class. Debby was also an event organiser through her involvement with the Burpengary Western Performance Club and has been delighted with the positive feedback from competitors, spectators and fans of the Australian Quarterhorse.
Saddleworld Ballarat (VIC) – Natalie and Kylie from Ballarat are very involved with the diverse and interesting spread of customers that they service. Natalie explained, “We talk to people from almost every facet of equine sport and love to hear their stories. We are very proud of our sponsored rider, 17 YO Lucinda Doodt. She is a fantastic role model and enjoys both the serious competition side of riding as well as having fun. Lucinda recently placed 14th in the CCIJ class at the Melbourne International Horse Trials (Melbourne 3DE) and is pictured here doing ballet with her horse Somerville Park Pollyanna. We all share her fun and appreciate the achievements of all of our sponsored riders.
2014 Saddleworld Brisbane CDI - Saddleworld is very proud to be the main name sponsor of the 2014 event which will be held from the 17th - 20th July at the Queensland State Equestrian Centre in Caboolture.
The Brisbane CDI has grown into an important fixture on the Australian Dressage calendar and enthusiasts from all states gather to enjoy the beautiful Queensland winter sunshine, the wonderful venue along with the best horses and riders competing at the to level of the sport.
News for week ending 22nd June, 2014
Saddleworld – Australia-wide. All Saddleworld stores are proud to be part of the biggest and best end of financial year sale for horse lovers. From the 19th – 30th June, 2014 all stores will be offering up to 50% off the retail prices. This will give the discerning shopper the chance to make a shopping list and buy ahead for huge savings. Saddleworld has great products, great prices and great services.
Saddle-Up Saddleworld (VIC) – As long term sponsors of Australian Dressage superstar Maree Tomkinson, Lyn and Bill McCallum from Saddle-Up Saddleworld in Victoria have been delighted to share Maree’s European adventures, as she looks to qualify for the World Equestrian Games in Normandy later this year, riding her own and Lyn Sultana’s spectacular mare Diamantina. Maree is the first to acknowledge that such an undertaking is a “team effort” and she acknowledges the support that has helped her to reach this career highlight. Bill McCallum said, “Maree has her first WEG qualifier on the 1st July and I am sure she will hear the cheers from friends and Saddle-Up connections, all the way from Australia to Europe, we are very proud of her.”
Saddleworld Cambridge Park (TAS) - Friends, customers and staff of Cambridge Park were delighted to share the recent 6th month of trading milestone. Sarra Avery said. “It is an exciting time and Emily (Dunbabin - Store Owner) and I have worked closely with the equine community to ensure that we stock the range of products that they need in their day to day activities. We have made Cambridge Park into a “hot spot” for horse enthusiasts of every persuasion and we look forward to continuing to do this over the years.
Saddleworld Maitland and Heatherbrae (NSW) – The Maitland Store has recently undergone a facelift to make room for a huge new range of Stock and Fender Saddles. The Hunter Valley area has traditionally been known as a Dressage and Eventing area. Over the last few years Team Penning and Campdrafting has become very popular. Michelle noticed a gap in the local saddlery market, customers were buying Stock and Fender Saddles from outside the area, so has stocked Maitland with many popular brands of Stock and Fender Saddles ranging from the more economical synthetic styles through to the upper market Leather Brands. Brands include Status, Ammo, Ord River, Northern Drafter, Toowoomba Saddlery, Syd Hill and Sydney Hamilton just to name a few. Saddleworld Maitland and Heatherbrae offer a free saddle fitting, on site or at your place, with every saddle sold and are proud of the service they offer their local community.
Saddleworld Northern Territory (NT) – The NT Polocrosse Association is honoured to be hosting the 2014 Australian Polocrosse National Championships from 7-13 July in Darwin and the team at Saddleworld is very proud to be a major sponsor. Saddleworld Store owner Lancia Puddle said, “this is our major sponsorship event for 2014 and we (Lancia and staff member Sally Merrall) have become very involved, and are delighted to have the opportunity to showcase our beautiful part of the world to the rest of Australia. The event will be held at the picturesque Fred’s Pass and this will make the championships memorable. We are very proud to be part of this national event. Polocrosse is an exciting action sport, which demonstrates the highest level of horsemanship for all ages.” Check out the 2014 National Championships website at www.polocrosse-nationals.com.au
Saddleworld Ipswich (QLD) - With the Hendra Virus a very real and serious risk (particularly in Queensland) it is important that owners and carers check horses’ temperature regularly, so as to observe the first telltale signs of Hendra. Exclusive to Saddleworld Ipswich is the Non-Contact Equine Infrared Thermometer, which makes this vital check quick, and is clean and easy to use. A cost effective monitor to aid Hendra control, at only $89.95. Delivered within Australia with same day despatch. PM or call now to order (07) 3282 8244.
News for week ending 15th June, 2014
Inaugural Around the Saddleworld Stores
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Welcome to our inaugural Around the Saddleworld Stores weekly news update. With Saddleworld stores in most of the key equine hubs around Australia, our friends and associates will always have something interesting to share with you.
We will update this page weekly and look forward to bringing you human interest stories, tales about superstar horses, show information and results and acknowledgement of those who have helped to make a difference to the lives of the many friends of Saddleworld.
We hope you enjoy our news. Please LIKE us on FACEBOOK and be sure to mark this page as a favourite.
Saddleworld Maitland and Heatherbrae (NSW)
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Is proud to announce the recent sponsorship of Dressage rider Breanna Tilitzki.
Bree competes a number of horses through the grades and on to State and National Championship level. These horses include Heath and Rozzie Ryan’s imported Black Stallion Fiji R (pictured left). Bree has been training and competing Fiji R for a number of years and he is now campaigning him at FEI Level. Bree’s other competition horse is her own mare, Jewels Magic Lights. Jewels is a horse that Bree and her parents purchased from Heath Ryan as a future Olympic prospect.
Bonnetts Saddleworld (SA)
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Bonnetts Saddleworld has sponsored the darling of Australian Eventing, Megan Jones for over 20 years and this support has seen her rise to become a household name and the idol of all Aussie enthusiasts. Megan has enjoyed international success and is the first to acknowledge that success is only possible with a good support team on board. Megan put in a fantastic run at the recent Melbourne International Horse Trials, at Werribee Park on the Queen’s Birthday weekend. She rode Kirby Park Impress into 6th place in the CCI* class … so another rising star for the Kirby Park stable. Megan is pictured left with her most dedicated supporter, husband James Deacon.
Ascot Saddleworld - Flemington (Vic)
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Brownwyn Gracie-Davis and Cameron Gracie (left) have been in business for 38 years and reported their best ever sale on Saturday June, 14th. 2014. Bronwyn said, “So much has changed since we started and we love the challenge of these changes. We enjoy helping the many customers who have supported us for nearly 4 decades and look forward to many more years ahead.”
Saddleworld Bathurst (Nsw)
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Andrew Rose grew up with horses playing an important part of family life. Andrew’s father Gerry Rose (a vet) had interests in racing thoroughbreds. Andrew has carried on this tradition and said that it was a passion that has exposed him to the greatest disappointments and the great triumphs. On Saturday 7th June, the 2 YO Almalad (pictured left, by Al Maher from Ilhaam) delivered a highlight for Andrew and 6 friends who share ownership of this horse, when Almalad won the JJ Atkins Gr1 over 1600 metres. This is Almahad’s 3rd win from 3 starts. He is trained by the" queen of racing" Gai Waterhouse and was ridden by Tommy Berry.
The 2 YO has gone for a spell and will come back in readiness to take his place in the Caulfield Guineas at Caulfield in October.
Edwards Saddleworld - Toowoomba (Qld)
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Ros and Rex Lipp were thrilled to see their filly Tinto, hailed the “Darling of Downs Racing” when she won the Queensland Oaks (2400m) at Eagle Farm on he 31st May, 2014.
The 3 YO by Red Dazzler is trained by Rex Lipp from his Toowoomba stables and the winning jockey was Tim Bell. Ros Lipp said, “The filly is owned and raced by her breeder Grania McAlpine from Eureka Stud in Gambooya, Queensland, the home of Red Dazzler. We are all on a “high” and everyone connected to Saddleworld Toowoomba has shared the victory with us.
Mustad Lowdens Saddleworld - Kilmore (Vic)
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Have just celebrated the second birthday of Destination Equestrian, a fantastic concept which embraces a wider range of services and support for the Australian equestrian community. The indoor arena has been widely used for clinics and general education, saddle fitting and private events. Pictured left at the Birthday Sale, is Dan O'Dwyer
Saddleworld's $5000 Shopping Spree Winner Announced
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Anna Zorzetti (pictured eft with Saddleworld's David Sharp) enjoys her shopping spree. Saddleworld's $5,000 Shopping Spree competition was open to customers of all Saddleworld stores around Australia and redeemable at that store.
Anna Zorzetti, a medical scientist who lives in Whittlesea, Victoria, won the coveted prize. Anna as been a customer of Mustad Lowdens Saddleworld in Victoria for 20 years and she filled in the coupon and lodged it whilst shopping in Kilmore. Many hopefuls also filled in their coupon when they were shopping at their local Saddleworld store.
Top Service Award for Angie - Saddleworld Wauchope (NSW)
- “Saddleworld Media”
Top Service Award for Angie. As a family owned business, Angie Andrighetto (left) and her mum Jean pride themselves on top customer service and providing the best products at affordable prices. According to a reader of the local paper, the “Port News”, who nominated Angie for the local service award, “she is very helpful in recommending products. Angie was delighted that her special brand of customer service has been recognised.Brands
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