Australian Dressage Squads for 2006 Announced

Sat, 01/21/2006 - 00:00
Australian Dressage News

Following a busy end to 2005 including the National Dressage Championships and three CDI-W World Cup competitions, the Australian Dressage Selectors are pleased to announce the updated Australian Dressage Squads for 2006.

Some new young horses join the B2 Squad. Rising stars Cinderella and Port Said 10 have proved themselves successful in Grand Prix competition earning a place in the A Squad.

A win at the World Cup Pacific League Final cemented a place in the A Squad for Heath Ryan with Greenoaks Dundee. Kristy Oatley and Paula Price continue to hold their positions on the A Squad.

Sadly crowd-pleasers Crisp and Centaur are stepping down from the limelight. Ricky MacMillan recently decided that her 2000 and 2004 Olympic mount Crisp would no longer be available for selection. Ann Serrao retired Centaur at the recent “Dressage with the Stars” where Ulla Salzgeber rode him in a final Freestyle performance.

The National Dressage Squads will continue training camps with National Training Advisor Ulla Salzgeber, with the next camp scheduled for March. The focus for 2006 turns to preparation for the World Equestrian Games in Aachen (Germany) in August where Australia hopes to field a full Dressage Team.

All riders are now chasing Certificates of Capability to qualify for WEG. Each Combination must achieve 64% twice in a Grand Prix under an FEI O-Level Judge (Judge not from the same nation) under the WEG qualification criteria. In addition, Australian Selection Criteria require 65% in a Grand Prix on one occasion from an O-Level Judge and a 67% overall score. Greenoaks Dundee and Port Said 10 have achieved the qualifying scores, with Cinderella and APH True Seville hot on their heels having met the FEI requirements at this stage.

Congratulations to all the Riders and to the Owners who support the sport.

A Squad 
Horse Rider Owner

  • APH True Seville - Paula Price - Paula Price
  • Cinderella - Matthew Dowsley - Claudia Harper
  • Don Bolero - Kristy Oatley - Kristy Oatley and Rosalind Oatley-Lambert
  • Greenoaks Dundee - Health Ryan - Clyde Wunderwald
  • Port Said 10 - Mary Hanna - Mary and Rob Hanna
  • Quando Quando - Kristy Oatley - Kristy Oatley and Rosalind Oatley-Lambert

A Squad Holding List

  • Amoucheur - Kelly Layne - Parkdale Australia

B1 Squad

  • Neversfelde Feuer - Maurice Bruce - Jane Bruce

B2 Squad

  • Chatham Park Jac - Rachael Sanna - Rachael Sanna and Nerida Downs
  • Classico II - Glennis Barrey - Glennis Barrey
  • Donna Carrera - Rozzie Ryan - Susan Duddy
  • HP Frontier - Judy Dierks - Daniella Dierks
  • Northern Invader - Vickie Robertson - Vickie Robertson
  • Oscar B - Kate Taylor-Wheat - Kate Taylor-Wheat
  • Victory Salute - Matthew Dowsley - Carolyn Lieutenant
  • Welfenadel - Lesley-Anne Taylor - Lesley-Anne Taylor
  • Weltklasse - Lesley-Anne Taylor - Lesley-Anne Taylor
  • Weltspiel - Lyndal Oatley - Lyndal and Carol Oatley
  • Whisper IV - Brett Parbery - Kerry Mack