ABOUT

ROBERT STEWART

I enjoy the sport at every level and aim to pass on the knowledge and skills I had spent a long-time learning, to riders, keen to develop and compete at the highest level and to engage spectators, owners & volunteers in this exciting sport.

 

I have been fortunate to train with some of Australia’s and the world’s leading coaches of the modern era.

Australian Coaches: Tom Meikle, Tina Wommelsdorf, George Sanna, Colleen Brook, Clemens & Judy Dierks, Rod Brown, David Dobson. 

 

International Coaches: George Morris, Joe Fargis, Albert Voorn, David Broome, Vaughn Jeffries, Bruce Gooden, Jay Hayes.

 

I have also been blessed to ride some amazing horses over a career spanning several decades and to experience their extraordinary ability and character.

SOME OF MY WONDERFUL HORSES

Evan – My pony club & eventing pony

Spic’s and Specs – My first showjumping and eventing horse

Straight Talk – OTT horse that won at National level eventing

Dewars Delight – Quality TB x Wilkes. I got to jump my first bigger SJ tracks

Alipaw – My first Grand Prix horse

Schleswig Cognac – Won my first World Cup and got to represent Australia in Trans Tasman teams twice

Kavanagh – The best horse I have ever sat on. Placed in many world cups. Jumped 6’11” in Sydney Royal Puissance 1995 and had many wins in 6 Bar and Puissance Competitions

Whiz Kid – Won National and State ODE’s went to 4 * equivalent sold to Belgium

Raintree Solicitor – Won and placed up to then 2* Eventing

Zillion – produced and sold to Tim Boland the sold to USA

Pocket Rocket – produced and Sold to Hamish Cargill went 4*

Arissa – Produced to 1.20 SJ and evented to 2 star. Went on with Sandy Lucas and placed at 3* qualified 4*

So Sentimental - Australian Champion Equitation 98 and the foundation mare for my breeding of jumping hoprses

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Kavanagh

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Schleswig Cognac

ACHIEVEMENTS IN EQUESTRIAN SPORT IN AUSTRALIA

  • International Australian Representative Showjumping Rider.

 

  • Won and placed at World Cup level Showjumping 1990-1996 

 

  • Won and placed at Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne Royal Shows and agricultural Shows in Qld, Vic & NSW in Riding and Showjumping Classes​

  • State representative and Olympic long listed Eventing Rider 

 

  • Winning Team Member 3* 3Day event ,Werribee 1995

 

  • 3* National Advanced Champion 95 and State Champ 84 & 94 – ODE

 

  • Placed in State and National SJ Champs during 1990 – 1995

 

  • National and State Jumping Equitation Champ 1997 & 1999

 

  • NSW Country SJ Champ 95

 

  • National Squad rider in both Showjumping (91 & 92, 95) & Eventing 95.

 

  • Successful coach of many jumping and eventing riders

 

  • Ridden at Prix St Georges (International level) in Dressage.

 

  • Level III Showjumping Coach & Level II General Coach

 

  • EA Coach Educator and Assessor

 

  • Experienced Horse Professional – over 30 yrs

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Dewars Delight

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Whiz Kid

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Raintree Solicitor