Showjumping is a unique sport because a horse isn’t a vehicle: it is a partner. That part where you have to have that relationship with the horse is unique in itself. All riders compete against each other, but when you walk into the show ring it’s you and your horse against the course. There’s many [...]
Lorette started riding in Namibia at the age of 7 and was competing by age 9. Her parents, Arthur and Alwyn Knowles are completely not horsey, but have supported Lorette’s commitment to her horses for over 30 years. They are still her biggest horsey fans. Between the ages of 13 -17 years she competed as [...]
Get to know one of SA’s show jumping ‘youngbloods’, Investec Bank SCS leader Jeanne Engela, who shares her time between her ‘work’ home in Jo’burg and her ‘holiday’ home in Cape Town.
Jade Hooke, Lorette Knowles-Taylor and Jodi Pieters tipped for success as SA’s top equestrian riders gear up for the 2012 Avis South African Derby at Kyalami Equestrian Park in Johannesburg from 3-7 October.
Vicky Scott is doing her best to qualify as an Individual Eventer in the 2008 Olympic equestrian events. Nineteen-year old Vicky Scott is one of South Africa’s foremost young horse-riding event riders, and is pursuing her dream of competing in the 2008 Olympics, in Beijing. […]