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Second Edition - The World’s Fastest Indian

Second Edition - The World’s Fastest Indian

Wednesday, November 3, 2010
Before leaving for the USA I had a loose plan that I wasn't planning on changing. I was due to head out of the Rancho Murieta show on the Sunday, hitching a lift for myself and Whisper back down the highway 12 hours to San Diego where I was to be based with Steffen Peters. However while I was at Murieta I met many nice people from the San Francisco area. Everyone I met was soon enthralled with the story of the girl from a surf town in New Zealand, who had flown across the globe alone, all for the chance of riding for her nation. Read more...
America - Land of Opportunity...

America - Land of Opportunity...

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Welcome to my first blog of my new website. I'm going to start with an insight into my campaign to represent New Zealand at the World Equestrian Games in Kentucky 2010.

Ever since I first rode for my county in 1995 in Japan, I never lost the burning desire to wear the Silver Fern and ride for my nation. After winning many international derby competitions and distinguishing myself with high placings in Australian International shows, the next step is of course to ride for NZ at the Olympics or the WEG. I managed to qualify Landioso for WEG in Aachen, Germany in 2006, but he was 20 years old by this stage and was not selected to attend.