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Australian Riding Team
Brett Parbery

 

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Nickname(s): Parbs
Riding Diciplines: Dressage
Coach(es): Ulla Salzgeber
Roger Fitzhardinge
Horses: Whisper IV
PPH Raquel
Samsara Hit
Lightning Ridge
Trenawin Lanoir
Fishermans Friend

 

Breed(s)/Breeding (pedigree)/Breeder of horses:

Warmbloods, all imported

 

How did you come to get your horse(s):

I'm a professional dressage trainer

 

Special care and management considerations of your horse(s):

Nil

 

Name the most influential person in your riding career:

Vicki Brydon, Doug Green

 

Special highlight(s) in your riding career:

Winning Champion and Runner up 4yr old Australian Final 2004

Winning 4 and 5yr old, and Champion of Champions Sydney CDI 2005

Winning PSG Challenge NSW State Final 2005

Winning Advanced Champion NSW Championships 2004

 

Describe your first pony:

Tiny Tim……he was a shocker

 

Describe your riding history:

Showing until age 13, polocrosse until age 16, rodeo until age 28, dressage until now

 

Did you belong to a Pony Club?

North Dorrigo

 

Do you have any hobbies/other interests?

Property development

 

Describe your most embarrassing moment:

Falling off in the cut out yard at the Copmanhurst Campdraft day

 

Do you have any superstitions?

Yes…..not being prepared enough

 

Do you have any 'other' animals?

Bella my dog

 

What are your ambitions?

To compete on the European circuit, then hopefully represent Australia

 

What do you require from your horse feed?

Cool, responsive energy

High energy

Balanced minerals and vitamins

Energy for work, without excess calories

Coat condition

Specific young horse feeds

 

Which Pryde's feeds do you use and why do you like them?

EasiPerformance and EasiResult. They are Easi to feed and the horses really like them. Now that we have worked out the diet, my horses offer even energy levels for longer periods, which is essential for training dressage horses

 

Have you tried any other Pryde's Feed?

Not yet, am looking to try the oil concentrate and the power packs

 

Do you have any other businesses:

Property consultancy business

 

Have you trained or coached any riders who have had success?

Yes. My Indonesian riders won 5 from 6 gold medals at the Indonesian National Games. I train many riders in all states that have won their respective State Championships.

 

How will Pryde's Sponsorship make a difference to you?

It will be good to get settled into working with a great team. Pryde's team offer me the support to know that my horses diets are suited to both the individual horse, and the discipline we are involved in. Now I can concentrate on what I do best, and sleep sound knowing my horses are getting the best feed on the market.