Show Horse and Showjumping
Chris Chugg, Brett Parbery
Diamond B Vermont, Balourina (imp), Stealth
Is your area a noted horse district? If so give details:
Yes, The Southern Highlands has always been an important equine district.
Breed(s)/Breeding (pedigree)/Breeder of horses:
Special care and management considerations of your horse(s)?
I require my showjumpers to have enough energy without being too fizzy. I require my show horses to be calm and responsive, with a good top line.
Name the most influential person in your riding career:
Roy Davis - Show horse. Chris Chugg/Vicki Roycroft - Showjumping. Brett Parbery - Dressage. Because within our country they are the best at what they do.
Describe your first pony:
A 10.2hh pony who was VERY naughty (Toby)
Describe your riding history:
Showing, Showjumping, Dressage, Eventing, Showjumping Equitation, Pony Club - I've pretty much done everything.
Do you have any hobbies/other interests?
Sleeping, shopping and eating out!
Describe your most embarrassing moment (horsey):
Falling off in the World Cup grand final show jumping in front of thousands of people at Equitana last year.
Do you have any 'other' animals?
Yes, 4 dogs.
What are your ambitions?
To further my equestrian pursuits to their full potential
Which Pryde's feeds do you use and why do you like them?
EasiResult. It contains everything my horses need and it's 'Easi' to feed. Prydes Easi Sport conditions well and has slow release energy. Pryde's Bio-Mare cubes gives my babies the right amount of protein, vitamins and minerals.
Have you trained or coached any riders who have had success?
Yes. Multiple riders!
Jessica is a successful World Cup show jumping rider and arguably Australia's most accredited Show rider having won over 90 royal show champions and multiple State , National, International and HOTY Titles.