Marcus Oldham College
Holds Blyth Tait Clinic
Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 August 2009
Story and Picture Berni Saunders.
Marcus Oldham College at Waurn Ponds, Geelong, is presenting a Blyth Tait Clinic at the College.
The clinic is designed for riders passionate about their sport and keen to learn from one of the best. This Clinic is a special chance to take in an exclusive weekend at Marcus Oldham with the international champion New Zealander, Blyth Tait.
Blythe is one of the most respected horseman on the international circuit and he had his first success at international level at the 1990 World Equestrian Games in Stockholm where he won Individual and Team Gold riding Messiah.
At the 1992 Barcelona Olympics, Blyth won Bronze in the individual eventing competition and Silver in the team event. At the 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games he won Individual Gold and Bronze in the Team event.
Blyth repeated his World Championships double Gold in 1998 riding Ready Teddy. Blyth was New Zealand's flag-bearer at the 2000 Sydney Olympics ... but good luck did not go his way as he was eliminated from the team and individual eventing competitions.
Blyth Tait had a great result at the 2004 Athens Olympic Games with a fifth in the team event He was the NZ Team Manager at the Beijing Olympics in 2008.
With this wealth of experience to bring to his clinics, Australian eventing enthusiasts are sure to value the opportunity to learn from one of the world's greats - if you cannot join in the clinic, be sure to get to Marcus Oldham as a spectator.
Sessions are 1 hour and 45 minutes.
Cost $250 for two days ($125 per session).
Price includes overnight yard for horse.
Groups are organised according to horse/rider ability.
Contact Emma Morel, Ph: (03) 5247 2923