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OTTWA & EWA ANNOUNCE 2021-22 CLINIC SEASON

Excellent opportunities are on offer for horses and riders across Western Australia to benefit from the expertise and experience of Equestrian Australia-approved coaches in the year ahead. Off the Track WA (OTTWA) in partnership with Equestrian Western Australia (EWA) are excited to announce an extensive list of OTTWA clinic dates for the 2021 to 2022 […]

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Bad Round NZ | Good Things Do Come in Small Packages!

Bad Round NZ, a 2012 foal out of USA sire Badlands Hanover began his racing career in New Zealand where he had two starts with trainer and breeder Terry McDonald. He was purchased by Lyn Fitzpatrick in late 2015 and travelled to New South Wales to be trained by Lyn’s son, Blake. Under Blake Bad […]

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Bass Strait (NZ) | Smooth Sailing into Group Three Winner’s New Career.

Bass Strait, a 2009 New Zealand-born gelding by Holy Roman Emperor (IRE) raced his first 23 starts under Victorian trainers David Hayes and Tom Dabernig between 2011 and September 2014. His Victorian career included placing second in the 2013 group three Coongy Handicap, and third in the 2014 Golden Mile. In October 2014 Bass Strait […]

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SPONSORED EVENT WRAP UP | OCTOBER 2021

It was a big month with events such as the Horseland Event Horse Championships, the WA State Show Jumping Championships, Patrons Cup and Show Horse Council WA Horse of The Year 2021. Off the track standardbreds and thoroughbreds alike shone throughout the 18 OTTWA sponsored events, representing 386 registrations. Congratulations to event organisers, volunteers, and […]

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Ajay is collecting all the rosettes and ribbons!

Goandcullect, by Gotta Go Cullect and from Parsons Den USA mare Keroshelle was trained by Ian Mulchay from his first start in December 2014 to his last in March 2019. Goandcullect, better known as Ajay, retired with 66 starts including four wins, two seconds and three thirds, earning $26,065. Two months prior to Ajay’s last […]

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Super Exceed | Vale Super; Talented Gelding Gone Too Soon

Super Exceed a 2013 gelding by Exceed and Excel from Raboob had nine starts for one second and two thirds, earning $6,545 before retiring in 2018. He began his career with trainer Jim Taylor, before racing in Geraldton with Ron Cowl Junior for four starts, and then returning to Jim for his last start. Isabelle […]

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SPONSORED EVENT WRAP UP | SEPTEMBER 2021

Off the track horses represented over 220 entries across the state in the 22 OTTWA sponsored events. These events included the Endeavon Producs and EWA Horse and Rider of The Year, Alcoa CCI-S and Northwest Horse of The Year.   Baldivis ODE Best Performed Off the Track Horse: 45cm Open – The Rake ridden by […]

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OTTWA Sponsored Event Competitor Survey

Have you competed in or been aware of an event sponsored by OTTWA? We would love to learn more about competitors’ experiences with OTTWA sponsorship and its impact on the profile of off the track standardbreds and thoroughbreds. Your feedback will help us shape our sponsorship of future events!   Pictured: Emprador and Ferne Faulkner

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OTTWA Esperance Clinic Rescheduled

Off the Track WA is coming to Esperance! Equestrian WA and Off the Track WA (OTTWA) are proud to be bringing the fifth regional OTTWA clinic to Esperance Equestrian Centre over the weekend of November 6 and 7. It has been a busy 2021 with successful clinics in Albany, Busselton, Geraldton & Murray. This is […]

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Sponsored Event Wrap Up | August 2021

Off the track horses represented over 300 entries across the state in the 13 OTTWA sponsored events. These events included the Jarrahdale Endurance Ride, Wooroloo CCN and Pony Club WA State Dressage Championships. Baldivis ODE Best Performed Off the Track Horse: 45cm Open – The Rake ridden by Louise Brahim 45cm PC – Ponderings ridden […]

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