OTTWA Sponsored Event Wrap Up | February 2021

February 2021 was a busy month for retired racehorses in WA! Highlighting the achievements of off the track horses and their riders were the Equestrian Western Australia Awards, Dressage Western Australia Awards and 19 OTTWA Sponsored Events. This year OTTWA and EWA introduced the Off the Track Newcomer of The Year Awards with four categories […]

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Winning racehorse to winning Show Horse

Dino Mak’s racing career consisted of 31 starts for two wins, six seconds and four thirds, earning his connections $187,025 in prize money. 21 of these starts were under trainer Wally Mitchell and his last 10 were with Racquel Landridge. Mia Langridge first met Dino Mak, by Fastnet Rock and out of New Zealand mare […]

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SLM Flirting; From Racehorse to One Of Australasia’s Most Successful Show Horses

SLM Flirting, who raced as Klairson, may have begun his ridden career as an unsuccessful racehorse, but he finished it as one of the most successful show hacks in Australasia. The 1998 Prince Salieri gelding had eight starts for $3,600 in prize money, for east coast trainer Alan Bailey. Retired in 2002, Max, as he […]

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Jamaican Rum turned Millionaire of the show ring

Terry and Pauline Van Heythuysen attended a clearance sale at Duncraig Stud in the latter part of the 1980s where they purchased a young horse by Beau Sovereign from the mare L’Amourette. They named the gelding Jamaican Rum, and began his racing career in the eastern states before travelling to Western Australia. Jamaican Rum retired […]

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Made to Burn Standardbred

Sunny Lights Up The Show Ring

Registered as Made to Burn, but fondly known as sunny, the now 11-year-old, never made it to the racetrack, but with Paris Oliver-Tubner he now has several breed and show horse ribbons to his name. Paris has been riding Sunny for just over a year now and in this short time they have grown into […]

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Off the Track WA and Equestrian WA Clinics and Events Announced

Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA) is pleased to announce that it will be partnering with Equestrian Western Australia (EWA) through its Off the Track WA program, to present a series of events across the State in 2020. The series, which covers both regional and metropolitan areas, will provide an opportunity for owners of retired […]

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