Congratulations Stuart Tinney

 

Thursday, 7 August 2014 News Update

 

Yesterday, it was announced that Stuart will represent Australia's eventing team at the World Equestrian Games in Normandy.

Congratulations to Stuart on his selection. Olympic gold medallist Stuart Tinney, and his mount Pluto Mio. Stuart is no stranger to international competition having competed at three World Equestrian Games (1998, 2002, 2010) and two Olympic Games, including Sydney 2000 where he was part of the Australian team that won gold (also Athens 2004).

Stuart joins Olympic silver medallist Shane Rose (CP Qualified), London Olympians Chris Burton on TS Jamaimo and Sam Griffiths on Paulank Brockagh, WEG 2010 representative Paul Tapner on Kilronan and Bill Levett on Shannondale Titan on the six member Australian team.

Stuart was named as the replacement combination for Sonja Johnson and Parkiarrup Illicit Liaison, after Sonja’s withdrawal from the team last week due to a minor injury to her horse. Our thoughts are with Sonja, and wish Parkiarrup Illicit Liaison  a fast and good recovery.

 

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Stuart Tinney and Pluto Mio
Photograph:Julie Wilson

 

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