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Development riders at Sunny Park Stables

[dropcap style=”font-size: 70px; color: #052b51; font-family: ‘Droid Serif’, Arial, sans-serif;”] W [/dropcap] hen you love what you do, you will never have to work a day in your life! This rings true for every equestrian and many young equestrians build their future around their best friendships – their horses.

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Nicola Sime wins 2015 Highest Ranked South African Showjumper

[dropcap style=”font-size: 70px; color: #052b51; font-family: ‘Droid Serif’, Arial, sans-serif;”] W [/dropcap] e’re extremely proud to announce that our very own Nicola Sime has been named the 2015 Highest Ranked South African Showjumper in South Africa. It is an exciting win and once again cements Nicola’s consistent performance in the ring no matter the horse show.

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Sunny Park Stables to represent Gauteng

[dropcap style=”font-size: 70px; color: #052b51; font-family: ‘Droid Serif’, Arial, sans-serif;”] I [/dropcap] t’s always an absolute pleasure when hard work and dedication pay off. All the blood, sweat and tears suddenly become worth it. We’re so lucky to be able to celebrate the incredible achievements of these Sunny Parkers who have been selected to represent Gauteng in the 2016 Pony Rider, Children and Junior Showjumping Inter-Provincials. Continue reading Sunny Park Stables to represent Gauteng

2nd place for Nicola in the World Cup Qualifier

The weekend of the the 21st and 22nd of May was a rather eventful one sort with drama and chaos. Despite all the kafuffle, Nicola and Sunny Park Stables El Paso claimed a second place in the World Cup Qualifier held at the Equidome and continue to dominate the rider rankings as we enter the second half of the year.

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Hannah van Niekerk wins the 2016 South African Showjumping Pony Rider Derby

Two years ago Hannah van Niekerk arrived at Sunny Park Stables with her gorgeous grey pony Tiara, bucket loads of grit and determination, heaps of talent and very little experience in the saddle. After a few months Nicola quickly realised that the perfect pony for Hannah was one currently enjoying retirement… and it was time to bring him out of it.

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Pets and kiddies showjumps for sale

[dropcap style=”font-size: 70px; color: #052b51; font-family: ‘Droid Serif’, Arial, sans-serif;”] W [/dropcap] e do love the entrepreneur spirit of our young Sunny Parkers. Sasha is one of our fabulous Pony Riders and has made her way through the grades very quickly. She is now an open Pony Rider (meaning she jumps the 1.20 classes).

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Nicola Sime wins the Nissan South African Outdoor Grand Prix

After 3 faultless clear rounds (the only 3 in the competition). Top showjumping coach and competitive rider Nicola Sime claimed the title of the 2016 Nissan South Africa Outdoor Grand Prix Champion. Nicola was jumping A Square Forklift El Paso and proved that she can confidently call herself one of the best in the country. Continue reading Nicola Sime wins the Nissan South African Outdoor Grand Prix

Drug testing intensifies at shows

[dropcap style=”font-size: 70px; color: #052b51; font-family: ‘Droid Serif’, Arial, sans-serif;”] D [/dropcap] rug testing of individuals by SADA and FEI drug testing requirements at shows have recently been intensified. With that in mind we spoke to Debbie Stewart, the owner of Fulvic (Pty) Ltd to find out a bit more about the supplement we recommend to competitive horses in the yard. Continue reading Drug testing intensifies at shows