About

SALLY EVANS

I have been associated with horses for more than 35 years, and my focus has been on dressage riding for more than 25 years. Before this, I was involved in eventing, showjumping, riding racehorses in track work, and various other horse sports. I am available for dressage coaching.

My current performance horses are A Spider Bite (CC), A Heaven Sent (Penny) and A Snap Decision (Snap), all of whom we have bred with our stallion A’Seduction.

A Spider Bite and Sally, February 2014

A Spider Bite (CC), February 2014

Penny and Sally Evans in a lesson with Brett Parbery.

A Heaven Sent (Penny), April 2014

My Qualifications

EA/NCAS Level 2 Dressage Specialist Coach
Nationally Accredited B-level Dressage Judge
FEI Competitor

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My Career Highlights and Selected Competition Results

Sally with Assassin and A'Seduction, 2000

Sally with Assassin and A’Seduction, 2000

The past two years 2015-2016 have been difficult with personal heartbreaks, a dear friend passing on and our property near Ballina having been acquired by the Roads and Maritime Services (RMS) to make way for the new Highway. Still, in 2016, we have been able to compete twice with CC and once with Penny. In 2015, we have competed with CC at the Brisbane CDI and she placed twice in the top five (2nd and 5th place).

2016
Tweed Dressage Championships
CC:  Inter1 1st with 67%
Penny: Medium 2nd with 68%

2015
Brisbane CDI
CC:  2nd and 5th

Far North Coast NSW Dressage Championships
CC: Small Tour, 1st in both her classes
Penny: Advanced 2nd and 3rd

2014
ThinLine Dressage with Altitude International CDI 3*
CC: Finished Top 6

Tweed Valley Dressage Group Jackpot Event
CC: Advanced, won both tests
Sydney Boy: Preliminary 1st over 71%, Novice 1st over 71%

Grafton Dressage Championships
CC: PSG 3rd, Inter1 1st 64%, Reserve Champion
Penny: Elementary, twice 2., Reserve Champion
Sydney Boy: Preliminary Champion

2013
“The Power of Pink Dressage” , Tweed Valley Equestrian Group
We won 3 Championships, scored over 70% for 5 out of 6 tests
CC: both Advanced tests over 70%
Penny: Novice, scored the highest percent for the day of the event with 73%
Sydney Boy: Preliminary, 72% for both

CC: Tweed Valley Advanced Champion
Sydney Boy: Tweed Valley Preliminary Champion

Grafton Dressage Championships
CC: Medium 1st, Advanced 1st
Sydney Boy: Preliminary Champion Official and Associate
A’Seduction: GPS 1st

Great South Eastern Dressage Championships
A’Seduction: Big Tour Champion

2012
All events with A’Seduction:
Brisbane CDI, CDN Freestyle 2nd
Grafton Dressage Championships, Big Tour Champion
Summerland Dressage Club, GP 1st with 62%

2011
A’Seduction: Sydney CDI Intermediate 2 Champion
A’Seduction: QLD Grand Prix Big Tour Champion

2010
3 Big Tour Grand Prix Championships
Australian National Championships – Top 10 in Grand Prix

2009
Sydney CDI, CDN Grand Prix Winner
3 Big Tour Championships

2006 and 2007
Member of the National Dressage Squad
Member of the State Dressage Squad

2006
QLD State Inter1 Kur Champion and Prix St Georges Champion
NSW State PSG Reserve Champion
Australian National Championships at SIEC: 2nd Australian Challenge Final

2005
NSW State Reserve Small Tour Champion

2004
Sydney CDI Prix St Georges CDN

2003
QLD State Prix St Georges Champion
Champion 6 yo Sydney CDI

2002
Top 3 Australia Young Dressage Horse Finals
Won both classes Sydney CDI International Event and selected onto Australian Team
NSW Reserve Prix St Georges Champion
NSW Elementary Champion
Brisbane CDI 5 yo Young Horse Champion
QLD State Winner Prix St Georges

2001 and 2002
Member of National Talent Squad
Member of NSW State Dressage Squad

2001
NSW State Preliminary Champion
QLD Young Dressage Horse Champion
Top five level Australian Championships

1998, 1999 and 2001
Placed Australian Championships

1998
QLD State Medium Champion

1997 and 1998
State Representative and National Champion

1997
Australian Elementary Champion
QLD State Novice Champion
Member (3 horses) on QLD State Squad

1996
QLD Futurity Champion

1990
NSW Dressage Horse of the Year

1986
Member of QLD State Dressage and Eventing Squads

1985
QLD Eventing Horse of the Year

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