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2009 Australian Youth Olympic Festival
AYOF news stories
12/01/09 AUS welcomes AYOF teams
13/01/09 AYOF Teams meet their mounts
14/01/09 Opening ceremony photos
15/01/09 The 'who's who' of the AYOF Equestrian competition
16/01/09 USA 1st & 2nd in Jumping Warm-Up Event
16/01/09 AUS wins first Dressage Event
17/01/09 Brits edge out Aussies in Team Dressage
17/01/09 NZL Jump to victory
18/01/09 Taylor Lands the Indiv Jumping Gold
18/01/09 Victoria wins Gold for AUS!
16/01/09 Jumping Warm-Up Event
17/01/09 Team Jumping results
18/01/09 Individual Jumping Results
Photos can be found at:
Jumping – Fri 16 January http://gallery.me.com/crassus/100065
Dressage – Fri 16 January http://gallery.me.com/crassus/100073
Dressage Team medal ceremony Sat 17 January http://gallery.me.com/crassus/100146
Jumping – Sat 17 January http://gallery.me.com/crassus/100098
Jumping Round 2 - Sun 18 January http://gallery.me.com/crassus/100142
Jumping Ind-Jump-off - Sun 19 January http://gallery.me.com/crassus/100128
Jumping-Ind_Medal_Ceremony - Sun 18 January http://gallery.me.com/crassus/100106
Dressage Freestyle - Sun 18 January http://gallery.me.com/crassus/100144
Please come along this weekend, Friday 16 - Sunday 18 January, to support our young athletes competing in the AYOF at the Sydney International Equestrian Centre, Horsley Park.
Admission to this event is free!!
An overview of the competition programme and the event activity schedule are now available.
Please contact Michelle in the National Office on 02 8762 7777 or email@example.com should you have any enquiries regarding this event.
Official AYOF Website launched
The official website of the 2009 Australian Youth Olympic Festival has been launched. Go to www.olympics.com.au for information on all the sports including Equestrian as well as rider profiles and competition schedules.
Would you like to volunteer at the 2009 Australian Youth Olympics?
This event will rely heavily on volunteers, so your assistance would be greatly appreciated.
Please fill out the Volunteer form in either PDF or Word, and return to Michelle at the National Office via fax 02 9763 2466 or via email firstname.lastname@example.org
After a series of selection events and clinics, the Dressage Team for the 2009 Australian Youth Olympic Festival has now been selected.
The team will consist of three riders with one reserve (team listed below) to compete against approximately five other nations travelling to Australia for the competition.
The riders, including the Australian Team, will be riding borrowed horses at the event, where they will be required to perform the FEI Junior Preliminary, FEI Junior Team and FEI Junior Freestyle tests during the competition.
Congratulations to the selected Team and thank you to many riders who applied, and those who were long and short listed for this team.
Please note that we still require loan horses for this event. Should you be interested in providing a horse please contact Michelle in the National Office on 02 8762 7777 .
2009 AYOF Dressage Team
Jessica Robinson is the reserve for this Team.
After a series of selection events and clinics, the Jumping Team for the 2009 Australian Youth Olympic Festival has now been selected.
The team will consist of four riders with one reserve (team listed below) to compete against approximately five other nations travelling to Australia for the competition.
The riders, including the Australians, will be riding borrowed horses at the event, where they will be required to compete at heights of 1.15m.
Congratulations to all those who made the team, and thank you to all the riders who applied. We had an overwhelming response to our expressions of interest for this event.
If there are any enquiries in regards to the Jumping team or the 2009 AYOF, please contact Michelle in the National Office 02 - 8762 7777 .
Please note that loan horses are still required for this event if you would like to be involved in some way.
2009 AYOF Jumping Team
Benjamin Blay is the reserve on this team.
24th September 2008 - Expression of Interest to provide a Loan Horse
The AYOF is organised by the Australian Olympic Committee. The main aim of the AYOF is to develop our Olympic stars of the future, and to provide aspiring Olympians an insight into what the Olympics are all about. The AYOF incorporates many aspects that athletes will experience in an Olympic Games - Opening and Closing ceremonies, medal presentations, athletes’ villages and drug testing.
For the second time, the AYOF will include Equestrian events in the disciplines of Dressage and Jumping. The competition will be held at the
The EFA is taking nominations for team members until 17 May 2008. Riders must be aged between 15 years and 20 years (born between 01 January, 1989 and 31 December, 1994).
To assist owners with travelling and other costs, the EFA will provide a subsidy of $500 for one horse and $750 for two horses. Stabling and basic feed will be provided as well as accommodation (camp sites or cabins) and meals for the groom of the horse/s.
The Team Officials have been announced, their roles are as follows:
Team Manager: Jenny Carroll
Dressage Chef d'Equipe: Jenny Carroll
Assistant Dressage Chef d'Equipe: Ryan Worthington
Dressage Coach: Glennis Barrey
Jumping Coach: Rod Brown
Jumping Chef d'Equipe: Jim Scobie
2009 AYOF Long List Dressage
2009 AYOF Long List Jumping
|AYOF Overview (updated Sep 08)|
|Athlete Expression of Interest form (MS Word)|
|Loan Horse Owner Expression of Interest form (MS Word)|
|Horse Loan Agreement|
|Jumping Competition Rules|
|AOC AYOF web|