|| Megan Jones
||Year 12, started an Ag science degree but withdrew to ride horses
||Common Law / De Facto
||Professional Rider, NCAS Level II Coach, Stud Manager
||Megan Victoria Jones
|Name of coach
||Lindy Wright [dressage], Jamie Coman [show jumping] and Wayne Roycroft [national coach]
|Preferred Discipline / Event(s)
||Eventing. I love cross country.
||Everyday for at least 6 hours.
|When and where did you begin this sport?
||Age 5 in Adelaide.
|Why this sport?
||I had a pony, went to Pony Club and it all grew from there.
||World Cup Final
||To win Olympic Gold and to enjoy this wonderful sport for a long time to come. (Athlete 27/05/06)
|Awards and honours
||The Anna Savage Award, best and fairest, 2002, 2006 and 2008 (joint winner with Chris Burton).
Australian Centenary Medal 2000, South Australian event rider of the year 2000, 2001.
2008 South Austraian Femal Athlete of the Year
||Team Silver medal at 2008 Oympic Games. Individual 4th pace
|Hero / Idol
||Andrew Hoy, "he's so professional" and Mark Todd
||I spend as much time as I can with my partner and I like to ride my mountain bike with him.
|Memorable sporting achievement
||2008 Olympic Games
2008 Adelaide CCI 4* - 2nd
2008 Melbourne CCI 3* - 1st
2008 Sydney CCI 3* - 2nd
2007 Lakes and Craters CCI 3* - 1st
2006 Aachen World Equestrian Championships Team Bronze
2005 Adelaide CCI 4* - 1st
2005 Melbourne CCI 3* - 1st
2001 Adelaide CCI 4* - 4th
2000 Adelaide CCI 3*- 3rd
1998 Adelaide CCI 3* - 7th
||Blondie. (Athlete 27/05/06)
Kirby Park Irish Jester: 1993 15.3hh grey gelding, Irish Sport Horse, by Irish Enough
Kirby Park Allofasudden: 2000 Chestnut TB Gelding 16.1hh by Rustic Amber
||Systems Engineering, Bonnetts Saddlery, Health Light, Gardiner Chiropractic, Toestoppers, Kentucky Equine Research, Equestrian Federation of Australia, Saddleworld, Ridley Agri Products, Equissage (http://www.kirbypark.com/ 10/08/06)
|Sporting philosophy / motto
||Always to be your absolute best. (Athlete 27/05/06)
|Superstitions / Rituals / Beliefs
||I never use new equipment in competition. (Athlete 27/05/06)