2019 Victorian Dressage Festival

Proud of Harmonie winning The Gert Donvig memorial trophy. This trophy means a lot to us as it is in memory of my first husband, Gitte’s father, who was tragically killed in a car accident in 1988. To win a his trophy with Gitte’s lovely mare , she trained up herself , is a great…

2019 CDI Deauville

My two beautiful mares did such a good job in Deauville today. Syriana and I have only been together such a short time but each competition we get more confidence together. Both the mares try so hard in the arena. Grand Prix 1. Mary Hanna – Syriana – 71.239 (Australia) 3. Mary Hanna – Calanta –…

2019 CDI4* Leudelange

Super happy with Syriana at our second show. 4th in the GP with a tick under 69%, at Leudelange CDI4*. We are gaining more confidence every day. I love her concentration in the ring. I made a couple of mistakes, but she tries her heart out. CDI4* – Grand Prix (GP) Qualification Freestyle 4. Mary…

2019 CDI3* Zeeland Outdoor International

Australian dressage combination Mary Hanna and Calanta have competed at the CDI3* Zeeland Outdoor International in the Netherlands over the weekend, producing some great results. The pair, who are aiming for the Tokyo Olympics, finished 14th of 35 in the Grand Prix on 68.152% and qualified for the Special. They then scored 68.191% for fourth…

Syriana, New Grand Prix Horse for Mary Hanna

Australian Olympian Mary Hanna has added a new Grand Prix ride to her string of horses, the 13-year old Westfalian mare Syriana. Syriana is by Sir Donnerhall I x Bormio xx x Werbefunk. Sold through Hof Kasselmann to dressage afficionado Frank Henning, Syriana was twice competed by Christine Henning in the winter of 2017-2018. In…

Stable Update

Five-time Australian Olympic dressage rider Mary Hanna has made some changes in her dressage life as she wants to focus on qualifying for what could be her last Olympic Games in 2020. The 64-year old Hanna has sold her Rio Olympic partner Boogie Woogie as well as her 2017 World Young Horse Championship finalist Gerion to Andreas…