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Marcia Williamson
Aberdeen, in the glorious Hunter Valley
My journey to elite level eventing has been via the Scenic Route, and along the way I gained a host of little gems that I would like to share with you!
Interests: Psychoanalysis and any form of mental dissection, thinking about small things way too hard, inspiring people to 'just keep trying!!', laughing at my own absurdity, embarrassing my husband with glowing compliments in public, turning a lesson into a therapy session
Recent Activity
It was a fantastic surprise to learn that my sponsorship application to Southern Stars Saddlery (owned by the Fredericks family and therefore sponsors of Clayton and Lucinda) was successful and I am the lucky recipient of a 2 Star level sponsorship package. Many thanks to Team Fredericks for this opportunity!... Continue reading
Posted Feb 26, 2012 at Eventing via the Scenic Route
Like most of my students, I spend the most part of my riding day schooling on the flat without assistance (the all important ‘eyes on the ground’). For people who school by themselves, the paddock can be a lonely place, and you can feel like your schooling is getting nowhere.... Continue reading
Posted Sep 29, 2011 at Eventing via the Scenic Route
Scone Jump Club plans to offer their support for those affected by the Queensland Flood Crisis by donating all of the funds generated in showjumping rounds at their 16 January Training Day to RSPCA Queensland. There are a number of horse studs and equestrian centres in Toowoomba and South East... Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2011 at Eventing via the Scenic Route
AMW Equine is planning a 3 Day Eventing Clinic at Denman Pony Club grounds FRI 28 Jan - Dressage Lessons SAT 29 Jan - Showjumping Lessons SUN 30 Jane - Cross Country Lessons Will be a fantastic opportunity to get in some schooling on a great course, before the start... Continue reading
Posted Dec 21, 2010 at Eventing via the Scenic Route
Confidence Building Eventer 16.2hh 10yo TB Gelding $5,500 negotiable Moo is bold AND safe- will help even the most timid rider conquer cross country rounds! He is very fast cross country, but is no trouble to pull up in front of a fence, has never had jumping penalties, and when... Continue reading
Posted Nov 19, 2010 at Eventing via the Scenic Route
Ah! Cross country jumping! The reason that we all get out of bed in the morning! Desp ite this being the most dangerous phase of eventing, this is the one that we like the most. However, there are more hazards to navigate than just the fences and the most stressful... Continue reading
Posted Oct 3, 2010 at Eventing via the Scenic Route
Hors’Etiquette – the showjumping warm up The showjumping warm-up can be the most chaotic, nerve-wracking event of your whole weekend, and at nearly every event I am reminded of just how many people don’t understand the necessary etiquette of this frightful place. There are some relatively simple rules to follow... Continue reading
Posted Sep 8, 2010 at Eventing via the Scenic Route
Sometimes, my riding and teaching week has a theme, and a couple of weeks ago, that theme was "Oh no!! The spur mark!". That week, a student of mine got spur marks as she warmed up for a dressage test, another gave her horse a spur mark in a lesson... Continue reading
Posted Mar 21, 2010 at Eventing via the Scenic Route
This little blog is definitely FYI. Check out the categories for information on horses that we have for sale, information on clinics and lessons that are coming up, and the category we are going to call Marcia Says (just like Confucious, just a little more self-deprecating!), where you can find... Continue reading
Posted Mar 21, 2010 at Eventing via the Scenic Route
To find out your time, or to see where you can slot in an entry, have a look at the program below. Give me a call on 0407 403 802 if you have any questions, or you need to make a change! The program will also be posted somewhere on... Continue reading
Posted Mar 3, 2010 at Eventing via the Scenic Route
1 Day Showjumping Clinic - White Park, Scone 7 March, 2010 Scone Jump Club is running a training day on 6 March 2010, the weekend before Scone Horse Trials. This is a good opportunity for SJC members to get a couple of rounds of jumping under their belt, then focus... Continue reading
Posted Feb 24, 2010 at Eventing via the Scenic Route
4yo Brown TB Gelding 16.2hh By Dolphin Street out of Lady Joan, a mare by Jade Hunter, raced under the name Send Me Some. Tommy is turning out to be a fabulous young horse, with everything that an eventer or showjumper would need. He has great paces, and a fantastic... Continue reading
Posted Feb 14, 2010 at Eventing via the Scenic Route
16.1hh TB Gelding, 6yo By Desert King (sire of Makybe Diva), out of Nadene, a mare by Kaapstad. Great type with lots of chrome, affectionate nature. Would suit either eventing or dressage home, as he has lovely movement. He is developing a very nice jumping technique and is ready to... Continue reading
Posted Feb 13, 2010 at Eventing via the Scenic Route
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