Behind The Scenes Tour

Enjoy a unique ‘Behind the Scenes’ tour of one of Australia’s premier equestrian events


Behind the Scenes – Cross Country

9.30am – 3pm


Includes lunch, entry and parking

  • 9.30 am – Meet Daniel Power at the Riders Office near at the Riders Retreat
  • 10.00 am – Walk the cross country with world renowned UK course designer – Mike Etherington-Smith  – meet at the XC start on the Steeple chase track. Tour the stables and the wash down area for a glimpse of how Australia’s elite horses are cared for as they finish the testing cross country phase.
  • 12.00 pm Grab lunch from the Mess Hall and enjoy the rest of the action of the XC.
  • 12. 10 pm Time is yours to watch the Cross country action


Behind the Scenes – Showjumping

9.45am – 1pm


Includes lunch, entry and parking

  • 9.45 am Meet Daniel Power at the Riders Office near at the Riders Retreat
  • Tour the stables and hear all about what it takes to care for top eventing horses.
  • 10.50 am Grab a packed lunch from the Mess Hall.
  • 11.00 am Walk the CCI3* show jumping with Mark Atkins the Course Designer
  • Watch the action of the CCI3* Show Jumping for the rest of the day.

Your Guide

Daniel Power was an International Eventing Groom for many years. He has an impressive list of events, travelling the globe and helped represent Australia at the 2004 Olympic Games with Olivia Bunn.

After Event Grooming he moved to the Thoroughbred Industry and was foreman for Anthony Cummings and The Freedman Brothers and had Group 1 winners Zavite and Smokin’ Joey under his care.

He currently works for the Australian Equine Racing Academy as a Workplace Trainer & Assessor. Dan is still active in the Eventing scene and is a much-loved member of the eventing community.

Behind the Scenes Ticket Booking

Behind the Scenes Tickets
Tickets can be collected at the event

For more information

Contact Vicki Burgess at Sydney Eventing at