Tyana’s lifetime has been surrounded by horses. Starting out as most riders in Australia do, through Pony Club dabbling in Prince Phillip Games, progressing to saddle horse, minor level eventing and ultimately settling, and establishing a career in the discipline of dressage.
Tyana won and was reserve, for several West Australian State Dressage Championships across a variety of levels. In previous years Tyana has traveled to the eastern states to compete at the Victorian Dressage Championships, Sydney CDI and Australian Dressage Championships. In 2006 Tyana represented Australia at the New Delhi Dressage Invitational. Early on in her career Tyana was a working pupil for Mary Hanna, and later on spent time working in Germany at Hof Bettenrode (Family Hess) and Kempke Hof.
Tyana’s has trained with Clemens Dierks, Glennis Barry, Ricky Macmillan, Manolo Mendez and Harry Boldt. Currently Tyana trains with Lone Jorgensen.
Tyana is a NCAS EA Accredited Coach . Providing dressage coaching for a myriad of different riders, from recreational to 1* and FEI.
Tyana has a Bachelor of Science in Medical Imaging Technology and a Graduate Certificate -Physician Assistant Studies. Tyana believes that Continuing Professional Development (CPD) is integral in all professions and is essential to learning and improving.
A and B Judges Seminar Maria Schwennesen
Equine Dissection and Biomechanics with Dr Bennett
Equinology EQ 100 Equine Body Worker
Equinology EQ 700 Saddle Fit
Equinology EQ 300-600 Biomechanics, Lameness and Gait Abnormalities
Acupressure with Dr Kerry Ridgeway
Equine Dissection and Biomechanics with Sharon May-Davis
Australian Representative India Dressage Invitational 2006.
1988, 1999, 2000 and 2005 Australian Dressage Championships
2000 & 2007 Victorian Dressage Festival and 2007 Sydney CDI.
• Runner Up Masters Series Elementary Final 2015
• Runner Up Masters Series Novice Final 2015
• Leon Baker Classic Reserve Elementary Champion 2015
• Leon Baker Classic D Trans Novice Champion 2015
• Henty Winter Festival Novice Champion 2015
• DAWA Gala Preliminary Champion 2015
• Perth Dressage Highest Percentage 2015
• State Preliminary Dressage Champion 2012
• Perth Dressage Highest Percentage 2012
• Runner Up Uwe Spenlen and Hermitage Dressage Horse of the Year 2012
• Masters Series Grand Prix Champion 2014
• Leon Baker Dressage Classic Large Tour Champion 2014
• WA State Dressage Large Tour Champion 2014
• Swan River Dressage Karma Resorts Grand Prix Champion 2014
• Leon Baker Dressage Classic Westcape Contracting Large Tour Champion 2013
• Prix St George Sydney CDI 2007
• Alcoa World Alumina Pinjarra Small Tour Champion 2007
• WA State Medium Champion 2005
Short listed for the world Equestrian Games- Kentucky with Sonja Johnson) campaigned to Advanced Level Dressage.
• 2009 State Preliminary, Reserve Novice Champion and Novice Indoor Champion).
• 1999 Australian Dressage Championships , 1999 Victorian Dressage Festival and 2000 Australian Dressage Championships.
For further results, please utilize Equestrian Australia Results Search.
Matts’s lifetime has also been surrounded by horses. Growing up on a cattle farm, mustering cattle and commencing Polocrosse at age 7.
Matt has a wealth of knowledge and long career spanning over 20 yrs working with horses. Matt started in Polocrosse at a very young age. After completing school he worked in New Zealand playing, breaking and training Poloccrosse horses. Matt then moved to WA playing, breaking and training horses.
Matt then secured a position as a breaker and horse trainer for Devereaux Farm. He continued to play Polocrosse and it is here he commenced his career in polo in 1998. In 2004 Matt became the Manager for Geebung Polo Team (Australia), managing the Devereaux Polo Farm for eight years. This included the training, care and management of over 350 horses from foals to performances horses. He also managed the breeding program, with some 30 foals born each year. In 2010 Matt then went onto manage the Mandalay Polo Team for four years where he continued to run a horse program for polo ponies that competed throughout Australia, winning numerous awards.
Matt is a NCAS Polocrosse coach and an accomplished performance horse breeder, selling horses interstate and internationally.
2010 and 2011 Queensland Gold Cup Winners
2011 Mercedes Cup QLD Winners
2011 Runner Up Ellerston Spring Polo Cup
2013 Oz Fest Argyle Diamond Tournament Jaipur India
2013 Ellerston 16 goal Winners and Most Valuable Player (MVP).
Multiple, Charles, Gooch and WA Open Cups and champion pony awards both in WA and the Eastern States spanning the last 20 yrs.
2003 World Cup Squad
3 times National Title Winner (NSW and WA)
Numerous State and Australian Zone Titles, Champion player and Champion Pony prizes
2008 Coach of the winning WA Women’s Team at the Polocrosse National Championships