Entries by Sonja


EIAF’S UAE representative Mr Alam Dastani, attended the 2018 Abu Dhabi International Equestrian Exhibition. “This exhibition attracts over 60,000 visitors a day of people with equine interests in the Middle East,” Alam said. “It was important for us to have a presence at this event and I was able to discuss the processes involved in […]

Size doesn’t matter!

EIAF flies all kinds of equine animals … including miniature donkeys. These little guys came to Australia from the USA and, yes, they may be unusual cargo but aren’t they just the CUTEST? If you need to fly horses, ponies or donkeys to different parts of the world EIAF can help!    

The Yulong Autumn Sale

Long regarded the sleeping giant, horse ownership in mainland China has gone ahead in leaps and bounds in recent years and clearly one of the main drivers is the remarkable Zhang Yuesheng, owner of the Yulong Horse Group. Recently, a large contingent of Australians – including EIAF’s managing director, Cameron Croucher – travelled to Shanxi […]

Equestrian pursuits in the Philippines

Equestrian pursuits in the Philippines have been popular since time immemorial, but none more so than the country’s horse racing and polo. EIAF recently organised a charter to the Philippines which included a wide range of polo ponies, racehorses, broodmares and the thoroughbred stallion Keep The Faith (sire of the multiple Group One winning racehorse Trust […]


LIGHTNING RESULT IN GOLDEN HORSESHOE The Aushorse sponsored Golden Horseshoe is dedicated to juvenile racehorses and is arguably the most sought out series in Singapore. Consisting of four heats which then lead into the S$325,000 Group Two Aushorse Golden Horseshoe Final in July. One definite disciple is Australian expat, Steven Burridge, who is the trainer […]

Magic Millions British Eventing champion – Chris Burton

Magic Millions British Eventing champion an Aussie … Elite Australian rider Chris Burton has been crowned the British Open Eventing champion for a second time at Magic Millions’ showpiece equestrian event at Gatcombe Park in Gloucestershire. The event is a landmark partnership between the Magic Millions and the Festival of British Eventing. Headed by Magic […]

Across the Ditch from New Zealand to Australia

Horses have been going backwards and forwards between Australia and New Zealand since … well, long before Phar Lap was in a foal rug! However, that old black and white film from the 1930s that you see of Phar Lap being craned on to a ship, is very much a thing of the past and […]

Amanda Ross & Koko Popping Candy make Top 10

AMANDA POPS INTO TOP 10 SPOT SsangYong Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials have wrapped up in the UK, with Australian combination Amanda Ross and Koko Popping Candy (Zarzy) finishing 10th of more than 100 starters. It was a fantastic effort by the Australian WEG reserve combination. Amanda was the highest placed international rider, with the […]

EIAF Charter Auckland to Brisbane

EIAF recently arranged a charter flight from Auckland to Brisbane. The plane was full with a mix of horses bound for various stables across Queensland with quite a few heading to the Magic Millions National Weanling, Broodmare and Yearling Sale at the end of May 2018. #EIAFtransported #yourhorseisourPRIORITY