Welcome to Racing Girl. My name is Tai Ryan, I've grown up in the racing industry but there's still so much more I want to learn. Come along for the ride as we explore racing together! Read my full intro here.
It’s the ultimate cliché – a young girl is given a rocking horse, falls in love with horses and dreams of one day not only owning her own pony, but spending her life surrounded by them. For Bailey Allen, it is a dream that has come true. Growing up in Victoria’s Wangaratta, 24-year-old Bailey always loved to be outside and surrounded by animals. She spent weekends and school holidays at her grandparent’s dairy farm, riding around the paddocks with her cousins on horseback. *B
As a child growing up on a 3000 acre sheep and beef farm in Dannevirke, on the eastern side of New Zealand’s North Island, Justine Hales traversed the property and helped her parents with farm work from the back of her pony. Next month, she’ll be again traversing land on horseback – but this time, it will be across the rugged grasslands of Mongolia. Justine will be joining 40 other competitors in this year’s edition of the longest and toughest horse race on earth – The Mongol
Goldners Horse Transport have been putting horses first for the past 75 years and will continue to do so for an indefinite time. The brainchild of James Gustav (J.G.) Goldner and his wife Ethelene, the company started with modest beginnings, transporting horses from Morphettville Racecourse in 1945. After J.G’s passing in 1978, his daughter Beryl assumed the Chairmanship of the family business. Beryl was a female pioneer in Australian business, especially in the transport of
In the pipeline for the last 4 years, my recent European adventure was originally instigated by my mum as a trip to Paris for Benji’s 10th birthday present (spoilt grandchild much?!) But with my Irish ancestory and a new found interest in international racing, I may have slightly hijacked the itinerary by adding on a visit to the Emerald Isle. It sounds so cliché but Ireland’s scenery is truly nothing short of breathtaking. Rolling hills, clear streams, ancient ruins, cloud-s