The 70’s were turbulent times for the Australian eventers. They narrowly missed out on

a medal in Munich in 1972 and were successful at Montreal in 1976 – where they secured the bronze.

The three horses nominated for this poll were all a part of the bronze medal winning team at Montreal including:

  1. Merv Bennett on REGAL REIGN
  2. Wayne Roycroft on LARENSON
  3. Denis Piggot on HILLSTEAD

Let us know who your favourite Australian event horse of the 70’s was by voting in our poll below.

WATCH this video of the Australian team in Montreal in 1976 – if you need some help deciding.

One Reply to “THE STARS OF THE 70’S”

  1. “Hilly” was the best’ never refused a fence, competing or schooling.
    Sadly the one big event I missed as his groom was Montreal!! BUGGER!!


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