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EQ Life October magazine: All in the genes for Alistair & Sweeney

Alistair Schramm and Zero Degrees competing at the 2021 Australian Youth Dressage Championships. © Geoff McLean - Gone Riding Media

Alistair Schramm and Zero Degrees competing at the 2021 Australian Youth Dressage Championships.

© Geoff McLean - Gone Riding Media

 

All in the genes for Alistair & Sweeney

By Geoff McLean

Alistair Schramm and his 18-year-old thoroughbred Zero Degrees, aka Sweeney, were both destined to do well – it’s in their blood. It’s just that Sweeney’s bloodlines link him to a racing legend, not FEI Grand Prix dressage.

When Alistair Schramm and Zero Degrees took the Racing Queensland sponsored Off The Track Thoroughbred award at The Saddlefitter Brisbane CDN, it completed the transition from ex-racehorse to FEI Grand Prix dressage horse for Sweeney.

Alistair Schramm is the younger brother of Australian international eventer Dominic Schramm, who is currently campaigning in the US; Dom recently finished second in a CCI4*S in South Carolina, and is set to start at the inaugural Maryland CCI5* with Bolytair B. Like his brother, Alistair, 23, is a dedicated and determined young athlete showing potential as both a rider and a leader in our sport...

 

Read the full article in the October issue of Equestrian Life magazine here.

 

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