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JOIN THE SQUAD AND SPREAD THE WORD ON SOCIAL MEDIA

JOIN THE SQUAD AND SPREAD THE WORD ON SOCIAL MEDIA

JOIN   THE   SQUAD   AND   SPREAD   THE   WORD   ON   SOCIAL   MEDIA Media Release 16 November 2017 The   Mitsubishi   Motors   Australian   International   3   Day   Event   (MMAus3DE)   has   finally   arrived   and   it’s    time   for   the   world   to   hear   about   it.   Whilst   Olympic   gold   medallist   and   former   Event   Director   Gillian    Rolton   unfortunately   cannot   attend   the   event,   she   will   be   riding   in   spirit.   Spread   #GillRidesWithUs    across   social   media   to   show   support   for   both   the   event   and   this   sporting   legend.   The   other   official    hashtag   in   use   is   #MMAus3de   and   an   event   Snapchat   filter   is   on   its   way. The   2017   Mitsubishi   Motors   Aus3DE   attracts   Australia’s   best   horse   and   rider   combinations   across    three   phases   –   Dressage,   Cross   Country   and   Show   Jumping,   with   the   event   to   be   a   qualifying    competition   for   the   Australian   team   for   the   2018   World   Equestrian   Games   to   be   held   in   North    Carolina,   USA. The...
2017 MITSUBISHI MOTORS AUS3DE ALL SET AND READY TO GO!

2017 MITSUBISHI MOTORS AUS3DE ALL SET AND READY TO GO!

2017 MITSUBISHI MOTORS AUS3DE ALL SET AND READY TO GO! Media Release 15 November 2017 The 2017 Mitsubishi Motors Australian International 3 Day Event (MMAus3DE) is set to kick off on Thursday 16 November, heralding its 20th year, held in the Adelaide parklands. This year is set to be bigger than ever with an amazing program of equestrian events from Thursday  16 to Sunday 19 November. Tomorrow,   gates   open   from   8.00am   for   a   free   day   of   dressage   for   the   general   public,   with   the   first    competitor   stepping   on   to   the   Brand   SA   Main   Arena   for   the   Horseland   CCI2*   from   9am. Dr   Felicity-­‐ann   Lewis,   Aus3DE   Chair,   said   that   everything   was   set   for   an   amazing   competition   and   the    Adelaide   parklands   were   looking   better   than   ever,   providing   a   beautiful   backdrop   for   this   unique   city    equestrian   event. “We   have   a   very   strong   field   of   21   entries   in   the   Mitsubishi   Motors   CCI4*,   Olympic   standard    competition,   with   Australia’s   best   horses   vying   for   top   honours,   along   with   a   strong   contingent   of   six    horse’s   from   New   Zealand,”   said...
GODOLPHIN JOINS WITH MITSUBISHI MOTORS AUS3DE TO SHOWCASE THE THOROUGHBRED

GODOLPHIN JOINS WITH MITSUBISHI MOTORS AUS3DE TO SHOWCASE THE THOROUGHBRED

GODOLPHIN JOINS WITH MITSUBISHI MOTORS AUS3DE TO SHOWCASE THE THOROUGHBRED Media Release 14 November 2017   The Mitsubishi Motors Australian International 3 Day Event (MMAus3DE) has joined forces with the largest racing stable in the world, Godolphin, to showcase the diversity of the thoroughbred as a performance horse. The Godolphin Racehorse to Sporthorse Showcase will be a major exhibition as part of the 2017 Mitsubishi Motors Australian International 3 Day Event’s program on Saturday 18 November at the completion of the Cross Country phase of the competition. Mrs Felicity Lewis, MMAus3DE Chair says the MMAus3DE is recognised as the Southern Hemisphere’s premier equestrian event and it is fitting that the thoroughbred is being recognised for its diversity, adaptability and athleticism across a range of disciplines in the Godolphin Racehorse to Sporthorse Showcase to be held in the Main Arena at Victoria Park on Saturday afternoon. “We are excited to be partnering with Godolphin to recognise that thoroughbred racehorses can have a long and successful career as a sporthorse after retiring from the racetrack,” says Mrs Lewis. “Historically, thoroughbred horses have always been successful equestrian athletes in the sport of eventing and at this year’s MMAus3DE we have five Off The Track thoroughbreds competing in the Olympic standard 4-star event, and 30 thoroughbreds overall, representing 30% of all entries.” Mr Ross Cole, Interim Managing Director of Godolphin said, “As an organisation, Godolphin’s priority is the welfare of the horse and for the thoroughbred to go on to successfully fulfil other roles once their racing careers have finished.” “The Godolphin Lifetime Care program is committed to supporting initiatives that focus on...
Aus3DE RECEIVES ‘BEST EVENT OF THE YEAR’ AWARD FROM INTERNATIONAL MAGAZINE 

Aus3DE RECEIVES ‘BEST EVENT OF THE YEAR’ AWARD FROM INTERNATIONAL MAGAZINE 

Aus3DE RECEIVES ‘BEST EVENT OF THE YEAR’ AWARD FROM INTERNATIONAL MAGAZINE Media Release 8 November 2017   The 2016 Australian International 3 Day Event (Aus3DE) has been awarded ‘Best Eventing Event of the Year’ by the international equestrian magazine L’Annee Hippique. Voted by readers across the world, the Aus3DE has beaten numerous other international events to take home this prestigious award, and truly defines the Olympic standard event as one of the best ‘Three Day Events’ in the world. Aus3DE Chair, Dr Felicity-ann Lewis, says this award truly puts the Mitsubishi Motors Australian International 3 Day Event on the world equestrian map and is testament to the hard work and dedication that Event Director, Gillian Rolton, and the Aus3DE team have invested into the event over the past 20 years. “Gillian Rolton was so thrilled to receive the news that the Mitsubishi Motors Australian International 3 Day Event was recognised by the international equestrian community and to receive the award – ‘Best Eventing Event of the Year’ by L’Annee Hippique,” says Dr Lewis. “Gillian has worked tirelessly as Event Director to ensure that the world knows about Adelaide and the unique equestrian event that is hosted in the heart of this beautiful city. “Over the last ten years, Gill has overseen the growth of the event, from three days of competition to a four-day program that now includes Friday and Saturday night entertainment, as well as displays, masterclasses and Event Ambassadors from all over the world,” says Dr Lewis. This is the second consecutive year that the Aus3DE has received an ‘Event of the Year’ Award. Last year, the...
MITSUBISHI MOTORS AUS 3DE ANNOUNCES EVENT AMBASSADOR AND MORE

MITSUBISHI MOTORS AUS 3DE ANNOUNCES EVENT AMBASSADOR AND MORE

MITSUBISHI MOTORS AUS 3DE ANNOUNCES EVENT AMBASSADOR AND MORE Media Release 6 September 2017   The Mitsubishi Motors Australian International 3-Day Event has a long history of partnering with international eventing figures to bring more of the equestrian sport to the Adelaide crowds. For 2017, the event is pleased to announce that UK-based Australian eventer and Olympic Bronze medallist, Sam Griffiths, will be heading to the Adelaide event as Event Ambassador. Sam was one of the Australian team members of the Bronze medal winning Olympic Eventing Team and finished fourth individually at the 2016 Rio Olympics. He has competed at 3-day events throughout the world with much success, and in 2014 on his Irish Sport Horse mare, Paulank Brockagh, won the UK’s CCI4* Badminton Horse Trials, and placed third at the Burghley Horse Trials on his horse, Happy Times.  Sam has represented Australia on many occasions, including the World Equestrian Games and the 2012 London Olympics. Sam is now based in the UK . Event Director, Gillian Rolton, said that Sam Griffiths will be a wonderful Event Ambassador for the Mitsubishi Motors Australian International 3 Day Event, having visited the Adelaide event previously. “Sam has a wealth of knowledge on the sport of eventing and this is apparent in the successes that he has had on the international stage. The Masterclasses that he will present will no doubt be extremely interesting and informative, and I’m sure he will be able to provide great insight from a rider’s perspective in to the Mitsubishi CCI4* Cross Country Course in his course walks,” said Mrs Rolton. Sam Griffiths said that he was...
MITSUBISHI MOTORS PARTNERS WITH AUSTRALIAN INTERNATIONAL 3-DAY EQUESTRIAN EVENT

MITSUBISHI MOTORS PARTNERS WITH AUSTRALIAN INTERNATIONAL 3-DAY EQUESTRIAN EVENT

MEDIA RELEASE 1 JUNE 2017 MITSUBISHI MOTORS PARTNERS WITH AUSTRALIAN INTERNATIONAL 3-DAY EQUESTRIAN EVENT TO BRING MORE HORSEPOWER TO ADELAIDE The Australian International 3-Day Event (Aus3DE) today announced that Mitsubishi Motors will partner with the iconic international equestrian event as Naming Rights sponsor for the next three years. The Mitsubishi Motors Australian International Three Day Event is one of only six CCI four star (Olympic standard) events to be held across the world, and attracts over 25,000 spectators in Adelaide over the three days. Mitsubishi Motors Australia CEO, Mutsuhiro Oshikiri met with Leon Bignell, Minister for Tourism and Gillian Rolton Aus3DE Event Director today to announce the sponsorship. “Mitsubishi Motors as an international company with a head office in Adelaide, is proud to be the official naming sponsor of the Mitsubishi Motors Australian Three Day Event and to show its support for this major event in the Australian sporting calendar,” Mr Oshikiri said. “Mitsubishi Motors were sponsors of the Three Day Event from 2000 to 2005, and we are excited to recommence our support of this international sporting event over the coming years.” Minister for Tourism Leon Bignell said he was delighted Mitsubishi Motors had been announced as the naming rights sponsor for Australia’s premier equestrian competition. “To have a highly respected, global motor company like Mitsubishi sponsor our internationally renowned 3-day event is a perfect partnership and we welcome the news, Minister Bignell said. “Mitsubishi has a long history of supporting major events in South Australia dating back to the first Australian Formula One Grand Prix in 1985. “The 3-day event keeps getting better each year – there’s...