Meet the HorseWyse Spur Squad

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Hannah is a self-taught trainer who practices natural horsemanship, liberty and clicker training.  She has developed a large social media following with over 200 thousand Instagram followers, making her one of the most followed horse Instagram account in Australia.

Hannah’s globally loved horse ‘Crunch’ is a 10-year-old American miniature horse, is her main attraction.

His eye-catching ability has gained over 10 million views on YouTube and several TV appearances, from Disney Channel’s ‘Hanging With’, to Channel 7 Sunrise and the Today Show. 

Liberty and Trick Training 

Hannah Pikkat

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Jessica Rae was named on National High-Performance Squads for 2019 and competed in New Zealand at the Oceania Eventing Championships for Australia. 

As a child Jessica competed in everything, sporting, hacking, jumping, dressage. But she always enjoyed Eventing and the challenge of being competitive across 3 different phases.

Last year at the Melbourne International 3 Day Event Jessica placed 2nd on Rascal in the CCI*** class. Rascal is in fact, the first horse she bred which makes the journey with him all the more special.

Jessica’s’ main focus is on developing emerging talent and evolving their potential to achieve success at WEG and Olympic levels. 

Eventer 

Jessica Rae

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Donal grew up on a 30,000 acre cattle station near Injune in Queensland. Horses were an essential way to gather cattle and that’s where Donal’s interest in horses began.

Donal performed and trained horses for the “Australian Outback Spectacular”. He was taken on by “Double Dan Horsemanship” travelling throughout the USA and Canada furthering his horsemanship skills. He now runs “Hancock Horsemanship” where he provides training for horses and owners to increase their horsemanship skills. 

Liberty Training and Stunt Rider

Donal Hancock

Annyka is a successful rider and has competed internationally in both Show Jumping and Eventing. Annyka has turned her passion for horse and helping others too coaching, assisting athletes to reach their full potential. 

Being a Neuro Linguistic Programming practitioner, and Life Coach Annyka has had the opportunity to worth within the the education system and high performance athletes. As well as having her NCAS L1 General Coach, L2 in Horse Management and Riding Skill Specific Trainer and Assessor makes Annyka a flexible yet professional coach.

Annyka has been a full time equestrian coach for over 20 years, previously as Head Coach of New England Girls School Equestrian Team and coached the Australian Team to victory at the Penang International Horse Show in 2015.

In recent years Annyka has been conducting coaching and sport mindset programmes and recently finished her book ‘Engaging the Child Rider’. She is passionate about the psychology of Equestrian Sport and delivers cutting edge techniques to best develop and nurture the equestrian athlete.

Elite Equestrian and Life Coach 

Annyka Overton

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