Victoria Racing Club celebrates commitment to Living Legends

Good Morning, As a member of the Victorian Racing Club (VRC) I want to share on the H&H blog any news updates that comes our way. Flemington Racecourse is the home to the Melbourne Cup ‘the race the stops a nation‘. Today, the Melbourne Cup is the richest handicap race held in Australia, and the … Continue Reading

Born to be Wild and Free

“Art is the bounce in your step and the music in your soul” LaToyah x I recently celebrated my birthday and one of my fabulous friends Katrina was inspired to create a piece as a gift to me. She has done an amazing job with colours and imagery that truely resinates with me. I had … Continue Reading

A Desert Wonderland

If there is somewhere in Dubai that you haven’t visited, then you must book yourself on the Royal Safari Desert Tour. This amazing experience is one I will never forget !! The afternoon started with a personal pickup from our hotel by our friendly driver Jason. He introduced himself with the itinerary of our evening … Continue Reading

A NEW ROSEHILL GARDENS RACECOURSE

The eyes of the racing world will turn to Rosehill during March for the world’s richest race for two-year-olds, the $3.5 million Golden Slipper. Today, I had the memorable experience of being welcomed by the Australian Turf Club Racing to attend the members opening of a new and improved race club at Rosehill Gardens. Morning … Continue Reading

Equine Lifestyle Festival 2015

The Equine Lifestyle Festival was full of energy over the last 3 days despite the rain. Held at the Hawkesbury Show grounds the EQUITANA Australia team and the New Zealand Farmlands Horse of The Year Show organisers were delighted to welcome a new concept event in NSW from 13th-15th of November 2015. Offering the advantage of one … Continue Reading

TRADITION & BEAUTY

The Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival is about so much more than swigging champagne and walking into the sunset, HighHeels in hand. This event has been around since its humble beginnings in 1861. Horse racing traditions have been the essence of racing for many generations. It has paved the way for classic trends and great Australian … Continue Reading

JEEP MELBOURNE POLO CUP

  You are invited by us this year !! Event: The Jeep Melbourne Polo Cup Date: Sunday 8 November Time: Starts 12:00pm midday until 5.30pm Location:  Werribee Mansion Polo Ground, Werribee Park   We LOVE Jeep & Polo The Jeep Melbourne Cup is the most prestigious tournament on the Victorian polo calendar and attracts professional teams & players from … Continue Reading

FASHION ~ FRIENDS ~ FUN

Glancing down at my watch I realise I am a little late. But what is a few minutes on such a fine Melbourne morning! Malvern station is abuzz with springtime chatter as I alight from the train and make tracks to my appointment. As I enter Mathieu Salems atelier it feels like I’ve been swept … Continue Reading

THE LADY OF HORSE RACING…

Whether it is Australia, Europe or any other place in the world, spring and summer bring the most cherishing colors on the horseracing tracks. The elegant display of fashion and style reminds us of how intensely spring and festivities of horse racing are interconnected together. The evolution of women’s dressing class and manner has evolved … Continue Reading

Legendary Land for Winners

Do you remember watching your first Melbourne Cup? How big and powerful the horses seemed? Do you wonder what happens to these champions when they retire? Living Legends is a charitable organisation that homes many retired Australian racehorses. The concept came about when owners started to question where their beloved retired racers would go after … Continue Reading