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PAGET Jonathan
Sport Eventing
NOC New Zealand   
GenderMale
Born17 Nov 1983 in Wellsford, NZL
Height1.90 m
Human Interest
Sport Specific Information
Why this sport? His father moved to a rural property and bought him a horse to ride while he was there.
General Interest
Most influential person in career Coach Kevin McNab. (cliftoneventers.com, 10 Nov 2010)
Awards and honours He was named Eventer of the Year at the New Zealand Horse of the Year Show in 2009 and 2010. (cliftoneventers.com, 10 Nov 2010)
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? He began riding at age 18 in Sydney, NSW, Australia.
Further Personal Information
Occupation Athlete, Coach, Horse Trainer, Manager
General Interest
Other information NEW ZEALAND TO AUSTRALIA AND ENGLAND AND BACK
He was born in Wellsford, New Zealand. In 1986 he moved to Sydney, NSW, Australia, where he spent the next two decades. In 2007 he returned to New Zealand to become principal rider for Clifton Eventers. Then in February 2011 he relocated to Dunsfold, England. In 2014 he began building a new facility in Marlborough, England, and relocated there upon its completion in July 2015. In 2017 he returned to New Zealand after being recruited by Equestrian Sport New Zealand to work as a high-performance eventing coach. (nzequestrian.org.nz, 15 Apr 2020, 21 Nov 2019, 20 Feb 2011; timarucourier.co.nz, 07 Sep 2017; horsetalk.co.nz, 20 Oct 2016; horsezone.co.uk, 07 Jul 2015; cliftoneventers.com, 07 Sep 2010)

HIGH PERFORMANCE MANAGER
In 2020 he was appointed high performance general manager for Equestrian Sports New Zealand. "I really enjoy working with the federation because I get to leverage my experience in the sport in the different layers of the programme. It's really interesting and challenging work which keeps me learning. I'm most proud of the programme's development and seeing the riders transition from development into the high performance space." (eurodressage.com, 27 May 2022; nzequestrian.org.nz, 07 Jun 2021; fei.org, 07 Nov 2020; horsetalk.co.nz, 22 Oct 2020)
Nicknames Jock (eurodressage.com, 27 May 2022)
Hero / Idol New Zealand equestrians Mark Todd, Andrew Nicholson, Caroline Powell, and Blyth Tait. (eventingworldwide.com, 2013)
Last Update
  07 Jun 2022
Further Personal Information
Languages English

Major Results
Olympic Games
Year Venue Horse Ind. Rank Team Rank
2012 OG-C London (GBR) CLIFTON PROMISE 10 3
World Equestrian Games
Year Venue Horse Ind. Rank Team Rank
2010 6th WEG-C Lexington KY (USA) CLIFTON PROMISE 7  
Continental Championships and Games
Year Venue Horse Ind. Rank Team Rank
2011 CH-AS.P-C3* Blenheim (GBR) BULLET PROOF   1
Other Events
Year Venue Horse Ind. Rank Team Rank
2013 CCI4*-HSBC Badminton (GBR) CLIFTON PROMISE 1  
2013 CCI4*-HSBC Burghley (GBR) CLIFTON PROMISE 1  
2013 CCI4*-HSBC Badminton (GBR) CLIFTON LUSH 14  
2013 CCI4*-HSBC Burghley (GBR) CLIFTON LUSH WD  
2013 CCI4*-HSBC Luhmühlen (GER) BULLET PROOF WD  
2012 CCI4*-HSBC Pau (FRA) CLIFTON PROMISE 2  
2012 CCI4*-HSBC Burghley (GBR) CLIFTON LUSH 5  
2012 CCI4*-HSBC Lexington KY (USA) CLIFTON PROMISE 6  
2011 CCI4*-HSBC Burghley (GBR) CLIFTON LUSH 5  
2011 CCI4*-HSBC Burghley (GBR) CLIFTON PROMISE 12  
2011 CCI4*-HSBC Luhmühlen (GER) CLIFTON LUSH EL  
2010 CCI4*-HSBC Lexington KY (USA) CLIFTON PROMISE 27  

Current Results
Date Venue Competition Horse Ind. Rank Team Rank
12.07.2014 to 13.07.2014 CIC2* Brightling Park (GBR)   CLIFTON SIGNATURE 10  
03.10.2013 to 06.10.2013 CCI2* Osberton (GBR)   CLIFTON SIGNATURE 24  
20.09.2013 to 22.09.2013 CIC2* Gatcombe Park (GBR)   CLIFTON DICKARA 13  
05.09.2013 to 08.09.2013 CCI4*-HSBC Burghley (GBR)   CLIFTON LUSH WD  
05.09.2013 to 08.09.2013 CCI4*-HSBC Burghley (GBR)   CLIFTON PROMISE DSQ  
15.08.2013 to 18.08.2013 CCI2* Le Pin au Haras (FRA)   SHADY GREY 16  
02.08.2013 to 04.08.2013 CIC3* Gatcombe Park (GBR)   CLIFTON LUSH 1  
02.08.2013 to 04.08.2013 CIC3* Gatcombe Park (GBR)   CLIFTON PROMISE WD  
13.07.2013 to 14.07.2013 CIC1* Brightling Park (GBR)   CLIFTON DICKARA 9  
13.07.2013 to 14.07.2013 CIC2* Brightling Park (GBR)   CLIFTON SIGNATURE 16  
25.06.2013 to 30.06.2013 CICO3* Aachen (GER)   CLIFTON LUSH 24 5
13.06.2013 to 16.06.2013 CCI4*-HSBC Luhmühlen (GER)   BULLET PROOF WD  
06.06.2013 to 09.06.2013 CIC3* Bramham (GBR)   SHADY GREY 24  
30.05.2013 to 02.06.2013 CCI2* Ratoath, Tattersalls (IRL)   CLIFTON COGNAC 10  
30.05.2013 to 02.06.2013 CCI2* Ratoath, Tattersalls (IRL)   CHEQUERS PLAY THE GAME 48  
03.05.2013 to 06.05.2013 CCI4*-HSBC Badminton (GBR)   CLIFTON PROMISE 1  
03.05.2013 to 06.05.2013 CCI4*-HSBC Badminton (GBR)   CLIFTON LUSH 14  
12.04.2013 to 14.04.2013 CIC2* Belton (GBR)   CHEQUERS PLAY THE GAME 7  
12.04.2013 to 14.04.2013 CIC2* Belton (GBR)   CLIFTON COGNAC 18  
12.04.2013 to 14.04.2013 CIC3* Belton (GBR)   CLIFTON LUSH 19  
12.04.2013 to 14.04.2013 CIC3* Belton (GBR)   CLIFTON PROMISE 57  
28.07.2012 to 09.08.2012 Olympic Games-C London (GBR)   CLIFTON PROMISE   3
03.07.2012 to 08.07.2012 CICO3*-NC Aachen (GER)   BULLET PROOF   4
Abbreviation Meaning
DNF Did Not Finish
DNS Did Not Start
DNQ Did Not Qualify
DSQ Disqualified
FNR Finished No Rank
RET Retired
WDW Withdrawal






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