Latest News

  • How COVID has impacted the mindset of equestrians

    Slightly off the general topic of horses, sponsored riders, tack and competitions, however, still relevant for absolutely everyone. I'm going to sa...
  • New colour options at Kentaur Australia #MatchyMatchy

    Our custom-made saddles have always been a point of difference here at Kentaur Australia. We pride ourselves in being able to consistently create s...
  • Rider Series: Discussing Work/Riding Balance with Sarah Micallef

    We are introducing our new rider series where we tackle horse-related topics with some of our favourite riders!  This blog post discusses finding ...
  • Choosing the right dressage girth for your horse's shape

    Some times choosing a dressage girth (or any girth for that matter) its can be a little daunting, particularly when you have a new horse or the girth you currently have is causing issues...

  • The reviews are in: Montar Leather Range

    The Montar leather range has been in Australia for nearly 6 months now and to say we are impressed is an understatement. In our previous blog, we d...
  • WHAT FINANCE OPTIONS DOES KENTAUR AUSTRALIA OFFER?

    We’re dedicated to bringing the best possible service and offerings to our customers. Part of this involves providing a choice of finance options ...
  • What is International Helmet Awareness Day?

    As the 10th anniversary of the Riders4Helmets International Helmet Awareness Day (IHAD) draws closer, we thought we would explain a little more ab...
  • Which KenTaur Jump Saddle is right for you?

    A highly regarded producer of saddles in Europe, KenTaur has now gained recognition in the Australian market as a quality yet affordable brand of ...
  • Team Kentaur Australia: The Swan River Young Horse Show

    What a weekend at another great Swan River Young Horse Show! As a long-term Swan River sponsor, this is a show we circle on the calendar each year...
  • Choosing the right breastplate for your horse

    Choosing the right breastplate for you and your horse can be a difficult task. It’s important that the right breastplate is chosen so it not only ...
  • 3 reasons why Kask Helmets have taken the equestrian market by storm

    Kask Helmets have officially landed here at Kentaur Australia! We try our best to provide our customers with they want, and let’s say just say thi...
  • The new Montar leather range has landed!


  • 2019 ACE Assessment: Breeding for the Future

    Another year, another successful ACE (Australian Continental Equestrian Group) Warmblood Assessment Day done and dusted.   This years’ ACE Assessm...
  • Inspiring Women: Eventer Laurelle Hayes

    With International Women’s Day around the corner, we thought that we would take a step back to celebrate one of our inspiring female team members...
  • KenTaur Saddlery Czech: an Aussies guide

    It’s not every day that you get to do a ‘horsey’ tour of the Czech Republic with a fellow Aussie guide – who also happens to speak the language. S...
  • An ‘Interesting’ Start: WEG 2018

    We are now one week into the 2018 World Equestrian Games, and to say it has been an interesting start to the games would be an understatement! The...
  • How to Choose the Right Girth for your Horse

    It may seem like a simple piece of tack, but having the right girth is extremely important when it comes to your horse’s wardrobe. Not only can yo...
  • 3 Things you Didn’t Know About KEP Helmets

    As International Helmet Awareness Day (IHAD) draws closer, we thought we would share a few of the top things our customers didn’t know about KEP H...
  • Why you will LOVE our two new equestrian brands…

    It is with great excitement that we announce that we will be introducing two new equestrian brands to our range! We strive to bring our customers ...
  • Choosing the right Bell Boots for your horse

    Bell Boots, otherwise known as ‘overreach boots’, are an integral item in any rider’s tack box. Serving a mainly protective role, they cover the ...
  • Lorenzini Dressage V Jumping Stirrups: What’s the Difference?

    Lorenzini Titanium Stirrups are renowned worldwide for being one of the most comfortable, innovative and safest designs of riding stirrups. Made w...
  • Why use Shaped Anatomical Girths?

    Most of us probably don’t think twice about what shape of girth we use on our horses, let alone something as fancy as an anatomical girth. After a...
  • Rising Stars at the 2018 ACE Warmblood Assessment!

    Our annual ACE (Australian Continental Equestrian Group) Warmblood Assessment and Kentaur Australia Open Day on 11 February brought us a nice balm...
  • Soless Visors: The New ‘Must-Have’ for Equestrians

    It’s official. I have deemed the Soless equestrian visors a must-have in my riding wardrobe. Their superior UV protection, practicality and (dare ...
  • What is the difference between a De Gogue and a Chambon?

    We are often asked what the main differences are between two training aids that we stock: the Chambon and the De Gogue. Whilst similar in look, th...
  • Introducing Silver Crown

    We are very excited to announce that we will be stocking a new brand from France! Silver Crown is a sought-after brand of bridlery with a focus on...
  • How to Design Your Dream KEP Helmet

    So you’ve decided to take the plunge and purchase a KEP Helmet; one of the safest, most stylish and undeniably practical helmets on the market. Pe...
  • Thinking about trying or buying a KenTaur Saddle?

    With Christmas just around the corner (how did THAT happen?!), we have decided to run a special offer on all our KenTaur saddles; both custom orde...
  • What is International Helmet Awareness Day, and why is it important?

    Many riders will have heard of International Helmet Awareness Day (IHAD), most likely through Facebook or because they have taken advantage of the...
  • Equestrian Sports: Breaking the ‘Elitist’ Stigma

    I don’t think anyone could argue that equestrian sports are widely viewed by the public as elitist. The word ‘equestrian’ itself seems to be inext...
  • How to choose the right matching set for your horse

    Trying to decide what colours to use on your horse may be an entirely first-world problem, but that doesn’t make the decision any easier! Yes, you...
  • Why KEP Italia really have ‘Superior Helmets’

    It seems like not that long ago that everyone was riding in the same helmet, with not a lot of choice in terms of brands available on the market. T...
  • Five Reasons you should use Sheepskin Horse Gear

    Sheepskin can be seen in numerous different forms when it comes to horse gear. Whether it be used as an additional lining for sensitive areas such...
  • Why Buy a Custom-Made Saddle?

    The words ‘custom-made saddle’ might be enough to send some riders running to the hills at the thought of the possible price tag. Then there’s the...
  • Would you like to be featured on our new Lookbook?

    We are excited to be officially launching our new Lookbook – a page for our lovely customers to see Kentaur Australia products in action out-and-a...
  • Why Cavalleria Toscana is Taking the Equestrian World by Storm

    It may be a mouthful to pronounce, but Cavalleria Toscana (CT) is most definitely an easy brand to love. Combining the latest technologies and tec...
  • Why Get Your Warmblood Assessed and Registered

    I am often asked by warmblood owners whether they should get their horse assessed and/or registered. As a performance horse breeder and advocate o...
  • Demystifying the New Helmet Safety Standards

    It seems that many people were taken by surprise when Equestrian Australia announced last year that there would be new helmet safety standards fro...
  • Stamping his hoof print: Pico Bello

    Pico Bello KWPN is one of those imposing horses that you can’t help but admire. His rich, red bay colour, striking white face and intelligent eye g...
  • Choosing the Right Show Jumping Boots

    Choosing the right show jumping boots for your horse can be an arduous process… Not only are there hundreds of brands out there, but the different...
  • Brand Spotlight: The Story of FairPlay

    We are often asked by our Australian customers who ‘FairPlay’ Equestrian are, and what makes their products different. As a distributor of numerou...
  • What can Australian Show Jumping learn from the Global Champions Tour?

    I’m sure many of you reading this would have heard about or viewed on television the epic show jumping phenomenon that is the Longines Global Champ...
  • Why Buy a Purpose Bred Performance Horse?

    When purchasing a young horse, there is no guarantee on what you’ll get. As a buyer, you will be presented with many options as to what sort and w...
  • New Helmet Safety Standards in Australia

    There has been a lot of confusion from riders about what the new helmet safety standards mean – and whether they will need to purchase new helmets...
  • ACE Assessment Day 2016 – Wrap Up

    The day dawned cold, rainy and wet for our 2016 Ace Assessment and Open Day at Kentaur Australia; a stark contrast to the 40*C + heat wave of last...
  • How and When to Use Performance-Enhancing Boots

    Performance-enhancing (PE) boots are widely used by eventing and show jumping riders around the world. A form of training aid, they can – when use...
  • Introducing Two Exciting New Brands

    The team at Kentaur Australia are super excited to be throwing two new sensational brands into the mix!  They need no introduction; both brands ar...
  • Breeding the Show Jumper: Holsteiner Vs Hanoverian

    Since moving to Australia, I have had many people tell me that my horse is “a lovely Holsteiner type” or “a true Hanoverian”. Whilst meant as a co...
  • Breeding Recommendations for Kentaur Australia Stallions

    I am often asked what stallion I recommend. Which one is the best. Which one will produce that superstar that we all want.. Here is my answer. I t...