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Posted by Equestrian Queensland on 03/12/2021.
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EQ Q&A's with Equine Nutritionist Elizabeth Owens

For our next presenter of Round 2 of the EQ Q&A Educational Series, we would like to introduce Elizabeth Owens.

Elizabeth Owens Biography

Profession: - National Sales Manager – grain and stockfeed for Symbio Laboratories – Laboratory and Consulting Company. Consult to Agricultural and Veterinary companies on issues of quality control, animal nutrition and product development. Elizabeth is also an adjunct lecturer at the University of Qld.


  • Bachelor of Science (Agriculture) Honours.
  • British Horse Society Instructor Certificate
  • B Level Judge
  • Para Judge

Squads: Member Over the last 20 years Elizabeth has been a member of State Squads in WA, NSW, Vic, and Qld as well as the National Elite Squad. Currently member of Qld FEI Squad.

Notable Performances:  6 National dressage titles at FEI level, named as a member of the Olympic Athlete program from 1996 to 1999, and represented Australia in dressage at the highest level on 2 occasions. Trained successive horses to FEI level as an Amateur Owner Rider.

Current Horse: Elizabeth is now campaigning 2 horses – Revelwood Starlite an 12yo mare who has just stepped up to Grand Prix having achieved places at State and National Championships over the past 2 years including Reserve National Champion at Medium tour. The other horse is her baby, AEA Topaz, a 4 yo purchased as a 2yo who is starting Novice work.

Volunteer positions:  Elizabeth was national riders’ representative on the Australian Dressage Committee from 2008 to 2014 and served on the board of the Riding for the Disabled, McIntyre Centre for 9 years. Elizabeth was Chef d’Equipe to the Australian Dressage team at the World Games in Caen in 2014 and is now Athlete Director for Equestrian Australia.

Thank you to everyone who voted on questions for Elizabeth Owens to answer via our EQ Community Hub.

The most voted for question was -

"How can you tell if a horse is deficient in a nutrient?". 

Thank you to Elizabeth Owens for taking the time to answer the above question and being part of our EQ Q&A Educational Series.


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