who we are

The Equine Sport Sport Academy is the brainchild of Tamar Van Wezel. Tamar is the owner and operator of Equine Sport Support in Roswinkel, Netherlands.

“Our mission is to bring riders the best instruction and advice available, wherever you are in the world”

Scott Rawson

Scott Rawson

Scott is in of charge the online operations for Equine Sport Academy from his base in Ireland. Like Tamar, Scott has decades of experience in the Equine industry.

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As the proprietor of a busy riding stables in Co Kerry. As an amateur event rider and for the last 15 years as the main clinical assistant to Henk Offereins DVM. During this time he has helped to establish Kenmare Veterinary Centre as a leading equine hospital. Later he assisted Henk developing the worldwide specialist businesses Equine Tendon Ltd and Equine Athlete International. He also has many years experience of all aspects of horse care in a hospital setting.

 In recent years Scott has undergone additional training in many areas. These include radiography imaging, UTC scanning and IT appliaction in the veterinary industry. Additionally Scott has recently completed the initial bit fitting training from Bombers Equestrian in South Africa.

Scott has also has extensive experience importing nutritional feed supplements into Ireland. He is available to answer any questions you may have on info@equinesportacademy.com.

 With his daughter Cara they continue to produce young horses and ponies from their Kerry home.

Tamar Van Wezel

Tamar van Wezel

After a successful career as a flat race jockey Tamar turned her attention to starting and pre training at her stables “de Startbox” in Roswinkel in the Netherlands.

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In recent years Tamar has successfully offered rehabilitation services for injured horses at her stable Equine Sport Support. She was one of the first to introduce Vitafloor technology to rehab in the Netherlands.

Tamar has many years experience in all aspects of the equestrian world, from thoroughbred race riding to tendon rehab, she’s the agent of Henk Offereins DVM in the Netherlands and far, far more. Her passion for horses has driven her all her life. She has always taken the opportunity to help guide less experienced horse people whenever she could.

Through her extensive network she realised she was in a fortunate position to be able to offer clients an exceptional level of instruction and advice from renowned experts in their field. So the Equine Sport Academy was born! Here Tamar and her team are available to help you access the best advice possible and to improve your riding from your own yard.

Tamar is also available to answer any questions you have, especially with regard to starting and training of young horses.