JUMPING - OFFICIAL
- Australian Sports Medal 2000
- Julius L Patching Sports Official of the Year 2008
- Victorian Show Jumping Hall of Fame 2012
- EV Hall of Fame 2016
- EA Hall of Fame 2018
Official Roles Held
• EA Level 3 Jumping Judge • EA Level 3 Jumping Course Designer • EA Official Measurer • FEI 3*/4* (I) Jumping Course Designer
• Equestrian Victoria Board for over 20 years • Equestrian Victoria Chairman • Equestrian Australia National Board • Chairman of Melbourne Show Jumping Club
Reg Cleland has served Equestrian sport in Australia for more than 50 years. He began in 1960 training as a show jumping course designer and judge and served on the Equestrian Victoria board for more than 20 years.
He was a member of the Equestrian Australia’s National board for 11 years and was a show jumping selector for national events and Olympic Games for several years.
As Equestrian Victoria chairman Cleland oversaw the creation of the modern sections of the National Equestrian Centre at Werribee Park, including the two indoor arenas and stable blocks, donating many hours of his time.
Reg was influential in the creation of the Victorian Young Rider of the Year awards, and is an international course designer and national judge.
Chairman of the Melbourne Showjumping Club for 20 years, he was inducted into the Victorian Showjumping Hall of Fame in 2012, Equestrian Victoria Hall of Fame in 2016 and the Equestrian Australia Hall of Fame in 2018.
Reg was also awarded the Australian Sports Medal for service to equestrian sport in 2000.
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