From a very young age Steve enjoyed the thrill and challenge of competitive sport. Competing in a variety of individual and team sports whilst schooling at Prince Alfred College in Adelaide – Australian Rules Football, Tennis, Athletics, Cricket, Snow and Water Skiing – Steve has always relished the chance to lead his team to success at the highest level. Growing up in the Adelaide hills on the family racehorse and beef cattle stud meant livestock also played a large part in Steve’s early life. Competing nationally in Royal Shows and 3 Day Equestrian Events since the age of 4, Steve showed a natural flair for horses. Maturing through is early teenage years he learnt the art of breaking in and training young racehorses to success or educating them to be highly qualified dressage, cross country or show jumpers.