Rachael Finch arrives in Sydney's CBD on HORSEBACK

She's no stranger to strutting her stuff on the catwalk.

But on Tuesday Rachael Finch took a turn down a very different type of runaway, arriving on horseback in Sydney's CBD.

The 29-year-old donned equestrian gear to promote the beginning of the Emirates Melbourne Cup's tour at a lavish red carpet reception.

What an entrance! Rachael Finch arrives in Sydney's Martin Place on HORSEBACK to kick start Melbourne Cup tour

What an entrance! Rachael Finch arrives in Sydney's Martin Place on HORSEBACK to kick start Melbourne Cup tour

The former Miss Universe Australia looked every bit the stylish jockey as she made her way into Martin Place, one of the busiest locations in Sydney.

The mother of two flaunted her slender figure in a striking red riding jacket, which she paired with a high-necked blouse and black ribbon.

Racing ambassador Rachael paired the look with white jodhpurs and knee-high black riding boots. 

Lady in red: Rachael took a turn down a very different type of runaway, arriving on horseback in Sydney's CBD on Tuesday 

Lady in red: Rachael took a turn down a very different type of runaway, arriving on horseback in Sydney's CBD on Tuesday 

She's a natural! Rachael could be seen expertly getting down from atop the horse and heading over to the event's red carpet

She's a natural! Rachael could be seen expertly getting down from atop the horse and heading over to the event's red carpet

Race ready: Racing ambassador Rachael paired the look with white jodhpurs and knee-high black riding boots

Race ready: Racing ambassador Rachael paired the look with white jodhpurs and knee-high black riding boots

Picture of concentration: Rachael made her way down carefully from atop the horse 

Picture of concentration: Rachael made her way down carefully from atop the horse 

Showcasing her natural with minimal makeup and

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