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1 2 3 2010 NSW PONY DRESSAGE HSC exams the numbers of riders in the Advanced and FEI CHAMPIONSHIPS Small Tour were restricted this year, however a number of years ago we did not have any competing at this level. Amidst wild weather around the state, the 2010 Pony Continuing to offer these tests to the competitors at Dressage Championships were held at SIEC on the Championships gives the riders somewhere to aim to weekend of 16 and 17 October. Although Saturday was ensure they continue in our sport. quite windy, we had blue skies throughout the two days. Congratulations to our Champions including The numbers of competitors in Pony Dressage are on the • Preliminary Champion increase and the standard of ponies presented at the – Madison Jones on Imperial Milan Championships demonstrated the effort and work being Preliminary Reserve Champion put into the ponies by their riders. Many comments were – Isabella Macnamara on Eaglewood Celebrity made by spectators and Judges that the ponies are seen to be constantly improving. This year we saw full classes • Novice Champion in both the Preliminary and Novice Championship events – Kathy Turner on Rockfire U-Turn including reserves. The numbers of Elementary and Novice Reserve Champion Medium ponies doubled this year, with all competitors – Stephanie Cormack on Glo-Brook Georgie Boy bar one in both the Medium tests achieving greater than • Elementary Champion 60%, which is not only a fantastic effort but also a great – Peta Cormack on Little Paddock’s Gift reflection on how far Pony Dressage is developing within Elementary Reserve Champion our state. Unfortunately due to competitors completing – Stephanie Cormack on Glo-Brook Georgie Boy • Medium Champion – Peta Cormack on Little Paddock’s Gift Medium Reserve Champion – Alison Gill on Bamborough Epic The organising committee would like to thank all the competitors and volunteers for making the championships an enjoyable event to be at. The organising committee would like to thank all the competitors and volunteers for making the championships an enjoyable event to be at. We would like to thank our sponsors Equestrian NSW Horsezone Australian Sports Pony Registry Worldwide Jewellery Hawkesbury Dressage Club Gow Gates Brightons Saddleworld Horsewerks International Animal Health Products Edinburgh Horse Rugs Forward Coaching Ainsley Pony Stud Triple Crown Horsewear Susan Low Bowen Therapist Anna O’Keppel 4 14


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