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1 2 3 Horseland 2011 National Interschool Championships New South Wales also hosted the National Interschool Championships in 2010 in September at SIEC. It was a huge event and due to the small numbers of entries (maximum of 28 in each class as there are 4 from each state allowed) the decision was made to run the event over only 2 days. Riders travelled from all over the country and some managed to fit in some other shows such as the Youth Festival or Scone Horse Trials while they were here. as they provided their interpretations to Nut Bush City Limits! The evening encapsulated the great spirit which As organisers we had the added difficulties of the event was present throughout the event. clashing with WEG in Kentucky meaning that many of our officials and some of the organising committee The Champion State Team was New South Wales and were unavailable but we still had a wonderful event with discipline champions were spread amongst all of the everyone pitching in. Tina and Vicki worked tirelessly states. South Australia won the Teamwork Award and had leading up to the event with Elysha providing support in their stables decorated beautifully, the team was always the ENSW office and being point of call for enquiries from in uniform and always willing and able to help out ( they interstate and NSW team members. Michelle Becchio were the world’s fastest clearers of showjump arenas). was in charge of the dressage, Linda Beneke was in Special awards went to: charge of showjumping and also stepped in and saved Showhorse Council Showman Trophy the day when we had issues with the showman setup and – Grace Simmons on Woodbine (NT) Tina Stafford ran the eventing section. David Lawrence Tammy Rhodes Dressage Trophy was the head showjumping course designer and was – Katherine Farrell on Summerzar Imagery (NSW) a wonderful support to all. For cross country course Closest to Ideal Time Eventing Trophy designing we had Titch Massey from New Zealand who – Samantha Smith (TAS)/Brienne Heffernan (QLD)/ did a wonderful job. The TD for the event was Jim Scobie. Chelsea Rindel (WA) Mike and Sandy O’Callahan were our stable managers Emerleigh Embroidery Combined Training Trophy and Edwena Mitchell was in charge of organising the loan – Sophie McDermott on SP Diamond Kate (TAS) horses and also catering for the officials and I am sure they are very thankful for her wonderful food! Finch Farm Showjumping Trophy – Annabell Fairweather on Octavious (SA) The event was hailed a huge success by competitors, particularly those from interstate many of whom had Like any big event the National Championships were not had the privilege of competing at the Olympic venue trying and sometimes stressful but it only takes some of before. Due to the tightness of the schedule some were the young competitors to come up and say thank you or pushed for time as they were competing in more than one offer to help out in some way to make it all worthwhile. discipline and it also caused some issues for the scorers. All of the NSW Interschool Committee members have The scorers however did score 700 starts over the event enjoyed working with each other and the families of the and we still presented before dark so it was a huge job interschool events and are looking forward to 2011. well done! Elysha Sargent The Wednesday of the event saw a gala evening held in 1 Jessica Clark on UQG Galahad – State Champs/Main Event the indoor featuring the LongdenCorp State Challenge 2 Pre Novice XC NSW Sarah Ashcroft on Hillbro Aramac – Nationals/Main Event Freestyle Dressage, judged by Mary Longden and 3 110cm AM7 NSW Stephanie MacKillop on Alcheringa Tradition – Nationals/ Lesley Anne-Taylor, a master class by Mary Longden Main Event featuring FEI rider Brett Davey and an-edge-of-your-seat 4 Prelim XC NSW Jacqueline Basquil on Arrjay Bollinger - Nationals/Main Event 5 Jane Doak – State Champs performance by Heath Harriss’ Girls, Girls, Girls. The night 6 1m AM7 NSW Izabelle Stone on Gallowmoet - Nationals/Main Event ended with some super dancing from the state teams 7 1 Star XC NSW Kirby Delamont on Badger Boy - Nationals/Main Event 54 8 Emma Hindmarsh on CP Brown during 1 Star XC - Nationals/Main Event


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