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5 6 7 Horse of the Year and Owners of the Year - Athlete of the Year - Krystle Lander Supernatural – owned by Harriet Wadsworth and Krystle Lander is 23 years old and has been vaulting Sarah Connell for 14 years. In this time she has trained primarily with Supernatural, (aka Elton), an 8 year-old bay Thoroughbred the Sydney Vaulting Group, but has had the benefit of by Flamboyant, is honoured with this award for the additional input from many other clubs and coaches second year running. He was purchased by his current in Australia and all over the world. Most recently she owners Harriet Wadsworth and Sarah Connell in 2008 represented Australia at WEG where she placed 27th prior to commencing his show career. Harriet and Sarah in her first World Championship event. In November placed him in the talented hands of Mark Kenzig of ND last year she was one of 8 athletes in the Equitana Australia who has trained and exhibited him for the past AllStar Showcase (alongside Steffen Peters and William two years. In those two years, among many successes, Fox-Pitt), which allowed her to showcase vaulting in he has been awarded two national titles and one runner front of a very diverse crowd. Krystle is also a coach, up national title. In 2010 he started the year with the lunger and judge within vaulting. Outside of this she has Equestrian NSW Large Hack of the year, followed by a Bachelor of Health Science and is currently studying Runner-up Large Hack at the Show Horse Council Grand medicine at the University of Wollongong. National and then Show Horse Council Large Hack of the Year in October. He had wins at Bathurst, Brisbane, CARRIAGE DRIVING Sydney, Adelaide and Melbourne Royals including Reserve Presented Mr Max Pearce, Vice President of Driving NSW Champion at Adelaide and Best Novice Hack at Brisbane, and carried Mark to Champion Gentleman Rider at Athlete of the Year - Shane Keir Sydney Royal two years running. No doubt his greatest achievement to date was his win in December at the EA Shane is an experienced show driver who consistently National Show Horse and Rider Championships where he wins classes and championships in all facets of show represented NSW to be awarded National Champion Large ring competition, driving horses and ponies in breed and Hack. carriage driving classes including Period, Viceroy, Sulky and Tradesman turnouts. This year Shane’s travel to all VAULTING states was not possible due to his father Peter’s illness. Shane has been a previous winner of this award and this Presented by Mr Doug Denby, President of Vaulting NSW year’s achievements are all part of a wonderful driving career. Junior Athlete of the Year - Lani Maher Lani is a 15 year old student from the Southern Highlands. In 2010, she was a member of the Sydney Vaulting Group, National Equestrian Centre in Canberra and the Southern Highlands Vaulting Team, training with all three groups every week. In June, Lani travelled to USA and Canada to compete individually in the CVI** in Chilliwack. Her individual achievements last year comprised of many placings from first to third including second place in A grade at the NSW State Championships and third place at the National Championship. She was also part of the Australian team which placed 10th in 1 Owners of Saddlehorse Horse of the Year, Supernatural, Harriet the World Equestrian Games. Lani looks forward to an Wadsworth and Sarah Connell exciting future in vaulting. 2 Owners of Saddlehorse Pony of the Year, Diamonds of Tuscany, the Douglas Family 3 Saddlehorse Athlete of the Year, Bridget Sell 4 Saddlehorse Young Athlete of the Year, Billie McEvoy 5 Vaulting Young Athlete of the Year, Lani Maher 6 Vaulting Athlete of the Year, Krystle Lander 7 Driving Horse of the Year - Canberra Park Stepalong Scotty 91


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