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1 2 3 Horse of the Year - Canberra Park Stepalong Scotty Young Athlete of the Year - Tom McDermott owned Shane Keir. Tom is 17 years old and hails from Wagga. He has just left Stepalong Scotty is a lovely dark bay 10 year old Hackney school to concentrate on his riding and has 14 horses in Cobb Clydesdale-cross stallion. He has been shown work. He is coached by Rod Brown and his father, Greg. continually with great success for several years and is Tom’s highlights for 2010 include Australian Junior always a pleasure to see in the show ring. Champion riding Capone, Australian Young Rider Achievements for 2010: Champion riding CP Rolex, NSW Junior Champion riding Canberra Royal - Light 1st.Delivery Horse SL Eclipse, NSW Young Rider Champion riding Statford Sydney Royal - 1st. Breaking in Gig - 1st. Four Wheel turn Delight and he was also a member of the silver medal out Team of Two, Reserve Champion winning team at the Youth Olympics held in Singapore. 1st. Single Horse Business turn out Reserve Champion He is a member of the National Young Rider Squad and in Multiple horse and at the 2010 was awarded with an Emerging Athlete Scholarship Melbourne Royal - 1st, Jinka Pair Light or Medium by the NSW Institute of Sport. Delivery - Champion Multiple Turn Out The David Asimus Memorial Trophy JUMPING - Athlete of the Year - Chris Chugg Chris has been one of Australia’s top jumping riders for Presented by Mr John Vallance, President of Jumping NSW more than 30 years. Chris has also been a successful Best Jumping Event at an Agricultural Show - Bega dressage rider over the years and has also proven himself Show Society, to be accepted by Todd Hinde. in eventing. Bega Show Society runs a wonderful jumping section He was described by NSW course designer and board each year covering all classes up to Grand Prix and has member, David Lawrence, as “one of the unforgettable attracted a large group of loyal jumping competitors characters of the sport”. Chris is the ultimate showman for many years. The equipment and grounds are of an and his trademark pirouettes at the end of a clear round excellent standards and the fabulous country hospitality with Vivant had the crowds in raptures stamps a unique feel on the show. Chris’s major achievements with Vivant in 2010 were The show is part of the Far South Coast Show Jumper of an amazing equal seventh at the World Cup Final in the Year series. Geneva and a seventh at the World Equestrian Games in Kentucky. We know the show must be good, for as far away as it is for many competitors it also attracts a great deal of entries every year. 92


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