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1 2 Vaulting - Jenny and Doug Denby Eventing - Carolyn James Not only were Jenny and Doug co-organisers of the Carolyn James came to Australia on a holiday in 1980 Sydney CVI** Competition in 2011 they also contributed taking time out from her career as a keen eventer in the jointly to the running of the NSW Interschools Vaulting, UK and liked it so much here that she stayed. NSW State Championships and the Australian Nationals. She is a teacher at Camden High where she runs a They also assisted two other groups to run competitions huge annual interschool event and also an Equiskills for the first time, by providing support and expertise for educational programme. the vaulting competitions at the Scone Horse Festival and the Southern Highlands Xmas Competition, thus ensuring Carolyn can be found at many Eventing NSW events in the success of both events. Their contribution to vaulting her roles as FEI and EA Steward, D level dressage judge, has made it possible for our vaulters to have access FEI C level eventing judge, swabbing steward and is now to many competitions in one year and overseeing the also FEI candidate ground jury member. She is also an development of the skills of many more volunteers. active level 1 coach and SSTA and loves being involved in all aspects of the sport including being a rider and owner Jumping - Jane Robinson when time permits. Jane Robinson is a long standing volunteer and devotes Eventing NSW is very thankful for her expertise and her life to the promotion of equestrian sports. She was enthusiasm. formerly president of Northside Riding Club, running events at grass roots level, and played a key role in Volunteer of the Year 2011 heading the organising teams for the elite jumping competitions - Copabella Classic and the Showjumping Presented by Wendy Cohen, CEO Equestrian NSW Spectacular at Lugarno Lions Club Spring Festival. Saddle Horse – Mark Kenzig Jane can also be found regularly assisting to run other events – not only does she work at the events but she is Mark is always on hand to give his time, expertise and also a regular sponsor through her “real job” her graphic friendship to all. He judged all day at the Equestrian NSW design business, You Tarzan. Interschool Championships in the heat and always had a smile and encouraging word for the children. Jane has also been a keen rider when she is not organising – or sometimes at the same time!- competing At the EA Show Horse Nationals he gave up his personal a mother and daughter pair, Rain and Hail, successfully in time away from preparing his own horses, to help with the all disciplines. cooking and assist the Equestrian NSW Team manager with the organisation of the team meeting. He was Dressage - Gail Benson always on hand to help where he could and was happy to assist in the return of the team equipment after the Gail has been a member of the DNSW Committee for event. several years and looks after officials and volunteers at our events at Clarendon. Gail has also been a hard Mark is a loyal, genuine and willing volunteer. He is a true working member of the Sydney CDI and National Dressage mentor to many, always cheerful and the perfect example Championships Organising Committee for many years of sportsmanship. and is responsible for the overseeing of VIP hospitality for both events, a job she really enjoys and excels in. Gail is also the very busy Secretary of Hawkesbury Riding Club – a position she has held for many years. All this as well as being an active dressage competitor in the higher levels on Gracefield Stefan. 116


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