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1 The Sun Shines on the Future of Australian Gold Tour Jumping at the 2011 Saddleworld Brooke Langbecker from QLD was the only rider who Australian Youth Show Jumping Festival carried zero penalties through day two of the Gold Tour on Around 200 of the best Child, Junior and Young Rider her nominated horse Riverside Bart but the heavy going show jumpers from around the country gathered in proved too much for them resulting in elimination. Brooke Camden this weekend for the 9th Annual Australian Youth went on to win the day’s class on her second horse but Show Jumping Festival proudly sponsored by Saddleworld. was not in contention for the overall prize with Alice’s Saddleworld has supported the event from its inception Wonderland. This year’s winner of the FEI Gold Tour was and is this year joined by James and Sons Premium Nikaela Malby riding Red Shot finishing on 16 faults over Horse Feed, Farmline, Horse Deals, Funnels Electrical the four rounds. Red Shot previously owned by Grant Judd Contracting, Furdography, You Tarzan Design in the event from south western NSW. Red Shot has been out with a organised by Jane Frankum and John Vallance of ESP series of different ailments but was back and jumping as Equestrian Sports Promotions Pty Ltd. well as ever. The runner up Brittany Murphy riding Peace Image from Bellbowrie Queensland and second runner Day one of competition had the first two rounds of the up Sophie Ahmat riding Mon Ami NZPH from Western Bronze, Silver and Gold FEI International Children’s Australia. Jumping Qualifier being completed over courses designed by Irish course designer Alan Wade. The same course is Silver Tour being built in 26 other countries and competitors are given a world ranking based on their penalties over the four The riders in the three FEI Tour classes returned to the rounds. The world’s top 16 Gold Tour riders are invited to arenas on Sunday in wet conditions. Whilst the going attend a final event to determine the overall winner. looked wet the grounds were surprisingly good and competition was pretty intense for such a young bunch. Action began in the Saddleworld Arena for the Silver Tour with Kirrily Mann and Yandoo Aphrodite who added 0 jumping and 1 time penalty to their score of 8 from day F u r dog r a p h y who had zero penalties fromone. Riley Mackillop was clearand fast in a second roundtime of 46.91 seconds, puttingpressure on the two other riders Innovative Images & Multimedia Projects with Bite day one of the competition. Pia Boileau, whose smile wasn’t Photography  Video Websites  Design Publicity dampened by the rain, took more than a second off Riley’s time on Yandoo Drought giving her the victory in both Sunday’s class and the overall Champion of the FEI Children’s Silver Tour. Riley was 2nd in the class and the Silver Tour and Jock Rachel Smith(m) 0412 963 893 rjsmith@furdography.com.au Rice-Ward finished as the 2nd runner up with 4 faults overall. w w w. f u r d o g ra p h y. c o m . a u 72


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