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1 2 Squads Nature Vet Ceva Equestrian NSW Horse of the Year Early in 2011, applications were called for new junior squad members, as some had aged above the restrictions The Ceva Nature Vet Horse of the Year was a very and left vacancies. After consultation with coaches Les successful event, in spite of the dreadful weather. Day Friend and Jo Prestwidge, it was possible to accept the one saw some impressive results. Event Director Joanne full complement of applications. Our first squad day was Cocksedge and her fantastic team created a wonderful held prior to the Horse of the Year in March 2011. A full event this year, and despite the on and off poor weather, two days for our mentors was well received by all. It is the first day of the competition has been excellent. Joh amazing to see the improvement in the kids during the Bailey’s INXS won Open Large Hack and many other stars two days of intensive instruction. We really have some of the sport featured in the placings across all classes. very promising youngsters. A further squad day was held Day two and the rain fell and the competition moved to in November prior to the State Cup Spring Show. This the indoor arena at SIEC - we are fortunate to have a first again saw the level of commitment and achievement class indoor at the facility - and so the event continued. of the junior riders to be really amazing. Of the squad The hunter qualifying classes were held on the second members, many are again qualified for our EA Nationals, day. Congratulations to all place getters and competitors most had competed very successfully at Royals and major - results from the qualifying classes suggest NSW will SHC events throughout the year. again have a very strong team to compete at the National Show Horse and Rider Championships in Victoria in Junior Squad Senior Squad December. Thanks to Joanne Cocksedge for running this Kiara McEvoy Brittanie Dalley excellent event, and her hard working and very capable Julia McGrath Sarah Lavelle crew including Elysha Sargent, Andrea Webb, Sue Birch, Kaitlin O’Neill Billie McEvoy Rebecca Andrews, Maureen Friend, Sally Smith, Derek Jamie Priestley Chelsea Morelli Major, Mike and Sandy O’Callahan and Seryn Adams and Heath Lennie Lauren Wheeler judges, Roy Davis, Chimene Deavin, Jill and Richard Best Stephanie Jamieson Aiyana Levin and Ann-Louise Hooker. The lovely pictures are courtesy Broni Sams Annabel Mulready of the events’ official photographer, Rachel Smith of Georgia Dalley Taelar Williams Furdography. www.furdography.com.au Eden Richardson Rebecca Harnas Tess O’Connor Kate Quirk Natasha Anjoul Cameron Lennie Alice Godwin Tia Richardson Eliza Babazogli Charlotte Allison-Bruce Amy Tennant Charli Morelli 92


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