Australian Stock Horse Society State Championship Show
A healthy entry list of 155 horse/rider combinations entered the Australian Stock Horse Society State Championships in Dardanup on the 18th – 20th March, 2016.
The Annual Show was an opportunity for WA Stock Horse Breeders to showcase their horses and skills in a wide range of events from dressage, led events to futurity, maturity, pleasure ridden, hack classes, polocrosse, the popular time trials, novelties and campdraft events. Horses and riders came from as far as Geraldton in the north, Newdegate in the East and Narrikup in the South.
The branch committee, catering staff, sponsors and helpers combined to make a great weekend of horse sport action.
Judges for the event were Cameron and Kate Jones, Gunnedah, NSW, who assessed a high standard of stock horses in all sections. Whilst being won over by the beautiful south west weather and hospitality.
Champion led exhibit for this year was Rivenlee Ransom shown by Scott Rogers.
Champion Senior dressage rider was Jessica Macleay riding Nalkari Akula Moon from Busselton, Champion Youth Dressage was Nerida Evans riding Springbrook Blues and Champion Junior was Amy Gould riding Viva Amigo.
The Two Year old Futurity winner was Springbrook Harmony, Anna Kennedy from Geraldton. Three Year old Futurity, Manylakes Jillaroo, Claire Frusher from Albany, and Four year old Maturity Rosebrook Chorus, Farrah Gould also from Geraldton.
Champion Hack Camelot Ebony, ridden by Sam Jones.
Yenmore Champion of Champions Working Stock Horse was won by Nevlyn Longbow ridden by Jodi Bradley.
Maiden Series Campdraft won by Treo Verity, ridden by Dawn Solomon, with her daughter Steph Solomon riding Treo Party Play taking out second place to complete the mother daughter double.
Champion Junior Campdraft was won by Louise Clifton, riding Hayclif Foxy.
Open Invitational Campdraft – won by Steve McKinven on Ynabla Icon
To conclude the show, the Horse and rider combination that accumulated the most points over the weekend are honoured.
Senior – Scott Rogers and his lovely mare Glen Lee Rivoli Katech
Youth – Nerida Evans on a striking grey, Springbrook Blues
Junior – Amy Gould on a loyal Viva Amigo
Best Presented was Hayley Smythe from Geraldton who looked smashing all weekend.
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