The Benalla Pony Club has come away from the 2013 Royal Melbourne Horse Show with a swag of ribbons.By Monique Freer
The Benalla Pony Club has taken away a bagful of ribbons at the 2013 Royal Melbourne Horse Show.
Riders Claire Marriott, Chelsea Bamford and Ruby Desailly travelled to Werribee on Monday, January 28, and competed in eight classes each.
The trio placed first in the teams class and Bamford and Desailly placed fourth in pairs.
Individually, Bamford had a successful afternoon, collecting third in turnout, seventh in handler, fourth in rider, second in mount and fourth in activity.
Notably, Desailly and Marriott competed against more than 40 riders in their respective age groups of the special event class, with Desailly walking away with third place and Marriott coming sixth.
The riders are now turning their preparations to the musical ride in May.
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