More than 20 girls from throughout the Northern Zone participated in a horse trials training day at Deniliquin this week.July 4, 2014 3:50am
Young horse riders from throughout the Northern Zone of the Pony Club Association of Victoria were in Deniliquin this week for a master class in riding techniques.
Twenty-three girls took part in a special two-day program at Deniliquin Pony Club on Monday and Tuesday, which was run by former top eventers Sue Leslie and Del Ogilvy and organised by the Northern Zone.
The Grade 4 and 3 riders were taught all apects of horse trials, from dressage to show jumping and cross country.
Rules and regulations were covered, as were techniques to help clear the biggest and smallest of jobs.
Riders represented the Deniliquin, Kerang, Cohuna, Nyah, Lake Albert, Tocumwal and Bamawm Extension pony clubs.
‘‘This was the first year we had run the program and it was so worth while, the girls loved it,’’ Northern Zone chief instructor Janette Graham said.
‘‘Girls travelled from all over the zone to take part and they learnt a lot of new skills.’’
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