Pony club riders show plenty of talent at gymkhanas

SMILES: Georgie Webb, Dash Bouvier, Annabelle Webb and Pip Webb at the Lithgow Gymkhana on Sunday, November 5.
SMILES: Georgie Webb, Dash Bouvier, Annabelle Webb and Pip Webb at the Lithgow Gymkhana on Sunday, November 5.

THERE were 20 riders competing from Bathurst, Lithgow, Cudal and Oberon pony clubs when Oberon Pony Club held its annual gymkhana on Sunday, November 19.

Special mention to our sponsors, Oberon Industrial and Farming Supplies, Long Arm Farm Café, Mitre 10 Oberon and those parents who donated prizes towards the raffle.

Judges for the day were John and Deidre Kinghorn, Carolyn Hedge, Kayley Boyd and Ashleigh Embleton.

E grade showjumping was won by Jack Bouvier, Madison Whitley won D grade and Lana Eastman won C grade, all representing Oberon Pony Club.

Results from the day were:

Beginners led - champion Toby Graf (Oberon).

Beginners unled - champion Georgie Webb (Oberon), reserve champion Mikaylee Graf (Oberon).

Under nine years - champion Annabelle Webb (Oberon).

Nine and under 11 years - champion Dash Bouvier (Oberon), reserve champion Laura Golian (Lithgow).

Eleven and under 13 years - champion Caleb Ford (Cudal), reserve champion Victoria Webb (Oberon).

Thirteen and under 15 years - champion Madison Whitley (Oberon), reserve champion Lana Eastman.

Fifteen and under 17 years - champion Rosie Webb (Oberon), reserve champion Rosie Forsyth (Oberon).

Seventeen and under 25 years - champion Charlee Sargent (Bathurst).

Highest sporting point score - local rider Rosie Webb.

Highest overall point score – local rider George Webb

Dash Bouvier, Annabelle Webb, Georgie Webb and Pip Webb from Oberon Pony Club travelled to Lithgow on Sunday, November 5 to compete in the gymkhana.

All four riders came home with a swag of ribbons and enjoyed the day riding.

Annabelle Webb finished up as champion rider under nine years and Georgie Webb was awarded reserve champion beginner.

Bathurst Pony Club held its gymkhana on Sunday, November 12.

Seven members from Oberon Pony Club competed and finished with great results.

Rosie Webb received reserve champion 15 and under 17 years and won C grade showjumping and Lana Eastman received reserve champion 13 and under 15 years and placed second in C grade showjumping.

Molly Corbett received champion 11 and under 13 years and Annabelle Webb received champion under nine years.

The last rally day for 2017 will be held this Sunday, December 3 in the Tarana region.

Plans include a trail ride to the Fish River, end-of-year award presentations and a barbecue by the river.