Horse Talk

It was a busy week for riders of the Yarra Valley. Picture: SUPPLIED

By Anita Prowse

Wow, what a massive week we have had this week.

Friday saw the final in Yarra Glen ARC’s Dressage Series, which proved very popular and had a fantastic atmosphere.

Series winners were:

Level 5 – Megan Morris

Level 4 – Alison Moloney

Level 3 – Cleo Billings

Level 2 – Kim Johnson

Level 1 – Di Wilkinson

Level Ad – Yolanda Slykerman.

Congratulations to all the competitors and the event committee on running a really lovely competition.

Saturday and Sunday, Upper Yarra Pony Club’s annual Dressage Jackpot was run with some great fun on Sunday when we were joined by Forever Friends Animal Rescue for some great activities and prizes and to raise awareness of the charity and its importance. So much fun and so many smiles.

Jackpot winners were:

Grade 1 Paige Whitney,

Grade 2 Jessica Welsh,

Grade 2 PC Phoebe Dixon from Lilydale & Mooroolbark PC,

Grade 3 Melissa Wheeler,

Grade 3 PC Sophia Myszka from Doongala PC,

Grade 4 Rebecca Phillips,

Grade 4 PC Elsie Bree from Yarra Glen PC,

Grade 5 PC Emma Grave from Pakenham PC,

Grade 5 open Kristie Law

Grade 6 Scarlett Cloke,

Grade 6 PC Eve Moloney,

OTT PC Sophia Myszka on We Need More Ammo,

OTT Open Katie Snodgrass on Blue Street Bandit.

Congratulations everyone and happy riding.