Western District Interschool Equestrian Competition
The Western District Interschool Equestrian Championships was held on Sunday 4th November. The event brought competitors from all over the Western District to compete in the primary and secondary sections of Dressage, Jumping Equitation, Handymount and Rider Classes. This event is now an official Equestrian Australia Interschool Qualifying event.
Thank you to all the Hamilton and Alexandra College Equestrian Parents who so kindly volunteered in their various roles throughout the day. The team effort of our parents was integral to the success of the event. Thank you also to Cherie White and Linda Archer for their assistance with scoring and organising the event and also to our expert judges, Lynn and Barry Roycroft, Andrea Reidel Carisson and Lizzie Ridsdale, for their expertise and efforts in judging all sections of the competition.
Many of our students enthusiastically participated in the day and assisted in running the event when required also. Thank you to Jorgia Farrugia, Sophie Paton, Zoe Weinberg, Olivia Biggs, Airlie Treloar, Airlie Bowes, Lily Egger, Lily Young, Indeya Talay, Annabel Hetherington, Jack Addinsall and Tara Sullivan who all showed such great sportsmanship, leadership and initiative throughout this event.
Congratulations to Sophie Paton who placed first overall in the Year 5 & 6 age group, and placed 3rd overall as an individual champion. Jack Addinsall placed equal second overall in the Year 7 & 8 age group and Airlie Treloar placed 2nd overall in the Year 9 & 12 age group. Airlie Treloar also placed 4th overall as the individual champion.
The Hamilton and Alexandra College has won the school team trophy for the last 16 years; however, this year The Hamilton and Alexandra College team placed a very close 2nd to Ballarat Clarendon College! Congratulations to the three riders who contributed to this placing – Sophie Paton, Airlie Treloar and Indeya Tallay! Casterton Primary School were the third best school team on the day!
Congratulations to all riders! Thank you to everyone for making this very special event on The Hamilton and Alexandra College calendar so very successful. The full list of results are attached and also featured on the event secretary website.
ANDREA REIDEL-CARRISON CLINIC 11th November 2018
Andrea Reidel-Carrison will be conducting two more dressage clinics during Term 4. Please find the flyer attached to this email and promptly send your entries in to secure your place before the end of Thursday 8th November!
howjumping Championship! An outstanding effort.Sophie Paton (year 6) placed 7th overall out of 35 competitors!! A fabulous achievement.Our community greatly appreciates regular updates of results of competition and the achievements of our students in their Equestrian sport! Please make sure you email me at [email protected] or let Georgia Hodgetts, our Equestrian Captain, know what you have been doing and include as many photos as you like so that we can all celebrate and promote equestrian sport, your efforts and accomplishments for 2018.
Please make sure you join our THAC Equestrian Facebook page for regular updates and photos of all our Equestrian endeavours. Updates and entry forms for competitions are also posted on this page so make sure you keep up to date!
For updates, news, Calendar, entry forms, results and more GO TO THE FOLLOWING WEBSITES:
Victorian Equestrian Interschool Series:
Please note any horses who are regularly coming to and from the Hamilton and Alexandra College Equestrian Centre must be up to date with vaccinations for Tetanus and Strangles and records of these will be maintained to ensure the biosecurity of the centre. You must also notify the Director of Horsemanship immediately if your horse has been in or originated from Queensland or Northern New South Wales. Please let me know if you have any concerns or questions.
Amanda Te Boekhorst