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SMZ Tooradin Horse Trials February 28th 2016

This year we had two Doongala riders competing at Tooradin HT, both in grade 3. Both girls went double clear with good dressage scores and were very pleased with their ponies! Maddy and Rubi came away with 6th place and Sophie and Satin finished up in 9th place. Thanks also to the Doongala families who came down to do a zone duty, we couldn't have done it without you.
 
Sophie and Maddy at Tooradin HT 2016    Rubi and Maddy at Tooradin HT 2016
 

Doongala PC Open Horse Show February 21st 2016

Our annual show was once again a success with our own members and families, plus our friends from other clubs! Thanks to the General Commitee and Event Commitee for all your hard work to make our club the best it can be. There were many first time winners, new PB's set in the freshmans rounds and lots of happy faces present at the club, we're already looking forward to next year! 
 
 

Hailey C and Gemma M DPC Show 2016   Jess and Lou   Bella and Rusty

 

Doongala PC Camp January 2016

 

On the 4-6th of January, a group of keen Doongala members and 7 members from other clubs in Victoria joined together to form four groups to rotate between lessons from Amber Cargill (XC), Chris Height (SJ), Sam Cesnik (Flat). We had great weather and all campers and most ponies were on their best behaviour. There were a lot of new friendships formed and strengthened, and new milestones reached by riders. Thank-you very much to the camp committee, parents, instructors and riders for their hard work and dedication to make these amazing few days happen so successfully!

 

 

Emma and Jack XC   

 

Emma and Jack on XC

 

 

Hastings SJ 2015

 

Gemma - Hastings SJ 2015      

Gemma & "There's Something About Marey" competed at Hastings SJ day Sunday 25th Oct.
The pair came 9th in the "Two Rounds" after a single refusal in the jump off, and came 1st in the "Two Phase" setting a blistering pace.
They had a wonderful day out representing Doongala in a highly competitive field 21 very talented young riders.

 
 

Werribee Pony Club HT 2015

 

On the 25th-27th of September, we had 10 Doongala members trek down to Werribee for their annual HT. It was a milestone for a few riders, with placings, a first time horse trials competitor, a rider with her first grade 2 start and two riders with their first grade 3 starts. It was a fun weekend for all involved, including the parents! 
 
Sarah had a very successful run at Werribee; "I had such an amazing weekend at Werribee and was lucky to share it with great people! Poppy and I had a great weekend placing 5th after a good dressage test, then coming back with a clear showjumping round and a clear cross country round finishing 3rd overall! I couldn't be happier with our result and hope to be back again next year!"
 
Bella finished her dressage on 85% (15 penalties) sitting at =4th and had 3 XC time faults. Unfortunately the class SJ results were muddled up, and she should have finished on 22 in =5th! But despite this, she knows she did well and she had fun so all good. It was a great weekend!
 
Sophie and Satin at Werribee 2015                                 Poppy and Sarah SJ Werribee                                Rubi and Maddy XC Werribee     
                                     Sophie and Satin over the 'B' component of the water jump              Sarah and Poppy tearing it up in the showjumping ring             Maddy and Rubi just before their spill into the water jump
 
Bella and Rusty in Dressage at Werribee 2015
Bella and Rusty strutting their stuff in their first HT
 
 
 

Bacchus Marsh PC HT June 18 - 19 2015

 

the gang

On the 18-19th of June 2015, Bacchus Marsh PC held their annual 2DE. We had a decent turnout of Doongala members, all safely getting around the courses and extremely pleased with their results! Well done to all the girls and their marvellous mounts who braved the sub-zero temperatures, and a massive thanks to the parents who lugged them up to "The Marsh"!

. liza cruzer Soph + Satin cruzer xc satin

Rachel and Pheonix, Rachel and Liza, Emma and Cruiser, Sophie and Satin, Emma and Cruiser, Sophie and Satin 


       betty xc Doug xc

        Keely and Betty            Georgia and Doug

 

 

Doongala Combined Training May 30 - 31 2015

 

On the 30-31st of May 2015, Doongala PC held their Combined Training day, catering for levels 5A - 1. It was a huge success, the event ran smoothly thanks to the amazing members, parents and judges. Well done to all the competitors (and horses) who gave it their best shot, and huge congratulations to all the members who placed!

 Rubi looking jazzed up at DPC CT and Dressage day                                            Georgia and Doug 2                                                Betty

Rubi looking snazzy before her dressage                  Georgia and Doug showing up the competition                        Betty showing off her bounty; 

                                    test in Open Grade 3                                        in Open Grade 2, coming in 2nd place                      5th overall in 2D and 5th on countback in CT open 2

 

 

 

 
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