A great day greeted all at Canberra today, lovely warm day and time for the open horses and ponies to shine. A busy day with open ponies, galloways and hacks, along with APSB, TBs & Stock Horses.
Open Hack 16 – 16.2 hh was won by Clarke & Newman’s Distanzia, 2nd Emily Lord Lord Cairo, 3rd Dale Plumb DP Amazing, 4th Sarah O’Connor SLM Mercedes, 5th Picasso Group, Haynes, Quayle & Lawrie’s Radiant and 6th Keir, Canberra Park, Stepalong & Springfields Stud’s Canberra Park Manhatton.
Child’s Hack was won by Romsey Park & Sue Thompson’s Concerto ridden by Alice McEvoy, 2nd Paul Austin & Mark Lilley Chicago, 3rd Syenna Vasilopoulos High Fashion, 4th Christie Francesca & Johnson-McNeil Family SLM Mastermind, 5th Brynn Clarke LA and 6th India Mitchell Royalwood Centre Stage.
Hack Mare showing Thoroughbred qualities won by Francesca Christie’s SLM Exotica ridden with Steph Barrington, 2nd Syenna Vasilopoulos – High Fashion, 3rd Sarah Dempsey – Sarven Park Tell All, 4th Bridget Sell – Alkyra Elegance, 5th Shelley Riley and Peta Gallagher – Yule Tara’s Devine and6th Michelle Paynter – Granduer Heart N Soul.
Gelding Hack showing Thoroughbred qualities winner Clarke & Newman’s Distanzia, 2nd Annabel Mulready – D.P. Mayfair, 3rd Picasso Group & Lawrie & Bawden – Worldly, 4th Indya Povey – Lyndam Park Jimmy Choo, 5th Stephanie Barrington & Francesca Christie – SLM Orlando and 6th Farrow & Lipp – Kholo
Gentlemans Hack was won by Sarah O’Connor’s SLM Mercedes, 2nd Belinda Cusworth – Aspen Park Icon, 3rd Paul Austin & Mark Lilley – Chicago, 4th GC Equestrian & Jemma Hine – GCE Maserrati, 5th Romsey Park & Christine Frost – SLM Prestige and 6th Rachel-Jane Weaver – Jarendan Just It.
Open Lightweight Small Galloway won by Sonos Park & Borg Family’s Skyes The Limit, 2nd BC Equine & Uchtman’s Sanlirra Talk Of The Town, 3rd Joanne Stewart Kolbeach Ensign, 4th Alexandra & Amelia O’Sullivan Donlea In The Moment, 5th Fiona Durham Whitewood Distant Magic and 6th Sarah Young Bordershow Centrefold.
Lightweight Large Galloway Hack was won by Bailey, Christie & Cullen’s – Royalwood Opening Night, 2nd Morelli Family & Joanne Prestwidge – AP First Impressions, 3rd Sarah Ryan – Hollys Glaxy, 4th Melissa Oven – Laser Encore, 5th Slater Sallie – Bayview Toyboy and 6th Strathford Park & Strath’s – Strathford Davinchy
Open Heavyweight Small Galloway winner was Zoe Griffett Buckwell Park Delusion, 2nd Alcorn, Jenkins & Sumner Swanreach Rare Edition, 3rd Terry Van Heythuysen & Greg Mickan’s Langtree Royal Affair, 4th Bailey & Christie Kolbeach Contata, 5th Chelsea Walker Beckworth Magic Memories and 6th Mia Henderson Kamilaroi Wizard Town.
Heavyweight Large Galloway Hack won by Jillian Best’s – Alpine Park Oceans, 2nd Francesca Christie & Johnson-McNeil Family – Chippenham Zulu, 3rd BC Equine, Wesswoods, Burns & Banks – Magic Caste, 4th Trish and Rebekah Bennett – Royalwood Pop Rock, 5th Pavia Family – Double TT Evita and 6th Isabella Martin, JR Equestrian – Glendon Brae Oscar.
Open Pony Hack not exceeding 11.2 hands winner was Romsey Park & Sheree Pengelly Murraydale Park Calum, 2nd Myee Stud Kenda Park Snowflake, 3rd Lisa Luketic Deeplake Tinkerbell and 4th Thomas McGregor Powys Heavenly Bliss.
Open Pony Hack 11.2 – 12hh 1st Phoebe Sutton Kouros Radford Lodge Sweet Dreams, 2nd Tremayne Stud & Paine Mondiso Park It’s All About Me, 3rd Sharon & Charlotte Gillespie Yartarla Park Louis Vuitton, 4th Victoria & Caitlin Fricker Silkwood Nutkin, 5th Rosemary Gough Jirrima Unofficial Superstar and 6th Alcorn, Jenkins and Sumner – Swanreach Baby Doll
Open Pony Hack 12-12.2hh winner was Christie & Haynes Whitmere Pop Your Buttons, 2nd Victoria & Caitlin Fricker Falconhurst Reflection, 3rd Argyl Stud’s Argyl Royal Flush, 4th GC Equestrian & Jordan McDowall Rothwell Song Sung Blue, 5th Panetta, Dominella & De Leeuw Langtree Justice and 6th Krystle McInnes Bayview Sweet Nothings.
Open Pony Hack 12.2-13hh winner was Hamlot Park & YAHS – Wirrum Park Just Lookin, 2nd Kerry Dunstan – Malibu Park Pollini, 3rd Glenn De Leeuw & SJM Equine – Merivale Park Royal, 4th Taylor Family & Brendan Park – Willowcroft Miss Saigon, 5th Marcia Beard – Rhyl Minuet and 6th Allan Dillingham – Highcroft Minuet
Open Pony Hack 13-13.2hh won by Crisp & Lawrie’s Kolbeach Starlight, 2nd Emma Richardson – Barrington Park Ribbons And Bows, 3rd Kym & Lauren Ellery & Jill Goldsmith – Wynara Midnight Serenade, 4th Catherine Cooke – Langtree Fairplay 5th Jan Langley – Langtree One Wish and 6th Dale Plumb – Calvin Park Tiny Dancer
Pony Hack 13.2-14hh winner was Lucinda Fraser’s Hollys Tribute, 2nd Julie Crisp – Hollys Work Of Art, 3rd Katrina Kearns & Debbie Etheridge – Ace High Of Sefton, 4th Argyl Stud & Sue Castely – Argyl Star Attraction, 5th Lynda Hayes & Vicki Pisciotta & Hendricks – Kolbeach Aristocrat and 6th Godfrey, Skinner & Murray – Robbanie Mister Squiggle