Shoalhaven Dressage Club held their final competition for the year on Sunday the 4th of December. It was a quieter competition to finish the year but many competitors took the opportunity to compete at a higher level in preparation for next years’ competitions.
One of the outstanding performances came from Jim Collin riding Tibby Barbour’s Ampersand. This beautiful gelding showed he is a real talent for the future winning both of his official Novice tests with scores over 70%.
Club President Alycia Targa also brought out her promising young horse, Neversfelde Kenya to win his first 2 starts at Medium level with good scores above 65%.
Highest score of the day went to Ijesha Goerlach riding Wamenbri Tyson. This combination scored an amazing 76% in the Prep A. High scores were also awarded to Julee Jones and Jarmark Rosita in the Prep B with 72.632%, Jessica Steward and Waverley Frederick in the Junior Prelim 1.2 with 71.154%, Jim Collin again but this time on Robyn Targa’s Fawnae in the Unofficial Prelim 1.2 with 73.077%, Kaityln Gray and Rothwell Belgravia, second in the 1.2 with 71.731% and Junior rider Charlotte Phillips on her young horse Aloha Gladiator winning the Official Prelim 1.1 with 71.364%.