The Otago Show Jumping Summer Championships was held over the weekend at the Otago-Taieri A&P Showgrounds in Mosgiel. Many riders from across the South Island attended their first show of the New Year.


Canterbury rider Rose Alfeld took out the Equissage Horse Grand Prix riding her 14-year-old gelding My Super Nova. Otago riders Grace Percy and Kiwi Spirit came in 2nd with Olivia Robertson riding Grandaire placing 3rd. Rose also took out the Harvie Green Wyatt 125cm Horse Championship on Eyecatcher NZPH.


Samantha and Emma Gillies made the day trip from Waitaki Bridge worthwhile with Emma riding Benrose Playtime winning Country TV Pony Grand Prix, Samantha placing 2nd on Junior Disco and Emma also placed 4th riding Benrose Eclipse. Ella Wylie and MF Spot Me were 3rd.


Five riders returned for the Jump-off in the Harrison Lane Pro-Am Rider with Kate Cavanagh and Wallflower coming out on top with a clear round in a time of 42.40. Jess Land and Emilio MSH were 2nd jumping clear in a time of 48.50. Gail Richardson riding Eirann Bandoola and Lauren Buckley on Icey Storm finished 3rd and 4th.


The Equifibre Junior Rider Class was taken out by Anna Nalder riding Icebreaker II. Three riders returned for the Jump-off. Anna and Icebreaker II were double clear in a time of 34.27 to win, with Sophie Townsend riding Kingslea Kiwi jumping clear to finish 2nd in a time of 35.56. Third place was Pippa Collins on Double J Barman who finished with 4 faults in a time of 31.89.


With the only clear rounds, Jacquita Farquhar on Rustic Moonlight took out the Dunstan Horsefeeds Amateur Rider and Makenzie Causer on Finch Farm Lasall won the FMG Young Rider. Courtney Townsend and Corofina ECPH were 2nd in the FMG Young Rider and won the Main-Events University Class.


The Mainland Coachwork Ring 1 courses were designed by Emma Barker. Mark Whelan designed the Harvie Green Wyatt Ring 2 and Tony Hutton was the designer in the Dunedin City Council Ring 3.


The National Show Jumping Championships will be held at McLeans Island later this week (16th-19th January).



Equissage Horse Grand Prix Series

1st My Super Nova & Rose Alfeld

2nd Kiwi Spirit & Grace Percy

3rd Grandaire & Olivia Robertson

4th Kace & Kimberleigh McCabe


Country TV Pony Grand Prix Series

1st Benrose Playtime & Emma Gillies

2nd Junior Disco & Samantha Gillies

3rd MF Spot Me & Ella Wylie

4th Benrose Eclipse & Emma Gillies

5th Ellen Vanin Untouchable & Cara Quinn


Harrison Lane Pro-Am Rider Series

1st Wallflower & Kate Cavanagh

2nd Emilio MSH & Jess Land

3rd Eirann Bandoola & Gail Veda Richardson

4th Icey Storm & Lauren Buckley

5th Shoot The Breeze & Kirsty Sharapoff

6th Truly Unique & Rik Van Miltenburg


Dunstan Horsefeeds Amateur Rider Series

1st Rustic Moonlight & Jacquita Farquhar

2nd Montreaux & Amy Williams

3rd Hashtag Murphys Law & Vicky Cole

4th Rocky Ridge & Nicola McLennan

5th Anthem & Angela Ruddenklau

6th Hammertime & Kelly Evans


FMG Young Rider Series

1st Finch Farm Lasall & Makenzie Causer

2nd Corofina ECPH & Courtney Townsend

3rd Cosmopolitan & Grace O’Sullivan

4th Toulou & Grace Manera


Equifibre Junior Rider Series

1st Icebreaker II & Anna Nalder

2nd Kingslea Kiwi & Sophie Townsend

3rd Double J Barman & Pippa Collins

4th Portobella Regazza & Margot Curtis

5th Extravaganza & Noah Coutts

6th Flirtini & Margot Curtis


Equifibre Junior Rider Equitation

1st Kingslea Kiwi & Sophie Townsend

2nd Icebreaker II & Anna Nalder

3rd Extravaganza & Noah Coutts

4th Castelada II & Olivia Adams


Main-Events NZ Universities Series 120cm

1st Corofina ECPH & Courtney Townsend

2nd= AA Bedazzled & Hollie Kooman

2nd= Silver Gamble & Hollie Kooman

4th RH Renamour & Victoria Brown


Cavalleria Toscana Horse Mini Prix

1st Stratos & Tyler Mckee

2nd Icey Storm & Lauren Buckley

3rd Wallflower & Kate Cavanagh

4th Lumarzo & Tyler Mckee


Mainland Coachwork Pony Mini Prix

1st She’s A Cracker & Jessica Hore

2nd Freestyle Twyst & Shout & Meg Bisset

3rd Waiotahi Belle & Pippa Collins

4th Galaxy Knight Out & Cara Quinn

5th Galaxy Masterpiece & Madeline Woods

6th Mararoa Kobie Breeze & Amy Brenssell


Harvie Green Wyatt 125cm Horse Championship

1st Eyecatcher NZPH & Rose Alfeld

2nd Silver Gamble & Hollie Kooman

3rd Darryl RH & Olivia Brown

4th Kingslea Kiwi & Sophie Townsend

5th Eriann Bandoola & Gail Veda Richardson


Weavers Restaurant & Functions 115cm Horse Championship

1st Sunny Disposition & Grace Percy

2nd RH D’Eclipse & Olivia Brown

3rd Anthem & Angela Ruddenklau

4th Casino GNZ & Olivia Robertson

5th PL Queen of Hearts & Harriet Gardner


Beaumont Station 105cm Horse Championship

1st Double Connection & Lauryn Toomey

2nd Cinematic & Makaela Bruce

3rd Artic Invader & Harriet Gardner

4th Otto & Sharon McHugh

5th Mr Kingsman & Nadia Lyders


Ring 3 White Robe Lodge Pony Points Prize Winner

Kaiya Goswami & Sweetpea


Ring 3 White Robe Lodge Training Horse Points Prize Winner

Kerri George & Dan



By Rosa Douglas

13th January 2020