A young Taranaki Team took top honours at the Equestrian Entries Youth Festival

Gymanji (Lucy Cochrane),  Pied Piper Trick or Treat (Frankie Lawn)  Rifesyde Firefly (Zoe Lawn) & Thumbellina II (Mikayla Wildermoth) scored 108pts, a clear margin ahead of  Central Districts (95) and Waikato Black on 91. Eighteen teams contested the Area team competition from Waitemata in the north to Wellington in the south  Area Team Results

Copyright Photos: Libby Law Photography

Taranaki Area  Team 1st L to R: Lucy Cochrane, Mikayla Wildermoth, Sue Hobson (ESNZ President) Frankie Lawn & Zoe Lawn

North Island Team
L to R: Morgan Abel-Pattinson,
Iris Hutt, Rebecca Mobberley ,
Sachleen Kaur


The first leg of the Richmond Saddlery InterIsland team competition saw the North Island score a total of 466.858 setting a target for the South Island team at the South Island Championships this weekend 

North Island         
Preliminary  Pony  1 113 C 67.142
Morgan Abel-Pattinson    114 B 68.304
Novice Young Rider 2 203 C 69.500
Iris Hutt   204 B 62.059
Elementary Young Rider 3 303 A 69.167
Rebecca Mobberley    304 B 62.125
Adv Medium Young Rider 4 502 65.417
Sachleen Kaur   503 B 65.203
Total %       528.917
Less 1 x Discard Score        -62.059
NI Total Team Score %        466.858

South Island Team

Preliminary  Pony (Gemma Lewis) Penny Weight Effervescent
Novice Young Rider (Millie Thompson) Oranoa Night Owl
Elementary Young Rider (Estella Velenski) Amazing Spy
Adv Medium Young Rider (Ashleigh McLean) San Tiero