Zone Jumping equitation competition for Arcadia Pony Club

The Zone 23 Jumping Equitation competition was kindly hosted by Dural Pony Club on Sunday 11th September.

Jumping equitation is when the rider and horse are judged on their ability to jointly execute a show jumping round that is well balanced, with a mutual understanding of each other’s needs and abilities and make every aid or change seem effortless. This should reflect their training and ground work. The rider should be effective and sympathetic and have a clear understanding of what the course and tasks are asking of them.

Congratulations to all Arcadia Pony Club riding members participating in the event. Placing for our riding members were as follows:

Champion – Lucy Fretus riding External Influence Reserve Champion – Molly Breatnach riding Church Hill

Champion – Sarah Harris riding Smoking Bow Third – Grace Fretus riding Bliss

Champion –Montana Jonker riding Battle of the Century

Champion – Maddie Breatnach riding Daine Hill Dancer
Reserve Champion – Rosie Kenny riding Lolly
Third – Alexandra Langthorne riding Yartarta Park Cotton Candy

A big thank you to Dural Pony Club for hosting the event and of course to all our volunteer helpers that made the event possible.

Would you like to be involved with Arcadia Pony Club?
Do you love horses, enjoy teaching children and think you may have an interest in becoming a pony club instructor? We would love to hear from you. We provide a safe and structured learning program in line with Pony Club NSW guidelines.

Arcadia Pony meets the first, third and fifth Sunday every month at the Rural Sports Facility in Galston. We’d love to see you there!

To find out more about Arcadia Pony Club please visit

NSW Begonia Society Monthly Meeting Sunday 16th October at 2.00 p.m. Bloomin’ Greenery Nursery 226 Annangrove Rd Annangrove Rhizomatous Begonias. Visitors welcome. Details 9679-1386

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