July 31, 2012
Nanango Pony Club’s Golden Anniversary campdraft and gymkhana at the weekend was a huge success with 125 campdrafters taking part on Saturday, and 163 riders on Sunday.
Competitors were aiming for qualifying times for the Zone 21 State Formal Gymkhana, Sporting, Mounted Games which will be held at Warwick Polocrosse Grounds on September 26-29.
Eighteen pony clubs attended, including Nanango, Kingaroy, Kumbia, Wondai, Gayndah, Kilkivan, Crows Nest, Delaneys Creek, Rosewood, Kilcoy, Tara, Cambooya, Fernvale, Fassifern, Woodford and Brisbane Valley.
Nanango Pony Club Club spokesman Pat Collins said he would like to congratulate all the participants for the way they conducted themselves.
He also thanked everyone who had helped to make the weekend such a great success: the judges, “pencillers” and all the volunteers, Peter Tapsall Livestock Transport, and the cattle donors (Perrett family, Black family, Bill and Dell Andress, John Tessmann, Les Schloss and family).
10yrs and under – Amanda Mills (Kilcoy), ‘Mis Ihle’, 137, sponsored by Burnett Business Centre
11-12 years – Brooke Barron (Crows Nest), ‘Ben’, 128, sponsored by Patrick Collins Pest Control
13-14 years – Josie Perrett (Kilkivan), ‘Misty’, 95, sponsored by Aussie Land & Livestock
15-16 years – Amy Harch (Wondai), ‘Molly’, 92, sponsored by Andersons Produce
Associates – Gerald Youle (Kilcoy), ‘Master Mick’, 100, sponsored by Country Design & Print
Seniors – Jacob Cubis (Gatton), ‘Moonshine’, 96, sponsored by Rocco’s Pet Supplies
6yrs and under – Lori Kasper (Rosewood) – sponsored by Foodworks Nanango
7-8 years – Sophie Grundy (Kingaroy) – sponsored by Ray White Nanango and Kingaroy
9-10 years – Ava McGeary (Rosewood) – sponsored by Nanango Homemakers Centre
11-12 years – Rebecca Kay (Rosewood) – sponsored by Nanango Vet Surgery
13-14 years – Kate Hurley (Brisbane Valley) – sponsored by Burnett Business Centre
15-16 years – Bree Daniels (Brisbane Valley) – sponsored by Nanango Taxis
Associates – Greta Cartmill (Kumbia) – sponsored by Breakaway Pastoral Co
Seniors – Shari Murdoch (Gatton) – sponosred by Fitzroy Hotel
Mr Collins said that as well as the major sponsors (listed above), he would like to thank the Pony Club’s 2012 Supporters: Uncommon Variety Shop Nanango, Nanango Newsagency, Nanango Feed Shed, Riverina Stockfeeds, Nanango Jewellers, Nash Saddlery Nanango, Crusty’s Pizza Nanango, Aird’s Hardware Nanango, and Nanango Spare Parts