The 2013 Kilkivan Great Horse Ride is heading in a different direction and over a shorter distance
The second annual South Burnett Equestrian Challenge attracted 85 children – and some of the region’s best horses – to the Kingaroy Showgrounds on Tuesday.
In one of the most spectacular finishes in his long endurance riding career, Brook Sample has taken out the 2013 Tom Quilty Gold Cup on board 16-year-old “Brookleigh Excalibur”.
The closing date to nominate for Australia’s most famous endurance horse ride, the Tom Quilty Gold Cup, has been extended to May 15 to allow more riders to qualify to take part.
Sixty riders travelled from across the South Burnett and far afield for Zone 8 Dressage Day
Horse owners and pony club representatives have been invited to attend a Hendra Information Night on Thursday (March 14).
The South Burnett Equestrian Group held a Mini Hack Show at the Kingaroy pony club grounds last weekend, testing the skills of local riders and their horses.
Riders from Bundaberg to Blackbutt converged on Kingaroy Showgrounds at the weekend for the annual Zone 8 Jumping Equitation Championships.
The South Burnett Equestrian Group will be holding its first competition for the year on Sunday, February 24, ie the day after the Cooyar Show.
The annual Wondai Pony Club Gymkhana was held on Sunday (August 26) at the Wondai Showgrounds.
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.
The Nanango Hack and Pony Club will be celebrating its 50th anniversary this weekend at its annual Campdraft and Gymkhana held at Nanango Showgrounds.
A team of eight riders from pony clubs across the South Burnett travelled to Yeppoon last week for the Pony Club Association of Queensland Combined Training and Horse Trials Championships.
Organisers of the Tom Quilty Gold Cup have received $25,000 assistance from Queensland Events to help stage the iconic endurance horse ride in Kilkivan next year.