The public have been invited to come along to watch some equestrian action and inspect the results of an Australia Day working bee at the South Burnett Western Performance Club grounds in Nanango.
Organisers of an equestrian sport that can trace its roots back to Portugal, Spain and Italy were delighted when they held their first competition at Nanango’s Showgrounds recently and saw it draw 53 competitors from all over south-east Queensland.
Forty riders from 11 local schools took part in the 2018 South Burnett Equestrian Challenge held at the Kingaroy Showgrounds last week.
The Nanango Heritage Endurance Ride is always a test for horses and riders … but at least the horses get regular vet checks!
Horses may still be allowed on some sections of the Kingaroy-Kilkivan rail trail between Kingaroy and Wondai
The South Burnett Equestrian Group held its annual Janet Sparkes Memorial competition recently
Eighty young riders gathered at the Kingaroy Showgrounds on Thursday for the third annual South Burnett Equestrian Challenge.
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
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.
Riders from St Mary’s Catholic College took out second place at the Fraser Coast Equestrian Challenge
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.
The students at St Mary’s Catholic College in Kingaroy got an opportunity to horse around a bit last week …
Students from a number of local schools will be competing in the South Burnett Equestrian Challenge which will be held at the Kingaroy Showgrounds on Thursday (July 19).
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.