Riders and horses jump to it

June 30, 2017

Cruising: Numurkah's Adele Eddy.

Up and over: Pam Beer.

Leap: Rochester's Lucy Nelson.

Over the railings: Kagan Pearce guides her horse over a jump.

Flying high: Cobram and District Pony Club's Haylee Adams.

Safe landing: Yarrawonga's Christine Douglas.

Looking ahead: Strathmerton's Patty Lewis.

Clear skies and a warm winter’s day greeted riders for Cobram and District Pony Club’s annual Showjumping and Dressage Day on June 18 at the Muckatah Recreation Reserve.

Riders came from as far as Swan Hill, Wodonga, Seymour, Deniliquin, Wangaratta, Rochester, Lurg, Benalla, Chiltern and Hay as well as from the local Numurkah, Yarrawonga Tocumwal, Jerilderie and Cobram areas.

‘‘We had fantastic weather, and 90 entries in all the disciplines,’’ Cobram and District Pony Club president Barb Clarke said.

‘‘The Cobram and District Pony Club was complimented on its fantastic grounds and how great they looked.

‘‘The hard work by the club and other volunteer helpers has been amazing; freshly painted jumps and new sand areas stood out to everyone.

‘‘A great day seemed to be had by all.’’

Cobram and District Pony Club was first founded in 1961.

Since then, it’s provided 56 years of community service in the area, supporting young riders for the love of their horses and their sport, and trying to make a difference to people’s lives.

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