Kids have a go in the horse ring
YOUNG riders called on their mums and dads and aunts and uncles to lead their steeds around the horse arena at the Biggenden Show.
Numbers may have been down on Saturday for the Pony Club events but the under-six group were in there having a go.
For Dallarnil’s Taylor Foster, it was her first time competing in the ring.
Mum Monica said she was just so proud of her daughter.
The Dallarnil prep student said: “I did good!”
“I’m going to keep doing it,” she said.
Three-year old Chloe Cooper was having a fun time riding Coco.
“My mum rode her when she was young,” she said.
Steward Ros Buczma said it was great to see family encouraging and assisting the young riders in the led classes.
Tamara Buczma, winning the juvenile section of the Mark Elliott Memorial Stockman’s Challenge, said the bridle she received would come in handy.
Emi Clayton of Dallarnil waits her turn to compete.
“The event was well-run,” she said.
Ms Buczma said a come and try day would be held in the future to try to get more members for the Pony Club.
Anyone interested or wishing more information can phone 0418 625 021.
Amber Bauer of Childers had a great time on her horse.
JUVENILE WINNERS: Teagan Bechly and Tamara Buczma with judge Curtis Illet.
JUNIOR WINNERS: Lucas Fitzpatrick, John Bauer and Clayton Carlson.
Rafe Fawckner and Ben Cooper competed in the pony club events on Saturday afternoon.
Clayton Carlson gets his horse ready to compete.
The Beddows sisters Sheree and Trish with the help of brother Darren led their young sons in the pony club events.
Biggenden Miss Showgirl runner-up Fiona Gethings competes in the stockman's challenge.
Chloe Cooper ties a ribbon around Coco’s neck.
Dylan Foster and Dustin Fawckner.