Lo­cal ri­ders gi­ve be­st e­ver per­for­man­ce

George Herald - - Sport - Jan­nie Mey­er

School ri­ders from Ge­or­ge de­li­ver­ed their be­st per­for­man­ce e­ver in the highly com­pe­ti­ti­ve Sa­ne­sa Na­ti­o­nal Cham­pi­ons­hips at Ka­y­a­la­mi, Jo­han­nes­burg.

As mem­bers of the We­stern Ca­pe te­am, the ta­len­ted young ri­ders com­pe­ted a­gainst the cre­am of schools ri­ders in South A­fri­ca, with mo­re than 800 horses par­ti­ci­pa­ting.

Most of the ca­te­go­ries had 50 par­ti­ci­pants, which ma­de for tig­ht com­pe­ti­ti­on.

Blan­co P­ri­ma­ry School had two ri­ders in the WC te­am, Pip­pa (11) and Ross­lyn S­qui­ar (8), and due to the pla­cings re­cei­ved at the cham­pi­ons­hip, the school now ranks no

6 in SA. Pip­pa is ran­ked no 2 p­ri­ma­ry school ri­der in South A­fri­ca with Ross­lyn ran­ked no 2 in gra­de 1-3. Car­lea van Wyk of Ou­te­ni­qua High ca­me se­cond in the

EV90 ca­te­go­ry on Le­a­gue of his Own and was first in the Han­dy Hun­ter com­pe­ti­ti­on on T­ho­mas. Burn­si­de E­ques­tri­an A­ca­de­my at Wa­ters­hed S­ta­bles in Blan­co had fi­ve ri­ders, Pip­pa and Ross­lyn S­qui­ar, Ty­la Pel­ham, Car­lea van Wyk and Zoe Cu­pi­do, in the

WC te­am.

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