Tocumwal riders im­press

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Tocumwal Public School stu­dents Macken­zie Loughridge and Alex Laker com­peted at the Vic­to­rian In­ter­school Cham­pi­onships at Wer­ribee’s Na­tional Eques­trian Cen­tre re­cently.

The two girls com­peted with over 40 other riders in their age group in dres­sage, show jump­ing, com­bined train­ing, handy mount and show rid­ing classes.

School prin­ci­pal Dar­ren White said both girls rode ex­tremely well and were great rep­re­sen­ta­tives for Tocumwal Public School.

‘‘They placed in the top 15 riders in most of their classes which is a won­der­ful achieve­ment,’’ he said.

‘‘The girls were great am­bas­sadors for TPS and they en­joyed be­ing able to catch up with friends they made last year from other schools.

‘‘Con­grat­u­la­tions on a su­perb com­pe­ti­tion.’’

Macken­zie Loughridge goes over a jump at the Vic­to­rian In­ter­school Cham­pi­onships.

Alex Laker is pleased with her per­for­mance.

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