Our equestrian team achieved fourth place overall at the NISS Dressage Championship at St Peters recently.

In the Pony section, Lauren Phillips rode Broadwater Park Neverland (achieving second place in the 1b class) and Emma Gott rode Brookefield Royal Command.

Shelby Carey on Red Stag (achieving second place in the 1a class) and Olivia Watson rode Mangaroa Tahi, in the Horse section.

  Class 1a Place Class 1b Place
Lauren (Pony section) 9th 2nd
Emma (Pony section) 15th 13th
Shelby (Horse section) 2nd 4th
Olivia (Horse section) 7th 7th


Last weekend (26 & 27 February) the team competed at the NISS Show Jumping Championships.

Ciara O’Rourke Nicholson rode Westwood Blue Denim, came 1st in class 3, 4th in class 7 and 4th in Equitation. She was  Grand Champion for 1-1.05m series.

Lauren Phillips rode Ruby Blu, jumped 60-70cm, and came 5th in Class 1. Shelby rode Red Stag, jumped 80-90cm, and came 1st in class 14 and 4th in Equitation. Olivia rode Mangaroa Tahi, jumped 60-70cm, came 4th in Class 9 and jumping 80-90cm came 5th in class 14.

Congratulations, girls!

Photo: Shelby Carey, Emma Gott, Ciara O’Rourke Nicholson, Lauren Phillips, and Olivia Watson with their ribbons.