A large contigent of Z-Riders spent the weekend in Harrison Hot Springs celebrating a great year. And many of them brought home awards!
Pre-Training JR Championship-Reserve: Kendall Smith -Riddle Me This Pre-Training Young Rider: 1st - Kendall Smith on Riddle Me This Pre Training Senior: 4th - Sara Sellmer on FreeSala Training Senior: 4th - Sara Sellmer on Midnight Tango II Open Intermediate: 4th- Sara Sellmer on TF Kreisler Horse of the year: TF Kreisler Young rider of distinction: Young Rider who exemplifies sportsmanship and dedication to the sport of 3 day eventing and is an inspiration to all and a true young rider of distinction Madeleine Scott
As a bonus, all who attended the AGM and Awards night were entered into a draw for a free entry to one of the 2017 HTBC events. Four of our riders were drawn. Lindsay Whitehead, Mia Poppleton, Emmy Gehring and Kendall Smith! Congratulations to Kendall on a great year and lots of recognition!
Thank you to Leahona Rowland who spoke about working overseas, and the pros and cons of working student positions over there, and her experience working with many top eventers.
Also, that is the biggest fundraiser of the year for the Young Riders program. The Silent Auctions brought in over $11,500.00 in donations! Highest yet - thank you so much to all the people and businesses who donated! I guess the only other thing is that Sara and TJ have volunteered to serve on the Horse Trials Board of Directors - taking an official role in shaping the great sport of Eventing in BC.