Equestrian Season Ends on a High

The Barwon Interschool Equestrian Series which includes Equestrian events hosted by Geelong Grammar, The Geelong College, Ballarat Grammar School and Kardinia International College has concluded for 2016.

We acknowledge the performances by the entire Christian College Geelong team for an excellent season.

Congratulations to all riders in the CCG Show Jumping Team who contributed results toward the team being crowned Barwon Interschool Series Champions.

Individual Champions at show jumping height levels included Riley Taylor - Individual Series Champion (Freshman), Georgia Murdoch - Individual Series Champion (Encouragers) and Jorja Krisopp Cole - Individual Series Champion (Improvers).

Individual Reserve Champions or Runners Up included Lucy Lawn - Reserve Champion, Showjumping (Improvers) and Emily Fischer - Reserve Champion, Dressage (Preliminary).

 CCG were the Champion Showjumping School, 3rd placed Dressage school and thus 2nd overall for the series perpetual trophy.

The Victorian Equestrian Interschool Series includes events hosted by schools from a wider area of Victoria with riders and parents committing a great deal of travel and time to represent the College.

Congratulations to Georgia Murdoch on finishing as Individual Showjumping Series Champion (Encouragers), a tremendous achievement. Lucy Lawn was Reserve Champion (Improvers) and our CCG Showjumping team placed second overall in the series behind Toorak College.

Victorian Team qualification

We acknowledge the performances of Tilley Fair, Ava Halloran and Charlotte Sheldon who qualified to represent Victoria at the National Interschool Championships.

Thank you

Throughout the year, the Equestrian team were led by Team Captains Erin Young and Bronte Kerger. All riders were encouraged and supported by the Sports Administrator Kay Wilson, a dedicated group of parents and friends, including Mrs Cheryl Wright who provided invaluable expertise and guidance to the Showjumping riders. We thank all who were involved and now look forward to the 2016/2017 series of competition which commences in October this year.


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