Wanaka A & P Show - written by Head Girl Lucy Swain and Laura Perkins
The Wanaka A&P Show was held on the 8th and 9th of March and Head Girl Lucy Swain and Laura Perkins were both fortunate to be competing. On the Friday Laura and her horse ‘Calvary Man’ placed 2nd and 3rd in the 1.00m Show Jumping. Also she competed in one of the main events, which was the Upper Clutha Pony Championship Round the Ring. This is where they jump one round and then 10 riders qualify for the next day to compete for the Championship title. Laura received 3rd and 2nd for Rider Over Jumps. Lucy was competing on ‘Stone River Titan’ and competed in the Upper Clutha Hack Leaping Competition. This was a class with over 50 competitors and only the top 10 qualify for the next day. Lucy won first place in the qualifying round and also won best rider over jumps. On Saturday Laura placed 5th in the Pony Championship round the ring and Lucy won the Hack Leaping Championship title. To finish the show Laura competed in the 1.05m gambler stakes and placed 4th. Well done girls!