Blacktown Pony Club are zone champions

Winners are grinners: Kaitlin Mcwhirter, Sarah Caffyn, Kristie Trost, Angela Murray and Kaitlyn Lodge all rode for Blacktown Pony Club. Photo: Sonia Mcwhirter.

Winners are grinners: Kaitlin Mcwhirter, Sarah Caffyn, Kristie Trost, Angela Murray and Kaitlyn Lodge all rode for Blacktown Pony Club. Photo: Sonia Mcwhirter.

Blacktown Pony Club Mounted Games Associate Team cleaned up at zone 19 Mounted Games Championships at Londonderry Pony Club last Weekend.

The club sent a single team to compete in the event and they notched up an impressive zone championship for the club.

Teams consist of five members that compete in relay events, which include them getting on and off their horses and taking objects from one end of the arena to the other on their horses. It is a fast paced event.

Blacktown also saw victory at the sporting event on Saturday with Sarah Caffynn, 19, Jessica Trost, 14, and Caitlyn Steer, 8, representing our club with pride. These girls gave it their all with Sarah Caffyn backing up on the Sunday with the mounted games team.

The team of associates included Kaitlyn Lodge, Sarah Caffyn, Kaitlyn Mcwhirter, and Angela Murray and Kristy Trost, they won the associate zone championships.

There were many supporters from the club, cheering the teams on which boosted the spirit of the team.

The State Championships are being held in September at Londonderry Pony Club and will be a great opportunity to see what the competitors can achieve.

Blacktown Pony Club is running a come and try days on August 17 and 31. Bring your boots, your horse and helmet and see what you think. The cost is $25 a day for people 4-25 years of age. Call Sonia Mcwhirter on 0425213080 for more information.

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