During these holidays and into Term 4, Glennie girls will be competing in Sydney at the International Equestrian Centre in the National Interschool Equestrian Championships and the Pony Club National Championships. A team of four girls will also be representing Australia in a Showjumping competition at the Horse Pacific Challenge in New Caledonia.
Representing Glennie and Queensland in Interschool Equestrian is Ellie Stenzel (Year 5), Grace de la Croix (Year 6), Holly Hurst (Year 8), Keeleigh Wise (Year 8), Piper Wise (Year 10), Kate Johnstone (Year 11) and Sarah Coggan (Year 12).
Two of our riders, Sarah Coggan and Kate Johnstone, have leadership roles within the Queensland team. Sarah is the Queensland Interschool Equestrian Captain and Kate is Vice-Captain of the Eventing team
Lucy Griffiths (Year 8), Keeleigh Wise (Year 8) and Piper Wise (Year 10) are also competing in the Pony Club National Championships in Sydney. Sarah Coggan and Grace Muirhead (Year 10) were selected but have had to withdraw due to other commitments.
For the first time, Glennie has been invited to compete as an Australian team in the showjumping competition at the Horse Pacific Challenge in New Caledonia. The team consists of Holly Hurst (Year 8), Kate Bellars (Year 11), Becci Roellgen (Year 11) and Lucy Stanford (Year 11). The girls are competing against countries such as Vanuatu, New Caledonia, Tonga and New Zealand. Participating in a number of competitions on borrowed horses will present a great challenge for our girls, in addition to competing overseas for the first time.
These competitions cap off an excellent year for the Equestrian team and we look forward to hearing about all their adventures, and hopefully some great results.