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CZ Flat Teams, Musical Ride and Games Champs
Riders from Macedon PC achieved excellent results to qualify for the state champs in November. They will be joined by riders from Melton, Werribee, Gisborne, Oaklands, Lancefield and Truganina. This will be the first time we have entered a composite zone team. Here they are proudly wearing the zone uniform.
We wish them all the best of luck. Details and photos in the newsreport.
Central Zone Showjumping - Fimister Shield and President's Cup
Congratulations to Gisborne PC - winners of the 2018 Fimister Shield.
Macedon second. Oaklands third. See the newspage for details and more photos.
PCV Training Day
Central Zone hosted the PCV State Workshop at Riddells Creek on Sat Sep 1 with about 30 coaches, officials, parents and senior riders in attendance. See the newspage for photos and details of sessions.
Central Zone Horse Trials
Although it was cold and windy at Oaklands for the Central Zone HT, the threatened Antarctic vortex didn't eventuate and it was fine for most of the day.
Oaklands PC won the CZ Inter-club shield. The Mathew Slade Memorial Trophy was presented to Grade 1 winner Katelyn Thompson by Warwick Slade.
See photos from the other grades in the news article.
CZ at PCV Prince Phillip Games
Central Zone was represented by 3 teams, a Junior from Gisborne and a Junior and Senior team from Werribee at the PCV Prince Phillip Mounted Games on Sat June 2. Although it was very chilly at Gladysdale, the sun came out and they all came home with satin.
The Gisborne Ferrari Warriors placed 2nd in the Juniors
The Werribee Juniors placed 3rd, and the Senior Werribee Warriors placed 4th.
Well done all riders. A great effort. (They have started practising for next year already. Look out Yarrambat, here comes Central Zone.) See more photos on the newspage.
The CZ Ride To Time training days 2 and 3 were held on Sat June 30 and Sat July 14 at Werribee Racecourse.
On Sat June 2 the first Central Zone Ride To Time was held at Kilmore Racecourse. The air was cold but the sun came out and the riders had a great day learning to ride to a given time. See more photos on the newspage.
And there is an exciting announcement about this event!!
“Central Zone Ride To Time Frank Muddyman Memorial Award”
We are so pleased to announce that the Central Zone of Pony Club now have a new annual award! For the Club who wins the Hi Point at the Zone Ride to Time Program, they will now receive the perpetual “Central Zone Ride To Time Frank Muddyman Memorial Hi Point Award”. The Champion of each of the Maiden & Open Section of each section will also each win a “Central Zone Ride To Time Frank Muddyman Memorial Champion” trophy! The awards will be presented at the Central Zone HT on August 12 at Oaklands. Read more on the news page.
Central Zone Comfort & Safety workshop Woodend May 12. Presenter Bronwyn Fyfe explained gear check principles to 22 parents and riders.
Central Zone Information night May 8. Committee members listening to the presentation on a Child Safe Club. See the News Report
PCV Horse Trials Festival May 5/6. Central Zone was represented by 3 riders: J'Aimee Mallon and Leilani Justice in grade 2 of the champs and LaMoza Velisha, riding 2 horses in the Grade 3 Interzones Teams. See the News Report
Central Zone Autumn C certificate assessments
Congratulations to the 9 riders who were awarded their C certificates at the CZ Autumns assessments , held at Whittlesea on Sat April 7. See the News Report for more photos.
Central Zone Gymkhana March 18
Congratulations to Riddells Creek for winning the Lowden Family shield for the 4th year in a row; Gisborne 2nd;Kilmore 3rd. Truganina won the Russell Manton Memorial Shield (dedicated to small clubs).
More details and photos in the News Report.
CZ riders bring home satin from the PCV State Dressage and Showjumping Champs. March 3/4.
The Grade 3 dressage team placed 6th
The grade 2 team placed 5th
Grade 1 rider Jayde Kirkham placed 5th overall in Dressage. The C grade Showjumping team placed 6th
Leilani, Emma and J'Aimee show off their sashes. The 4th yeam member was Matilda. More details on the newspage.
Central Zone front and centre at the PCA Nationals.
Haylea and Jayde blitzed the senior dressage, Chris won Junior Rider of the Year and Gisborne was Club of the Year. What a week!
See the news report for more.
The youngest members - the future of pony club
In these days of falling numbers, it is important that our youngest riders are engaged, having fun, so that they are interested enough to stay on in the club.
At Gisborne PC, there are 3 lead rein groups. Here they are shown lining up for a combined games session. See the news page for the games they played and other ideas for the youngest riders.
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