Tuesday 15 July 2014

Equestrian Victoria Interschool State Championships

Hundreds of school students converged on Werribee Park National Equestrian Centre for the 2014 Equestrian Victoria Interschool State Championships. Riders competed in a variety of events such as Dressage, Show jumping and Combined Training and despite the very cold weather, competitors were blessed with some clear sunny days and had a fantastic time in the ‘Olympic Village’.

The Ivanhoe Grammar School Team comprised Hannah Bathen, Jessica Grant, Jorjia Adams, Edward Darby, Lily Dobson, Clancy Grant and Alice D. It was a very busy week for the Team and all riders performed very well against the best in Victoria. Best performances were from, Edward Darby and Clancy Grant – Show jumping, Jess Grant – Show jumping and Dressage and Hannah Bathen and Jorjia Adams – Dressage.

Individual Results:

Edward Darby, Year 7 – Show jumping, Reserve Champion and Best Performed Secondary Boy

Jorjia Adams, Year 9 – Secondary Advanced, 4th

Hannah Bathen, Year 11 – Prix St Georges, 3rd

Jess Grant, Year 9 – Medium Dressage, 4th

Clancy Grant, Year 6 – Show jumping, Reserve Champion

Congratulations to the Ivanhoe Equestrian Team who placed equal sixth overall against some very tough competition.

Ivanhoe Grammar School has a unique and extensive Equestrian program based at the Plenty Campus. To learn more about this exciting offering click here