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    24 September @ 8:00 am - 28 September @ 5:00 pm AEST
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    26 September @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm AEST
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    27 September @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm AEST

News

Equestrian

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Equestrian NSW Interschool State Championships

While many SMGS students and families took to the snowfields during the winter break, three senior school students travelled to Sydney to compete in the 2018 Equestrian NSW Interschool State Championships. The five-day competition (16thto 21stJuly) is held at the world-class Olympic equestrian facility, the Sydney International Equestrian Centre (SIEC). Over 500 riders and horses [...]

Mackenzie and her horse, Kosciuszko Red, crowned U15 Age Champion for A Grade riders at the PCA NSW State Show Jumping and State Jumping Equestrian Championships

Over the weekend, Year 9 student Mackenzie Harding and her horse Kosciuszko Red competed at the PCA NSW State Show Jumping and State Jumping Equestrian Championships held in Morriset, NSW.Representing the Jindabyne Pony Club and Zone 18, Mackenzie rode brilliantly, posting some fantastic results. An account of Mackenzie and Red’s achievements, paraphrased from an article [...]

SMGS Equestrian Team celebrates Banner Season at Annual Presentation Night

On Friday 22 June, the SMGS Equestrian Team came together to take stock of the 2017/2018 equestrian competition season and, with so many great achievements from both individuals and the team as a whole, the atmosphere in the Snowy Shed was one filled with accomplishment and pride. The 2018 major awards and recipients were as [...]

SMGS Equestrian Team takes Home Best Presented Small School at the 2018 NW Equestrian Expo

From Friday 1 June to Tuesday 5 June, our equestrian team competed at the North-West Equestrian Expo in Coonabarabran. Known for its breadth of events on offer, this is one of the highlights of the year for members of our equestrian program. The eight team members who made the trip to Coonabarabran were: Mackenzie Harding [...]

SMGS equestrian team shines at the 21st SMIEC event

SMGS’ twenty-three-strong equestrian team competed at this year’s Snowy Mountains Interschools Equestrian Competition (SMIEC) from Saturday, 28th April to Tuesday, 1st May at the Station Resort in Jindabyne, NSW. SMGS joined 76 schools, 249 riders and 329 horse-rider combinations from the ACT, NSW and Victoria. SMIEC is run by a small but mighty committee from [...]

SMIEC 2018 Day 1 and 2 Video Recap with Sue West

Participants, parents, organisers, volunteers, and of course, horses are now at the half-way point of this year's SMIEC events. We caught up with event organiser, Sue West for a quick run-down of all the action over day 1 and day 2 of the four day event.   There are still two days of SMIEC [...]

Jindabyne ready to welcome record number of SMIEC competitors

Jindabyne, NSW. (20 April 2018) – Snowy Mountains Grammar School’s equestrian event, SMIEC, to be held from Saturday 28th April – Tuesday 1st May, announces record number of riders and schools from across the ACT, NSW and VIC travelling to Jindabyne to participate in the 4-day event. The 21st anniversary of SMGS’ Snowy Mountains Interschools [...]

Year 8 student, Mackenzie Harding, and her brumby, ‘Red’, selected to compete in the 2018 Sydney Royal Easter Show

On Sunday, 19th November, SMGS student Mackenzie Harding and ‘Red’ were selected to ride in the 2018 Sydney Royal Easter Show. We were provided with a bit of background information on the complexities of selection to compete at the Sydney Royal Easter Show by Ms Sarah Woodhouse, Zone Chief Instructor for the local area (Jindabyne, [...]

NW Equestrian Expo, Coonabarabran

The North West Equestrian Expo, an extensive interschools event held at Coonabarabran each year, was for our SMGS Equestrian team an amazing success in every way.  We have attended this event for the past ten years and the results achieved this year were better than ever before.  This level of performance was to a large [...]

SMGS students participate in campdraft clinic

As mentioned on the SMGS Equestrian Program webpage, most of our riders participate in additional equestrian activities outside school. The sport of campdrafting is one such activity. On Wednesday March 8 and Thursday March 9, Daniel Ternes-Dixon, Mackenzie Harding and Cody Gould participated in a campdraft clinic. The clinic was conducted by Pete and Anna [...]