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  • Draft team lists (Updated) for Interschools and Redlands Cup now online

    The first draft team lists for the 2019 Snowsports season are now available: Redlands Cup (Updated Thursday 13th June 2019) ACT-Southern NSW Interschools Snowsports Championships (Updated Thursday 13th June 2019) Please refer to the  Snowsports Team Selection Policy for details about team snowsports team selection. All feedback on these draft teams should be directed to: […]
  • Patrick Broe Competes in Rugby NSW State Championships

    A big congratulations to Patrick Broe and his U14 ACT Brumbies team who were undefeated throughout the NSW State Championship tournament in Orange before going down narrowly in the final against Gordon over the weekend. They put some big scores up against some really strong competition (69-0 against Randwick, 47-7 against Manly). Patrick was the leading try scorer of […]
  • Emily Quodling punches ticket to National Equestrian Interschools

    Congratulations to Emily Quodling who has qualified for the National Interschools event to be held at SIEC from 27th September to 3rd October.  Emily and her horse, DP Onyx will be competing in the 90cm show jumping. Good Luck Emily!  
  • P&F Pure 80’s Trivia Night – Friday 24th June – Call for silent auction donations

    To the SMGS community, The Parents and Friends Committee of Snowy Mountains Grammar School are excited to announce the upcoming Trivia Night on Friday 21 June. The theme of the 2019 Trivia Night will be ‘Pure 80s’. In addition, we are pleased to let you know that this year 10% of all profits from the […]

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Community, competition and opportunity at the heart of 22nd Annual SMIEC event

From Saturday 27 to Tuesday 30 April, Snowy Mountains Grammar School welcomed 248 riders from 58 schools to Jindabyne for the 22ndannual Snowy Mountains Interschools Equestrian Competition. Of this year’s event, Event Director, Sue West, said, “SMIEC 2019 was an amazing event. The weather was the best we have had for many years and this [...]

2019 Equestrian New South Wales State Interschools Championships Recap

Author - Sarah Jansen, Year 12 From Friday 5th March to Tuesday 11th March, seven riders from SMGS travelled to the Sydney International Equestrian Centre for the 2019 Equestrian New South Wales State Interschools Championships. It was a tough week, with some of the best horse and rider combinations in the state, but our riders had [...]

SMGS Equestrian Team Coached by Christan Trainor!

Sarah Jansen (Year 11) is the Snowy Mountains Equestrian Capitan. The Snowy Mountains Grammar School Equestrian team visited Ingebirah fro a two-day skills camp.  Fifteen riders from our SMGS equestrian team enjoyed a two day camp at Ingebirah. It was a great two days, and both riders and horses all tried so hard to get [...]

SMGS Equestrian Team Brings Home the Win!

Sarah Jansen (Year 11) is the Snowy Mountains Equestrian Capitan. The Snowy Mountains Grammar School Equestrian team has had a huge start to the season, with students competing in competitions all over NSW.   On the long weekend, Charlotte Wilson and I went to the Berry InterSchools in Worrigee, and competed in dressage and show [...]

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 [...]