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  • 2025 Scholarship and Bursary Program – Applications Now Open

    Calling all Year 6-10 students! The Snowy Mountains Grammar School 2025 Scholarship and Bursary Program is now open for applications.   Our program is designed for students who are passionate about joining our learning environment and are committed to making a significant contribution to the life of the school.   Available Scholarships and Bursaries: Academic […]
  • Volunteers needed at the Jindabyne Ski Sale

    Calling all SMGS families!   The Jindabyne Ski Sale, an initiative of the Rob Kneller Youth Foundation, still needs volunteers to assist with this weekend’s event.   All funds raised will subsidise the cost of school skiing for JCS and SMGS students in years K-2 to encourage participation and exposure to the Snowsports industry.   […]
  • 2023 Redlands Cup Draft Team List (Updated)

    The draft team lists for the 2023 Redlands Cup Competition are now available: 2023 Redlands Cup Draft Team List (Tuesday 30th May 2023) Please direct any queries to snowsports@smgs.nsw.edu.au
  • 2023 Regional Interschools Snowsports Draft Team List

    The draft team lists for the 2023 Regional Interschools Snowsports Competition are now available: 2023 Interschools Snowsports Draft Team List (Tuesday 23rd May 2023) Please direct any queries to snowsports@smgs.nsw.edu.au

Equestrian Development Academy

//Equestrian Development Academy

Welcome to the SMGS Equestrian Development Academy

The SMGS Equestrian Development Academy (EDA) is a specialised program catering for beginner to advanced riders, boarding and day students, the program will provide increased opportunities for all riders to work towards their personal best and beyond in a number of equestrian disciplines.

As part of the EDA program, we are also pleased to offer boarding and day students the provision of agistment, located adjacent to the Jindabyne Pony Club.

The SMGS Equestrian Development Academy Program coordinator is Gidge Fairfield-Smith.

More information will be coming soon in January 2022.

Interested in the SMGS EDA? Please complete the SMGS Enquiry form HERE.

The EDA has several key components:

 

  • Learn-to-Ride Program
    • Our regular Wednesday Sport offering.
  • Specialist Instructor Development Program
    • Multi-discipline program on Wednesdays with visiting specialist Instructors. This includes a two-hour small group lesson between 8:45 am and 4:00 pm. Additional training opportunities on Wednesday will also be available.
  • Competitions
    • SMGS will travel to a number of interschool events in 2022/2023 as well as provide academic support for students competing while at events.
  • Clinics
    • Specialist intensive programs will be held once each term (dates to be confirmed).
  • Agistment
    • Open to boarding and day students from early in Term 1, 2022.

Learn more here:

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Congratulations to Year 12 student Abby, who has been selected for the Team NSW Show Horse Captain position. Abby will lead the Show Horse team at the 2023 Marcus Oldham Australian Interschool Equestrian Championships from [...]

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