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The Gisborne Photo News





42 teams competed at the New Zealand Pony Club Jumping Championships at Cambridge. The Gisborne team came 5th overall and 2nd in the Sue Yearbury Memorial Salver for attitude and presentation. Pictured with their Manager Tony Hansen (Left) are the team of Charles Rau (on his horse Hat Trick), Andrew Barclay (Bramble). Christopher Hansen (Sinbad), Paula Cornwell (Scrubfire), Rebecca Cornwell (Highland Magic) and Amanda Babbington (Wedgewood).


In the Junior Tower equivalent, Under 23 teams from 15 provinces plus a NZ Maori side, 1 from Queensland and NSW, competed at the Centennial Course in Taupo. Although overawed by the occasion, Poverty Bay/East Coast had two outstanding players, Anthony Pardoe & Hamish Douglas who have a great future ahead of them after 4 rounds in the 70s during the Tournament.
L to R : Ha mis h Douglas, Vashon Karaka, Anthony Pardoe, David Solomon Dion Milner and Manager Bill Donnelly