Riders of all ages enjoyed a full day of events at the Courtenay CADORA Fall Finale Dressage show on Sept. 18 at the Comox Valley Exhibition Grounds.
Melanie Houston of Victoria judged riders on their accuracy and quality in execution of the Horse Council BC Dressage tests. She was ably assisted by Shannon Lawrence. “With horse and rider partners turned out in perfect attire the sun just had to shine!” an event spokesperson said. “Congratulations to all competitors on excellent turnouts, well-behaved horses, and great camaraderie.”
Hi Point Walk/Trot: Megan Bendrien riding Splashdown.
Hi Point Training Level: Trina Yates riding Chaz.
Hi Point First Level: Heather Stewart riding Andorr.
Hi Point Second Level: Trina Yates riding Lagavulin.
Hi Score Junior rider: Bailey Stewart riding Sugar.
Hi Score Senior rider: Heather Stewart riding Andorr.
Hi Score Courtenay CADORA club member: Lydia Hardy riding Owen.
Hi Point Second level and above: Trina Yates riding Lagavulin.
“The club would like to thank and acknowledge our generous sponsors: Country Lane Stables, South Country Feed & Supply, Brazen Sportswear, Joint Physiotherapy, Shar-Kare Feed, Greenhawk Vancouver Island, Van-Isle Veterinary, Black Creek Farm & Feed, Vancouver Island Enterprises Topsoil, Linda’s Leathers, and Zellers Courtenay. These sponsors have added to the quality and success of the club’s two shows and three test days in 2011,” the spokesperson said.
– Courtenay CADORA