Jindera’s Katelyn Donney rides at State level

Zone 20 dressage team: Katelyn Donney, Catelin Crawford, Trudy Crawford, Alyce Hince and Caitlyn Hiskins.
Zone 20 dressage team: Katelyn Donney, Catelin Crawford, Trudy Crawford, Alyce Hince and Caitlyn Hiskins.

Four Zone 20 riders travelled around 10 hours to Gunnedah in order to compete in the New South Wales Dressage Championships on April 24 and 25. 

The event saw 145 riders from NSW and QLD competing for the title of State Champion in their division. 

Riders from Zone 20 were Caitlin Hiskins riding in the 17 and under 25 years from Corowa Pony Club (PC), Katelyn Donney from Jindera PC riding in 13 and under 15 years, Catelin Crawford from Tumut PC and  Alyce Hinc from Corowa PC both riding in the under 13 years.

Caitlin Hiskins won both of her dressage test over the two days and claiming the title of NSW State Champion in the 17 and under 25s age group. 

She was also part of the NSW team who took on QLD across the weekend with NSW coming out winners. 

All riders came away from the weekend with smiles on their faces after competing well at state level and representing Zone 20 proudly. 

Katelyn Donney placed 34th overall in the very competitive 13 and under 15 age group.

Catelin Crawford placed ninth overall in the under 13 age group with Alyce Hince coming 14th. 

Zone 20 has a strong team attending the State Equitation Championships in Gunning on May 17 and 18. 

The six riders competing at the championships include Catelin Crawford of Tumut PC, Zara Carlson from Tarcutta PC, Coriah Keatings and Kattriya McKinnon from Wirlinga PC, Stephanie Noske from Jindera PC and Jessica Roe from Jingellic PC.