19th November 2023, State Equestrian Centre As part of the 2023 Invitational Qualification period: 18 October 2022 - 16 October 2023
Penny Hill Park Stud Dressage Rising Star Award
For horses and ponies competing in their first year of EA Competitive Dressage (3rd September 2021 to 17th October 2022)
The Penny Hill Park Stud Dressage Rising Star Award is for horses and ponies competing in their First year of EA Competitive Dressage (18 October 2022-16 October 2023)
· The rider of the horse or pony must be a current Competitor Senior or Competitor Junior member of EWA. · Qualifications must only be achieved by one horse/pony and rider combination. The same combination must compete in the Final. · A rider and or Horse/Pony cannot compete in the final twice. · Qualifications must be achieved in Competitive graded Dressage competitions in the qualifying period. · Horses and ponies must be registered with EWA and hold a current Dressage Competition License. · A horse/pony must complete their first Competitive competition during the qualifying period. · Hors Concours (HC) scores will not be accepted. · At least two of the scores must be from Novice Dressage tests. · The 15 highest horse and pony qualifiers will be selected for the Finals. If more than 15 qualify, the 15 finalists will be selected by calculating their 4 best aggregate scores. In the event of a tie in qualifying, the additional horse/pony will be eligible to compete. · Where an eligible combination is unable to compete in the Final, the next highest qualifying combination on the list will be eligible to compete. · Final will be late November 2022. · The winner will be awarded an embroidered rug and a trophy. All finalists will receive rosettes/sashes.
2022 Results The 2022 Penny Hill Park Rising Star Award is Western Australia’s greatest showcase of up and coming talent in the State. Proudly sponsored by Penny Hill Park Stud, the event invites combinations in their first year of competitive dressage to compete together for the coveted title: Penny Hill Park Stud Rising Star.
5 ponies and 15 horses competed at the event on 19th November 2022 in the Indoor Area at the State Equestrian Centre. We were fortunate enough to have both Susan Hoevenaars and Maria Schwenessen travel from interstate to judge the beautiful novice tests that were showcased throughout the day
Top placings were as follows: HORSES: Penny Hill Park Fascination - Kristy Padberg Thorne Park Manhattan - Louise Falconer
PONIES: Mandeley House of Lords - Susan Goodwin Brooke Valley Talisien - Ella Wiseman
A huge thank you to event organisers, Heidi Emery and Terrina Fairbrother for the many hours that go behind this event. Thank you also to the judges, stewards and volunteers who make this event possible. Thank you to the excellent photographer, Eric Lloyd Photography. Finally, thank you to Michelle James from Penny Hill Park Stud for your ongoing support for this event.
Horse Hyde Park Lafayette - ridden by Kristy Zabaznow
Pony: Trpalanda Downs Rhonda - ridden by Lauren King
Horse: Hollands Bend Franceska - ridden and owned by Bella Robson and Beth King
Pony: Andelain Lord Gavarenth - ridden and owned by Nicole Zilko
Horse: Delon Park Odin De Luxe ridden by Samantha Barridge Pony: Mira Count Ya Blessings ridden by Shania Benbow
Horse: Royal Magic ridden by Elissa Forbes Pony: Imperial Prince - ridden by Jade McNaught
Horse: Penny Hill Park Veritas - Owned by Michelle James and ridden by Emma Hayward Pony: Windy Hill Bianca - Owned by Rachel de Mamiel and ridden by Kelly Genge
Horse: Furst Fabiano - Owned and ridden by Kerry Day Pony: Kings Town Gwyneth - Owned and ridden by Lauren King