Brittany Clark and her bay gelding Diamond Star Jack’s top performance during the year saw Brittany win a Principals Commendation Award for 2009.
Brittany Clark and her bay gelding Diamond Star Jack’s top performance during the year saw Brittany win a Principals Commendation Award for 2009.

Passion for horses impresses

MEGAN Edwards and Brittany Clark might not have track records for athletics but they take the lead when it comes to their passion for horses.

The Fraser Coast Anglican College students were at the top of their game when they received the principal’s commendation award for equestrian at the schools Celebration of Sport evening last Friday.

The award is given to students who have been nominated for their participation in a sport that is not part of the school’s sport program and must consistently display a high level of achievement in their chosen sport throughout the year.

Ms Edwards, 16, and her chestnut gelding Armani have tallied up some impressive wins over the past year including gold in dressage, silver in eventing and bronze in combined training at the Pony Club Association of Queensland State Championships held at Maryborough Park this year. Ms Clark, 11, and her stylish bay gelding Diamond Star Jack have had an equally impressive ride this year after taking home bronze in dressage and fourth in combined training at the championships.

The Hervey Bay Pony Club member also represented the college at various interschool competitions throughout the year, which allowed her to qualify for the Queensland Interschool Championships held in Warwick where she placed fourth in dressage and won the championship for the 70cm combined training.

Ms Clark and Jack then went on to compete at the nationals in Werribee, Victoria.



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