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Published September 30th 2019
Come along to some of those horse competitions and have fun
Horse racing events are popular in Melbourne and this is a list of some of the Horse racing events that will be on in the next few months in Victoria.
1. FRIDAY NIGHT FRESHMANS Date: 11th October from 4.00 pm to 7.00 pm at 540-560 Windernere Road, Lara.
It's that time of year again, when it is daylight savings about to start soon and with that comes the return of Friday Night Freshmans.
Friday Night Freshmans starting from poles and rising to 70 cm. Poles, raised poles, 45cm, 55cm, 65cm and 70cm.
Cold drinks will be for sale as well as some hot food. This is going to be a fun night to encourage anxious riders, young kids and those people who worry about getting out in a big crowd. There is going to be a limited amount of riders and it is a necessity for everyone to book attend beforehand.
The cost for unlimited rounds will be just $25. With this, you will be able to share a pony however it is $25 per rider and horse combination as you are still using one of the limited places. Bitless bridles and bareback riding will be approved.
This is an event that is all about having a great deal of fun.
2. BEGINNERS POLES AND GRIDWORK Date: 12th October from 10.00 am to 1.00 pm at 540-560 Windermere Road, Lara.
A fun and educational day, this will be an introduction to poles and grid work for the frightened rider, green horse or beginner rider. Poles and grid work have many benefits to your horse and your riding. Learn how to use different sorts of patterns to benefit you and your horse.
There will be limited spots and it will cost $50 each. Please make your bookings with Chrissie on 0419 986 799
3. FRESHMANS SHOWJUMPING DAY Date: 13th October from 9.00 am to 5.00 pm, at Lethbridge Equestrian Centre, 30 Ackland Road, Lethbridge.
Lethbridge Equestrian Centre Club is hosting a Freshmans Showjumping day with small crossbars and going up to as high as you would like. This is an indoor course and is built by an Equestrian Australia accredited course builder.
6. GYMKHANA - SMYTHESDALE & DISTRICT PONY CLUB Date: 20th October from 9.00 am to 4.00 pm at Smythesdale Pony Club.
This is a free event which has an annual gymkhana and Freshman Show Jumping day. It will feature Tiny Tots, Topsy rings as well as Pony Club and Open. There will also be a popular obstacle course, fancy dress and show jumping.
7. ARARAT SHOW HORSE SECTION Date: 27th October 9.00 am to 5.30 pm at Ararat Harness Racing Club Inc, Blake Street, Ararat.
This function will consist of led and ridden horses, show hunters, ridden shetlands, comprehensive ll breed ring, first ridden and rider classes, Topsy Ring and more. This event is affiliated with VAS Ltd and you can reach them by phoning (03) 53922551.