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Young pony riders presented with their rosettes

Young pony riders presented with their rosettes

29/01/2010, by in Sport

Last Sunday saw the presentation of the awards for the 2009 National Shetland Pony Performance Scheme. The scheme was started in 1980 to promote the use of the registered pedigree Shetland pony as a per­formance pony and it recognises the achievements and successes of young riders and their poni... Read more...

Olympia triumph for Arianne and her Uriebell

Olympia triumph for Arianne and her Uriebell

22/01/2010, by in Sport

Whalsay horse rider Arianne Fraser and Clothie Uriebell recently returned from competing at the London International Horse Show at Olympia. A very busy week of racing culminated in a win in the final race on the Monday evening.Competition was fierce with the pair achieving several good results d... Read more...

Arianne through to Olympia final again

Arianne through to Olympia final again

07/08/2009, by in Sport

Arianne Fraser from Whalsay has made it three years in a row by qualifying once again for the finals of the Shetland Pony Grand National at the London International Horse Show at Olympia in December.Arianne and her pony Clothie Uriebell took part in the Grand National qualifier at the Penrith Ag... Read more...

Jockeys saddle up for Aberdeen riding show

Jockeys saddle up for Aberdeen riding show

26/06/2009, by in Sport

Five Shetland jockeys and ponies competed at the recent Aberdeen District Summer Show at Fountain Equestrian Centre in Aberdeen­shire. All the combinations went well and achieved good results. Arianne Fraser and veteran Clothie Uriebell won the M&M small open ridden to qualify for the NPS ... Read more...

Speedy times as riders race against the clock

Speedy times as riders race against the clock

19/06/2009, by in Sport

After a very successful trip to the Orkney Riding Club Show, the Shetland Riding Club were back at the indoor school in Girlsta on Friday for another summer jumping league night.Eleven horses attended, jumping a total of 15 league and 12 practice rounds with some very fast times against the cloc... Read more...

Pony show success for isles jockeys

Pony show success for isles jockeys

27/05/2009, by in Sport

Five Shetland girls recently embarked on a 1,300-mile journey of a lifetime to take part in the Shetland Pony Grand National at the Royal Windsor Horse Show.The show was an opportunity for jockeys Arianne Fraser, 12, and Emily Moss, 12, from Whalsay; Jade Stevenson, 11, from Nesting; Bronagh Goo... Read more...

Riders compete well in Scottish mainland shows

Riders compete well in Scottish mainland shows

24/04/2009, by in Sport

Five young Shetland girls returned home recently after competing with their ponies at two events on the Scottish mainland.They were Arianne, 13, Kira, 12, and Rebecca Fraser, seven, from Whalsay, and Bronagh, 11, and Melody Goodlad, six, from Quarff.The first event was the Aberdeen District ... Read more...

Pony show success story

Pony show success story

24/10/2008, by in Sport

ARIANE, Kira and Rebecca Fraser returned recently from competing at the Blue Chip Scottish Winter Festival of Champions at the Scottish National Equestrian Centre in West Lothian.The girls, aged 12, 11 and seven respectively, qualified their ponies at the North East of Scotland Horse Show in July ... Read more...

Whalsay sisters show class in the saddle

Whalsay sisters show class in the saddle

03/10/2008, by in Sport

YOUNG pony riders Arianne, Kira and Rebecca Fraser from Whalsay returned recently after some success at the very first North East of Scotland Showing Championships in Aberdeenshire.The championships were run over two days, Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd September. The aim of the new event was to sh... Read more...

Tingwall horses excel in the sunshine

Tingwall horses excel in the sunshine

29/08/2008, by in Sport

THE ANNUAL Tingwall Two Day Event took place recently at Herrislea Park by kind permission of Cecil Eunson. The sun shone for both days and a great time was had by all.Saturday Lead rein Best turned out (sponsored by Lerwick Vets): 1 Ailis Morgan and HRE Islesburgh; 2 Miranda Moss and Craven Clancy;... Read more...

Sun comes out for Viking Pony Show

Sun comes out for Viking Pony Show

29/08/2008, by in Sport

AFTER a poor morning of wind and water, exhibitors were very relieved when Barbara Tait’s prediction “Nivver worry, hit’ll be good be da height o’ da day” came true and Seafield was bathed in glorious sunshine by dinner time on Sunday.Entries in the Viking Pony Show have remained very co... Read more...