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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...