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April, 2011

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The next big outing for the Marena Team of horses and riders will be Sydney Royal which commences on 14th April.  We have some hacks and ponies ready for sale.  We would love to see you there to help with your needs for horses and Riding Lessons, or just to have a chat.


Allan Wallan Clinic

Autumn at its best made the Allan Wallan Clinic so enjoyable for all the riders and the observers that attended.  Families from Scone, Bowral and Robinson camped in their trucks on site and added to the great camaraderie of the two-day Clinic.

Many of our young riders wish to attend this clinic but as they were not yet sufficiently advanced at this time, we ran a special Mini-Clinic for them in conjunction.

Allan was very pleased with the riders’ progress and praised the way Lindy teaches her pupils; their good position and riding skills made their quick progress possible.

We have further Allan Wallan Clinics planned for the year – watch the Upcoming Events for Dates.  His next Clinic will be held on Sat-Sun 2-3 July, 2011.

Allan Wallan at left on Brett Jones’ gelding worked really hard as usual teaching and riding each horse.


Campbell Jones is a keen competitor in riding, hack and ASH classes.


Emma Hollows brought her mare, Marena Starflower out of retirement for the Clinic.


Chris Hayes’ own horse is spelling so she rode the Jones’ mare for her second Clinic.


Brianna Johnson on her horse Ace enjoying her second Clinic


Maddy Hodges, who is recovering form illness, on her gelding Tocal Agile.


Janet Timmis at her first Clinic, riding her young pony Marena Kanella.


Harriet Hooke, enjoying her gap year at her first Clinic, on Sandown Matinee Idol


Every hard working rider has to have a break sometime – Luke & Keeley Walker- Johnson.


Luke, 7 years, suddenly decided riding is fun, so Marena Gold Dust (Goldie) was really busy.


Melissa Melton, who works for us, on her sporting horse that wins many Champions for her.


Brett Jones is a very dedicated rider who aims to succeed.  Brett is a Farrier in the Scone district.


Carlee Lind has been a pupil with us for many years – here doing a hand gallop on Glencoe Double Take, her ASH gelding she shows.


Nell Evans riding her mare, Rocambole Jossie.  Nell is a Uni in Canberra these days.  She rode her grey hack, Marena Macquarie as well.


Karren Talbot riding her Show Hunter, Stillbrook Dashing, and Bronte Talbot riding Alexia’s pony, Mr Darcy, enjoying their second Clinic with Allan.


Alexa Talbot doing her first Clinic on Marena Trade Winds, lent to us by the Coggan family of Queensland.

Observers at the latest Allan Wallan Clinic - from L-to-R:
Sarah Hooke, Andria Evans,
Alison Pocknall – Kinesiologist for humans and horses,
Gabbi Hollows and Emma Hollows.

 

Mini Clinic – A happy group with their wonderful School ponies and patient instructors – Head Instructor, Lindy was ably assisted by our English Instructor, Zoe, standing at left. 

Riders from L-to-R: Ashleigh Yoe (8 years old) on Bindi, Lisa Bray (14) on Venture, Elijah Forsyth (5) on Rain, Jerra Addison (10) on Stardom, Emily Yoe (10) on Bobby, Courtney Lorking (12) on Joss, Amy Tetlow (16) on Sandy, Ella Starkey (6) on Mark.  Two riders not pictured are Natalie Klenner-Carr (9) and Maddy Weeks (7). 

Zoe will be giving lessons during the Easter School Holidays.  Ring for an appointment.

Good Luck to you all,
Maureen Walker

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