Riders, horses braced for Interschool Tournament

28 February 2019 | Sports

A total of 27 riders and 42 horses are conducting their final preparations before competing in the Interschool Tournament, which will be hosted by Reiterverein Swakopmund this weekend.

Tomorrow is set aside for the riders' briefing and the settling in of weary horses and riders.

On Saturday, the Pony Rider Preliminaries and Novices, NAMEF Lollipop Test, Junior Preliminaries and Novices, Pony Rider Elementary, Course Walk, Time Slalom Race as well as various height competitions are set to take place. The day will end with an X-Country Fun Competition. On Sunday riders will compete in a variety of competitions including Precision and Speed, High Jump, 36 Point Accumulator and end with a final parade and prize-giving ceremony. The participating schools are Alexanders Private School, International School Walvis Bay, Wolsey Hall Oxford, Pro Ed Akademie, Privatschule Swakopmund, Windhoek Gymnasium, Deutsche Höhere Privatschule, Edugate Academy, Namib High School, Namib Primary School and The Dolphin Schools.

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