Oamaru set for Springston Trophy

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The prestigious Springston Trophy three day equestrian event will be hosted by the North Otago Pony Club from October 4-6 with all three phases held at the Oamaru Racecourse.

170 riders forming 29 Pony Club teams from throughout the South Island will be competing in this year’s event.

The cross country course was built for the NZ Teams Championships last year, and has undergone further development to accommodate for the younger riders at the lower jumping levels.

Some of the South Island’s top young riders and horses will be competing and spectators are welcome free of charge to view the event over the three phases; with dressage on Friday, October 4, cross country on Saturday, October 5 followed show jumping on Sunday, October 6.