The Equine Chronicle National Championship Equitation
Carly Estreich-Lueck and Kamanyawannadance
Kara Flentje and Immortalised
Carey Nowacek and Lethals Hot Weapon
Neita Miller and Gota Lota Style
Champion Carey Nowacek
The Finals of the Equine Chronicle National Championships in Equitation were held on the last day of Sun Circuit. The tournament style competition saw the field of nationally ranked Amateur and Select riders progress through the Sensational 16, The Exceptional 8 and finally down to The Four who would ride head to head to determine the Champion.
In the first pairing of the Amateur semi-finals, Neita Miller and Gota Lota Style scored a solid 265. They were followed by Carey Nowacek and Lethals Hot Weapon, whose pattern earned whistles and shouts for its grace and precision. The run scored a 286.5. In the second semi-finals pairing, Carly Estreich-Lueck and Kamanyawannadance edged out Kara Flentje and Immortalised by a slim .5 to advance to the finals.
Carey returned to the course for the finals round and turned in another fine ride that scored 274.5. Carly’s second ride on the pattern earned a 267.50 Carey Nowacek won the Champion buckle and another title to add to her impressive resume. All of The Four received embroidered leather bomber jackets.