WA Harness Driving State Championships

by Donna Reader

WA Harness Driving Society hosted the WA State Show Driving Championships along with the prestigious Horse of the Year Awards at Perth Horse and Pony Club on 5th - 6th of November.
Whilst the temperature on Saturday soared well into the thirties, the first class grounds with the lake next to is gave a little respite when the sea breeze came thru.
Judges from the eastern states for the weekend were Amanda and Carolyn Blakeley who were presented with a magnificent array of horses and ponies and different types of vehicles to choose from.

Champion Off The Track was Scoot on By and A Guagliard.

Champion Multiples & Multiples of the Year were Gold Park Golden Girl and Gold Park Gizmo with A Colli.

Champion Small Pony  and Small pony of the Year was Sir Carracane with J Kelly.

Champion and  Donkey of the Year was Mr Darcy and D Maton.

Supreme Champion Exhibit, Champion Large Harness Pony and Large Pony of the Year went to Minstral Moonglow - N Tester.

Champion Horse was Trapalanda Dandaragan - T Tester



ADCS WA Show Driving Newcomers Award 2016
Mosman Park Slik Chik                           Di Warner
ADCS WA Show Driving Small Pony of the Year 2016
Sir Carracane  / JKelly
Yarraman Top Montana / D Hunter
ADCS WA Show Driving Large Pony of the Year 2016
MInstrals Moonglow / N Tester
GlenAvon Jackman  / S Suvaljko
Horse of the Year
Trapalanda Quo Vadis / D Wise
Trapalanda Dandaragan  / T Tester    
ADCS WA Show Driving Multiple of the Year 2016
Gold Park Gizmo & Gold Park Golden Girl /  A Colli 
ADCS WA Show Driving Donkey of the Year 2016
Mr Darcy  / D Maton
ADCS WA Show Driving OTT of the Year 2016  Sponsored by OTT
Admiral Rama  / J Pope
One More Smile / D Reader


Donna Reader drove One More Smile to win in the Concours d'Elegence and Runner-Up OTT of the Year.