Action from the first day of the South Island Endurance and Competitive Trail Riding Championships on Saturday, at Brooksdale Station in Springfield, Canterbury.
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Debbie Worsfold and Northwinds Bradley McGregor at a vet check for the CEN Senior 62km Championship.
Finishers in the CEN Senior 62km Championship, from left, Deirdre Swain and Elranchero Shilo, Kim McLean and SS Lazarus, and junior rider Emily Swain and Bozzy.
Strappers (grooms) and helpers at work.
That feels good!
Australian rider Jessica Fuhlbohm and Kilarney Fire trot up for the vets during a check for the CEI 1* YR 100km Championship.
Suzie Latta cools down Tkiwa.
An endurance pack horse at work.
Alison Higgin’s mount Twynham El Desiree is trotted up for the vet in the 160km 3*.
Action in the hold ring
Alison Higgins, pictured on Twynham El Desiree at the South Island Championships in March.
Carla Barakat and Nina finishing the 160km 3*.
Sarsha Jacobsen and Omaka Jamila (CEI 1* 100km)
Marie Smith and Cotta (CEI 1* 100km)
Jessica Fuhlbohm and Kilarney Fire head out for their last loop in the CEI 1* YR 100km Championship.