Suzi Koene, Alex Chandler, Gary Chandler, Eddie Koene, Ashleigh Thomas, Aiden and Dawn Manning attended a post ANZAC Day ceremony at the Ballarat Specialist School. A highlight was Suzi playing the trumpet. The kids absolutely loved it and we merited a lovely mention in the school newsletter.
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We were very honoured to receive an invitation from Tabcorp Park to take a couple of horses along to their evening Race Meet on the Friday after ANZAC Day. Dean Lewis, Alex Chandler and Gary Chandler attended. Gary did an interview with the course announcer which would have been broadcast on the Racing Channel. Meanwhile, [...]
Mark Campbell, Dean Lewis, Jayne Howley, Jenny Kilbourn and David Rees made the long (and early) trip down to Melbourne to ride in the ANZAC Day Parade. The event went well with the horses behaving themselves. There was some confusion with the organisers as to where the horses were supposed to fit into the parade, [...]
Tim Chamberlain and Wayne Rigg attended the ANZAC Day parade in Willaura. The horses were very well received and greatly enjoyed by the spectators, and the organisers would be interested in having Troop members in attendance in the future. In addition, some really great photos were obtained.
The Troop attended two functions in Creswick on ANZAC Day- the first was the dawn service on foot (attended by Lachlan Thomas, Gary Chandler, Jordan Thomas, Jessie Koene, Terese Binns and Alex Chandler) and then later the Troop rode in the ANZAC Day march up the high street and then lined up during the main [...]
Riders: Barry Ingram, Alex Chandler, Matthew Myers, Terese Binns, Dawn Manning, Maggie Koene, David Rees, Lyn Koene, Aiden, Bruce McClean, Dean Lewis, Jayne Howley, Ashleigh Thomas, Ryan Decker, Dianne Smith, Mark Campbell, Keith Day and Jenny Kilbourne On Foot: Renee, Dean McGuire, Chase Day, Charlie Day, Martin Godwin, Gary Chandler and- of course- Hugo!!! Helpers [...]
Gary Chandler, Alex Chandler, Mark Campbell, Ryan Decker, Jessie Koene, Suzi Koene, new recruit Dean Maguire and myself conducted the Ceremony of the Unknown Soldier at the Southern Cross Lodge in Maldon on Thursday the 11th of April. We were well supported by other members of the troop and we thank them for that. Mollie [...]
The Troop received their first ever invitation to attend the Ballan Autumn Festival Parade. Luckily it wasn’t too early a start on a Sunday morning. The Troop were well represented in Gary Chandler, Lynne Koene, Keith Day, Martin Godwin, Jane Howley, Chase Day, Michael Whitehead, Dean Lewis, Dave Rees and Charlie Day. In addition, Neil [...]
Over the Labour Day Long Weekend, the Troop headed north second annual Seymour Military Heritage Weekend. This weekend long celebration of Seymour’s long standing relationship with the Australian Defence Force allows military enthusiasts up close to the action, equipment, and heritage sites that will bring history to life. The main focus of this year’s event was [...]
CLH Member Chase Day and her Waler gelding Talara Jamiesun attended the final day of Equitana for the launch of the Waler Legacy Project (http://www.equitana.com.au/the-waler-legacy/). For this project six horse trainers have been allocated six Walers caught from the wild in Central Australia. As part of the launch, Chase and Jamiesun wore their Light Horse [...]