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Shreds IN FOAL to Merivale Park Towns Fair. With all thanks to Robyn Parker for her dedication.
Brisbane Exhibition, and also went both Champion and Supreme Led Riding Pony Exhibit and also Champion Ridden Riding Pony. She was started in her ridden show career with Nina George but because of restrictions partnered by Miss Beau Cunning at her first Royals. She has a multitude of Championships to her credit, both Led and Ridden, recently taking both the EAQ Led Pony of the Year and also the Ridden Large Pony of the Year, this time ridden by Angela Kyle. Earlier this year she was Champion Led Riding Pony Mare at Sydney Royal Show, with Rathowen Saxony taking the Reserve.
Both her name and her nickname came from the accident that happened when she was only month old, when stomping at mites surfacing after rain she stepped through the wires of a fence , turned and caught her leg. Although she was released almost immediately after the consequent cuts healed (scarlet ribbons !) she was left with a large lump on the outside of her hind leg. When Sally and Nina George decided to take her to show the lump did not really worry them, only when it was being penalised strongly in the showring did the decision to remove it become a reality.
Three consecutive Champion Led Riding Pony Mare and Supreme Exhibits and Three consecutive Champion Pony Hacks at Brisbane Royal, Queensland Large POTY, Champion Led Riding Pony Mare at Sydney Royal and multiple other championships, supremes both led and ridden proves how wrong one can be. Our thanks and eternal gratitude to the George Family of Queensland for their consistent magnificent production of this wonderful little mare.