FIRST HACK: South Burnett Equestrian group will host their first day of the year.
FIRST HACK: South Burnett Equestrian group will host their first day of the year. Claudia Williams

Chance for beginner riders to step up

RIDERS looking for a challenge can step up at South Burnett Equestrian Group's first hack day for 2019.

The hack day will cater for beginner riders to open carriage drivers from 9am on Saturday, January 27 at the Nanango Showgrounds.

The program will include lad classes for females and males of any height, handler class for beginner handlers and for ponies under 12 hands as well as an open handlers class.

The rider classes on the program are led, walk and trot, maiden, novice and open rider classes.

The hack and hunter class can also be ridden by a beginner and the day will also have maiden, novice and open hack and hunter classes.

The harness classes will also cater for all levels from he beginner harness and driver classes to open driver.

Judge Gail Iskra will be available to officially measure horses and ponies after the last event.

Entry is $2 a class and coats and plaits are not required. For more information search for the South Burnett Equestrian Group on Facebook.

All riders must be members of Equestrian Australia or can become members of South Burnett Equestrian Group on the day.

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