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Classic attracts State’s finest

Busselton Dunsborough Times
Steph Tucker and Oaks Redwood, winners of the WA State Jumping Championships at Yalambi's November Event in 2016.
Camera IconSteph Tucker and Oaks Redwood, winners of the WA State Jumping Championships at Yalambi's November Event in 2016. Credit: Eric Lloyd Photography

Showjumping horse-and-rider combinations from across the State will descend on the Capes next weekend for the ninth annual Yalambi Jumping Classic.

The March 11 and 12 event will also feature gourmet food and wine and children’s activities.

Yalambi Farm Stud director Rory Hovell said the classic had grown to be the biggest showjumping event in the State.

“This event caters for everyone and provides a great setting to watch some of WA’s best horses and riders,” he said.

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“We want the event to keep growing, making it one of the premier events for visitors and locals to attend each year. Showjumping is a very entertaining sport to watch.

“You’ve these amazing 500kg-plus animals together with talented riders jumping upwards of five feet in the air, and it’s so easy to follow.”

The event will showcase more than 120 riders and 200 horses from across the State.

Tickets are available to buy for the Yalambi VIP marquee with a lunch by Supper Road, matched with Rosily wines, and the best seats in the house.

Gates open at 8am Saturday and Sunday, March 11 and 12 at the Yalambi Farm Stud, 771 Yelverton Road, Wilyabrup.

General admission is free. For more information, visit yalambi.com or phone Mr Hovell on 0409 004 328.

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