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Sports CouncilClackmannanshire Sports Council now has a total of 47 members. Anyone wishing to join the Sports Council can do so by completing an affiliation form and returning it to the Sports Council Secretary at the address below with the appropriate fee.

You can use the links below for updates on some of our members' activities:

Wee County Vaulters

The first competition on the season was held at the SNEC Ecclesmachan (May 2017).

The first success of the day came in the pre-novice squad class where the team of Joanne and Michelle Messner, Rebecca and Michaela Hogg, Eilidh Bennett and Jennifer Cameron took first place. The team competed on Tylers Kernel lunged by Amanda McLachlan.

In the Junior 2* squad competition, the SEVT were placed second. The team, vaulting on Glaxtown Billy, lunged by Joanne Eccles, was made up of 6 Wee County members - Kerri Brylka, Mitra Pezeshki, Mhairi Hume, Sally and Katie Henderson and Kyra Lennie.

Lisa Mercer was placed second in her first competition as a Senior 2* vaulter, having just moved up from the Junior Section. Lisa vaulted on Tylers Kernel lunged by Amanda McLachlan. Kerri Brylka placed 3rd in the Junior 2* section with Mitra Pezeshki 5th. Both girls also vaulted on Tylers Kernel but this time with Hannah Eccles as lunger. Mhairi Hume took 6th place on Captain Jack lunged by John Eccles.

In the 1* class, Kyra Lennie on Captain Jack finished in 3rd place. Katie Henderson was 2nd in the Child 2* class vaulting on Glaxtown Billy whilst in the child 1* class Sally Henderson finished in 3rd place with Ferne Smith 5th.

Having achieved a first place rosette in the pre-novice squad competition, Joanne Messner went on to finish in first place in the Novice Individual competition. Joanne vaulted on Glaxtown Billy and was lunged by Hannah Eccles. She also picked up second place rosette as part of the Walk Squad A competition. Peyton Edgar participated with the Wee County Pre-Novice squad in this class.

The Walk Pairs class saw Ferne and Eilidh taking 2nd place with Rebecca Snaddon and Michelle 4th.

In the Pre- Novice Walk,Walk class Section C, Michaela Hogg took 2nd place. Jennifer Cameron placed 3rd in the Pre- Novice Canter, Walk class Section B with Rebecca Hogg placing 2nd in Section C.

Equestrian Vaulting Championships, Rugby - October 2016

The 25th British Equestrian Vaulting Championships were held at Onley Grounds Equestrian Complex Wiloughby, Rugby.

14 members from the Wee County Vaulters travelled down to the event along with their 4 horses, W H Bentley, Tylers Kernel, Glaxtown Billy and Captain Jack.

In the female Individual 3* class Joanne Eccles was placed first with Rebecca Norval taking 2nd. Both girls vaulted on W H Bentley lunged by John Eccles. This was Joanne's 12th British Championship individual title. Andrew McLachlan took the title in the male Individual 3* section vaulting on Tylers Kernel lunged by Amanda McLachlan.

In the Junior Individual 2* female class Kerri Brylka was placed first with Lisa Mercer 4th, both vaulting on W H Bentley. Mitra Pezeshki took 5th place vaulting on Tylers Kernel.

The senior Pas de deux class was won by Joanne and Hannah Eccles for the 14th consecutive year. Kerri Brylka and Bryony Rawding took the junior Pas de deux title vaulting on W H Bentley.

In the child 2* section, Mhairi Hume was placed 2nd vaulting on Captain Jack lunged by Rebecca Norval with Katie Henderson vaulting on Glaxtown Billy lunged by Hannah Eccles taking 3rd. Sally Henderson was placed 4th in the Novice class with Ferne Smith 5th and Kyra Lennie 6th. Codi Hay placed 5th in the child 1* section.

The Intermediate squad competition was won by the Scottish Equestrian Vaulting team which was made up of 6 Wee County members, Rebecca Norval, Lisa Mercer, Kerri Brylka, Bryony Rawding, Mhairi Hume and Katie Henderson. The team vaulted on Glaxtown Billy and was lunged by Joanne Eccles.

The Novice team of Mitra Pezeshki, Katie Henderson, Kyra Lennie, Sally Henderson and Ferne Smith placed 2nd in their class vaulting on Tylers Kernel lunged by Amanda McLachlan.

Scottish Equestrian Vaulting Championships - September 2016

These championships which were held at SNEC Ecclesmachan last weekend.

Lisa Mercer was placed first in the Junior Individual Female class with Kerri Brylka placed 2nd. Both girls vaulted on W H Bentley lunged by Joanne Eccles. Bryony Rawding was placed 4th vaulting on Tylers Kernel lunged by Amanda McLachlan with Mitra Pezeshki taking 6th place also on Tylers Kernel.

The junior Pas de deux class was won by Kerri Brylka and Bryony Rawding vaulting on W H Bentley.

In the Senior Individual Female class Joanne Eccles took first place with Rebecca Norval 2nd. Once again the horse was W H Bentley but this time lunged by John Eccles. Andrew McLachlan took the Senior Individual male title vaulting on Tylers Kernel lunged by Amanda McLachlan.

Katie Henderson was placed 2nd in the Child Individual Female class vaulting on Glaxtown Billy lunged by Joanne Eccles. Mhairi Hume on Captain Jack lunged by Rebecca Norval was placed 3rd.

In the Novice Individual class Sally Henderson was placed 2nd with Kyra Lennie in 6th place and Ferne Smith in 7th. All the girls vaulted on Captain Jack lunged by Rebecca Norval.

The Novice Team championship class was won by the Wee County team consisting of Mitra Pezeshki, Kyra Lennie, Codi Hay, Ferne Smith, Sally Henderson and Eilidh Bennett. The team vaulted on Tylers Kernel.

The Intermediate Team class was won by the Scottish Equestrian Vaulting team which comprised 6 members from Wee County. The team of Rebecca Norval, Lisa Mercer, Kerri Brylka, Bryony Rawding, Mhairi Hume and Katie Henderson performed on Glaxtown Billy.

Success was also achieved in the Pre-Novice classes with Jennifer Cameron 1st in the Under 9 walk section and Rhona Swan 1st and Rebecca Hogg 2nd in the 9 - 12 age group. 6th place in the walk Pas de deux section B class went to Ferne Smith and Eilidh Bennett.

The Wee County team of Rebecca and Michaela Hogg, Rhona Swan, and Eilidh Bennett assisted by Joanne and Andrew and lunged by Rebecca Norval, placed first in the Walk Squad restricted category.

The final two accolades of the Championships went to W H Bentley for Best Individual horse and Tylers Kernel for Best Team horse.

Wee County Vaulters' website

Photographs and scores can be seen via the Wee County Vaulters' website.

Wee County Harriers

Training

The Wee County Harriers meet for training each Tuesday and Thursday at 6.30 pm in the car park behind the Spiers Centre, Alloa, and welcome new members at all times.

Our club is about participation and support - not just competition.

For Further Information Contact

Secretary, Clackmannanshire Sports Council
Kilncraigs, Greenside Street, Alloa, FK10 1EB
Tel: 01259 452334 / 450000
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