Around 160 competitors were greeted with perfect conditions for the Riverina Equestrian Association (REA) Wagga Horse Trials over the weekend.
Wagga’s Clare Anderson was one of the big winners, taking out the new 1.5 star event.
The class is a new addition to eventing across the state was the toughest of the eight class up for grabs.
It combines 2 star dressage and showjumping events with a 1 star cross country course to give competitors experience at higher levels.
After narrowly trailing Emily Dockray after the dressage test, a clean round in the showjumping gave Anderson the lead.
She maintained her advantage in the cross country to win by 3.7 penalties.
REA publicity officer Elaine Furze said it was a perfect weekend for the event.
“It was absolutely fantastic,” Furze said.
“The weather was just spectacular and everyone was extremely happy.
“It worked really well and we had a lot of new people there and they were really impressed with the facilities and all very happy to come back again.”
Wagga’s Imogen Hanna also completed a fitting end with My Haven Mariah.
The pair won their first event six years ago and finished on a high, winning the 60 centimetre class.