Community Notices - Term 1 Week 6

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Interschool Equestrian Festival

The Saddles Plus Interschool Equestrian State Championships and Participation Competition is one of the most important youth equestrian events on the annual calendar. Up to 200 riders compete over three days of competition in the disciplines of Combined Training, Dressage, Jumping, Show Horse and Vaulting. This is the opportunity to represent their school and to endeavour to qualify to represent Western Australia at the Australian Interschool Championships.

The event is generously sponsored by Saddles Plus, a supplier of equestrian products located in Byford, and the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries and Lotterywest.

When is the 2021 Saddles Plus Interschool Equestrian State Championships and Participation Competition?

The 2021 Saddles Plus Interschools Equestrian State Championships and Participation Competition is planned for the final week of the April school holidays – 15 to 17 April 2021.  The Vaulting competition will be on a special day – Wednesday 14 April 2021.

What is required for students to compete in the competition?

Student competitors are required to be a member of Equestrian Western Australia and their horses must be registered. Depending on their desired level and or type of competition, students may also need to complete qualifications.  Qualifications (where required) for 2021 are quite simple and will only involve attending, and achieving one minimum performance, at one EWA accredited competition before the close of entries.

Is the Saddles Plus Interschool Equestrian State Championships and Participation Competition open to all riders?

Yes! There are two levels of competition that riders can participate in:

  • Competitor: These students can compete in the Championship classes which serve as qualifiers for the Australian Interschool Championships. Any student competing as a Competitor must be a Competitive Junior member of Equestrian Western Australia.
  • Participant: This class is for students who do not wish to qualify for the National competition but still want to participate in the fun and camaraderie of an equestrian event with their horse or pony.

For more information, please visit:

Entries open on 19 February 2021 and close on Friday 19 March 2021.


Volunteering with Horses

Do you have spare time after school?

Do you like horses and would you like to do community hours/volunteering around them? Do you like to help people? 

If so, HorsePower Brigadoon would love your help and time! We run lessons for children and adults with diverse abilities and need volunteers to help with grooming, tacking, leading and untacking the horses! 

If you would like more information please email HorsePower Brigadoon at

About HorsePower Brigadoon

HorsePower Brigadoon (formerly Riding for the Disabled, Brigadoon) harness the therapeutic power of horses to transform the physical health and emotional well-being of children, young people and adults with diverse abilities and mental health issues.


Perth Hills United Football Club

Registering yourself, or your child, as a player is essential to be a member of Perth Hills United Football Club. As a registered player, your fees pay for the day to day running of the club and ensure you are supported as a player under the umbrella of Football West.

Registrations for Junior Soccer are now open. Head to to register your child.


Perth Strikers Christian FC

Perth Strikers Christian Football Club is forming an all-girls team this season and is looking for players.


Swan United Football Club

Swan United FC have places available to play in the 2021 season.



St George’s College Open Day

St George’s College is a welcoming and diverse community that provides accommodation for regional, rural, metro, interstate and international students studying at UWA, Curtin, Notre Dame, Murdoch and Edith Cowan Universities.

The College will be open between 9:00am and 2:00pm on Sunday 28 March for Open Day so come along for a tour and to meet our residents.

You are also welcome to join us for breakfast between 9:00 and 10:00am. For more information and to register for breakfast go to

Can’t make it that weekend?  – book a tour at a time that suits you via our web page, email or call 9449 5555.




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