Pony Club's big weekend

Entries have opened in one of Forbes Pony Club's big annual events, the Charlie O'Connor weekend of showjumping and dressage.

Indigo Francis in 2019.

Indigo Francis in 2019.

This weekend traditionally draws riders from all over the region to Forbes for competition.

It's all begins early on Saturday, June 19, when there's a big program of showjumping and dressage.

It gets under way at 8.30am for riders as they walk the course, with competition to begin at 9am both days.

On Sunday, June 20, the action continues with showjumping, ring events and the John Stewart memorial barrel race.

The ring events begin at 9am Sunday with rider classes beginning with led classes through to open rider.

The John Stewart trophy was donated to Forbes Pony Club by Charlie O'Connor, Forbes Pony Club explains in the weekend entry form.

John was a top flag and barrel racer, and the trophy awards the fastest rider in the barrel racing event at the Charlie O weekend.