Kendell Davies with her horse Chino during the ribbon presentation at this year's Show Whitsunday
Kendell Davies with her horse Chino during the ribbon presentation at this year's Show Whitsunday

RESULTS: Show Whitsunday 2016

VISITORS and locals enjoy Show Whitsunday every year and this year was no different - thanks to the committee and a dedicated team of volunteers that work extremely hard to ensure the event is a great success.

"Prossie show" as locals say, has been part of our community for 104 years. 

The show's equestrian activities ran both Friday and Saturday attracting riders from all over Queensland.

There were varied classes of ridden and led show horses, including western, horse breeds, show challenge and show jumping.

Cowgirls and cowboys also came to contest the Wilmar Sugar Show Whitsunday Challenge, which took centre stage in front of the grandstand.

This event is always a crowd pleaser consisting of Station Hack, Working Horse and Time Trial classes.

Local rider Kendell Davies of Whitsunday Equestrian Group riding her horse Chino was declared the overall Challenge winner followed by Jennifer Cox riding Docs Damien in second place and Daisy Robertson riding Misty taking third place.

Kendell and her horse Chino have worked hard in recent years to achieve this prestigious award.

As a young rider Kendell won the Junior Challenge in 2011 and 2012.

In her speech following presentations she thanked the show committee, volunteers, sponsors and her parents for their continued support.

Other results:


Champion Large Heavy Softfeather - Jeff Dickinson, Tully

Champion Large Light Softfeather - Wayne Quantock, Bloomsbury

Champion Large Old English Game - Wayne Quantock, Bloomsbury

Champion Large AOV Hardfeather - Curtis Family, Bowen

Champion Large Hardfeather - Wayne Quantock, Bloomsbury

Champ Old English Game Bantam - Jack Wilson, Mackay

Champion Pit Game Bantam - John Wyper, Sarina

Champion Modern Game Bantam - Ron & Sheena Hinschen, Whitsundays

Champion Pair of Birds - Luke Stefani, Whitsundays

Champion Open Class - Luke Stefani, Whitsundays

Champion Goose of Show - L King, Whitsundays

Champion Pigeon of Show - Matt Kennedy, Whitsundays

Champion Egg of Show - Chris Leeson & Scott Turner, Mackay



Hand of Bananas - Leo Erbacher

Oranges - Joyce Simpson

Grapefruit - Marj Robb-Herrod

Tomatoes - Tracy Pinchbeck

Champion Fruit of Show (grapefruit)  - Marj Robb-Herrod


PumpkinLeo Erbacher

Cucumbers - Moretto Children

Eggplant - Cloe Gerhart

Champion Vegetable of Show - Leo Erbacher


Cattleya Orchid - Eileen Cameron

Champion Orchid of Show - Peter Hinschen & Val Hadley

Champion Gerbera of Show - James & Frances Seaton

Painting and drawing

LandscapeDebbie Murphy

Seascape - Susie Bowen

Still Life - Carol Hewlett

Drawing - Zoe Canfield


Open Black & White - Rhea Linneweber

Open Child Study - Sarah Purvis

Promoting the Whitsundays - Merewyn Wright

Landscape - Bhrett Davies

Collage - Bhrett Davies


Baby Knitting - Line McBride

Crochet Knee Rug or Bedspread - Chris Logan

Knitted Toy - Vi Bradford


Marmalade Jam - Christine Davies

Bottle of Preserves - Tracey Pinchbeck

Chocolate Cake - Donna Watts

Apple Pie - Sarah Purvis

Boiled Fruit Cake - Deanne Dawson

Most Successful Exhibitor - Donna Watts


Scrapbooking - Christine Hicks

Mosaics - Bluecare Mens Shed

Champion Open Craft - Proserpine Nursing Home


Champion Thoroughbred - Led Thoroughbred Stallion/Colt/Gelding - A&T Harris

Champion Australian Stock Horse - Led Australian Stock Horse Mare/Filly - Brieffies Family

Champion Local Hack - Greenhalgh Family

Best Presented Hack & Rider - A&T Harris

Champion Led Pony - A&T Harris

Champion Led Australian Saddle Pony - A&T Harris 

Champion Australian Saddle Pony  - Brieffies Family

Novice Pony Hack - H Munro

Open Pony Hack 12h & under 13h - H Munro

Open Pony Hack 13h & under 14.2 - L Horspool

Wilmar Sugar Show Whitsunday Challenge - Kendall Davies

Champion Local Girl Rider - B Pini

Champion Local Boy Rider - L Gray

 Champion Quarter Horse Gelding 3 yrs and under - M Vicary

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