Newspaper article Daily News (Warwick, Australia)

Success for Sisters

Newspaper article Daily News (Warwick, Australia)

Success for Sisters

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Byline: GERARD WALSH

THE Charlton sisters from Stanthorpe have a home away from home at the Warwick Showgrounds in the next four days at the Queensland Inter-school Equestrian Championships.

Ellie Charlton, 14, and her sister Kasey, 12, travel by bus to school each day at The Scots PGC College where they are part of the equestrian program under coach Richard King.

Their horses Billy and Ace don't C[pounds sterling]boardC[yen] at the college but are transported to Warwick for each of the girl's lessons.

They are two of 300 riders in Warwick for the four-day championships starting today.

The sisters were two of 12 Scots PGC students who competed in the inter-school championships in eventing last weekend at Morgan Park.

Kasey was 14th in the preliminary class and Ellie 15th in introductory.

Their best equestrian discipline is showjumping, which is on Sunday, the last day of this week's championships.

Ellie's main aim at the championships is to go clear in showjumping. …

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