QERA State Championships

Trophies awarded at the QERA State Championships

Anne Jones Award (State Champion)

Winner of the QERA State Championships.
First across the line in Middleweight or Heavyweight.
In recognition of Anne Jones's remarkable contribution to endurance riding.
Matthew Gadsby riding Maximus Ra

2019 State Champion - Matthew Gadsby riding Maximus Ra

Previous Winners

2013 - Ken Moir riding Cameo Helmzman
2014 – Natasha Willemse riding Hillbrae Alec
2015 – Dan Winkel riding Shardell Azeem and Ken Moir riding Shian
2016 - Kaylea Maher riding Captains Creek Corporal
2017 – Matthew Gadsby riding Maximus Ra
2018 – Matthew Gadsby riding Maximus Ra

Photo Credit - Sarah Sullivan Photography

The Carmen Batterham Memorial Trophy

Awarded by Warwick Endurance Club in commemoration of their past member, Carmen Batterham. Carmen and her grey gelding Country completed over 3,500km together in the late 1970s and early 1980s, with 3 Quilty buckles all in the Top Ten placing and winning the 1981 Stockmans Hall of Fame 250km ride.

First woman across the line in MWT or HWT division

2010 – Camille Champagne Bargenquast riding Sasam
2011 – Sasha Savage riding Bint Shah Dara
2012 – Cora Becker riding Bones the Wizard
2013 – Simone Krahnen riding Ardai
2014 – Natasha Willemse riding Hillbrae Alec
2015 - Eve Jorgensen riding Nazeem
2016 - Kayle Maher riding Captains Creek Corporal
2017 – Gayle Holmes riding Cairo
2018 – Keiran Rowley riding Rhythm Dancer
2019 – Kelsey Irvine riding Karma

 

The Timms Teams Trophy

Awarded to the fastest team.  Calculated by adding the completion times of the fastest 3 out of 4 team members.