Four young ladies are the pride of a Kelsall stables after taking part in a Pony Club Tetrathlon.

The team from Willington Hall Riding Stables have been competing in these events for just over a year and are the only team from an actual riding school which take part in a contest usually dominated by Pony Club Hunt groups which compete and train as a team.

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The girls have to do a pistol shoot, a cross country run and a timed swim for a winter tetrathlon, then in the summer can add on a cross country horse ride too. The event is a stepping stone to further develop into Modern Pentathlon when they are older.

The four girls from Willington Hall Riding Stables competed in the Denbigh Tetrathlon. The team of Seren Wright, Niamh Unwin, Scarlett Ross and April Oakes took part in a pistol shoot, a cross country run and a timed swim.

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Seren took third place and Niamh took sixth place in the junior girls group, while April took third place and won the medal for the best shoot score, and Scarlett took fourth place in the mini girls group.

All of the girls also achieved a personal best in their individual events.