Clean pair of heels for Grace


Grace Mannerswood and Total Justice (right) make ripples at the water jump during the Wakatipu’s one-day horse trial last Sunday.

Mannerswood, 17, was in the open novice category on the Speargrass Flat course – she missed a place in the cross-country but managed to take the title in her dressage event.

She says she really enjoyed the day and was “thrilled” to compete against international dressage riders.

Some 130 riders competed in the competition, the Wakatipu’s biggest annual equine event.