It Happened in the Midlands…

The Spurwing Horse Trials took place recently at the Karkloof Country Club.

Philip Benson and Spurwing's Brigadoon in top form during their showjumping phase on Sunday.

Philip Benson and Spurwing’s Brigadoon in top form during their showjumping phase on Sunday.

Heidi Caine from KZN and Playboy enjoying the splash through the Thirsti Water Complex.

Heidi Caine from KZN and Playboy enjoying the splash through the Thirsti Water Complex.

- Mr Toad of Toad in the Hall, with Mrs Tiggy Winkle and Timmy Tiptoes at Thirsti's Fishing Lodge which was part of the Thirsti Water Complex.

– Mr Toad of Toad in the Hall, with Mrs Tiggy Winkle and Timmy Tiptoes at Thirsti’s Fishing Lodge which was part of the Thirsti Water Complex.

Rene Heystek and All Time High from KZN very relieved to have completed their dressage phase.

Rene Heystek and All Time High from KZN very relieved to have completed their dressage phase.

Alexandra Munn, who represented Gauteng in the Interprovincial Novice Team Championship on her horse Kensington, seen here "baby-sitting" Bianca-Lee Grossets' little dog while she was riding.

Alexandra Munn, who represented Gauteng in the Interprovincial Novice Team Championship on her horse Kensington, seen here “baby-sitting” Bianca-Lee Grossets’ little dog while she was riding.

Douglas Welsh riding Forecastle for the KZN FEI CNC* Provincial Team competition seen here in the dressage phase.

Douglas Welsh riding Forecastle for the KZN FEI CNC* Provincial Team competition seen here in the dressage phase.

Andrew Bon from Gauteng and Alimony showing the bold jumping style necessary for a competitive equine eventer.

Andrew Bon from Gauteng and Alimony showing the bold jumping style necessary for a competitive equine eventer.