Talented young rider Morgan Lane will travel to China to compete at an international equestrian event.
Lane, 16, was one of seven young riders selected to represent Australia and compete against athletes from across the world.
Lane said it was an excellent step, as she continues to develop her show jumping skills.
"I'm really excited, it's going to be a great opportunity," she said.
"It will be awesome being able to associate with all the other kids from different countries, and people from pony club all over the world."
It will be Lane's first time travelling overseas, and the youngster said she was looking forward to learning about a different culture.
"There's a day or two designated to sight-seeing and cultural experience," Lane said.
"We get to stay at the riding centre with the other riders from China as well, which will be an awesome experience."
Lane is one of 10 athletes from Horsham College involved in the WestVic Academy of Sport. Lane is the second athlete from the program to represent Australia at an international level, after tenpin bowling sensation Sophie Martin.
Lane said the trip was also about helping establish the recently formed Chinese pony club.
"Pony club in China only started in 2016, so it's fairly recent," Lane said.
"We're also going over there to help encourage the program, support them and get them going over there as well."
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