Showjumping

Showjumping

  • Travelling up from Neston in Cheshire, young rider Emily Ward claimed the £1000 first prize at the Gleneagles Senior Premier when she and her in form mare Wild Rose out ran her rivals in the Winter Grand Prix.

  • The SCOTTISH National Equestrian Centre, near Broxburn has been the busiest centre over the last six months with classes at almost every show well filled and the competition going on well into the evening.

  • SCOTLAND'S leading showjumper Scott Brash lifted the overall title of the 2013 Longines Global Champions Tour at the series finale in Doha, Qatar, last weekend (November 23).

  • It Was good to see the Scottish Horse of the Year show back at its original venue Gleneagles EC reinstating its identity which had been lost a little in the past few years.

  • DOUGLAS Duffin from Kincardineshire cleared the top height of 2.21m (7'3") to win the puissance class at last weekend's Horse of the Year Show, held at Birmingham's NEC arena.

Dressage

Dressage

Eventing

Eventing

Point to Point/Racing

Point to Point/Racing

Showing

Showing

Other

Other

  • SCOTTISH Grand National hope Scotswell landed the feature £25,000 handicap chase at Kelso on March 22, providing Jedburgh trainer Harriet Graham, who also bred the gelding, with her biggest prize to date.

  • DESPITE the Scottish Borders being one of the most densely equine populated areas of Britain, it lacks an indoor competition riding venue.

  • Breeders from Shetland, Ross-shire and Midlothian took the top honours at Aberdeen and Northern Marts 49th annual show and sale of registered pedigree Shetland ponies this week at the Thainstone Centre, Inverurie.

  • Mares have been making their mark at the SHB(GB) gradings.

  • The Pony Club Tetrathlon Championships, incorporating the disciplines of running, cross country riding, shooting and swimming, took place recently at their new venue of Bishop Burton College, East Riding of Yorkshire; with the swim phase of the competition being held at Beverley Leisure Centre.

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