Showjumping

Showjumping

  • From 25 starters just one young lady booked her ticket to the British National Championships as a result of winning the Discovery Second round held at the Scottish National Equestrian Centre near Broxburn.

  • The sun shone, the crowd were enthralled and enthusiastic, the atmosphere electric and the competition fierce for the 2015 Andrews Bowen Grand Prix held in the main ring at this year's Royal Highland show.

  • Things are hotting up around the country, other than the weather, with the final qualifiers for the Highland show on offer at a range of shows and venues across the country.

  • The weather has played a big part in Scottish show jumping in the lead up to the Highland show with a few of the outdoor shows suffering from a week of endless rain resulting in very low entries.

  • Once again Lanarkshire Area hosted two well attended shows at Morris EC with both senior and junior sections.

Dressage

Dressage

  • A NUMBER of Scottish dressage riders made the long trip down to Stoneleigh Park, last week, to compete at the LeMieux National Dressage Championships 2014 where there were 22 championship titles up for grabs.

  • SNEC hosted Scotland's second Petplan Area Dressage Festival, a direct qualifier for the final at Hartpury in April.

  • Twenty-eight teams from around Britain competed at the British Dressage Home International at the Morris Equestrian Centre, Rowallan last weekend.

  • GREAT Britain wins team bronze in the dressage team competition at the ECCO FEI European Championships in Herning, Denmark.

  • APPLICATIONS will soon close for the British Equestrian Federation's England Excel Talent Programme.

Eventing

Eventing

Point to Point/Racing

Point to Point/Racing

  • CHICAGO Outfit posted a hat-trick of victories at Hexham after landing the three-mile handicap chase on June 21 for Hawick owner/trainer, George Bewley, whose son Jonathon rode the gelding.

  • CHIGACO Outfit scored his second success in a fortnight for trainer George Bewley and his jockey son, Jonathon, on a good afternoon for Hawick connections.

  • The Border held the final point to point of the season in the Northern Area at Hexham racecourse on Sunday, when Damiens Dilemma recorded his fourth win of the season in the NPPA club Members race.

  • Amie Waugh celebrated her 25th birthday by steering Whiteabbey to victory in the Ladies Open Race in last Saturday's rearranged Cumberland fixture on perfect jumping ground at Aspatria.

  • Nick Orpwood took his seasonal tally to 18 with a short-price double on Chaz Michaels and Milano Magic at Haydon point-to-point last week at blustery Hexham.

Showing

Showing

Other

Other

  • LUCINDA Russell completed a hat-trick at Kelso's final fixture of the season on May 24.

  • Amanda Waugh, Sutherland Riding Club's training officer, is heading south to Gloucestershire early next month to compete in the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Grassroots Championship and in so doing she becomes the first rider from Sutherland ever to do so.

  • WILSON Renwick has been the man to follow recently, with the Hawick jockey no stranger to the winner's enclosure.

  • LIE FORRIT is set to contest the Scottish National, following an impressive win in Kelso's feature £30,000 veterans' handicap chase on January 11.

  • LUCY Alexander has been crowned 'Lady Jockey of the Year' for the second year running.

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