Showjumping

Showjumping

  • Another busy Morris Equestrian Centre show saw 39 horses come forward to contest the Royal Highland Show's foxhunter qualifier, with nine clears to go against the clock, when two left the arena on a zero score.

  • Fresh back from a winter break, Denise Sharpe's Ayrton UH lost no time in blowing away any cobwebs when he found the quickest route home in Ingliston's final class of their two day show, the 1.30m open.

  • The judges, course designers, volunteers and helpers at the recent senior show at SNEC, near Broxburn, deserved medals for endurance after two busy days of competition from early morning to late evening.

  • Morris EC's 148cm Premier show may not have been the busiest but it certainly produced some excellent results for our home based riders of which two earned qualifying tickets for the British Masters and one will be heading off to the Royal International.

  • Recently returned from a successful Aintree International Elite show, the Dixon family hit the road once again from their base in Cargo, Carlisle, with a full team of horses to scoop up plenty of prizes at the Morris EC's three-day senior show.

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

  • SCOTTISH owners Paul and Clare Rooney have enjoyed a victorious run recently and the St Boswells-based couple celebrated an across-the-card double on March 21, after Red Spinner took the opener at Bangor-on-Dee, and The Last Samuri scored at Kelso.

  • Kinneston-based jockey, Kit Alexander (23), was the one to follow in last Saturday's Lanarkshire and Renfrewshire and Eglinton point-to-point fixture at Overton, Crossford as Master Butcher, Rossini's Dancer and Afterclass provided him with the first treble of his career.

  • JOCKEYS Tom Hamilton and Nick Orpwood both completed victorious doubles at a well-supported Duke of Buccleuch's Hunt point-to-point last Saturday, where close finishes were the order of the day.

  • HAWCK jockey, Wilson Renwick, is riding high, posting four wins in four days.

  • At the College Valley and North Nortumberland point-to-point last Sunday, when the ground was riding on the fast side of good, Crazy Diamond made if four wins from four starts with an emphatic victory in the men's open.

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