Showjumping

Showjumping

  • 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.

  • Despite weather warnings, snow and freezing temperatures competitors still headed to the Scottish National Equestrian Centre (SNEC) just outside Broxburn for the last two weekend's fixtures.

  • The National Amateur qualifiers have proven to be really popular this year, with The Cabin EC, Inverurie, recently hosting the 85cm second round.

  • It was good to see more Scots than ever take part in this year's Horse of the Year showjumping held at the Birmingham NEC arena and although a red ticket proved elusive, there were plenty of placings and prize money heading north.

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

  • A TILT at the Scottish National is on the cards for Lie Forrit after a game victory at Haydock.

  • The Percy point-to-point took place on Sunday at a bitterly cold Ratcheugh, where Jessica McKie took her tally for the season to five winners from five runners, when Crazy Diamond was the impressive winner of the NPPA Club members' race.

  • NORTHUMBERLAND jockey, Nick Orpwood, completed a double at the first Scottish point-to-point of the season.

  • Amie Waugh and Tristan Davidson shared the riding honours with doubles in the Border Hunt point-to-point fixture at Hexham Racecourse last Sunday, while in-form trainer, Victor Thompson also sent out two winners for the third weekend in a row.

Showing

Showing

Other

Other

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