Showjumping

Showjumping

  • A HANDFUL of Scottish riders made the long trek to the south of England and the Hickstead showground for this year's Royal International Horse Show.

  • The Cabin EC's 10 days of show jumping - the Sunshine Tour - is fast becoming a 'must attend' date in everyone's diary.

  • Hopetoun estate, near South Queensferry just a stone's throw from the Forth Road Bridge is synonymous in the equestrian world with eventing but this year for the first time ever, laid on two BS show jumping classes.

  • The SNEC team had gone to great lengths to ensure the ground conditions would be perfect for their outdoor show which featured silver and bronze league qualifiers for HOYS.

  • During the national classes there was again some hard fought contests as per usual.

Dressage

Dressage

Eventing

Eventing

Point to Point/Racing

Point to Point/Racing

  • 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.

  • Testing ground was how the jockeys described the going at the Cumberland point to point at Aspatria on Saturday, when Gunner Jack recorded his 18th success between the flags in the Men's Open.

  • Tom HAMILTON extended his lead over Nick Orpwood in the Northern Area Men's Jockeys Championship to ten points with a double on the Andrew Hamilton-trained geldings, Bayfirth and Toreador in the Braes of Derwent point-to-point meeting at Downhills, Corbridge on Easter Monday.

  • RECORDS WERE set this month - trainer Lucinda Russell surpassing Len Lungo's Scottish tally of 63 winners in a season, and jockey Ryan Mania riding his 50th winner this term.

  • RACHAEL McDonald completed the first double of her race-riding career at an action-packed Berwickshire point-to-point recently.

Showing

Showing

Other

Other

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