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.
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.
BLAIR CASTLE Horse Trials and Country Fair is an annual pilgrimage for most show jumpers from Scotland and further afield as they go to enjoy the unique atmosphere and buzz that is had from running several show jumping rings in parallel to a major British Eventing fixture as well as a small game fair.
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.