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Two move up to advanced level at Oldencraig show

Two move up to advanced level at Oldencraig show

TWO RIDERS made the step up to advanced level at Oldencraig on Friday (1 July) — Olivia Kelly on Richian BK, a former eventer, and Janine Lamy who competed Ehrentag. Janine scored 65.15% for her first advanced 100 on her nine-year-old Ehrenpreis x Florestan mare. But...
Get ready for Elementary 59 at the regional championships

Get ready for Elementary 59 at the regional championships

MARK RUDDOCK, the Surrey-based List 1 judge and trainer, started his analysis of elementary 59 by saying, “I am not a lover of this test. It’s not easy to judge because I think the movements could be broken down better. From the rider’s point of view it’s not very...
Try out your regionals test at special Hickstead unaffiliated show

Try out your regionals test at special Hickstead unaffiliated show

Dressage at Hickstead is running a day of unaffiliated competition featuring regionals tests on THURSDAY, 14 July. This will enable riders to test run their regionals performances. All the regionals tests: prelim 17, novice 39, elementary 59, medium 76, advanced...

Health and fitness: Box rest — a tough time but worth it

A PERIOD of box rest can be a trying time for owner and horse alike, agrees Arundel Equine director Paula Broadhurst, but adds: “Contrary to popular belief, vets do not prescribe box rest on a whim, nor to inflict torture on horse or rider. Unfortunately, to...
Get ready for the Novice 39 at summer regional championships

Get ready for the Novice 39 at summer regional championships

LIST 1 JUDGE Mark Ruddock’s test analysis explains where marks can be won — or lost — when riding dressage test novice 39. Novice 39 was published six years ago so its technical challenges are well known. It packs a lot in so pulling off the movements well...

New competition centre accessible to Kent and Essex riders

LOCAL COMPETITOR Bev Smit, who is based at her own Cranbourne Equestrian Centre, Gravesend, Kent, is about to become an event organiser. Her first show at Cranbourne, a Team Quest competition, will be held on 9 July. Bev says she is aiming for a quality riding and...

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