More established high-scoring combinations did not outshine some new arrivals on the 2020 dressage scene which included a knock’em dead warmblood and this charismatic coloured cob.Read More
Category: Show Reports
Dressage at Belmoredean, West Sussex, 8 October 2020
Dane Rawlins and his daughter Annie were placed top respectively in the grand prix and Inter I classes, but they featured among many interesting new combinations at all levels.
Saddlesdane, Kent, 3 October 2020
New horses and toughing it out emerged as the main themes among riders at this quiet, friendly Kent show.
Felbridge, Surrey, 18 and 25 September 2020
Many of the horses and riders at these two Felbridge shows were embarking on new stages in their careers — as well as celebrating recent achievements.
Fairoak Grange, Hampshire, 12 September 2020
Many recent arrivals on the show circuit were enjoying their horses at this friendly Hampshire venue. They joined seasoned professionals testing their training or getting back into action after time out.
Parwood, Surrey, 3 & 5 September 2020
A busy week at Parwood, saw both some returnees from the Winter Championships competing at new levels — and some of the best young horses being introduced to competition by the region’s professionals
Pachesham, 30 August, and Felbridge, 29 & 31 August 2020
HEALTH concerns both in her hospital workplace and at her home yard made Hannah Bown’s 69.7% pyo win for her first-ever advanced test all the more special.
Parwood, Surrey, 6 August 2020
Amy Stovold, Zoe Sopp and Ed Creamer delivered outstanding scores in their respective classes — but, as we all know, high marks speak for themselves but they don’t tell the whole dressage story.
No fewer than six combinations celebrated debut performances up and down the dressage levels on this busy show day. The demand for local higher-level competition opportunities was underlined by well-supported small tour and grand prix classesRead More
Sparsholt, Hampshire, 19 July 2020
Riders from the top to the bottom of the dressage levels put some big marks on record at Sparsholt’s first show after the Covid-19 lockdown.
Both Cobham Manor and Saddlesdane show organisers, Sian Eadon and Victoria Birt, were rewarded for the additional work of Covid social distancing arrangements by riders who were keen to show off their training.Read More
Spirits were high and sometimes lively at Pachesham, where well-managed social distancing ensured a safe outing and judges were able to communicate with their writers where necessary using baby monitors.Read More