Improved emotional connection as well as training progress were evidenced by calmer returns to competition than might have been expected.Read More
Category: Show Reports
Cobham is always a happy venue. For many the opportunity to be out competing again was enough, but the wide range of riders and horses made their winter’s training efforts count, too.Read More
This show report starts with young riders on schoolmasters making a big impact on the results, talks of longer journeys to a sense of achievement — and concludes with a special young schoolmaster in the making.Read More
Doable choreography to supportive music produced the best results for riders up and down the levels. Otherwise, make it look easy, even when it’s not!Read More
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
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.