A 69.1% elementary 57 win at Oldencraig, Surrey, 20 November, provided a successful sequel to advanced eventer Pauldary’s Pogo’s stand-up turn at the venue the previous week and completed his qualification. Rob Hulbert commented on why he switched from a double to a snaffle this time.

Rob explained: “In the blustery weather last week I had Pogo in a double in the interests of control, but the downside is that he can block and it is simpler to take a horse deeper and bend him to release tension (without him shortening in the neck) in a . . .

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