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Regional Dressage Qualifiers 2017 Success!

(May 09, 2017)


North Midlands RDA - Regional Dressage Qualifiers 2017 Success!

On Monday 8th May, 12 riders from around the region headed to Hill House Equestrian at Osgodby courtesy of Trudy Clark for our Dressage Qualifiers. The Riders were from hosting RDA group, Cleethorpes & Grimsby Julie Holmes, Jackie Smeeton, Lisa Sumner, Sarah Davies and Mark Griffin, from Belvoir Vale RDA, Sophie Heath & Louise Heath, from Papplewick RDA, Bradley Dexter, from South Notts RDA, Gabriella Blake, from Wenlo RDA, Ellis Holdaway, and from Scropton RDA, Mathew Dalley.

Over 7 classes all 12 riders showed what they could do with some fantastic results. Trophy winners were Ellis Holdaway on Charlie from Wenlo won the Mount Oscar Trophy with a fantastic 84.44% in the I/D Walk Only Test and Gabriella Blake on Geronimo from South Notts won the Penny Tiptoes Trophy with 78.68%.

Other Class winners were: Lisa Sumner, Sarah Davies, Bradley Dexter and Mathew Dalley. Other Riders that have also qualified to go to Hartpury are: Louise Heath, Jackie Smeeton and Mark Griffin.

Thank you to everyone that helped to make the day such a success and to our judge Chris Belton who was so generous with her time discussing the judging with the competitors. A huge thank you also to Martin Thornley Saddlery who kindly provided a goodie bag to every competitor.

Results - click the link to see the full results of Regional Dressage Qualifiers

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