North-west winter regional championship

Diamant Du Carel and Lyndsey Denning won the Blue Chip Feed Balancer Novice restricted class at Myerscough’s winter regionals, reports Jo Prestwich.

Tracy Koncher and Too Balou took the Teviot Equine Wear Elementary Restricted, while Cath Creemer was the elementary open winner on Uranium. Sarah Williams and Revaldo won the novice open.

In the Elevator Prelim Championship, Kathryn Finnegan-Smith and Killashine snatched the top spot. The Biotal Equine Gold Medium Open went to Silvia Schorn with Rousillon, while

In the music classes, Harry Payne was the one to beat with wins in both the Equissage Elementary and Albion Medium on Ballebo and Kazanova. In the Baileys Horse Feeds Novice, Zoe Taylor filled first and second with Repertoire and De Capo.

Hannah Fearnley and Steadhall Relish took the medium restricted title, while Jacky Stolper and Wunders-Tag secured the Nupafeed Advanced Medium Freestyle before going on to share the Speedi-Beet Advanced Medium 24hr later with Kate Atlee and Lochness. Pippa Hahn and Thinford Flashman took the NAF Prix St Georges Freestyle.

Read these reports in full with photos and further comment, plus reports from other top dressage competitions around the country, in this Thursday’s Horse & Hound (1 March, ’07)