Cobham Manor affiliated dressage 3 June ’07

  • Prelim 14

    1. Diamond Visa (A Legge) 65%
    2. Torrnado (M Doue) 57.5%
    3. Berwicks Spot On (S Jackin) 57.08%

    Adam Legge scored well in his first affiliated, albeit unaffiliated section, competition at Cobham Manor in over a year. Adam made the test look effortless on the big bay gelding.

    Prelim 17 qualifier

    1. Diamond Visa (A Legge) 66.67%
    2. Iniania B (S Hart) 65.83%
    3. Tornado (M Doue) 61.25%

    Sally Hart from Bromley in Kent was narrowly beaten by Adam Legge into second place. Adam finished his day on a high with his second win – surely time to register with British Dressage Adam and give the locals a run for their money!

    Novice 30

    1. Wall Street V (J Stevens) 67.69%
    2. Dolce Vita II (M Butler) 67.3%
    3. Barnicle Bee (S Leggat) 63.08%

    British Dressage judge and competitor Jane Stevens scored an impressive 67.69% on her first outing with her new eight-year-old Hanoverian gelding Wall Street V. Jane said that he’s still getting to grips with the show scene and suffers from terrible nerves: “it’s either all or nothing but each outing out he’s improving”.

    Novice 33 qualifier

    1. Swing Time II (A Hill) 68.27%
    2. Dolce Vita II (M Butler) 66.55%
    3. Barnicle Bee (S Leggat) 64.13%

    Ashleigh Hill beat off Cobham regulars Mark Butler and Sarah Leggat to win the Novice 33 qualifier, judged by Gill Wise.

    Elementary 44

    1. It’s a Mugs Game (K Paterson) 60.4%
    2. Odin of Valhalla (K Newman) 59.2%
    3. Berrifields Just By Chance (S Rule) 59.2%

    Rochester-based rider Kelli Paterson won the elementary 44, judged by Donna Johnston, on the nine-year-old gelding It’s a Mugs Game.

    Elementary 43 qualifer

    1. Florison (D Taylor) 72.75%
    2. Just Jeremiah (J Nixon) 66.55%
    3. Inspector Frost (L Penny) 64.48%

    It was a pleasure to see Dot Taylor win on Florison, the nine-year-old German-bred gelding, with the highest score of the day. The Harriestham-based rider and livery yard owner produced an excellent test as the last competitor of the day.

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