Dressage action from around Britain

  • Berkshire Riding Centre

    Kay Maxted on Privaldi and Markus Bauer and Global Ludewig tied for first place in the advanced medium at Berkshire Riding Centre, reports Helen Triggs.

    Alice Oppenheimer enjoyed a double win in the mediums on Scarlett Wurlitzer, while another double winner was Carol Wagstaff, with Tjalling.

    Prix st georges winner Sarah-Jane Elmslie scored 65% at intermediaire II with Masterplan in the pick-your-own class. Runner-up to Masterplan was Ugland Lusitanos’ Oeste, ridden by Paulo Santos.

    Manor Farm

    Lindsay Hudson took the advanced medium qualifier and prix st georges on Berineas at Manor Farm, Cambridgeshire, reports Ruth Pearce.

    Natalie Bushell and Eze-Duz-It finished runners-up in the advanced medium
    qualifier and then went on to lead the music. Harry Payne won the elementary freestyle on Georgie Brett’s Champion Park with 74.6%, and also finished a close runner-up on Ballebo.

    The highest score of the day went to double novice winner Lauren Dance and Roli, with 81.6% in the music. Jo Swain and Lord Of The Rings led the medium freestyle.

    Tall Trees

    Claire Deithrick and Donnerbelle scored a hat-trick at Tall Trees Equestrian Centre, Cornwall, reports Annabel Kendal. Claire dominated the novice and elementary freestyle to music classes and finished second in the medium section behind Debra Fews on Dile Que No.

    Claire also finished second behind Kerry Lynch and Quick in the prix st georges freestyle with Alando.

    Maria Cooper, who works full-time in hospitality training, won both restricted medium classes on her own Alisja, with more than 68%.

    Read all these reports in full with photos, plus reports from Centaur Trust, New Moors, Wellington Riding, and The Hand EC, in this Thursday’s Horse & Hound (15 February, ’07) – the first of three show special issues

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