A delighted Gemma Green won the Biotal Equine Gold Medium Open and Speedi-Beet Advanced Medium on Showtime at Patchetts’ regionals, after spending 11 weeks recovering from a jaw operation.
Alice Oppenheimer, 17, was a double winner on Scarlett Wurlitzer, taking the Equissage Elementary Freestyle and Biotal Equine Gold Medium Restricted.
Mark Ruddock took three classes — the Baileys Novice Music on Sue and John Griffin’s Showmeister, plus the Albion Medium Music Freestyle and Nupafeed Advanced Medium Music with Jill Dugmore’s Wish Upon A Star.
Eleanor Dimant’s Nero eight-year-old, Santor, shared victory in the Teviot Elementary Restricted with Kimberley Sayers, 17, and her 14-year-old stallion Galileo.
The Elevator Prelim went to Tania Manning and Freestyler 005, while Becky Bone, 15, took the Blue Chip Novice Restricted with Prince Charming. Damian Hallam took the open equivalent with Weltroon.
Matt Frost took the elementary open on Utopia, while Faberge 50, ridden by Nicky Barrett, won the NAF Prix St Georges Music.
Read this report in full with photos, plus reports from Kingswood EC, Manor Farm, Westphalian stallion licensing, Willerby Hill Farm, Addington Manor, Oldencraig, Summerhouse and Myerscough Arena in this Thursday’s Horse & Hound (1 February, ’07)