Richard Davison and the Countess of Derby and John Dodd’s Hiscox Artemis took the final of Germany’s Kampmann Future Trophy. The competition is for young grand prix horses between eight and 10 years old.
The pair took the first day’s intermediaire warm-up class with 65.05%, then won the grand prix with 66.33%, seeing off competition from Germany, Denmark, Holland and the
Richard said: “It is Hiscox Artemis’ first indoor competition and he, along with other young horses, found it a bit challenging. But that’s what these young horses have got to learn all about. It was an enthusiastic and knowledgeable crowd and the atmosphere had a real buzz about it.”
Hiscox Artemis has won all his internationals this season. His next outing will be at Olympia
This news story was first published in Horse & Hound (19 November, ’09)