Fourteen year-old Henry Squibb from Brentwood, Essex added his name to the Blue Chip Pony Newcomers Championship roll of honour when he took the top spot on the 8 year-old grey gelding Clyde Barrows owned by Patricia Squibb. Henry fought off 47 other challengers to take victory at the British Showjumping Indoor Championships at Aintree Equestrian Centre. Twenty-two talented combinations made it through to the jump off and it was built to allow for some galloping lines as competitors knew that only an accurate round in a quick time would do today. The double in today’s jump off proved to be tricky for some of the riders and ponies, but those who jumped it just right found that it was...
Last weekend saw another Blue Chip Pony Newcomers Second Round, this time at the fabulous Vale View Equestrian Centre. The winner this time was Tabitha Kyle riding Tanya Kyle's Nightgirl Van Het Sonnishof Z. This exciting combination jumped two clear rounds to finish in 36.85 seconds! Well done Tabitha, we'll see you at Aintree for the finals!
Olivia Sponer took the top spot in the Blue Chip Feed Pony Newcomers Second Round at Bury Farm Equestrian Village on Kerry Grimster's Conella II. They jumped double clear in 38.87 seconds. Many thanks to SBM Photographic for the fabulous image.
Huge congratulations to Poppy Deakin and Icaris W. Saturday saw some great show jumping at SouthView Equestrian Centre including the Blue Chip Pony Newcomers seconds round. Poppy Deakin took top spot riding Icaris W owned by Felicity Deakin. This combination secured the winning double clear in 36.87 seconds! Image of the winning combination competing at SouthView in 2019.
Blue Chip Pony Newcomers Second Round at Onley Grounds Equestrian Centre Well done to Lucy Atkins and Min Matilda, owned by Sue Atkins, on their win in the Blue Chip Pony Newcomers Second Round at Onley Grounds Equestrian Centre! They secured the win when they jumped double clear in an amazing 41.45 seconds! Photo credit: EmmPix Photography