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A 10 hour trip to your favourite show - The Blue Chip Champs

Emma McCarter qualified for the HAYGAIN hay steamers Diamond Championships back in December, at The Scottish National Equestrian Centre, on her horse Bluefaulds Cleopatra (Echo). Emma and Echo have only been in a partnership together since May 2019. She was over the moon that she had qualified as Blue Chip is one of her favourite big shows! Travelling from Fife in Scotland is a 10 hour drive, but Emma and mum Rachel definitely think it's worth the journey. Last year Emma was lucky enough to compete at The Blue Chip Winter Championships in her final year in juniors on her pony, Nanteglwys Rhodri. Emma says "I loves the whole atmosphere of the event! It is always so lovely as the...

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Rachel Proudley scores a win in the Blue Chip Pony Newcomers Second Round at the Harbro Scottish Home Pony

  The Blue Chip Pony Newcomers Second Round took place on Sunday during the Harbro Scottish Home Pony Show at the Scottish National Equestrian Centre (SNEC) in Broxburn, West Lothian and it was Rachel Proudley who gained herself another direct qualifying ticket, this time with David Wick’s Robe Silver Lady. Thirty-eight competitors came forward with the hopes of obtaining one of the four Horse of the Year Show tickets on offer for the Blue Chip Pony Newcomers Championship Final, held at Horse of the Year Show in October. But Course Designer Mark McGowan had set a tough track with only eight combinations making it through to the final round. Fourteen year-old Rachel from Whitby, North Yorkshire had already claimed one...

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