The Bailey’s Jump Training Series continued this weekend at Houghton Hall (Cambridgeshire, 25 January) with places to the finals which are now under a month away up for grabs For the first time the Bailey’s Jump and JAS Championships will be held over the same weekend, with Baileys sponsored rider Ben Hobday set to give a demo on the Saturday evening of the weekend. Read more here.
13 year old Hattie Grace from Peterborough, Northamptonshire got her first ever BE competition off to a flying start by winning the 80cm level class with Gay Worrow’s 10 year old gelding Charlie Chan after adding nothing to their style score of 18.00. 41 year old Jane Bettles from Harlow, Essex finished a close second after posting a style score of 19.00 with Claudia Nacke’s 10 year old mare Gold Rush IV, while 15 year old Abigail Burbidge from Romford, Essex and her own eight year old gelding Castle Fantastic finished on their style mark of 25.00 to take third.
Another to have the perfect start to her BE Eventing career was 12 year old Mollie Harris from Great Yarmouth, Yorkshire who clinched the win in the BE90 level class with her own nine year old gelding Pixel Perfect, finishing on their style mark of 16.00. 56 year old Alyson Parker from Waltham Abbey, Essex added nothing to a style mark of 18.5 to take second place with her own seven year old gelding Timmy Too while Abigail Burbidge had her second third placing of the day, this time with her own seven year old gelding Horseheath Blue Diamond as they completed on a style mark of 22.00.
21 year old Rosie Bates from Chelmsford, Essex topped the results table in the BE100 level class, keeping a clean sheet with her own 14 year old mare Dot 2 Dot III to secure the win with a style score of 15.00. 17 year old Lily Howlett from Saffron Walden finished just behind in second after posting a style mark of 17.50 with Jane Hood’s 13 year old gelding Knave of Golden Hearts, while 15 year old Fiona Denton and Josh Denton’s 13 year old gelding Patchwork Patrick completed the top three on a style mark of 18.00.
Essex-based rider Tamsin Drew who finished sixth in the BE90 level class with her and Angela Drew’s 13 year old gelding Ferndale Captain which qualified them for the Baileys Jump Training Championshis tweeted about her experience of the competition: “Thank you Baileys Horse Feeds for sponsoring the BE Jump Training Series, really enjoyed my day and received loads of invaluable tips!”
Visit the Jump Training pages for more information on the competition and to see the full list of fixtures.
Upcoming Jump Training fixtures
- Saturday 31 January – West Park, Co. Durham
- Saturday 7 February – Moreton Morrell College, Warwickshire
- Friday 13 February – Wellington Riding, Hampshire
For more information on the series sponsor visit www.baileyshorsefeeds.co.uk