EVENT REPORTS

Up to date reports of UK events from Grassroots to 4*, with photos from our talented team of photographers.

Spot of Luck sees Paterson take first place at Richmond Jump Training.

After a short break, Baileys Jump Training headed to Richmond Equestrian Centre in North Yorkshire on Sunday (18th March 2012) where competitors were put through their paces under the watchful eyes of Moray Nicholson and Louise Smales.   In the JT80 section Katie James and seven-year-old gelding Burishoole Cruise topped the leaderboard. The pair are now in their second season together, and improved on their earlier 11th placing at Bishop Burton Jump Training.   Lauren Pederson and four-year-old mare ... Read More

JAS season finale at Addington Manor

British Eventing’s Baileys winter training Jumping and Style (JAS) series ended this weekend with the final being held at Addington on Saturday (25th February). There was a packed competitor list with exactly two hundred entries, and the winner of each section will now benefit from a free lesson given by former World and Olympic gold medalist Blyth Tait.   The top spot in the BE90 went to Alice Sanberg who has had a particularly successful JAS campaign qualifying four times with two horses at the Solihull event, ... Read More

Persistence pays off for JAS faithful at Arena UK

The Baileys Winter Series Jumping and Style (JAS) qualifier moved on to its penultimate qualifier at Arena UK, Grantham last Saturday (18th February) where the leader board was dominated by competitors who had taken part in several JAS events this season.   Jessica Varley was to win the BE90 section on 13-year-old mare Criminal Missfit, and she was having her third crack of the whip, having already taken part in JAS at Bury Harm and Solihull.   Just behind ... Read More

First time lucky in Baileys Jump Training at Wellington Riding

The second Baileys Jump Training event of 2012 took place last Tuesday (14th February) at Wellington Riding in Hampshire under the watchful eye of Coaches David Sheerin and Warren Lamperd. The series offers the opportunity for riders to have the experienced eye of the Coaches on hand whilst taking part in a competitive event.   A mixture of horses and riders who are new to the sport dominated the day.   Top of the leaderboard in the JT80 section ... Read More

Adams takes JAS by storm at Bury Farm

The Baileys Winter Series Jumping and Style (JAS) qualifier moved on to Bury Farm on Monday (13th February), where several riders dominated taking home two, three and four qualifications each.   Bury Farm’s first winner of the day was Jo Thorogood in the BE90. This was Jo’s first ever British Eventing competition, and she qualified two horses for the final at Addington on 25th February finishing 1st and 5th in the section. Her winning horse Combo was also on his first BE outing. Read More

Harding makes light work of JAS qualification at Hartpury

There was another packed entries list for the popular Baileys Winter Series Jumping and Style (JAS) qualifier last Sunday (12th February), when the series returned to Hartpury for it’s second event.   Once again several riders qualified more than one horse, and the first of those was BE90 winner Libby Seed who is beginning only her third season as a British Eventing member. Having already qualified Mr. Vick in both the Novice and Open at Hartpury’s earlier event, she rode 10-year-old Heliana to ... Read More

Girl power reigns at JAS Vale View

The female competitors were dominant throughout the Jumping and Style (JAS) qualifier at Vale View Equestrian Centre, Leicestershire on Saturday 11th February, with all of the 1st and 2nd placing’s being taken by women.   British Eventing Accredited Coach and JAS Trainer Caroline Moore commended the standard of riders at the event saying, “Throughout the years of JAS, the standard has being getting higher and higher. The competitors were taking good lines, thinking ahead and really getting to grips with the simulated cross ... Read More

Pony European medallist has success at JAS South View

Riders at South View’s Jumping and Style (JAS) event on Saturday 4th February were the lucky ones this weekend, after wintery weather stopped play at Solihull on the Sunday. Competitors took part in a packed day, with many taking home double and triple qualifications for the JAS final at Addington on 25th February.   Corinne Metcalfe was to kick off the double qualifications taking a 1st in the BE90 and a 3rd in the BE100 with Grace III. The pair had dramatically improved ... Read More

Best of British on show at Hartpury

  This year just short of a thousand people entered the doors of Hartpury College for the annual British Bred Sport Horse Stallion Event where sixty-three graded stallions were showcased in the indoor arena for dressage, endurance, show jumping and eventing. The event was a great opportunity to see what really was the best of British, and of the twenty-one eventing stallions that took part there were a few that really stood out from the crowd.   The Stallion Company's Grafenstolz and Rubicell were both stunning. Grafenstolz is ... Read More

Leading riders keep up the pace at JAS Merrist Wood

The second event of the Baileys winter training series got underway last weekend with Jumping and Style (JAS) at Merrist Wood in Surrey on Saturday 21st January.   The BE90 section proved most popular with almost seventy entries and Ruth Bowerman was to prove herself best of them with 14-year-old gelding D Ya Know on what was the horse’s first British Eventing outing.  Georgina Wood and The Whole Punch, a horse she has been competing since 2009, closely followed her and Georgina also secured a second qualification for the final at Addington Manor aboard 6-year-old mare ... Read More