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Wednesday, 20 August 2014

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Equestrian latest

Cumbrian rider qualifies for Horse of the Year Show

Hayley Graham photo Cumbrian rider Hayley Graham has qualified for one of the world’s biggest equestrian events.

Last updated 24 May 2014
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Cumbrians return from nationals laden with trophies

To the victors the spoils, and the Cumbrian contingent certainly came home laden with spoils from this year’s Endurance GB National Awards presentation.

Last updated 30 November 2012
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McHattie selected for England 128 team

equestgroup SHE’S done it again! Just a week after reporting that Chloe McHattie had been chosen as the BS Area 14 Highest Achieving Junior, after an amazing year in which she’d scaled the dizzy heights of competing at the Royal Highland, The Great Yorkshire, the Royal International Horse Show, Scope and the mighty HOYS, she and her superstar pony Tynebank Royal Jubilee are back in the headlines again.

Last updated 9 November 2012
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Red hot competition in annual Cumbria Shield event

Competition was red hot at Greenlands as local Pony Club branches met to battle it out for the Cumbria Shield 2012.

Last updated 5 October 2012
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Talented youngsters take part in inter-school show-jumping event near Carlisle

The region’s first inter-school show jumping competition was held at the weekend near Carlisle.

Last updated 1 October 2012
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Best ever season for Cumbria's Solway Sport team

The season may have been full of disappointments for many riders – largely due to weather-related cancellations and abandoned shows – but for the Cumbrian-based Solway Sport team of Jackie Williamson, Brian Gibson and Julie Dockeray, it’s been one of the best ever.

Last updated 28 September 2012
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Amy’s amazing run of success continues with perfect Open

sm Amy & Wynona England THE Gold Rush continues for Cumbrian riders despite the dire and dismal summer.

Last updated 31 August 2012
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Cumbrian rider joins Team England - and wins gold

Gold has gone to everyone’s heads this summer – but it’s not only our Olympic champions who can win the yellow stuff.

Last updated 17 August 2012
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Success for Caldew club riders at Cockermouth Show

Well, what a week this has been. Britain is revelling in gold fever and equestrian sports are suddenly enjoying a limelight they haven’t had for many years – long may it continue.

Last updated 10 August 2012
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Cumbria's Chloe McHattie secures Horse of the Year Show place

Chloe McHattie, one of Cumbria’s most exciting young riders, has secured a place at the Horse of the Year Show.

Last updated 3 August 2012
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Richardson returns to saddle after accident and wins class at Nord Vue

Denise Richardson photo Two years after a serious riding accident that threatened to keep her out of the saddle forever, Denise Richardson made her return to eventing at the weekend and promptly won her class.

Last updated 27 July 2012
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Success for Atlanta Vailionis at Rowallan event

It's a name to notice and to remember. Atlanta Vailionis, 10 and her seven-year-old pony Menai Chanter have only been together since February, and this is the first year in affiliated competition for both of them, yet they’ve already secured Scope qualifications in both Tiny Tots and Stepping Stones.

Last updated 13 July 2012
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Cumbrian riders line up to take centre stage at country’s big-name shows

It is turning out to be a brilliant season for BSPS area 1b which has seen nearly a quarter of its 80 members qualify for the Royal International Horse Show and/or HOYS.

Last updated 6 July 2012
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Injury heartbreak for Cumbria's Olympic hopeful Ruth Edge

Ruth Edge photo Top horsewoman Ruth Edge today revealed she is quitting Cumbria and that her Olympic dream is over after her horse Nick of Thyme suffered an injury.

Last updated 1 June 2012
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Area event organisers deserve pat on the back after two-day show

The hard-working committee members of BS Area 14 can give themselves a well-deserved pat on the back following the success of their two-day show last weekend.

Last updated 25 May 2012
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Christine Richardson leads the way as local riders shine

Congratulations abound this week, going (in no particular order!) to Christine Richardson for a fantastic showing at the Kingsbarn Spring Showing Show, where she won the BHS Scotland Working Hunter Series 2012 with Lough Crew, the RIHS Qualifying Working Hunter, and the Open Working Hunter Championship.

Last updated 18 May 2012
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Cumbria's Alex Jones disappointed as final day cancelled

Equestrian competition isn’t always a glamorous life as Whitehaven schoolteacher Alex Jones proved when she took part in the Championships of Great Britain showjumping Winter League finals at the David Broome event centre in Chepstow.

Last updated 11 May 2012
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Class win qualifies Amy Wybergh for Royal International at Hickstead

This week’s column is a real mixture of triumph, crashing disappointment and renewed hopes – which probably sums up life for most equestrian competitors.

Last updated 4 May 2012
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Success for Noble and Morandi in ex-racers points season

Hazel Noble photo The ex-racers points season ended on an exciting note at Greenlands, even though there had been little doubt about the winner for several weeks.

Last updated 27 April 2012
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Winter championships cheer for Cumbrian riders

Two young Cumbrian riders won an extra cheer at the BSPS Winter Championships when they celebrated taking the top two slots in the Royal International class by giving each other a delighted ‘high five.’

Last updated 13 April 2012
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