Talented youngsters take part in inter-school show-jumping event near Carlisle
Last updated at 12:30, Monday, 01 October 2012
The region’s first inter-school show jumping competition was held at the weekend near Carlisle.
The inaugural horse-riding event was organised by Austin Friars St Monica’s School, and saw schools from across the area entering the competition.
Teams of four from each school entered the 75cm or 90cm categories.
It took place yesterday at Blackdyke Farm – Riding and Competition Centre.
Teams from William Howard, Annan Academy, Trinity School, QEGS, Ullswater and Austin Friars St Monica’s competed at the show jumping event.
Jeremy Tiffen, director of sport at Austin Friars St Monica’s, said: “We were delighted this competition has attracted so much interest from local schools.
“It was a fantastic competition with some very talented individuals taking part.”
First published at 11:26, Monday, 01 October 2012
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