09 May Local rider round up from Brigstock International Horse Trials
Local Riders were very much in contention through the Brigstock International Horse Trials at Rockingham Castle last weekend.
Other local riders in the ribbons were Leicester’s JP Sheffield, runner up with the stallion Woodlander Wesuvio in a CIC* section, and Rosalind Canter from Louth (Lincolnshire) who rode Cekatina to 4th place behind JP, holding Laura Hill (Billesden, Leicesterhsire) back into 5th.
Market Rasen (Lincolnshire) rider Emily Parker, a previous Young Rider European Champion, was runner up behind Jake Fowles at Intermediate level, while Alexton (Rutland) rider Angus Smales took second place behind Willa Newton.
Northamptonshire’s Max Gordon (Preston Deanery) picked up a third place at BE100 level, whilst at the other end of the scale, multi Olympic gold medal winner Andrew Hoy – an Australian by birth but now based just outside Melton Mowbray (Leicestershire) took 3rd place in the top class, the Advanced Intermediate, finishing two places ahead of Junior British Team gold medallist Alex Liddle from Wymondham (Leicestershire).