The courses, which were designed by London 2012 course designer Bob Ellis and Nigel Jess, gave some great competition across the shows entirety with members also thoroughly enjoying the opportunity to jump some of the former Olympic Games fences.
Jade Meekings from Felsted in Essex took the Silver League Championship on board her own palomino mare, Pauls Lass. The Irish-bred 12-year-old ‘Gracie’ joined Jade five years ago as her first horse. Read more
The 62-year-old won the NAEC Stoneleigh Stakes on 15-year-old stallion Argento, claiming a victory that underlined his past experience as the jump-off riders were able to plot their own route in what they hoped would be the quickest time. Read more
Valkenswaard United Rocket up the Rankings after GCL Hamburg win
Valkenswaard United’s formidable duo of John Whitaker (GBR) and Bertram Allen (IRL) rocketed up the Global Champions League team rankings after a stunning win in Hamburg on 6th May 2016. This was the first time two teams finished on a score of zero and the temperature rose as the riders’ combined time came into play to determine the final order providing a fascinating nail-biting finish to the 1.55m two round competition. Valkenswaard United now sit on 130 points overall, with Monaco Aces on 119 points and Antwerp Diamonds close behind on 116 points overall.
Blue Chip offer Sponsorship for Show Jumping Riders
Blue Chip are delighted to announce that they are looking for two show jumping riders to join their elite team, which includes Beth Vernon and Jodie Crawford along with last year’s winners Tracy Newman and Ellen Churchill.