Hannah Wright Wins Dodson & Horrell 0.95m National Amateur Second Round at Blue Barn Equestrian Centre
The Dodson & Horrell 0.95m National Amateur Second Round held at Blue Barn Equestrian Centre in Ashford, Kent on Saturday 24th October 2015 was won by Hannah Wright from Heathfield, East Sussex after she produced a quick double clear on board Racheal 55, an 8 year-old chestnut mare owned by Angela Wright.
With his Major victory at the legendary Spruce Meadows ‘Masters’ on 13th September 2015, Scott Brash became the first rider ever to win the Rolex Grand Slam of Show Jumping. The 29-year-old British show-jumper was asked about his sensational victory, which has turned him into an equestrian sport legend.
History Is Made at the Spruce Meadows ‘Masters’ as Scott Brash Wins Rolex Grand Slam of Show Jumping Prize
Photo: Scott Brash (GBR) Riding Hello Sanctos (Copyright: ROLEX/Kit Houghton)
13 September 2015, Spruce Meadows, Canada – Scott Brash (GBR) has made history by becoming the first and only rider to win the three equestrian Majors consecutively, claiming the pinnacle of equestrian sporting achievement: the Rolex Grand Slam of Show Jumping title and a €1,000,000 bonus.
Rolex Grand Slam of Show Jumping: “Hello Sanctos” takes off!
Photo: Sanctos and groom (Credit: Rolex Grand Slam of Show Jumping/ Andreas Steindl).
Liège Airport, half past four in the morning. A horse trailer arrives on the cargo car park of from the Netherlands. It’s still dark at night at one of the biggest cargo airports in Europe. An empty parking lot.
In a few days’ time, Scott Brash will have the legendary opportunity to win the Rolex Grand Slam of Show Jumping, if he rides to victory in the Major at the Spruce Meadows ‘Masters’. In an interview, the Scottish rider explained how he and his horse, “Hello Sanctos”, have prepared for the show in Calgary, what he would like to read about himself one day and why the best decision in his life had something to do with football.
The Brits came to the FEI European Championships in Aachen to qualify for the Olympic Games and they were unswerving in their objective; meeting it on the evening 21st August 2015 as the third and final day of the Team competition came to a close.
Pony Power Comes to the Fore in the NAF Pony Five Star Finals
The NAF Pony Five Star Finals took place during the National Inter Academy Team Show at Weston Lawns Equitation Centre in Bulkington, Warwickshire on Tuesday 18th August 2015 and they once again proved to be a great showcase for the successes achieved via the NAF Pony Five Star Performance Awards Programme.
Berkshire’s young showjumper wins the Pony British Novice Championship Title
Lauren Roach (13) from Slough, Berkshire took home the Championship title in the Pony British Novice Championship Final on Friday 14th August 2015 in the Andrews Bowen Indoor Arena at the British Showjumping National Championships.