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3 4 For some riders the weather was just too much and they In the Baxters CIC1* Judy Clarke and Diablito put their opted to go home but those who braved the elements impressive stamp on the class by leading after dressage were rewarded with a great event headed, once again, on 43.1 (71.25%) and cruising round both the cross by Neil and Geordie Kennedy. Neil seemed to spend the country and show jumping courses to finish on their whole weekend shaking his head wondering how and why dressage score. Judy is well known for her outstanding on earth he got involved in eventing all those years ago, dressage scores and when other 1* riders see her name while Georgie could be seen re-stocking the toilets with in the class they must almost wonder who is going to toilet roll, delivering beer to those people who obviously come second, as barring any unusual mistakes first place deserved it and generally never stopping to draw breath. will go to Judy! At Lynton it was Tim Boland and Mercauor Du Ry who took second place, all be it over ten marks For Emma Mason the weekend was a great success behind Judy. and well worth the frost bite! With F1 Pharinelli she won the Baxters CIC3* moving up from lying third after In the Pre Novice B section Niki Chapman did a similar dressage to take the lead by going clear cross country, job to Judy when she led the dressage with Wisteria Lane just two seconds over the optimum time, and jumping a on 40 (73.33%) and despite picking up 8 time penalties lovely clear show jumping round. Emma has, at times, on cross country still came in the clear winner ahead of struggled with Pharinelli’s commitment to his job but her Victoria Luxford and Little Miss Perfect. perseverance has paid off and they have now won three Hayley Frielick, who is lying 3rd on the Junior CIC3* in a row. Emma’s journey with Pharinelli is a true Leaderboard, won the Junior Pre Novice class with My testament to her determination as a rider and while other Happiness. Lying third after dressage Hayley went clear riders may give up on horses when it all gets too difficult cross country and show jumping to finish on a score of and go out to buy a ‘better one’ Emma has kept going ... 46.5, over five marks ahead of second place Caitlin Foulis many riders should take a leaf out of her book. and Dusky Sound. Emma also came second in the Pre Novice A section Heath Ryan, who led the dressage in the Baxters CIC3* riding Poker Face while Sam Lyle won the class with class but had opted for a steady cross country round with Furbie adding nothing to his dressage score of 53.3. Mystery Whisper had to settle for a winners ribbon in In fact Sam notched up three wins over the weekend, the preliminary section A. Riding Aspire R, who looked, his other two being in the preliminary sections riding understandably, quite chilly and cold on dressage day Highland Charmed in section B and Kathryn Strelein’s Heath put together a lovely test which saw him score Crown Prosecutor in section D. a winning mark of 44.3 which he remained on for the Christopher Burton fresh off the WEG plane was soon rest of the weekend. Beverly Sims took out Preliminary back into his winning ways, which had eluded him in C with Ironmike, moving ahead of dressage leader Blair Kentucky. In the Baxter’s CIC3* he rode Alex Townsend’s Richardson after going clear cross country and show Jaybee Calypso into second place adding just one rail to jumping. their dressage score while in the Baxter’s CIC2* he won On the whole the cross country courses designed by Neil the class on FIS Underdiscussion and came second with Kennedy and Vince Roche jumped well with all the riders, Haruzac. bar one who got eliminated for missing a fence, going clear in the CIC3*. In the other classes the problems were wide spread with no one fence causing all the problems and many riders were seen coming home with smiles on their faces - mind you that could have been just from the relief that the weather had improved. 1 Scone Sept 1Star Claudia Graham on Park Street Vision 2 Lynton Oct PN Sam Lyle on Furbie 3 Lynton 2Star Chris Burton on Underdiscussion 4 Lynton 3Star Emma Mason on F1 Pharinelli 37


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