Riders step up to the mark in Ards league

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Wednesday, March 4, saw the penultimate round of the winter league Show Jumping at Ards Riding Club.

Although the senior open riders were absent, the standard was high as the course becomes progressively more technical as the league nears the final.

All the participants enjoyed the challenge set by course builder Simon Jackson.

Lessons with Carolyn Mellor on 28th February were well attended and very benefical to both horse and rider. The club offers its thanks to Carolyn.

Tonight (Wednesday 11th March) is the second round of the Dressage, followed by the third round of the Working Hunter on 18th March.

Results:

Senior Novice: 1st, Louise McMinn, Bravo; 2nd, Sarah Fox, Starlight Express; 3rd, Sara Boyd, Pheonix, 4th, Karina McVeigh, Cheyenne.

Senior Intermediate: 1st, Hannah Ogle, Starlight Express

Junior Intermediate: 1st, CaitlinMcKechnie, Fat Boy; 2nd, Ellie Consiglia, Sunny

Junior Open: 1st, Alix Robinson, Tia Maria.