Tag "Show Jumping"

From Olympics to Bordage

THE course builder for London 2012’s successful equestrian events admits that fortnight went ‘unbelievably well’, but it was an Olympic Games that he could not enjoy fully until its conclusion.

Showground refusal 'silly'

Gail Simon, left, and Susie Farnon of the BSJA and the land it wanted to improve at its Chemin le Roi property. (Picture by Tom Tardif, 1304154)

PROTECTING a rubbish dump, old packing sheds and Tarmac by classing it as agricultural land is stopping the British Show Jumping Association from improving facilities, it has said.

Breban's wait is worth it

Sue Brown on Kinard Robyn. (Picture by Steve Sarre, 1267893)

HARRIET BREBAN produced a faultless round to ensure she retained the Senior Open Jumping title on the third day of the Horse of the Year Show at Chemin Le Roi.

Three Sarnian debuts

The BS Guernsey senior team: (left to right) Terry Lihou (reserve) on Zalvador III, Tiffany Gervaise-Brazier on Elm Meg, Roger Hughes (Chef d’Equipe), Shelley Tostevin on Johan, BS Guernsey president Gail Simon, Melanie Round on Cabrino Cruise, Emma Dorey (captain) on Snaffles Purple Patch. (Picture by Gillian Gorvel, 1243177)

THE Guernsey Branch of British Showjumping have announced their junior and senior teams for the annual inter-insular at the Liberation Day Horse Show in Jersey.

More combinations putting themselves to the test

Sarah Rolph and Sheer Elegance competing in the April Dressage at Chemin Le Roi. (1240855)

EVEN more horse-and-rider combinations took to the Chemin Le Roi showground at the latest Guernsey Dressage Group competition to perform their chosen tests in front of two UK judges - Robert Stanier and John Robinson.

Jackson in a purple patch

Shelley Tostevin, pictured riding Aleva W, won the Senior Grand Prix on Johan at the BS Guernsey Easter Show. (Picture by Steve Sarre, 1237874)

THE outstanding early season form of Sarah Jackson and Alley Oop was evident once more as the first BS Guernsey show of the year took place at Chemin Le Roi.

Jackson dominates with four victories

Sarah Jackson riding Alley Oop in the second winter rally when the rider won four classes on three different mounts. (Picture by Marina Bleasdale, 1222070)

THE Guernsey branch of British Showjumping opened their series of Sunday winter jumping rallies recently at Chemin Le Roi on the club’s all-weather surface.

Cathy is best senior rider over two days

VISITING course designer Paul Thompson produced some flowing yet testing tracks for the horses and riders competing in the British Showjumping’s Summer Show held at Chemin Le Roi.

Emma’s opening day hat-trick

EMMA DOREY beat the conditions to ride to a hat-trick of wins on the first day of the BSJA Derby Show at Chemin Le Roi.

A winning partnership

THE BS Guernsey Spring Show finished in dramatic fashion as the senior open grand prix went to a three-way third round.

Papillon at the double

CHARLOTTE BREBAN made a late surge to set the pace after the first day of senior jumping in the BSJA Guernsey Spring Show yesterday at Chemin Le Roi.