Competition Reports 2023
NSEA 25th and 26th February 2023
An incredibly busy weekend for the STE NSEA teams; two venues, two disciplines, heights from 40cm-1m, some riders at their first competitions and with new ponies, great riding, great team spirit and they all went back to school for a rest on Monday!
At Merrist Wood show jumping on Saturday, Claudia B went double clear in the 70cm for 8th and Harriet L jumped a brilliant double clear at her first ever competition.
In the 80cm we had two teams, the Blue team of Amber B (individual 4th), Lilly S and Saskia TvV all jumped double clear for 2nd place, and qualified for the Champs in October. Meanwhile the Green team of Claudia B, Antonia S (10th) and Pernille A finished 4th, qualifying for the Plate Champs in October.
The 90cm team of Amber B, Lilly S, Chloe B and Izzy L finished 2nd, also qualifying for the Champs in October with an individual 4th for Chloe and 7th for Amber.
Onto Sunday, and it was a very busy day at Coombelands with Arena Eventing and Show Jumping going on.
In the Arena Eventing Pernille had a great round in the 70cm to finish just outside the top 10. In the 80cm there were lots of great rounds jumped but highlights were an individual 4th for Lilly S and 9th for Amber B.
The 90cm team of Lilly S, Chloe B and Lulu S finished 4th, with Lulu placing 4th and Chloe 5th individually.
Lulu S also did the 1m as an individual to come 7th.
In the showjumping, Holly C and Jess R both had great rounds in the 50cm for a double clear finishing just outside the placings. In the 60cm Jess R finished 2nd, and Antonia S also finished 2nd in the 80cm.
In the 90cm Windsor Qualifier the team of Amber B, Chloe B, Antonia S and Izzy L put in a strong performance to finish on 4 faults and 5th out of 12 teams, with Chloe finishing 3rd individually out of 45 riders.
A mammoth weekend and a huge thank you to all the parents, supporters and riders for all their hard work and representing the school so well! We are very proud and look forward to continuing the great teamwork and camaraderie throughout the rest of the year and beyond!
NSEA February Half Term 2023
The NSEA riders have had a busy half term.
Some riders were out competing at the NSEA County Challenge dressage at Parwood as well as the Pony Club Spring Championships held at Arena UK.
At Parwood, Lilly S and Teddy were crowned County Challenge Prelim Champions as the only combination to achieve over 70%. Rosie C and Briggs were very close behind in 3rd with over 69%. Rosie also did a great test with Majyk for 7th.
At Arena UK for the Pony Club Spring Championships, Lulu S had a very successful show finishing 3rd in the Novice warm up class with +69% and then winning her arena in the Intermediate Championship with another +69% score. Well worth the long trip up to Grantham!
We then enjoyed a great afternoon of show jumping training here at STE on Thursday and over the weekend we had several riders out competing.
Lilly S was at Felbridge NSEA showjumping, jumping double clear in the 80cm and the 90cm for 9th and 12th in large classes.
Rosie C went to Pyecombe and won the 60cm and finished 3rd in the 70cm.
Congratulations to Saskia T.V who went to her first competition and finished 6th in the 80cm at Parwood.
Well done all and we are looking forward to another successful half term of competitions!
4th and 5th February 2023
Another busy weekend of competitions for lots of our NSEA riders across three different disciplines!
On Saturday Claudia B had a great round at Pyecombe Arena Eventing for 3rd place in the 80cm. Meanwhile at Merrist Wood Show Jumping, Pernille A continues her run of very good form with a 6th in the 70cm and 5th in the 80cm. Rosie C had a very successful outing to Felbridge with her lovely new pony for a 3rd in the 60cm Show Jumping, Qualifying for the Sunshine Tour Finals and a 3rd in Prelim 7.
Well done everyone – keep up the good work!
28th and 29th January 2023
Another successful weekend for some of our NSEA riders.
Lulu S and Wesley were competing in the Pony Club Spring Dressage Qualifiers at Novice and Intermediate level. They secured two fantastic scores of 70.4% and 74.5% to finish 2nd in both classes and qualifying themselves for the Finals at Arena UK in February!
Meanwhile Abbie K was 2nd in the 70cm Show Jumping at Felbridge.
Well done all!
NSEA Merrist Wood 15th January 2023
It was a brilliant weekend of competitions for some of our NSEA riders who headed to Merrist Wood for the Arena Eventing competition on Sunday 15th January.
Lots of super riding, happy ponies and great results.
In the 70cm, Pernille A finished a great 2nd and Claudia B had a good round for just 4 faults.
In the 80cm Claudia B jumped a speedy round to take the win, with Pernille A finishing a very close 2nd!
In the 90cm Lulu S took the win with a super double clear and finished 3rd in the 1m with the fastest 4 fault round .
Lulu S has also just received the results from the Pop-Up dressage competition in December where she took the win with a great score of 74.7%!
Well done everyone!