Lucy Qualifies For National Championship
Lucy Bell captured the Derby House Novice Owner/Rider section
at Belton Park Horse Trials in Lincolnshire.
her own 11-year-old Miss Inca, Lucy was on top form capturing
the qualifier in a 42-strong section.
pair started the day with a good dressage score followed by excellent
rounds in both the showjumping and cross-country.
a student at Leeds University has owned Miss Inca for three years
and competes her alongside her other ride, Snow Tiger lll.
hitting a purple patch, Lucy captured the Pre-Novice sections
at both Whitton Castle and Brougham before moving up to novice
at Belton with Miss Inca who she has high hopes for.
Bell and Miss Inca in action at Belton Park Horse Trials.
Lucy of Snipe Lane, Darlington: "It was wonderful to win
at Belton, especially as we had progressed to novice level and
the cross-country and showjumping are always up to height.
would really like to compete in the Derby House final, so hopefully
will be able to make it to Henbury Hall.
was delighted with the way Miss Inca went at Belton, it is always
a great event and there were a lot in the section, so the win
win qualifies Lucy and Miss Inca for the prestigious Derby House
Novice Owner / Rider final at Henbury Hall in July.