Ariat Celebrates In Style At Blenheim International
was a double celebration for quality footwear makers Ariat at the
weekend with a second win at the Blenheim Petplan International
horse trials for Team-Ariat and Georg Schumacher rider Lucinda Fredericks.
a supporting patron sponsor of the Oxfordshire horse trials, also
unveiled its full range to the public for the first time and was
delighted with the response.
who now rides for Australia, notched up her second win at the event
she calls her "happy hunting ground". After lying 13th
following the dressage with Emma Robson's Headley Britannia, she
moved the up the order with the fastest cross country time of the
day and clinched the title with a clear round show jumping after
leaping from sixth place overnight.
won the first ever Blenheim horse trials with Just Jeremy and has
been in the prize money here 14 times.
Duff, Managing Director of the SMD Group, Ariat distributor in the
UK, was on hand to present Lucinda, and those placed 2nd and 3rd,
with their prizes, which included a pair of Ariat Cobalt Pro Series
said: "We are truly delighted with Lucinda's well -deserved
win here. She is a tremendous ambassador for both the sport and
for Ariat and Georg Schumacher. It was particularly pleasing to
be able to present the winner's prize to a Team Ariat and Georg
added: "This was the first time that we had shown the entire
Ariat range to the public and the response was fantastic with both
the new Work boots and the Western boot collection attracting huge