Bowmore Blair Castle International Horse Trials and Country
Blair Atholl, Perthshire
Thursday 22nd - Sunday 25th August 2002
Bowmore Blair Castle International Horse Trials
two days of dressage at the Bowmore Blair Castle International Horse
Trials, Terry Boon from England has taken the lead in the two star
class with a score of 43.4.
leads Ruth Friend and Muschamp Impala by less than one penalty point
and is looking forward to today's speed and endurance phase.
the busy one star section, overnight leader Ruth Friend and Mister
Barnabus now share the lead with Nini French and Pick and Mix II
on an equal score of 42.1.
surprisingly the English team of Darrell Scaife, Helen Wilson, Anne-Marie
Taylor and Lucy Wiegersma are well in front in the team competition
after dressage, with Scotland in third place. In the one star team
competition, again England are in first place with Scotland in third
Today competitors take in the scenery round the Blair Castle Estate
as they complete about 14km of speed and endurance
including the spectacular cross-country phase which has over 20
solid timber fences.
The climax of the event is tomorrow, when riders showjump in reverse
order of merit in the arena below the castle.
- 1, Terry Boon (GBR), Grove Joucas, 43.4; 2, Ruth Friend (GBR),
Impala, 44.21; 3, Erica Watson (GBR), Tango Romeo, 48.0; 4, Lucy
Wiegersma (GBR), Friday Morning, 49.01; 5,
Laurence Hunt (GBR), Parkfields Lion King, 50.4; 6, Lisa Maynard
(GBR), Sky Sport, 52.01.
- 1=, Ruth Friend (GBR), Mister Barnabus and Nini French (GBR),
42.18; 3, Heidi Simmons (GBR), The Biz, 44.13; 4,
Chris Hunnable (GBR), Mornington Crescent, 45.87; 5=, David Herron
(GBR), Jet Skier, John-Paul Sheffield
(GBR), Under Warranty and Jeremy Spring (IRE), Achill Sound, 47.61.
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