National Schools and Pony Club Jumping Championships
than 300 riders competed at the National Schools and Pony Club Jumping
Championships at the All England Jumping Course, Hickstead (August
of the Schools Senior Championship was the Perse School for Girls,
Cambridge. The team of Jesse Murray, riding More Miles, Joanna Magill
on Clover Hill King and Emma Day with Eriss finished 11 faults better
than St Finians College, Ireland, with Millfield School, Somerset,
in third place.
Junior title went to the Winchester House, Brackley, Northants,
team of Fiona Hilton Jones with Gamble, Alice Parsons riding The
Irish Colonel and Victoria Turner and Dunni The Dun. Second was
Homewood School, Kent, and third Millfield School, Somerset.
popular win in the Pony Club Championship went to Iveagh from County
Armagh, Ireland, whose team of Darren McAlinden, Lisa Priestley,
Laura McCann and Angela Percy together with supporters spent two
days travelling to the championships. They finished 20 faults clear
of the Old Berkeley Pony Club who in turn were 3½ faults
better than Hampshire.
prizes during the Championships went to Margaret McCann from Iveagh's
second team, Jessica McKie from Akeley Wood School, Buckinghamshire,
Kneen from Ivybridge Community College, Devon.
Pony Club.- 1, Iveagh - The Gangsters Diamond (Darren McAlinden),
Dolly's Buzz (Lisa Priestley), Queen of Down (Laura McCann), Jim's
Choice (Angela Percy); 2, Old Berkeley - Chilterns Gemstone (Jasmin
Dawson), Mr Happy (Sarah Walley), Lady Stargazer (Catherine Sadler),
Dime (Michael Rogers); 3, Hampshire - William of Orange (Ben Wallace),
Milly II (Sadie Oates), Zeus II (Katie Wallace), Fodlee Amarino
Schools.- 1, Winchester House - Gamble (Fiona Hilton-Jones), The
Irish Colonel (Alice Parsons), Dunni The Dun (Victoria Turner);
2, Homewood - Little Star (Imogen Cowling), Blue (Jake Loader),
Nobby (Christie Alkin); 3, Millfield - O'Hill Princess (Melissa
Freeman), Mungo (Robert Mullins), Kiltincam Colin (James Baillie).
Schools.- 1, Perse School for Girls - More Miles (Jess Murray),Clover
Hill King (Joanna Magill), Eriss (Emma Day); 2, St Finians College
- Freedom (Lino Orlandi), Oliver (Kenneth Bray), Sir Scoobie (Richard
Kellett); 3, Millfield - Sea King II (Robert Frampton), Royal (Jessica
Brainch), Fancy That (Olivia Maxwell-Jones).