Prince Philip Cup Mounted Games
the fifth round of The Robinsons Prince Philip Cup, which
is being held at The Horse of the Year Show at Birmingham, Oakley
West and Clydach and District were in joint first place on points
each. In third place was Eglinton and Crickhowell and District fourth.
for the Oakley team were: Charlotte Castle (14) from Market Rasen
riding Vimto, Holly Howson (14) from Long Buckby (Nipper), Lauren
Poole (14) from Wooton (Beds) (Poppy), Melissa Bell (14) from Nash,
(Lucy), Adam Frost (13) from Wooton (N hants) (Mandy) and
reserve rider Jessica Cox (9). The Oakley West trainer is Maureen
Thomas from Wooten End.
Griffiths (15) from Crickhowell (Dorian), sisters Sophie (14) and
Aimee Richards (12) from Abergavenny (Jimmy and Lucky), and the
second pair of sisters Katy (15) and Holly (12) Rauch from Newport
riding Monty and Millie and Bethan Gold from Crickhowell riding
Jimmy. The trainer is Iain Hopkins form Coed Morgan, Llanarth.
With just one round to go before the final on Sunday evening when
only the top four teams compete the competition is so close that
it will need Sunday afternoons session will decide.
points table to date is: -
and District 71 (completed their four rounds)
and District 64 (completed their four rounds)
West 61 (after three rounds)
Valley 61 (after three rounds)
Trent 48 (after three rounds)
43 (after three rounds)
seventh and final round of this prestigious competition takes place
on Sunday evening when Jim Bentham, Managing Director of Robinsons,
the leading equestrian mail order company, will present The Prince
Philip Cup to the victors. The Prince Philip Cup competition is
the highlight of The Pony Club Mounted Games year. The children
have displayed amazing skill, agility and dexterity as they have
played through a varied selection of games including: the sword
race, sharp shooters, old sock, Robinsons hurdles and a new game
devised specially for The Horse of the Year Show, the Robinsons
Mail Order game.