ARMATHWAITE HALL STRONGID-P HORSE TRIALS
& COUNTRY FAIR
July 20th, 21st & 22nd, 2001
ARMATHWAITE HALL RIDER OF THE FUTURE £2000 SCHOLARSHIP AWARD - SHORTLIST ANNOUNCED
Armathwaite Hall, home to what is one of the UKs most successful advanced eventing fixtures, has just announced the shortlist for this years Armathwaite Hall Rider of the Future Scholarship, which will provide the winning junior rider with £2000 of funding for approved training.
Selection committee members Mandy Stibbe, Gill Watson, Chris McGrann, Armathwaite Hall Director and Joint Organiser Charles Graves and Joint Organiser Frank Hewett-Smith, have drawn up a shortlist of 15 riders registered with the JRN and JOIT programmes, whose applications will now be given more detailed consideration, including interviews and assessments of both competition results and the riders future ambitions.
The winner will be announced by the selection committee in mid-December and can look forward to following on from the successes enjoyed by the recipient of last years inaugural award Emilie Chandler.
Commenting on the shortlisted riders, Frank Hewett-Smith said, We are once again more than happy with the calibre of riders put forward and are looking forward to making our final decision when we have spoken individually to each of the shortlisted riders over the next few weeks.
The AHROTF Scholarship is being sponsored by Armathwaite Hall for an initial period of five years, with an option to renew. The shortlisted riders for this, the second scholarship award, are:-
Louisa Brassey Tetbury, Gloucestershire
Abi Walters Camborne, Cornwall
Ali Brewer Hartpury, Gloucestershire
Henry Dove Billesdon, Leicestershire
Kitty Boggis Bampton, Oxon
Ian Clark Badminton, Gloucestershire
Georgie Davies Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Zoe Gullit, London
Sally Dawson Alderley Edge, Cheshire
Tish Thompson Grantham, Lincolnshire
Ibby Macpherson Blairgowrie, Perthshire
Olivia Haddow East Kilbride, Glasgow
Oliver Townend Huddersfield, Yorkshire
Emma Barr-Young York, Yorkshire
Melissa Standen Hawkhurst, Kent