Junior horse riders on form as Mundole Equestrian arena hosts final dressage event of October
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THE last dressage event of the month took place at Mundole equestrian centre last weekend.
Judges Kimberley Battleday and Denise Kelly were delighted to see so many junior competitors and all riding to a good standard.
The first Walk and Trot test had so many entries that a junior section was made with Sophie Macmillan, Henrietta Tennant and Juno Laing all within one mark of each other.
Harriet Hughes had a very good day with a win in the WT4 and 3rd place in WT1.
All qualifiers can now prepare for the Mundole Dressage Finals in October.
Leading in the points table are: Prelim - Sam Winn, Keith with Curious George; Novice - Kelly Steel, Elgin with Misty; Elementary - Candy Cameron, Dores with Chaco.
WT1 Juniors: 1 Sophie Macmillan, Forres (Jasper); 2 Henrietta Tennant, Lhanbryde (Lolly); 3 Juno Laing, Dunphail (Kestrel).
WT1 Adults: 1 Claire Smith, Nethybridge (Charlie); 2 Eva Cumming (Ruby); 3 Harriet Hughes, Ardersier(Caley).
WT4: 1 Harriet Hughes (Caley); 2 Claire Smith (Charlie); 3 Arabella Tennant, Lhanbryde (Kilcreene Fudge).
Prelim 13: 1 Sam Winn, Keith (Curious George); 2 Zoe Lander, Portsoy (Tor Boy); 3 Sophie Macmillan, Forres (Jasper).
Prelim 15: 1 Lilly Forsyth, Aberlour (Teddy); 2 Sam Winn Curious George); 3 Tracey Strachan, Elgin (Carthage).
Novice 27: 1 Kelly Steel, Elgin (Misty); 2 Gail Murdoch (Danny Boy).
Novice 38: 1 Kelly Steel (Misty).
Elementary 42: 1 Lisa Ross, Newtonmore (Kerry); 2 Pauline Dixon, Elgin (Otztaler Sakira).
Elementary 53: 1 Kirsteen Macleod, Inverness (Bruno); 2 Pauline Dixon (Otztaler Sakira).