A team of four girls from the North Northumberland Hunt Pony Club (NNHPC) took part in the National Pony Club Novice Show Jumping Championships on Saturday, August 25, and rode extremley well.
The event took place at Kelsall Hill Equestrian Centre in Cheshire and 44 teams from all over the UK competed.
The NNHPC girls – Annabel Blythe, Lucy Baker Cresswell, Amelia Dickenson and Felicity Warcup – put up a good fight, eventually finishing in eighth place.
The competition was held over two rounds and the NNHPC team went forward to the second round with a zero fault score – a brilliant achievement.
At the end of the second round they had a final score of four faults.
Team organiser Jill Blythe said: “This achievement is a great credit to the team’s hard work and commitment to training, as well as the fantastic parental support they all have had throughout the summer.
“The team was once again trained by Karen Bell who has really done a remarkable job.”
NNHPC member Felicity also qualified as an individual for the National Novice Eventing which took place on August 26. She did extremely well, going clear in both the Show Jumping and Cross Country. Both were tough courses.