ISLAND SHOWJUMPER WINS BRITISH ROUND

???????????????26-year-old Hayley Webster from Ventnor, with her mother Dawn’s 5 year-old skewbald gelding ‘LK Ten Cents’ won the 2014 KBIS Insurance Senior British Novice Second Round that continued this weekend at Crofton Manor Equestrian Centre in Stubbington, Hampshire.

The second round was held on Saturday (17th May) and seventy-one combinations battled it out with the aim of getting to the Championship Final. All of the combinations were competing with the end goal of producing a treble clear in mind in order to qualify for the KBIS Insurance Senior British Novice Championship Final, which will be held at the Alexanders Horseboxes British Showjumping Scope Festival.

After producing two clear rounds, fifteen combinations made it through to the final jump off where five of these combinations then went on to produce the all-important treble clear.

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Hayley and LK Ten Cents were was the penultimate combination  to go in the jump off in which they took the win by posting their treble clear in 42.46 seconds.

Commenting on her win, Hayley said:

“It was such a surprise to win! I was very pleased with LK Ten Cents’ performance, he’s a home bred and we’ve really focussed on bringing him on slowly over the course of the past year.”

The Alexanders Horseboxes British Showjumping Scope Festival 2014 will take place from the 24th – 30th August 2014 at Staffordshire County Showground.

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