New competition at Pontispool

14:13 15 January 2013

Pontispool logo

Pontispool logo

Archant

Pontispool Equine Sport’s Centre will host its first ever Jumping and Style competition on Sunday, February 10.

The unaffiliated competition will be judged by British Eventing accredited judge Caroline Creighton and involves jumping a course of show jumps and then continuing straight on to a course of cross country fences against the clock.

Three classes, BE80 (75cm), BE90 (85cm) and BE100 (95cm) will take place with the courses built by international event rider Lucy Wiegersma.

The centre’s owner Richard Mitford-Slade said: “It’s the perfect warm up before the season gets going in March and because its being its being held on our all-weather arenas, no matter what the weather, the competition can still take place. If February’s event is successful, we’ll plan to do another later in the year.”

The entrances to Pontispool’s arenas will be modified so that competitors can jump from one to another and some real cross country fences, such as a ditch, will be included.

“It’s a really good way of testing the horse and rider in a fun environment, while getting some positive feedback from Caroline Crieghton too,” said Richard.

For further details, visit www.pontispool.com where the schedule can also be downloaded. Entries close on February 5.

Other Sport Stories

Yesterday, 16:56

Sidmouth Squash and Racketball commence the new Devon League season this week.

Read more
Yesterday, 16:54

The East Devon Pétanque Club, who play at Thorn Park in Salcombe Regis, hosted the Honiton Club for a friendly match.

Read more
Yesterday, 11:15

Sidmouth seniors took on the seniors of Downes Crediton at Sidmouth, writes Chris Grubb.

Read more
Friday, September 23, 2016

It was a strange outcome in this week’s Charles Stanley Monday Stableford, writes John Barnard.

Read more
Friday, September 23, 2016

It was the Grandfathers Cup on Saturday at Sidmouth so a restricted field!, writes John Barnard.

Read more
Friday, September 23, 2016

The Sidmouth B team was in action on Sunday, writes John Barnard.

Read more
Friday, September 23, 2016

It’s just like buses, wait for ages and then two come along, writes John Barnard.

Read more
Friday, September 23, 2016

Sidmouth Town showed a much improved performance when they took on high-flying Crediton United in the Walter C Parsons Cup.

Read more
Friday, September 23, 2016

Ottery St Mary sit top of the fledgling Macron League Division Four table after their 2-1 Washbrook Meadow win over University.

Read more
Thursday, September 22, 2016

Sidmouth Town thirds went out of the Devon Intermediate Cup in controversial circumstances, beaten 4-2 at Ipplepen Athletic.

Read more

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 14°C

min temp: 13°C

Most Read Sport

Great British Life


Great British Life

Useful Links

Family notices
Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Submit a Story
Buy Photos
Competitions
iwitness24
Facebook
Twitter
Google Plus Page
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Read Online

Image
Read the Sidmouth Herald e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up


HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists


Local business directory

Devon's trusted business finder

Find planning applications