St. Mary's Equestrian Team

St Marys equestrian team took part in the NSEA ( National schools equestrian association) last weekend. Competing at ISEC (Ian Stark Equestrian Centre) on Saturday a number of riders from the school took part in arena eventing.

The 70-75cm class saw Daisy SW, Libby and Anna Barr and John Tweedie get a team position of 2nd and with it a qualification to the finals held at Addington, Berkshire at the end of October. Libby achieved an individual 6th place. 

Daisy and Emma SW, Libby and John put up a good performance in the 80-85cm class and came 4th.  The 90-95cm class saw a super clear from Emma and an overall 7th individual.

Sunday was showjumping where Emma and Daisy competed.  Emma and Daisy took part in the 80-85 cm and out of 43 riders Emma came out with an individual 6th. Emma also took part in the 90-95cm and came 9th out of 40.

The St. Mary's team was made up of very young riders, competing against 16 and 17 year olds and they put up a super performance.  They had a lot of fun together.


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Photographs courtesy of Mrs Scott-Watson


Jules Birdsall, 19/09/2017