Southern BYRDS fly into Top Spot at Inter Regionals

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Southern BYRDS fly into top spot at Inter RegionalsThe Southern region were clear winners of both the team and individual titles at the hotly contested BYRDS Inter Regional Championships held at The College, Keysoe, where 34 teams came together to take on the best under-25 talent from all over the country. Always a popular championships, this competition which has been running for more than 12 years, is open to riders aged between eight and 25, who have been selected through regional training opportunities.

It was a memorable weekend 1 day ago – dapoxetine 30mg price delhi mail order dapoxetine tadapox tadalafil and dapoxetine from rsm enterprises dapoxetine generic wikipedia drugs for the Southern Vermillion team – Holly Colgate-Hardaway, (23), Hannah Powell, (23), Phoebe Osborn,(16), and the youngest, 11-year-old Bonnie Bourne – as this was the first time that the Southern region had claimed top slot. “To say we’re chuffed is an understatement – we’re still on a high!” said Southern RDO Sharon Walker. “All our riders worked so hard and have more than upheld our BYRDS motto: ‘Aim high, achieve high’.

“This was teamwork at its best with everyone sharing their tips and supporting each other. In spite of being overnight leaders, we didn’t put any pressure on anyone as we were determined to zoloft price pakistan zoloft in generic form zoloft online enjoy every minute of it.

“It was a dream weekend when everything came together and worked for us with everyone rising to the challenge and beyond – I’m so very proud of everyone.”

Holly Colgate-Hardaway, team captain of Southern Vermillion, who has taken part in the championships for the past four years, rode Sue Knight’s prednisone taper pack buy prednisone fedex buy cheap prednisone online prednisone 20mg prednisone back order buy generic prednisone online prednisone 13-year-old Hanoverian mare Santana HH (by Sandro Hit), a former show jumper, was also fourth individually. “Santana was a star – she’s so willing and a dream to ride – if you ask the right questions, she’ll always try her best to come up with the answers for you and tries her heart out,” said Holly, who runs Colgate Dressage, a livery and training yard in Liss, Hants, with her mother Zoe, an international grand prix rider and BYRDS trainer. “I love taking part in these championships as the focus is more on the rider’s position and accuracy, rather than rewarding huge, paces, so you don’t need a flashy horse or pony to do well!”

Twenty-five year-old Emma Barnes, who is in her last year of BYRDS, took the individual title for Southern Crimson. Riding her own 14-year-old KWPN gelding, Korenbloem Uptimes, Emma, purchase discount medication! costco zoloft price . online drugstore, generic zoloft pills. who works as head girl for Richard and Nicky Barrett, finished nine points ahead of runner up Emma Wood of Central Red Arrows. “This is the fourth year in a row that I’ve taken part in these championships and it’s been the best yet – great people, good fun and a fantastic way to end my time as part of the BYRDS family. I’ve met so many brilliant people, gained confidence and received so much support; I would highly recommend it to anyone!”

BYRDS director Janet Horswill dapoxetine with script fast shipping, dapoxetine australia , buy dapoxetine in the uk, dapoxetine 90 paypal, online dapoxetine prescription, best price  summed up the event: “The BYRDS inter regionals is a great competition for young riders and we’ve seen a massive improvement in the standard of riding. Every year it just gets better and better, which is great news for the future of our sport. “In these championships, the emphasis is very much on encouraging and rewarding correct riding, effectiveness and influence on the way of going so anyone can enjoy taking part.

“This year a high percentage of competitors were new members, which proves it’s a great stepping stone into the world of affiliated competitions for our young and less experienced riders – this championship is the perfect launch pad for the future.”

• To find out more about selection and how you can be part of next year’s BYRDS Inter Regional Championships, contact your local BYRDS rep, or RDO.


Team Results

1 Southern Vermillion final score 21
Holly Colgate Hardaway (Santana HH)
Hannah Powell (Keystone Winston)
Phoebe Osborn (McKenna)
Bonnie Bourne (Twyford Salamander)

2 North West Bonfire final score 28
Emily Watts (Rescaling)
Georgia Twaddell (Treliver Divine)
Anya Kolleth (Machno Countryman)
Naomi Young (Landis Black Pepper)

3 North West Salinero final score 30
Will Blackshaw (An Absolute Ship)
Maddy Whelan (Ode To Shannon)
Emily Pugh (Woodlands Prelude)
Charlotte Broadhurst (Shipping Isadora)

4 Northern Horseplay Polkadots final score 35
Grace Johnson (Bathleyhills Sea Worzel)
Jack Wainwright (Dark Bicardi)
Eloise Fairclough (Biscuit)
Meghan Anderson (Logsmaster Flashdance)

5 North West Gigolo final score 57
Holly Lucas (Abby)
Aimme Parry (Yarty Welsh Jack)
Alex-Jo Parsons (Molenhorns Lesririt)
Rebecca Parsonage (Timahely)

6 North West Rembrandt final score 61
Emily Blount (Gkar)
Holly Watson (Furst Oskar)
Lydia Rowe (Ellington Sion)
Ronni-Mae Morgan (Caereini The Jazz Singer)

Individual results – A Squad Rider Test
1 Emma Barnes, Korenbloem Uptimes, Southern Crimson
2 Emma Wood, Achilles, Central Red Arrows
3 Emily Watts, Rascalini, North West Bonfire
4 Holly Colgate Hardaway, Santana HH, Southern Vermillion
5 Samantha Gualtieri, Sandro’s Dancer, Eastern Sapphire Blue

Individual results – B Squad Rider Test
1 Maddy Whelan, Ode to Shannon, North West Salinero
2 Phoebe Osborn, McKenna, Southern Vermillion
3 Charlotte McDowall, BKS Grand Design, South West The Curly Wurlys
4 Holly Watson, Fürst Oskar, North West Rembrandt
5 Anya Kolleth, Machno Countryman, North West Bonfire

Individual results – C Squad Rider Test
=1 Bonnie Bourne, Twyford Salamander, Southern Vermillion *
=1 Naomi Young, Landis Black Pepper, North West Bonfire *
3 Emily Pugh, Woodlands Prelude, North West Salinero
4 Ottilie Horn, Rosedew Monet, North West Ahlerich
5 Jodie Reay, Wyndham High Society, Northern SCS Phoenix

*BD official statement: “Unfortunately, there was a scoring error in the C squad section, level A (12 – 14 yr olds) which did not come to light until after the prize giving on Sunday afternoon. However, in the spirit of BYRDS and after speaking with riders/parents concerned, it was decided to award joint first place to both.”

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