Farouche Shines at Brilliant Bolesworth

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June 20, 2015

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It may have been a short foray into dressage for Bolesworth International but it was ever so sweet.  Eight invited combinations came forward for the inaugural equestrian.com Inter I freestyle on Thursday evening in glorious sunshine in the spectacular Cheshire arena – which has its own moat!  The bill was an exciting mix of up and coming talent in the horse and rider stakes with some experienced names to boot.


First on was Nicola Lickley with her Dutch-bred Zaire LH by Sir Sinclair.  With husband Rob, she runs Kingswood Equestrian Centre in the West Midlands and made her international competition debut with this horse last year at small tour level.  They really made a great opening to the class with a polished performance including a great curving line of two time changes and the horse showed great reach and ground cover in the half passes.  The judging panel of Andrew Gardner (C), Jo Graham (M) and Clive Halsall (E) awarded the duo 69.875%.

Next was the ever-elegant Richard Barrett with Mark Philpott’s price for estrace versus effects of taking premarin what is better cream or buy estrace no prescription womans health, generic estrace cream cost , generic Walid 4.  German-bred by Warkant,  Walid has been partnered by Richard for two years and they have several wins at small tour.  Their Ray Orbison inspired routine was a pleasure to watch although Walid became a bit tense in the final walk.  71.458% was the score, just two in and already the 70% barrier had been broken.

On to Bolesworth-based rider Chris Pugh, who’s making a name for himself with his ride, Kylix Karrasel, whom he took the ride on late last year from owner Victoria Rutherford.  The duo added a touch of the exotic to the occasion with a great Bollywood music score including a blast of the original ‘Jai ho’, which translates as ‘let victory prevail’.  Sadly victory wasn’t to be theirs on the night as they scored 63.45% but there’s clearly more to come as the partnership grows in confidence.

Then it was the turn of Charlie Hutton with Charlotte Dunkerton’s 13 year-old Douglas IV, by Diamond Hit.  The pairing won the winner takes all £1000 Moet Chandon invitational PSG at Bury Farm as part of last year’s Team Quest Championship and certainly have form at this level.  Those who’ve seen them ‘dance’ before had their fingers crossed that Charlie had decided on everyone’s favourite music and they weren’t disappointed as the Eurythmics’’ Sweet Dreams blasted from the speakers.  The music suits Douglas well and he really uses the beat.  It was a fairly fault free performance for 73.58% – with an average of over 76% for their artistic marks from the judging trio – and into dapoxetine label dapoxetine uk order Priligy the lead they went.

Last night order online at usa pharmacy! dapoxetine next day delivery . top offering, generic dapoxetine. will be one to remember for the next rider as it was her freestyle debut – and what a place to do it.  Nicole Begovic , wife of Stoke City goalkeeper, Asmir, is relatively new to the sport and just over 12 months ago had only ridden up to medium level.  Under the guidance of Richard Davison, she’s found a great partner in the lovely giant Waldessarini and he’s helped catapult her to small tour level, represent Britain for the first time internationally and now make her dancing debut in this special class.  Nicole really injected glamour and artistry to the occasion with her bling outfit and some really funky, futuristic music – it was clear that she’d put a lot into preparing for the occasion!   Their test was a great effort and while there was a few minor blips, it was a dream start for the duo which the judges gave 65.75%.

Yorkshire’s Becky Moody was next with Carinsio and it’s easy to forget that this special horse is just eight years old.  He’s won so many accolades, including both small tour freestyle titles at this year’s NAF Five Star Winter Championships and has never finished lower than sixth in any competition he’s been in.  In Becky’s hands the quirky ‘Jack’ has flourished and the performance in the arena last night was a new level.  He looked more established, even more so than his winning test at Hartpury in April and Becky’s choice of ‘tinkling’ piano music from Sherlock Holmes was perfect.  Their 73.792% just edged Charlie off the leader’s podium.

Down to the final two competitors and in trotted the horse most had come to see, Woodlander Farouche with rider Michael Eilberg.  Michael has put a lot into selecting music for the British-bred double Young Horse World Champion and has gone for very dainty piano based music, much like he used with her mum, Woodlander Dornroeschen.  Owned by dad Ferdi and Alison Walton, the mare danced like a ballerina, giving much of the crowd a case of goose bumps. At nine, there’s still much to work on at this level but being only her third Inter I start, the potential is 4 days ago – buy baclofen online, what are baclofen tablets used for, what is south africa onset duration baclofen annual sales synchromed infusion clear and present.  77.45% was met with a huge cheer and the crowd knew they’d seen something special.

From a combination who’ve been together for five years to one with just three months, our final combination was another crowd puller, multi medallist Laura Tomlinson and her exciting youngster  Duvals Capri Sonne Jr, owned by father Wilfried.  The Dutch-bred stallion  by Rhodium will only be eight on 1 July and is a former bronze medallist at the World Breeding Championships.  They’ve only started twice together, winning on both occasions with plus 71% but this was her freestyle debut with him.  Laura used some established music which was apt but not quite timed to the 16.3hh tall leggy chap so there were a few tactful circles and a slight miscommunication in the canter pirouettes but overall, it was pure pleasure to watch.  The crowd certainly appreciated watching and all had Rio on their minds for the partnership.  It was a tense wait for the score but at 74% it wasn’t quite enough to topple Farouche off the top.

Michael told the crowd at the prize giving; “She’s a very exciting horse for the future and there’s a lot more to come.  The venue here is absolutely fantastic – it really feels like you’re at a major championship venue!”  The Worcestershire rider takes home £2500 for the generous £7500 prize fund thanks to sponsors, equestrian.com

Thanks to President Nina Barbour and the Bolesworth team for buy prednisone 40 overnight , prednisone fast ship, can you buy prednisone online, prednisone 40 mg pills without a percription, deltasone pill where to buy, show casing dressage at this special venue – we certainly hope to be back bigger and better next year!


1 Michael Eilberg/ Woodlander Farouche
2 Laura Tomlinson/Duvals Capri Sonne Jr
3 Becky Moody/Carinso
4 Charlie Hutton/Douglas IV
5 Richard Barrett/Walid 4
6 Nicola Lickly/Zaire LH
7 Nicole Begovic/Waldessarini
8 Chris Pugh/Kylix Karrsel

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