Paul Hayhurst received the accolade of British Eventing Volunteer of the Year from British Eventing’s Chief Executive David Holmes in the Bladon Arena at Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials on Sunday 20th September.
While Clarke Montgomery of the USA was taking his first Blenheim Palace International win in the finale in the show jumping phase of the CCI3*, Lynda Cockrill from Henley in Arden in Warwickshire and her own Amoreal were en route to becoming the inaugural Kent & Masters British Eventing BE100
Clark Montgomery will be hoping that a superb pillar-to-post victory in the CCI3* at the 25th anniversary Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials will be enough to impress the selectors for the American eventing team at next year’s Rio Olympics.
Jonelle Price became the first rider to score back-to-back victories in the CIC3* for eight-and nine-year-old horses at the Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials when she skilfully steered Cloud Dancer ll clear around the cross-country.
Earlier this year we were delighted to introduce another wonderful opportunity for grassroots riders to experience the magic of Blenheim Palace Horse Trials from the saddle, so as the sun set behind the Palace on Friday, Becky Gibbon and Ducky Bank were crowned the winners of this inaugural Gateh