Triple team success for West Sussex school in jumping championships

Farlington School at Horsham, West Sussex, has a good reputation for riding achievements and its riding teams had a successful day at Merrist Wood, Worplesdon this month, when taking part in the Cranleigh School Mini and Novice Qualifiers Show Jumping, and Jumping With Style (Arena Eventing).

One of the winning Farlington teams

One of the winning Farlington teams

This was an extremely competitive event and all Farlington riders, aged between 12 and 17, did exceptionally well, contributing to three good team wins.

The first victory was scored by the Novice show jumping team consisting of Ellie and Clarissa Burnell-Price, Sophia Page and Ella Heron. Ellie Burnell-Price also had the distinction of being top rider in the section from all schools competing, winning the Individual title.

The Mini Jumping With Style team also that section in the face of strong opposition, thanks to riders Clarissa Burnell-Price, Lily Heron and Sophia Page. Clarissa also came third individually.

The Novice Jumping With Style team also won with an excellent performance from Ellie Burnell-Price, Lily and Ella Heron and Sophia Page.
Louise Higson, Farlington’s Headmistress, said: “Farlington strongly supports the girls in their riding pursuits, which ensures that the squad is very competitive both at school competitions and on an individual basis. We are very proud of the girls’ achievements in this event.”

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