Riding club to move to new dressage home- and Pat has a unique tie

A West Sussex riding club’s popular winter and summer dressage series will have a new home in the New Year. Goring and District Riding Club will be moving from Hangleton Equestrian Centre in Ferring to Wanleys House, Wandleys Lane,Fontwell.
Pat Paris and Hugo were in unique tie in Prelim 1 2b Photo Luke Gee, LRG Photography

Pat Paris and Hugo were in unique tie in Prelim 1 2b
Photo Luke Gee, LRG Photography

The club is sad to leave Hangleton where it has seen its dressage series blossom, but is also looking forward to the new facilities offered by Wanleys House. The club is already using Wanleys House for a series of gridwork and jumping clinics with instructor Chris Watts and is planning some flatwork clinic
The recent dressage event on the October 27 saw more than 45 entries even though it was a wet and windy day with the big storm forcast looming.The last dressage to be held at Hangleton wil be on November 24.
In the latest competition, regular competitor and member of Goring and District Riding Club, Pat Paris and her gelding Hugo, were in a unique exact tie with Pat’s partner Graeme Burton riding Lilly. They achieved joint second place in the Prelim 2b and qualified for Hickstead.
Results of October 27 competition:Walk and Trot 2012, Judge Vicky Edmonds- 1 Rosie Burchell and Jazz 135; 2 Caroline Arnold and Tynbryn Nelson, 128; 3 Awesome Harry and Nellie Haynes, 127; 4 Koren Marner and King of the Rein, 122; 5 Annis Ferrey and Mouse, 121; 6 Sophie Stafford and Jay, 120.
Prelim 1, Judge Vicky Edmonds. 1, Kelly Higgs and Socks, 122 (64.21); 2 Caroline Arnold and Tynbrun Nelson 122 (62.56); 3 Koren Marner and King of the Rein 121; 4 Gemma Burchell and Maisey 114 ( 58.46); 5  Melody Johnson and Echo 114 (58.41); 6 Gemma Burchell and Merlin 55.78.
Prelim 1 Class 2b- 1 Alex Colbourn and Dougal 131; Joint 2 Graeme Burton and Lilly and Pat Parris and Hugo-  both 121, both with 63.68; 4 Alex Colborn and Nighthawk  120; 5 Julie Sadler and Joes Grey Boy 119; 6 Sam Gill and Hey Ho, 118.
Noivice 24, Judge Vicky Edmonds- 1 Karl Standing and Top of the Morning 162; 2 Joy Skatulla and Saxon 151.
Elementary 42- 1 Jenny Fox and Cash van Overis Z 206. Medium Level 63, Jenny Fox and Cash van Overis Z 185.

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