East Sussex’s Katie Vaughan claimed top spot in the KBIS Insurance Senior British Novice Second Round at Felbridge Showjumping Club
The KBIS Insurance Senior British Novice Second Round took place at Felbridge Showjumping Club and it was Katie’s speedy treble clear which gained her victory.
All sixty-seven competitors gathered with the aim of securing a place in the KBIS Insurance Senior British Novice Championship Final which is to be held at the British Showjumping National Championships in August.
All starters were looking to achieve a sought after treble clear as this would secure their qualification place.
Katie from Lewes, East Sussex proved to be on winning form riding her eight- year-old bay mare Finessa KM.
This partnership delivered two clean rounds for their place in the jump-off where they combined accuracy with speed to finish in 39.53 seconds with a treble clear.
With another nine combinations also achieving a treble clear, a total of ten combinations now go forward to the KBIS Insurance Senior British Novice Second Rounds Final.
Results: 1 Katie Vaughan & Finessa K M – 0/0/0 – 39.53 seconds
2 Karl Standing & Diamond Slave – 0/0/0 – 40.81 seconds 3 Lorraine Lock & Artisan I – 0/0/0 – 43.03 seconds 4 Emma-Jo Slater & Stand Up -0/0/0 – 44.06 seconds 5 Nicholas Edwards & Idodinus PP – 0/0/0 – 44.94 seconds 6 Katie Coomes & Romanos Legacy – 45.33 seconds 7 Lorraine Lock & Ibiza – 0/0/0 – 45.88 seconds 8 Charlotte Whittall & Johnny Splash – 0/0/0 – 45.91 seconds 9 Emma-Jo Slater & Bon Amego – 0/0/0 – 46.03 seconds 10 Gemma Birch & Gerton – 0/0/0 – 46.25 seconds
The British Showjumping National Championships 2018 will be hosted at the National Agricultural and Exhibition Centre (NAEC), Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire during the week August 7 – 12.