Great turn out at Tannoch event

Tannoch Stables dressage competition winners
Tannoch Stables dressage competition winners

There was a great turn out - in all senses of the phrase - for the end of summer dressage competition at Tannoch Stables last Sunday.

The competitors were assisted by members of Tannoch’s Pony Club seniors who were on hand to groom and plait manes and tails, whilst working towards their plaiting badges.

Dawn Harrison, proprietor of Tannoch Stables, said: “It is always a pleasure to host a competition where the standard of riding is so high and even the youngest competitors have excelled themselves with the turnout of their horses. Well done to all riders and helpers.”

Results were -

Class 1: 1 Paula Murray & Lady, 2 Claire Donald & Pluto, 3 Sandi Chester & Carly, 4 Judith Duffy & Carly, 5, Angela Nicole & Kira, 6 Evelyn Stevenson & Kearney’s Girl. Class 2: 1 Kayla Carty & Elsa, 2 Tamzin Watson & Olaf, 3 Emma Gardner & Olas, 4 Ellie Graham & Fudge, 5 Lauren Shaw & Carly, 6 Rebecca Leadham.

Class 3: 1 Gillian Cameron & Jazz, 2 Morgan Hendricks & Tang Girl, 3 Imogen McLaughlin & May, 4 Lauren Semple & Solo, 5 Lorna Johnstone & Bailey. Class 4: 1 Lauren Semple & No6, 2 Gillian Cameron & Jazz, 3 Natalia Miller & Prinny, 4 Courtney Johnstone & Bailey, 5 Linda Milroy & Penny, 6 Alison Rudden & Betsy.

Class 5: 1 Julie Quinn & Troy, 2 Jane Meney & Ultimo, 3 Jane Meney & Grace, 4 Ann McGowan & Solo, 5 Anne Ferguson & Grace, 6 Claire Donald & Pluto. Class 6: 1 Jade McAra & Clio, 2 Shannon Lawson & Kayla, 3 Linda Milroy & Niko.

Class 7: 1 Julie Quinn & Tryo, 2, Jennifer Smith & Hugo, 3 Jane Meney & Grace. Class 8: 1 Jade McAra & Clio, 2 Morgan Hendricks & Oscar, 3 Laina Milroy & Niko.

The stables were also proud to award British Horse Society Essential Horse Knowledge Certificates to several riders and horse owners who completed a six-week course on aspects of stable management and equine care. They were Liz Buchanan, Alison Rudden, Morgan Hendricks and Jacquleine Christie.

Dawn Harrison said: “This course has received excellent feedback from delegates and it is a pleasure to see their hard work reflected in the results.”