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International Youth Champions crowned at Bishop Burton

A fantastic week of sport has come to a close at Bishop Burton College in East Yorkshire with the titles awarded at the International Youth Championships sponsored by Baileys Horse Feeds.

The competition began on Thursday, following a stunning opening ceremony complete with fire breathing and stunt riders! Young riders come together from all across the UK to contest these championships – competing not only for individual honours but also for the highly coveted team honours for their region. It always delivers some thrilling battles, and this year proved no different.

Congratulations to all the riders who took part, including our 2022 Champions.

BE90 Open under 18 Championship

Teams

  1. North (118.4)
  2. East Midlands (128.8)
  3. Central (129.4)

The North took the honours in the BE90 Open under 18 Team competition by just over 10 marks, with all four of the riders with counting scores placed in the top seven individually. Second place went to the East Midlands and third to the Central region.

Individual

  1. Lucy Copeland and Dernahatten Colour Code (25.4) – North
  2. Alice Tomblin and I Love Money (29.6) – Central
  3. Freya Pinwill Price and Abi (30.6) – North

Lucy Copeland and Dernahatten Colour Code finished on her dressage score of 25.4 to finish top of a large field for the North. Alice Tomblin and I Love Money took second for the Central region with a score of 29.6 and Freya Pinwill Price added another great result for the North, finishing 3rd with Abi.

BE100 Open under 18 Championship

Teams

  1. South East (119.9)
  2. Eastern (123.8)
  3. Central (132.4)

It was a win for the South East in the BE100 Open under 18 Team Championship. A one-two in the individual competition helped seal the win victory, ahead of the Eastern region in second and the Central team in third.

Individuals

  1. Archie Humfrey and Hokus Pokus (27.8) – South East
  2. Martha Hall and KBIS Starburst (28.1) – South East
  3. Francesca Fox and Eldorado Van De Otterdijk (29.5) – Central

Less than one fence separated the top ten in the BE100 Open under 18 Individual Championship, with Archie Humfrey and Hokus Pokus taking a narrow victory over his South East region teammate Martha Hall. Francesca Fox completed the podium for the Central region with Eldorado Van De Otterdijk.

Baileys Horse Feeds CCI-L J2* Championship

Teams

  1. Central (147.7)
  2. South East (161.5)
  3. Eastern (169.2)

Two riders in the top four of the individual competition helped the Central region take a convincing win in the Baileys Horse Feeds CCI-L J2* Team Championship. They finished more than 10 marks ahead of the South East team in second, with the Eastern region completing the podium in third.

Individuals

  1. Charlotte Bull and Amsterdam 21 (30.7) – South East
  2. Anya Strilkowski and K (32.2) – Central
  3. Grace Botterell and Diamond Pippin (32.5) – Scotland

Charlotte Bull and Amsterdam 21 took the top honours for the South East in the Baileys Horse Feeds CCI-L J2* individual competition, finishing on their dressage score of 30.7. Anya Strilkowski and K finished second for the Central region with a score of 32.2, just ahead of Grace Botterell and Diamond Pippin who took third place for Scotland. 

Baileys Horse Feeds CCI-L YR2* Championship

Individuals

  1. Katie Edgar and Ringwood Dalto (34.8)
  2. Issy Saxby and Omard Hawaii Five O (35.8)
  3. Scarlett Starkey and Birchcol Rock Idol (37.9)

It was a win for Katie Edgar and Ringwood Dalto in the Baileys Horse Feeds CCI-L YR2*. A strong performance in all three phases saw them complete on their dressage score of 34.8. Issy Saxby and Omard Hawaii Five O kept the pressure on the leading pair throughout the competition, finishing just one mark behind on a score of 35.8 in second. Scarlett Starkey and Birchcol Rock Idol completed the podium in third.

“Well done to every single rider who took part in the International Youth Championships, this weekend.” said Baileys Marketing Manager, Jane Buchan. “We appreciate all the hard work that has gone in to qualifying and getting there and are delighted to have been part of an exciting and enjoyable week’s eventing.  We loved meeting so many of you on the weighbridge, in the cross country wash-off and at the prize giving.  Congratulations to all our winners and we hope you all got home safely.  Here’s to next year!”

Full results from all the classes available here.

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