NEWs

The Howden Way Young Horse 8 & 9-year-old League now live

Last month British Eventing launched The Howden Way Young Horse Leagues for 5, 6 and 7-year-old horses. We are now delighted to be able to announce that following Blenheim International Horse Trials, a combined league for 8 & 9-year-olds is now live.

The Howden Way Young Horse leagues, powered by Equiratings, are based on a Power Based Average algorithm (PBA). Taking the average of a horses three best finishing scores at their respective level, the PBA highlights the consistency. For the 8 & 9-year-old League, the PBA is calculated using the three best finishing scores from all 2022 British Eventing competitions at Advanced, CCI4*-S and CCI4*-L levels.

Great Britain’s Ros Canter currently holds the top spot in the new league with her own and Alex Moody’s 9-year-old gelding, Izilot DHI. Their best three runs, which includes CCI4*-S wins at Burgham and Bramham, gives the partnership a PBA of 29.0. Hot on their heels is Caroline Powell for New Zealand with Chris Mann’s 9-year-old mare, Greenacres Special Cavalier. Their recent third place in the CCI4*-S 8/9YO class at Blenheim, finishing on their dressage score of 28.0, has helped them to a current PBA of 33.8.

To access all The Howden Way Young Horse Leagues, visit The Howden Way Young Horse Academy page here.

For more information on The Howden Way and all that it offers all British Eventing members, from regional training through to talent and young horse academies, click here.

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