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Equine 24Jul 2014

Double first for Dymock’s Ryan at Championships at Hartpury

Double first for Dymock’s Ryan at Championships at Hartpury

Ryan Gwilliam from Dymock achieved a Double First at the hugely successful Riding for the Disabled Association (RDA) National Championships held at Hartpury.

Having qualified at the Mid-West Regional Championships at Marlborough in May, Ryan - a pupil at Alderman Knight School in Tewkesbury - was competing for the second year running.

He was placed equal first in his Countryside Challenge with a high score of 87.75% and first in his Introduction to Dressage Test with 68.8%. He was then presented with two trophies.

With participants from all over the UK, including Northern Ireland, there was keen competition in all disciplines.

Fourteen-year-old Ryan has been with the Maisemore RDA Group for the past four and a half years and was riding the Group’s pony, Billy.

06 Dec 2016 Equine

Hartpury’s showjumping set to shine as stars prepare for spectacular

Big names from the British showjumping scene will be getting their eye in ahead of Olympia alongside some of Hartpury’s own riding talent at this year’s Showjumping Spectacular. 

30 Nov 2016 Equine

Hartpury research takes centre stage at national conference

Hartpury University Centre's equestrian sport experts were able to share their knowledge at the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences Conference yesterday.

29 Nov 2016 Equine

Saddle up for a sponsored ride with a difference on Margaret!

It’s a sponsored ride but not as you know it! Hartpury’s horse simulator, Margaret, will be riding through the night next week on a money-making mission for Spinal Research.

02 Nov 2016 Equine

Isabel and Bryn saddle up for Badminton Horse Trials

A dramatic dash to Broadway Horse Trials in Worcestershire resulted in a last minute Badminton qualification for equine student Isabel Benbow and her Welsh Cob pony, Brynithon Scorpion.