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Barnard Castle and Teesdale Riding Club's success in national competition
YOUNG horse riders have been praised for their success in a national competition.
Members of the Barnard Castle and Teesdale Riding Club took part in the British Riding Clubs Area Two Festival of the Horse qualifier.
The club’s junior team members Lucy Mulley, Emily Towler and Jess Wailes finished first in the Eventer’s Challenge at Foxberry Chasers and Kim Chapman, Lucy Coates, Sophie Dods and Charlotte Harker finished second.
Individually, Charlotte Harker and her horse Lady Marmalade were first, Jess Wailes and Mickey Mouse was second, Lucy Mulley and Hugo were third, and Emily Towler and Camden Bella were fifth.
The senior individual riders Alison Medd, BCTRC’s team manager, finished sixth with her horse Desert Phoenix, Helen Orton and Wainstones Midnight Star finished eight, and Melanie Temple with Dunhouse Ali D’or finished 13th.
A spokeswoman for BCTRC said: “Excellent result girls, good luck at the finals at Aston le Walls next year, and congratulations go also to our senior individual riders.
“Our thanks go to the organisers and many volunteers, without whom events like these would not be possible.”
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