Showjumping work and play. Ollie Judge
I’m Ollie and you may have read about me in last month’s Boys Ride Too Magazine.
BRT magazine wanted to know more about my riding life and competing at British Showjumping (BS) competitions, so here’s a short update about what we got up to during February.
At the beginning of the month we visited Victoria de Sousa in Newmarket with my horse Lucky in preparation for the British Showjumping (BS) Spring Summer Season which runs from April to September. We tried our hand at some 1.05m and 1.10m jumps. Lucky worked really well clearing the heights and didn’t seem fazed or worried. I feel happy with our progress and am looking to seeing what happens at our next competition.
Training paid off!! We competed at Barleylands Equestrian Centre. Lucky went double clear (DC) coming 3rd in the BS Discovery Open (90cm) class and DC finishing 2nd in a full up to height Newcomers (1 meter) class. Not many of the riders were clear, which shows what