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21 October 2007 – Springing to more Success!

A huge congratulations to Libby Soley and Noble Springbok who have just won thier first Senior 1* Event at Weston Park. They finished on thier super dressage score of 42.5. What a result for a 16 year old and her horse, Heres to 2008!

18 September 2007 – British Dressage National Championships

We have just got back from the British Dressage National Dressage Championships at Stoneliegh Park in Warwickshire. I coundn't be more proud of Chunky! He was fantastic!

The first class we ran in was the Prix St George Championship. The Trot-work was good as was the walk with the exception of the second walk pirouette when he had a little spook. I was pleased with the canter work which felt really safe and secure at the level. The end result was 11th place in what was a very strong National Championship class.

On Friday Chunky competed again, this time in the Inter 1 Championship. Again i was pleased with the trotwork and the walk was much more settled. In canter the Pirouettes were good but a small mistake (on my part!) in the two time changes slightly knocked our score. Nevertheless we ended 15th and qualified for the music final.

The Music Final took place on Saturday and its safe to say mum was panicking slightly! Having been in Germany and only returning for the Championships I had put together the music on my laptop and had a quick run-thro the day before leaving! I wasn't worried though as with a music competition if you do slightly loose your way or get behind the music, the judges don't know! My trot music was Rod Stewart's 'If You think i'm sexy', Walk was Bill Withers, 'Lean on Me' and for Canter 'lovely day'. He went the best he possibly could have done for him on the day and considering too that we were first to go and moved up the order to 12th, I couldn't have been prouder of my 'Small But Mighty' horse!

There was a lot of Entertainment scheduled at this years championships part of which was a Quadrille Mum had been asked to put together. It was titled 'Time-warp!' and based on the Rocky Horror Picture show. Myself and Lara Griffiths Dressed up in Gold Sequin Tailcoats and Top-Hats in the Character of 'Columbia' and Henry Boswel and Charlie Hutton took on the roll of the Boys in Dnner Jackets with a twist. We did a fun display including the Time-Warp actions in canter, lots of flying changes and pirouettes. I hope the crowd enjoyed it and each time we performed it i think we got a bit more polished!

Also as part of the entertainment and displays, Emma Hindle did a masterclass on the Saturday and Sunday. She Brought over Chequille and First Heinrich, two top class horses we will be seeing a lot of in the future. The demo was educational and entertaining and Emma is an ispiration to us all.

10 August 2007 – Training In Germany

I am currently spending time in Germany at the Brookhouse Stud with Emma Hindle. Palermo is out there with me while we gain invaluable experience. Ill be back in England for the week of the National Championships in September with Emma as She will be doing this years Masterclass. Forrest Fire is also running in the PSG.

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09 August 2007 – Small, But Mighty!

Forrest Fire (aka Chunky) was featured in Horse and Hounds Small But Mighty article recently. Along with the likes of the 14.1hh Theodore O'connor (winner of Gold eventing Medal at Pan-Am Games) and the legendary Stroller, Chunky was the featured Dressage horse along with a lovely picture

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24 July 2007 – Pony European Championships

Libby Soley and Noble Springbok return to England as Pony Eventing European Double Gold Medalists for 2007! Many congratulations to Libby who won Individual Gold alongside Team Gold. It was fantastic to see so many family and friends out supporting Libby and Spring and it was certainly something hearing everyone singing the National Anthem not once, not Twice, Not three but FOUR times!

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16 July 2007 – Young Rider European championships Nussloch

We have now retourned from the championships in Germany. Forrest Fire was very good and returned home as Best Brit Individually. More Info and Pictures coming shortly

28 June 2007 – European Team 2007

Team Perry is very excited to announce that Anne-Marie has been selected for the Young Rider European Championships 2007 with Forrest Fire. We are leaving this friday for Nussloch and the competition takes place from the 10th-15th July.

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  • Feine Dame: 1st / 69.45
  • Divine: 1st / 72%
  • Aristo: 4th, 6th, 4th / 70.4% (music Final)
  • Aristo: 2nd overall / 72.9 + 70%
  • Show Boy: 1st / 68.92%
  • Feine Dame: 1st / 68.88%
  • Feine Dame: 1st / 72.07%
  • Show Boy: 1st / 71.47%
  • Aristo: 1st / 70.38%
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