Saturday 25th November saw the annual EGB Gala Dinner and Awards ceremony take place at the Daventry Court Hotel, Daventry and was attended by nearly 250 people – a nearly 20% increase on last year! It’s a fantastic opportunity for our members to gather together and celebrate the achievements from the year and, as always, included an ‘Ode to the Horse’ – the most important partners in our sport.
A full list of award winners will be published on the website in the next couple of days, but in the meantime we wanted to highlight our Championship winners. 2017 was a hugely successful year for our Young Riders and we are extremely proud to share with you that this year, Endurance GB’s Overall Champion is Young Rider Emily Cooke, having achieved a fantastic points total of 2288 with her horse Lady’s Man.
In receiving her award Emily told attendees how proud she was of Lady’s Man and that it had taken some time for them to build the bond they now share. She attributes her success to their shared understanding and the time and dedication she puts in, alongside her Mum, Lise Cooke, to training and preparation. Winners of the other Championship Awards as follows:
Overall Championship - Lady’s Man (Emily Cooke) - 2288 Points
Senior Championship - Warrens Hill Rubyn (Sarah Rogerson) - 1194 Points
Young Rider Championship - Lady’s Man (Emily Cooke) - 2288 Points
Junior Championship - Redwings Milky Way (Ella Pomroy) - 1085 Points
Veteran Championship - Bizout (Hannah Lydon) - 1716 Points
Novice Championship - Mistletoe (Caitlin Birkitt) - 670 Points
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