S. Anselm's

A full boarding and day school for boys and girls from Nursery to 16

National School Equestrian County Championships

National School Equestrian County Championships

The S. Anselm’s Equestrian Team was at the National School Equestrian County Championships in Buckinghamshire over the Easter holidays, having been crowned Derbyshire County Champions earlier in the year for Show jumping.


Tara O’R (Y8), Violet B (Y8), Isabella R (Y7), Rosie W (Y6) and Alice W (Y5) and their ponies were fabulous ambassadors for the school.  Each class required the team to complete a course of show jumps in the outdoor arena before heading to the more imposing indoor arena to do a second round.




The courses were more challenging than at previous competitions and there were over 120 individual riders in each class; but the girls did incredibly well, particularly considering how much younger they were than the competition which was 18 years and under! 


A special mention must go to Alice W (the youngest member of the team) and her pony Rolly Rascal who went clear in all 5 rounds of show jumping over the 2 days and Isabella Rogers who did very well on her first Championship outing.



If you are interested in joining the Equestrian Team and you have your own pony and transport please contact Rachael O’Rourke 07821 919267

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