March 16th. Former NICDA Junior Whip Ross Mulholland was joint 1st in 1.45 Grand prix adding to his 1.40 win last week at the Sunshine Tour in Spain, riding Olympic Bronze medallists’ Cian O’Connor’s horses. Well done to Ross. Lareeco Sunshine Tour 1st place on 3 Mar 2013 1st Place 1m40. – 10 year old gelding ridden by Ross Mulholland.
Carpe Diem Sunshine Tour wk 4 – 16 March 2013 Clear 1m45 ridden by Ross Mulholland
Some NICDA Members and HSI CD Members at the Combined National Conference for Judges, Technical Delegates and Course Designers namely Terry Logan, Sara Clinghan, Billy McCombe, Lewis Black, Sarah Mullins, Barry Capstick and Charles Powell. to see photo –CLICK HERE– For a full report -Click Here- to go to BHDTA web site.
After an almost continuous run of over ten years, the BHDTA 2013 National Championships will move from Queen Victoria’s Review Ground at Windsor Great Park to the Ashfields Carriage and Polo Club at Great Canfield in Essex. The championships have been held at Windsor for a total of 30 years, from 1978.
In 1999 the Championships were at St. Fort in Scotland and in 2000 at Cirencester. The 2001 Championships were cancelled due to Foot & Mouth disease. Other venues included Goodwood (1977) and Harrogate (1986)
Four-in-Hand, Pairs and Singles classes have been held since 1975, with Tandems joining in 1976. Intermediate and Advanced Singles classes started in 2007 and Advanced Pairs in 2009. The Novice Championships joined the Nationals in 1982.