SCHOOL SPORT: Brentwood School show jumpers in national final

PUBLISHED: 16:01 05 March 2015 | UPDATED: 16:02 05 March 2015

Brentwood School's show jumpers will represent Essex at the National Finals

Brentwood School's show jumpers will represent Essex at the National Finals


Youngsters will represent Essex next month

Brentwood School’s show jumpers have won the right to represent Essex at the national championships.

The riders won the right to represent the county after finishing with zero points across all three categories at the NSEA Inter Schools’ Show Jumping Regional Qualifier.

The school sent teams to the competition in the 70cm, 80cm and 90cm categories, and all will now go on to compete at national level.

The talented youngsters will represent Essex at the National County Championships next month at Bury Park Equestrian Village, Buckinghamshire.

Team manager Chris Rees and Annette Philpot, the team ‘s trainer, were delighted with the performances of the team and paid tribute to Ben Hogarth, Grace Parrish, Emma Philpot, Emily Pohl, Jack Cooke and Thomas Philpot.

The riders were competing against a strong field of many local schools and finished the day winning the 90cm class in a jump off by five seconds.

Parrish took a tumble in her class but was delighted that the team went on to win and hopes to be fully fit for the championships which will be held on April 18th.

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