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showjumping

the riding of horses in competitions to demonstrate skill in jumping over or between various obstacles
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Meanwhile, local showjumpers celebrated a successful season at the British Showjumping North East Annual Awards Ball at Redworth Hall, near Durham.
Corinne Bracken, chef d'equipe and team coach for the children, junior and young rider international squads and programme manager of the Elite Talent Programme, said: "The apprenticeship is delivered entirely within specialist training camps throughout the year and in the riders' daily routine aspiring showjumpers.
SHOWJUMPERS from the North, including Durham's Angie Mills, will be competing at this weekend's Dodson & Horrell National Amateur and Veteran Championships at Aintree International Equestrian Centre, which started on Wednesday.
Showjumper Whitaker, 32, who was brought up in Huddersfield, and Kate, 37, were booked into a beachfront hotel in Barbados.
That was the attitude of the two teams of jockeys who failed to make it past the opening round of Bicton Arena's first ever jockeys v showjumpers v eventers challenge.
International showjumper Nicola Gillespie, 33, is boss of Gillespie Equestrian based at Ballochney Stables, near Airdrie.
COVENTRY-born showjumper and Olympic gold medallist Nick Skelton said his eye was firmly on the Rio Games as he was awarded an OBE by the Queen for services to equestrian sport.
Allen travelled to Britain for the show from her in Germany, where she training with international showjumper Helena Stormanns.
The 76-year-old singer, who has been married to former showjumper Patricia Healey since 1964 and has four children with her, said the couple have had "our ups and downs".
She appeared in her first leading role aged 12 as showjumper Velvet Brown.
PIPPA Allen of Thornaby qualified another pony for the Horse of the Year Show in The Junior Showjumper of the year qualifier (16 years and under) at Towerlands in Essex.
Showjumper Harvey Smith was never one to mince his words, and, when he felt he had a point to prove against the plummyvoiced men in charge of the sport, he did so with a contemptuous flick of two fingers.