A brilliant day with nine hours’ non-stop action in the Aramstone Ring and a record entry of 143 starters provided some thrilling entertainment for the large crowds visiting the Fair. In the picturesque setting along the River Wye at Caradoc Steve Williams built some challenging tracks ensuring highclass competition for the excellent prize fund on offer.
The Herefordshire Country Fair Championship National 1.30m Openqualifier was won by Sarah Hedges riding Cristal Clear VII for which the lovely NFU Mutual Ross on Wye & Ledbury Challenge Trophy was presented by Matthew Price of NFU Ross on Wye.
The 1.20m Open was won by Amy Thomson riding Sunshine V and the Orles Barn Perpetual Challenge Cup was presented by the sponsor of this class, John Ewens of Spar in Ledbury.
First Equal 90cm Open – Ben Thomas Cook riding Irish Win Raeleen
First equal 90cm Open –Emma King riding Calcourt Quick Silva
Winner 1.15m Open – Sarah Jones riding Cannon Ball
Winner British Novice – Sarah Bowen riding Caravic
Winner Discovery 1m – Georgie Pudge riding Dizzie Rascal
Winner Newcomers – Sarah Jones riding Cannon Ball
Winner 1m Open – Emma King (Calcourt Quick Silva)