Fantastic day for competitors as first showjumper of the year qualifier is held

MOSSVALE Riding Club held their first Showjumper of the Year 2012 qualifier on Sunday May 27 at The Meadows Equestrian Centre and a fantastic day was had by everyone .

Many thanks go to everyone who helped out in any way on the day. Thanks to the McCusker family for the use of their fantastic facilities, Heather McKenzie the photographer, Joe Moore catering, and Horse World NI.

The next qualifier will be on July 14 Castlewellan Show, July 21 Mossvale Summer Show at Tyrella, July 28 at Kilkeel Show. The final date is to be confirmed but will be held at The Meadows .

RESULTS: 60cms - 1st, Amber Walsh (Bopity - won bag of feed)

70cms = Melissa McKee - Prince of Hearts (Drew bag of feed),Dale Clarke-Sparky,Amber Walsh -Bopity, Kayleigh Young -Sateen,Victoria Fox- Tootsie

80cms = Ashleigh Irvine -Silver Tycoon (drew Bag of feed), Libby Beggs -My Clover, Olaf Kerr- Star

90cms = Anna Denvir - Mageeny Prince (drew Bag of feed), Pippa Arnold-Danny, Connor Stevenson-Oscar

1m - Irene McGookin -The Fox (Won bag of feed)

1.10 - No result.

SHOWJUMPER OF THE YEAR RESULTS: JUNIOR NOVICE 70cms: 1st Shorlagh Harpur-April Shadow (Kilkeel); 2nd Melissa Mckee- Prince of Hearts (Kilkeel); 3rd Tierna Harpur - Grey Sapphire (Kilkeel); 4th Dale Clarke -Sparky (Newcastle).

JUNIOR OPEN 90cms: 1st Shorlagh Harpur -Suicra Boy (Kilkeel); 2nd Naimh McArdle-Lady Bug (Armagh); 3rd Phoebe Lavery -Jet (Armagh); 4th Julie-Anne Garvey-One Cool Lady (Armagh).

SENIOR NOVICE 80cms: 1st Louise Cunningham-Ano (Lecale); 2nd Suzi Davis -Tiffany (Downshire); 3rd Michael Kelly -Jessie (Armagh); 4th Lynne Spence- Hayze (Lecale)

SENIOR OPEN 1M: 1st Alison McClean- Shilow Natal (Redhall); 2nd Eugene Milligan -Tiny (Lecale); 3rd Samantha Steele- Missunderstood (Six mile water); 4th Lesley Wilson - Lyleview Martell (Ballycorr)