Winners L to R: Hilary Barnard, Vanessa Warren, Ros Wood.
Essex Insurance Brokers' BHS TREC League Awards
from all over the country were at The British Horse Society
(BHS) North and Yorkshire Awards Party held recently (31 January)
at the Morritt Arms Hotel, Greta Bridge, County Durham, to
receive South Essex Insurance Brokers' BHS TREC League Awards
for their achievements in 2003. The presentations were made
by BHS Trustee Alison Fuller.
for the SEIB BHS TREC League titles was fierce throughout
the year, with the Level 1 & 2 Pairs League particularly
hotly contested. Retaining their 2003 title were the Quantock
Cavalleros, Vanessa Warren and Ros Wood, who gained maximum
points with four wins and took the Welsh Championships en
route. Level 3 & 4 Pairs League champions were Viv Little
and Jayne Edge from Tweedsmuir in Scotland.
Champion at this higher level was the consistent David Hay-Thorburn
from Argyll, a member of the Silver medal winning team at the World
TREC Championships in Belgium in 2003, ahead of fellow GB team rider
Faye Hamilton from Lanark and Shropshire based Caroline Brammer.
David took home a specially designed TREC bridle donated by the
Worshipful Company of Saddlers and the Anthea Kendrick Trophy.
1 & 2 League Individual Champion, Hilary Barnard from Bristol,
has been virtually unbeatable all season on her two ponies Poppy
and Harvey, with eight wins at Level 2, the Welsh Championships
title and also achieving successes with Sheila Roberts in Level
3 Pairs, including the Scotshield British Championship. Joy Taylor
(Surrey) and Jocelyn Templeman (West Sussex) put up great efforts
to finish second and third respectively to Hilary in the League.
League Winners L to R: Jayne Edge, Viv Little, David Hay-Thorburn,
Ros Wood, Vanessa Warren, Hilary Barnard.
Credit: Denos Constantine
Level 1 & 2 Pairs:
1st - Vanessa Warren & Ros Wood (Somerset)
2nd - Lisa Ashby (Leicestershire) & Jane Toft (Nottinghamshire)
3rd - Viv Little & Jayne Edge (Tweedsmuir, Scotland)
Level 3 & 4 Pairs:
1st - Viv Little & Jayne Edge
2nd - Mary & Ann Weston (Leicestershire)
3rd - Dave & Sheila Rogerson (Yorkshire)
Level 1 & 2 Individual:
1st - Hilary Barnard (Bristol)
2nd - Joy Taylor (Surrey)
3rd - Jocelyn Templeman (West Sussex)
Level 3 & 4 Individual:
1st - David Hay-Thorburn (Argyll)
2nd - Faye Hamilton (Lanark)
3rd - Caroline Brammer (Shropshire)