HCS pupil crowned NSEA Champion
Congratulations to Hampshire
Collegiate School pupil Callum (Year 11) who was crowned National Schools
Equestrian Association ‘Pop-Up Dressage Champion 2017’ after gaining the
highest overall % score at the Pop-Up Dressage Championships held at Addington during
the Easter break.
The aim of the NSEA ‘Pop-up Dressage Series’ in to enable NSEA members to compete in a National Dressage
Points League without leaving home. Riders gain points by sending in videos of their tests,
ridden at home. Points are awarded to the top 8
horse/rider combinations in each class, each month from November through
to February. The top eight riders from
each class at the end of the competition qualify for the Championships.
Callum qualified by accumulating points in both the Prelim
and the Novice competitions, coming in first and third place respectively on
the cumulative points tables.
At Addington Callum rode two tests
and was awarded both first and second place, winning a fabulous Champion’s rug,
a medal, rosettes and other goodies – a fabulous
achievement for Callum and his horse Barney.