October 09, 2015 at 11:41 PM

Beck_Moody_Mount_St_John_low_res.jpgThe Mount St John Dressage Future Elite Championship was decided today in the Andrews Bowen International Arena at Horse of the Year Show.

Seven combinations came forward to contest the prestigious title in front of three acclaimed international judges.

The judges for this year’s competition were FEI Dressage Judge General, Olympic judge and International renowned trainer Stephen Clarke, International Judge and successful trainer Peter Storr and FEI 5* judge and trainer Francis Verbeek.

The atmosphere was electric as the audience watched Becky Moody riding Carinsio steal the win with an impressive score of 77.71%.

Moody was delighted with her win saying: “There is just a fantastic atmosphere in there so it is great.

“It’s just been a wonderful experience he is quite a young horse and to get him into an arena like this is fantastic for the future.

 

“Really, really grateful to Mount St John for this because it is important for our future top horses. Dressage in Britain is just getting bigger and bigger and there are just so many fantastic combinations”

Each combination performed an Intermediate I Freestyle to music which left the audience spellbound as horse and rider danced into the arena.

Matt Frost came a commendable second place riding AMD Don Rosso II with a score 75.375%.

This is the third year The Mount St John Future Elite Championship has taken place a HOYS and the class has quickly become a crowd favourite with large numbers  gathering to watch the horses and riders battle it out for the coveted title.

 

Audio link to Becky Moody winner of the Mount St John Dressage Future Elite Championship

Photo credit: E.S. Photography

ENDS

 

Featuring the most prestigious National Showing and Show Jumping Championships, International Show Jumping classes, Virbac 3D Worming Mounted Games and Osborne Refrigerators Double Harness Scurry Racing, HOYS 2015 is packed with excitement. The popular and exciting Metropolitan Police Mounted Branch Activity Ride will headline the displays and Team GB Vaulters will impress the audience with their awe-inspiring acrobatic routine.  Friday October 9th is the day of choice for dressage fans, with the Stephen Clarke Dressage Masterclass and the Mount St John Dressage Future Elite Championship both timetabled. The 2015 Show will come to spectacular close during the Sunday Evening Gala Performance, which will include entertainment from Britain’s Got Talent sensations The HoneyBuns. Tickets for Horse of the Year Show 2015 are now on sale. For show information, including the timetable, and to book, visit www.hoys.co.uk or call 0844 581 8282.

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