October 10, 2015 at 10:29 PM

Lily_Grimwade_-_128cm_Championship_in_Style_at_HOYS_low_res.jpgThe first of the National Show Jumping classes on Saturday 10th of October at Horse of the Year Show featured the youngest show jumpers of the Show, and some small but mighty ponies in the 128cm Championship.

When the competition drew to a close it was Danbury's 12-year-old Lily Grimwade riding Koda who were crowned the winners.

This was Grimwade’s Horse of the Year Show debut and she made it in style being the only rider to go clear in the jump off.

Grimwade was elated with her win “I am really surprised and really happy. He has taught me how to ride basically and I love him so much” she said.

Second place was awarded to Madison Heath riding Red Alert III and rounding out the podium places was Claudia Moore riding Peppino Il Grande.

Audio link to Lily Grimwade winner of the 128cm Championship

Photo credit: E.S. Photography

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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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