Minilya Show Jumping Success
Minilya Stowe (Year 8) has been very successful competing in Show Jumping events recently. At the British Show Jumping Competition at the end of October, Minilya was placed third in the 80cm Pony British Novice/Open, 2nd in the 90cm Pony Discovery and 1st in the 1m Blue Chip Pony Newcomers Open. At the National Schools’ Equestrian Association Windsor Qualifier on 4th November, Minilya was competing in both the 90cm and 1m class. The 90cm class was a qualifier for the final at The Royal Windsor Horse Show next year and as Highfield does not have any other riders competing at this level, Minilya represented Highfield as an individual. It was an extremely competitive field with 53 riders taking part. Minilya (riding Te) jumped superbly winning the class – an amazing achievement - but unfortunately, as a team event, only the top team qualifies, not the top individual. Minilya and Te also achieved second place in the 1m class. Very well done!