Holly Johnstone claims NAF Five Star Bronze League Qualifier win at Dean Valley EC
Monday 19 April 2021
On Saturday Dean Valley Equestrian Centre played host to the first NAF Five Star Bronze League Qualifier of the season and it was Holly Johnstone from Newcastle upon Tyne who scooped top spot on board her own Carquois Du Ceve.
There was some tough competition in the field of thirty-six combinations, but Holly kept her cool to make it thought the first two rounds and into the final jump off. With ten other competitors also making it through, Holly kept her cool and stepped up a gear to win with her 9 year-old gelding as they flew in to first place with a treble clear in just 36.90 seconds.
Dean Valley EC – Saturday 17th April
NAF Five Star Bronze League Qualifier
1st Holly Johnstone & Carquois Du Ceve – 0/0/0 – 36.90 seconds
2nd John Shaw & Ulisina II – 0/0/0 – 37.83 seconds
3rd Ella Dickenson & Calaite Van Generhese Z – 0/0/0 – 39.71 seconds
NB: Results pending official grading.
Image: Holly Johnstone & Carquois Du Ceve in action in the NAF Five Star Bronze League Qualifier at Dean Valley EC [Credit:Al Johnston Photography]
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