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King Rover wins HOYS exceeding 143cm M&M working hunter title


  • Amy Robust landed her seventh Horse of the 12 months Present (HOYS) working hunter title as she jumped to the Thor Atkinson Metal Fabrications Ltd HOYS exceeding 143cm M&M working hunter tri-colour driving Sarah Robson’s unbelievable Connemara King Rover (Bertie).

    “That was wonderful,” mentioned Amy, who has ridden the King Harp 10-year-old since he was a six-year-old. “He’s been nice all through the 4 seasons I’ve ridden him, however this yr has topped all of them.”

    Amy and Bertie definitely have been the mix to beat in exceeding 143cm lessons this season; in July they jumped to victory on the Royal Worldwide (RIHS) at Hickstead.

    “He was purchased from a supplier in Newmarket, however he initially came to visit from Eire and had been looking with a toddler,” mentioned Amy, who was profitable the HOYS exceeding 143cm M&M working hunter pony title for the fifth time throughout her profession and has additionally been horse employee champion right here twice, too. “That is fortunate quantity seven for me!

    “The course rode very well; it was flowing and I believe the consequence got here all the way down to the present.”

    Amy Robust has now gained at HOYS over fences seven occasions throughout her profession

    At dwelling Bertie is thought for his loving nature:

    “He’s the kindest boy and he’s essentially the most constant pony I’ve ever had; he jumps clear after clear. He’s phenomenal.

    “I present bounce him lots and I’ve evented him as much as BE100 stage. He’s a correct all-round pony. He’s now truly on the market so this can most likely be my final experience on him.”

    Amy Smith and her personal Laburnum Richard, a two-time winner of this class in earlier years, took second, whereas Ross Keys and Dycott Welsh King got here in third.

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