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NORTH Northumberland Pony Club Pony Club is an international youth organization devoted to the educating youths about horses and horseback riding. Pony Club organizations exist in over 30 countries worldwide.  team riding members displayed an outstanding performance at the Pony Club Area 2 Show Jumping show jumping

Competitive riding of horses through an obstacle course. Horses run the course one at a time, and the winner is judged according to jumping ability and speed. Individual and team jumping events have been part of the Olympic Games since 1912.
 competition held at Todburn, where five riders qualified for the National Championships.

Exceptional riding by Rose McKie on Midsummer, Olivia Leyland with Blue View and sisters Jenny and Diana Wrangham, riding Fernhill by Design and Nampara Flight, clinched first place in the intermediate jumping competition. The girls were the only team in their competition to jump two clear rounds on a testing course and their win takes them through to the National Championships, which will take place at the Derbyshire venue in August. Rose McKie, from Lanton, also came first in the individual intermediate competition and Olivia Leyland, from West Kyloe Kyloe is a civil parish in the borough of Berwick Upon Tweed. The nearby woodland area is a famous area for rock climbing and bouldering. Known locally as 'Kyloe-In-The-Woods' or simply 'The Woods', the crags are home to some of the toughest climbs in the UK. , was third and both qualify for the Individual National Championships. Jessica Bertram, from Lorbottle, riding her horse Cassius, was third as an individual in the Novice competition and she too qualified for the National championships. The club's Junior team - consisting of Bethan Wyld, riding Paddy, Caitkin Farr on Bubbly Bay, Zoe Thompson riding Ready Steady Freddie and Annabel Blythe riding Champagne Charlie - also kept their cool under pressure to finish third overall out of 26 teams from across the North of England.

Only eight out of 104 jumped double clear rounds and among them were North Northumberland Pony Club's Annabel Blythe and Caitkin Farr. North Northumberland Pony Club district commissioner Josie Jeffreys said: "It was a great day for the club and I'm delighted for the girls.

"They are all very talented riders and have worked and trained hard with their horses to reach this level.

"The intermediate team put in an excellent performance and were the only team to jump a double clear. They really do deserve their success.

" It is particularly encouraging to see our junior team do so well and I am sure they will continue to go from strength to strength."

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Publication:The Journal (Newcastle, England)
Date:Jul 18, 2009
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