Eventing / Eventing Bursaries

2012 Intermediate Bursary Winner

The Eloise & Kate Memorial Trust Bursary

This bursary is donated by the Eloise & Katie Memorial Trust.  The trust was set up in memory of Eloise and Katie Plunkett who both died of cancer; Katie from Leukaemia in 1996 at the age of 16 and Eloise from skin cancer in 2002 at the age of 27.  The trust’s aims are to make grants to causes important to the Plunkett family and to Eloise and Katie.  The three areas of work are: Cancer charities, Parkinson’s Disease charities, and Youth enabling charities. For further information on the Trust visit www.eloiseandkatie.com

The Bursary is awarded to the winner of each section at the Open Eventing Championships, and all five winners receive two days of Eventing Training with Gill Watson, FBHS.

2016’s winners are:
Storm Straker (Bedale & West of Yore)
Heidi O’Brien (Flint & Denbigh Hunt)
Phillippa Nixon (South Northumberland)
Holly Needham (Ludlow Hunt)
Holly Osbourne (North Cotswold Hunt)

The Open Eventing Horsemanship Bursary

This Bursary is awarded to the Pony Club Member who, in the opinion of the Judges appointed by the Eventing Committee, has ridden the most competent horsemanship round on the cross country course at the Open Eventing Championships.  The winner receives 5 days of training with a top class trainer appointed by the Eventing Committee.

Current and Previous Winners

2016 Saffron Osbourne
Old Berkshire Hunt
2015 Honor Barker
Heythrop Hunt
2014 Lucy Grindal
Flint and Denbigh
2013 Lucy Robinson
Meynell Hunt
2012 Alice Bibby
VWH Hunt
2011 Yasmin Ingham
Isle of Man
2010 Ben Westgate
North Norfolk
2009
Nick Lucey
Heythrop Hunt
2008 Alice Kneen
East Cornwall Hunt
2007 Suzannah Brownlie East Lothian
2006 Angus Humfrey Pembrokeshire Hunt
2005 Harriet Baird Bennachie
2004 Georgie Strang Romney Marsh
2003 James How Fernie Hunt
2002 Peter Mason VWH Hunt
2001 Cancelled  
2000 Harriet Eaton North Cotswold Hunt
1999 Stephanie Collett Chiddingfold
1998 Matthew Wright Grove Hunt
1997 Simon Pratley East Cornwall Hunt
1996 Rosanna Morgan Evans Chiddingfold Farmers

The Intermediate Eventing Horsemanship Bursary

This Bursary is awarded to the Pony Club Member under 18 who, in the opinion of the Judges appointed by the Eventing Committee, has ridden the most competent horsemanship round on the cross country course at the Intermediate Eventing Championships.  The winner receives the Softly Softly Salver, donated by Lady Clare Howick, and £300 to spend on training for Eventing with an approved trainer of their choice.

Current and Previous Winners

2016 Greta Mason
Burghley
2015 Ciara Muirhead
Iveagh
2014 Pippa Williams
York and Ainsty Hunt South
2013 Holly Osbourne
North Cotswold Hunt
2012 Elspeth Jamieson
Eglinton Hunt
2011 Toby McAlpine
Seskinore Harriers
2010 Sophie Mills
Minchinhampton
2009
Poppy Ralph
Beaufort Hunt
2008 Sophie How
Fernie Hunt
2007 Verity Hart
Fitzwilliam Hunt




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