RoR Trailblazers Series

RoR is offering dressage, show jumping and combined training classes at the Trailblazers Championships which will take place again at Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire between 24th July to 3rd August 2014.

    Morandi and Hazel Nobel - RoR Show Jumping Champion at Trailblazers 2011
Indenteur and Cheryl Jackson - RoR Dressage Champion at Trailblazers 2011     TWT and Paul Dent - RoR Combined Training Champion at Trailblazers 2011

Overview

Qualifying Competitions

Retraining of Racehorses (RoR), British Horseracing's official charity for the welfare of retired racehorses, is offering dressage, showjumping and combined training classes at the Trailblazers Championship Finals, 2014.

Eligibility

Designed for ex racehorses irrespective of any points awarded or money winnings from any other organisation.  Open to RoR Registered horses ridden by Trailblazers members. There is no charge for becoming a Trailblazers Membership. The horse must be registered with RoR and have raced in GB (using their racing name please).

All qualifying competitions are direct qualifiers to the RoR Championships being incorporated into the Trailblazers Championships held at Stoneleigh Park, Kenilworth, Warwickshire between 24th July to 3rd August 2014.

Dressage

RoR qualifiers will be incorporated within South Essex Insurance Brokers Trailblazers Prelim Dressage competitions. The top five RoR members will directly qualify for the National RoR Dressage Championships which is incorporated in the Trailblazers Championship Finals. Rosettes will be provided by RoR along with a qualification pack. There are no BD points restrictions on the RoR dressage classes at the Finals, they will be 'open' classes.

Dressage dates/locations can be found on the trailblazers website

Showjumping

There is no specific class for RoR as RoR qualifiers will be incorporated with the South Essex Insurance Brokers Trailblazers Senior 75cms competitions. Any RoR members who gain a double clear will directly qualify for the National RoR 75cms Showjumping Championship, which is incorporated in the Trailblazers Championship Finals, as well as qualify for the Trailblazers Second Round Senior 75cms Showjumping competitions. Upon qualification for the RoR Showjumping championships, competitors need to ask the centre for their RoR qualification pack.

Showjumping dates/locations can be found on the trailblazers website

Combined Training

There is no specific class for RoR as RoR qualifiers will be incorporated within the South Essex Insurance Brokers Trailblazers Combined Training (Over 148cms) Prelim dressage with 65cms showjumping class. The top six competitors in the class will qualify for the Trailblazers Combined Training second rounds. The top five RoR members will directly qualify for the National RoR Combined Training class, which is incorporated in the Trailblazers Championship Finals, irrespective of being placed in the top six placings of the class. Upon qualifying for the RoR Combined Training class, competitors need to ask the centre for their RoR qualification pack.

Competitors who enter the RoR classes at the Finals can still enter the Trailblazers classes providing they qualify.

Combined Training dressage dates/locations can be found on the trailblazers website

RoR Trailblazers Series Results 2014

The RoR results from the 2014 Trailblazers Championship, held at Stoneleigh in Warwickshire, are:

RoR Retraining of Racehorses Showjumping Championship

Champion – Hennessey Gold ridden by Melanie Winfield

Reserve Champion – Tortugas ridden by Jodie Aston

1st Reserve – Todlea ridden by Helen Sanderson

 

RoR Retraining of Racehorses Combined Training Championship

Champion – Todlea ridden by Helen Sanderson

Reserve Champion –Fortunes Fair ridden by Maggie Mearns

1st Reserve –  Howsham ridden by Emma o’Hara

 

RoR Retraining of Racehorses Dressage Championship


Champion – Murdoch ridden by Megan Lewis

Reserve Champion – Balius ridden by Charlotte Waller

1st Reserve- Our Joan ridden by Claire Sadler

 

Congratulations to all of this year's winners.