Horse Management students win inter-college competition

A team of further education students at Brackenhurst have won an equine competition against local colleges.

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Horse Management students win inter-college competition

A team of students at Brackenhurst have won an equine competition against local colleges, including Hartpury, Moulton and Brooksby.

The annual competition, is a test of students’ equine knowledge and practical skills, and is run by Brooksby College.

Brackenhurst students studying the Level 3 Extended Diploma in Horse Management won in every section. The team of eight students who were victorious included Lauren Mills, Beth Chapman, Kieran McKenna Ball, Alicia Legg, Vick Rhoades, Lauren Pengelly, Olivia Walters and Olivia Burton.

As part of the competition, the teams were asked to take part in dressage, show jumping and a quiz, which included general knowledge questions and a practical task to be completed blindfolded!

Brackenhurst students put in additional hours to prepare for the big competition and ended up coming first in every event, taking home a selection of rosettes and saddle cloths to use as part of their course.

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Horse Management students win inter-college competition

Published on 30 May 2018
  • Subject area: Animal, equine and wildlife
  • Category: School of Animal, Rural and Environmental Sciences

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