Joe Davison and Team Harmony‘s Vennoot win the British Masters €26,500 1.45m world ranking class kindly sponsored by Universal Recycling at CSI** Wettenhall. 14 riders came back for the jump off from the 53 starters in the first round with Joe going 12th. The pair won the competitive class by over 1.5 seconds. You can watch Joe’s winning round below.
Joe and Vennoot had a successful show at Chepstow International 2* with a win in the big tour and great rounds from the younger horses. Below is an excerpt from British Showjumping press release.
Joe Davison claimed the big tour two phase with recent acquisition Vennoot II, a 12-year-old owned by Gillian Davison who will be aimed at Nations Cup teams and world ranking classes. “He needed plenty of flatwork, but he’s got a good brain and wants to learn” said Joe, who can rely on his father, dressage supremo Richard Davison, for tips.
Richard Davison talks to Jonty Evans at Badminton Horse Trials 2014
It’s the final day of Badminton Horse Trials which has well and truly reminded the equestrian world that it is back as one of the toughest 4* events going.Richard and Tom headed down on Friday to see the second day of dressage and catch up with our partners such as Gatehouse Hats above and Dodson & Horrell that keep us at the top of our game. Richard spent time answering your dressage questions on the Mark Todd Collection stand. Look out for your question and answer on the MT Facebook page soon!Come evening, drinks and celebrations were in order. Carl Hester and Orion Books hosted the launch of Carl’s autobiography, “Making it happen”, Richard has already had a sneak preview and it’s sure be a great read about the memoirs of the man from Sark.