Ellie rides away with top equestrian award

Ellie Burns who has won Rider of the Year at Burnby Equestrian Centre.

Ellie Burns who has won Rider of the Year at Burnby Equestrian Centre.

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Top riders at Burnby Equestrian Centre have been celebrating this week as the annual awards were announced.

Young rider Ellie Burns has won Rider of the Year for her determination to try all manner of equestrian sports through the year on her favourite pony Alfie.

Runner-up of this award is Tilli Dixon, who has been particularly successful in a number of classes at local shows in the summer season, again using a selection of her favourite ponies from 
Burnby.

Other awards were:

First prize for ‘Most Improved Rider’ is Evie Nightingale.

First in ‘Stylish Rider’ is Katie Lee.

Ffion Jones gets our annual award for riding no matter what the weather.

First in showjumping is Fred Nightingale.

Top adult rider is Victoria Legge.

Members of the equestrian centre are looking forward to taking part in more fun events in spring next year.

To learn more about Burnby Equestrian Centre visit their website at: www.burnbyequestriancentre.co.uk or call Susan Bargate on 07974 506929.