Crawley showjumper takes first in NAF Five Star Bronze League Qualifier

Crawley showjumper Hannah Smith claimed first-place in the NAF Five Star Bronze League Qualifier at Felbridge Showground on Saturday.

Monday, 17th May 2021, 4:01 pm
Hannah Smith and Pauldaries Mysteque in action in the NAF Five Star Bronze League Qualifier at Felbridge Showground. Picture by Felbridge Photography

Riding Samantha Baker’s 17-year-old mare Pauldaries Mysteque, Hannah was one of ten riders to take up a spot in the final jump off form a starting field of 60 combinations.

With her eyes firmly on the red rosette, Hannah was able to produce the winning triple clear in 34.53 seconds, just 0.08 of a second faster than her closest rival.

The results from the event were as follows:

1st: Hannah Smith and Pauldaries Mysteque – 0/0/0 – 34.53 seconds

2nd: Louise McDonald and Fanta-astic – 0/0/0 – 34.61 seconds

3rd: Elizabeth East and Kennedy 55 – 0/0/0 – 40.25 seconds