The Pony Club Open Eventing League, sponsored by Likit, has
reached its conclusion for 2012. Despite the inclement
weather earlier in the year, around 35 Likit Open Eventing League
competitions have been held all over the country since March; and
have accommodated an amazing 600 Pony Club horse and rider
combinations taking part across them.
The winner of the Likit Open Eventing League for 2012 is
Stephanie Elliot, from the North Warwickshire Branch of The Pony
Club. Stephanie, aged 22, amassed a total of 19
points with her horse Miss Ellie, and will benefit
from the top prize of a day's training with Olympic event
riders Mark Todd and a very smart rug for Miss Ellie to wear
courtesy of Likit!
Winners down the line to 10th place will also receive training
bursary amounts, from £200 for second place down to £50 for ninth
place, and also a smart Likit rug.
The points-based Open League is designed to give
riders increased opportunity to compete at Pony Club Open level and
so gain the experience and encouragement to help them go on to
compete in The Pony Club's Area Competitions and Championship. Pony
Club Branches whose events include an Open (1.10m) Class, are
eligible to register for the League with entrants gaining points
for places and double clear rounds. The horse and rider combination
with the highest number of points at the end of the season wins,
with further placings being awarded to 10th place.
Based in Scotland, Open League sponsor Likit manufacture a wide
range of stable toys and treats. Marketing manager, Lindsay Gall
comments, "As a former Pony Club member myself, Likit were more
than delighted to sponsor the Open League Eventing. Well done
to all those who took part and
thank you to all the clubs for their superb organisation in what
was a challenging season weather-wise. We hope all the riders
and horses enjoyed their Likit prizes, we certainly loved seeing
all the photos!"
Likit have also generously donated prizes in kind for first to
third placings at each Open League event, with every
competitor also being given a Likit Treat Bar on the day of the
A full set of results can be found here: http://bit.ly/piEv8E