Champions were crowned in 80, 90 and 100cm classes at The Bates Saddles British Eventing (BE) Arena Eventing Championships, which took place on Sunday at Northamptonshire’s Aston le Walls Eventing Centre.

Riders travelled from across the country to compete for the four championship titles on offer throughout the day across Bates Saddles AE80, AE90 and AE100 levels.

“A huge thanks to Bates Saddles for sponsoring the series and thank you also to all the volunteers for giving up their time to help run a fabulous event,” said a BE spokesman.

The results were as follows:

Bates Saddles AE80 Championship

1st Molly Rattue and Dave II (pictured)

2nd Lydia Madgwick and Knocknippy Boy

3rd Heather Williams and Riversides Crystal

Bates Saddles AE90 Championship

1st Amelia Bullock and Claret Jug

2nd Katherine Smith and Corbeagh Night Light

3rd Charlotte Radley and Little M II

Bates Saddles AE100 Championship

1st Ellie Clarke and Ballygriffin Doc Cider

2nd Saskia Brookes and Derreentige Tilly

3rd Lucy Dennis and Little Lord Z

Bates Saddles AE100 Open Championship

1st Katy Williams and Weston IV

2nd Alison Garner and B Walt Lando Z

3rd Amanda Bettle and Fusilier

Winter series from 80cm

The championships are open to both BE Members and non-members. To enter the series, riders must enter Arena Eventing classes at participating venues between November and mid March at 80/90/100cms level.

To find out more, click here.

Lead image of Bates Saddles AE80 Champion, 18-year-old Molly Rattue from Wiltshire riding Dave II. Credit Matt Nuttall Photography

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