King Rover wins HOYS exceeding 143cm M&M working hunter title


  • Amy Powerful landed her seventh Horse of the Yr Present (HOYS) working hunter title as she jumped to the Thor Atkinson Metal Fabrications Ltd HOYS exceeding 143cm M&M working hunter tri-colour using Sarah Robson’s unbelievable Connemara King Rover (Bertie).

    “That was wonderful,” stated Amy, who has ridden the King Harp 10-year-old since he was a six-year-old. “He’s been nice all through the 4 seasons I’ve ridden him, however this yr has topped all of them.”



    Amy and Bertie definitely have been the mix to beat in exceeding 143cm lessons this season; in July they jumped to victory on the Royal Worldwide (RIHS) at Hickstead.

    “He was purchased from a vendor in Newmarket, however he initially came visiting from Eire and had been searching with a baby,” stated Amy, who was successful the HOYS exceeding 143cm M&M working hunter pony title for the fifth time throughout her profession and has additionally been horse employee champion right here twice, too. “That is fortunate quantity seven for me!

    “The course rode very well; it was flowing and I feel the consequence got here right down to the present.”

    Amy Powerful has now gained at HOYS over fences seven occasions throughout her profession

    At residence Bertie is thought for his loving nature:

    “He’s the kindest boy and he’s probably the most constant pony I’ve ever had; he jumps clear after clear. He’s phenomenal.

    “I present soar him so much and I’ve evented him as much as BE100 degree. He’s a correct all-round pony. He’s now truly on the market so this can in all probability be my final experience on him.”

    Amy Smith and her personal Laburnum Richard, a two-time winner of this class in earlier years, took second, whereas Ross Keys and Dycott Welsh King got here in third.

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