News from the Ian Stark Equestrian Centre

Fantastic Finale To The Winter Series

On Saturday 14th February we saw the conclusion of the TopSpec Winter Dressage Series . The overall championship went to Carly Scott and her lovely big horse Zorro… Carly finished the series on an impressive 30 points, 7 points ahead of Jennifer Lange & Desdamona, however the latter  won the voucer for being the Best Retrained Racehorse.

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Carly Scott & Zorro

The Champion Pony went to Katy Lowthian and Craiglea Persian Prince. Katy has produced some lovely tests of late and was a worthy (and very happy!) winner. Karen Gillie and Culsarus Inish Balu won the 4/5yo with the most points – this combination also won this category in the Carrs Billington Show Jumping Series.

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 Katy Lowthian & Craiglea Persian Prince


For the final Points table click on the following link TopSpec Winter Series Points Table

ISEC would like to thank TopSpec for there generous sponsorship. They donated a 10:10 Joint Supplement voucher to the winner of every class throughout the series, aswell as a Comprehensive balancer voucher, plus lots of other TopSpec goodies to the Champion Carly Scott.

A couple of weeks ago we enjoyed a great day at the Carrs Billington Showjumping finale. All those in the running for the Palet of feed came out to grab those final points. However Rebecca Dun and the lovely Ginja Ninja won 2 classes with ease and style to secure the prize. Rebecca  & June Campbell (who looks after Ginja Ninja) were delighted with the fantastic prize. The combination finished on 46 points, 11 points ahead of the Pony Champion, Frankie Home-Mossop & her mare Trev.


Paula Whitson from Carrs Billington with Rebecca Dun & Ginja Ninja


Pony Champions Frankie Home-Mossop & Trev

The best Retrained Racehorse prize went to Rachel Shiell & Nicozetto. This horse has improved immensely thoughout the winter series and will be aimed at an eventing campaign this Summer. As mentioned previously Karen Gillie & Culsarus Inish Balu took the best 4/5yo – a horse with a bright future in all disciplines.


Karen Gillie & Culsarus Inish Balu

We would like to thank Carrs Billington for sponsoring the Winter SJ series, and a special thanks to Paula Whitson from Carrs Billington for presenting the prizes at the final.

We are currently planning our Summer series – please keep a close eye on the website for future dates.