King’s Equestrian Team jump into action at NSEA Show Jumping event

On Tuesday, 20 February, members of the King’s Equestrian Team competed at the NSEA Show Jumping event at Kelsall Hill.

The team, comprising of Scarlett Gilruth (3LES), Immi Gilruth (RMOW), Lucy Scott (3WAL) and Jasmine Newsam (SHWER) competed in Class 3 and Class 4 team events.

In the Class 3 90-95cm National Schools Qualifier, King’s impressed with a fifth place finish. 

But it was in the Class 4 1m-1.05m National Schools & Hickstead Elite Qualifier where the girls excelled. Placing overall second, the team secured its place in the Hickstead Elite Championships, taking place in May, and a spot in the National Schools Competition in October.

The team was accompanied by Mrs Wilkinson. 

She said: “The team had a great day at Kelsall Hill in a very competitive field. I am looking forward to seeing them compete at Hickstead and the National Schools later this year.”