Pupils go galloping at mane event

Sophie Miller rode Cracker at the Winchester House School Hunter Trials
Sophie Miller rode Cracker at the Winchester House School Hunter Trials
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Young horse riders jumped their way over fences and through woodland for a national schools hunter trials.

More than 220 pupils from 41 different schools met at Foxhill Farm in Eydon for the event, hosted for the third time by Winchester House School.

It took place on Sunday and included young riders from as far as Peterborough and Derbyshire.

Emma Goldsmith, the school’s new headteacher, handed out rosettes and prizes.

She said: “The hunter trials was a fantastic occasion with so many young people taking part from seven up to 18 years of age.

“The sun shone and the enthusiasm of children and spectators alike was tremendous.”

The next Winchester House School Hunter Trials take place on May 10.