Individual and team success for Newmarket school

Victoria de Sousa with the Fairstead House equestrian team ANL-151201-174050002
Victoria de Sousa with the Fairstead House equestrian team ANL-151201-174050002
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Members of the Fairstead House Equestrian Club enjoyed individual and team victories during the Inter-Schools Grassroots Showjumping and Inter Schools Regional Points League Showjumping event on Sunday.

In the 40cm section competition, held at Overa Farm Stud near Norwich, Adele Shaw won with two seconds to spare over teammate Ryan de Sousa, while Amelia Stokes and Luie Hall who took third and fourth, respectively.

Such was the Newmarket primary school’s dominance in the class, it also saw them take the team prize.

Adele Shaw posted her second win at the event in the 50cm class and, backed up by a third place from Stokes and a fourth from Ryan Shaw, the team prize went Fairstead House’s way too.  

In what was a hotly-contested 60cm class, Adele Shaw took a third individual win.

With Ryan Shaw also riding a clear, the class was secured for the Fordham Road school.

The school put forward a team in the 70cm class, but on this occasion they had to make do with third spot, with Ryan Shaw taking second place in the individual standings.