Senior Eventers Rewarded at Cheltenham

Senior Eventers were rewarded in the BETTALIFE® and Event Horse Owners Association (EHOA) Veteran Eventing Championship.

This league was established in 2023 and rewards those older riders, aged 45 and older, whose passion for eventing burns as strong as ever.     

This initiative is supported by BETTALIFE, providers of targeted nutritional support for horses, humans and dogs and the Event Horse Owners Association.

With the results of a maximum of five British Eventing competitions completed on one horse to decide the winner of a prestigious trophy accompanied by a generous prize fund.

The inaugural winner was Deborah Burrell and her horse Imperial Tangle (Impy)

Deborah collected her prize at the EHOA Awards Lunch at Cheltenham Racecourse on 19th November and collected her cheque for £500, a stunning trophy, rosette and an array of BETTALIFE products.    She was also the highest placed EHOA member.

Deborah commented: I am super proud of my horse for all the great rides she gave me this year which led to our achievement!  I know she is my horse of a lifetime”

Ryan Millar, director of BETTALIFE commented: “It’s been wonderful to follow the progress of this league throughout the year rewarding the more senior event riders who still remain as competitive as ever! We’d like to congratulate Deborah on her consistency during the season and wish her continued success in 2024 and beyond.” 

EHOA Awards Ceremony
Deborah Burrell winner of The Bettalife & EHOA Veteran Eventing Championship being presented with her prize by Amy Pickard of Bettalife during the EHOA Awards Ceremony held at Cheltenham Racecourse on the 19th November 2023. Image credit: Peter Nixon

The Runner-up in the Championship is Rachel Fisher riding her own Sidney Rebel. It was very close at the top with only a placing between the top two. Rachel receives £250 and an array of BETTALIFE products.

The award for the top-ranked rider aged 60 years and over goes to Dinah Smith and her horse Culmore JJ.  Dinah receives a prize of £100 and BETTALIFE products. 

Posted on 23rd November, 2023.

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