Sophia Hogan and Jesse Mae Harmony win the Pony Bronze league 138cm & Under Championship

Sophia Hogan and Jesse Mae Harmony. Credit: 1st Class Images

In the final class of the day, Sophia Hogan excelled to win the Pony Bronze League 138cm & Under Championships at the British National Showjumping & Academy Championships show 2021. At 11 years old, Sophia, riding Jesse Mae Harmony, put up a show stopping performance.  With an impressive 20 combinations out of 52 starters making it through to the second round, they stepped up to the challenge with only six riders claiming a double clear.

Sophia and 10-year-old Jesse Mae Harmony, stable name Jesse, flew around the jump off course, finishing in just 31.70 seconds. When asked about the win, Sophia explained “the course was good for Jesse, it gave her plenty of space to gallop which kept her pace!”

Thrilled to be crowned winner, Sophia said her favourite thing about Jesse is “her great personality!” Proud mum to Sophia said she was absolutely delighted to see her daughter win the title, along with her other daughter, Georgia Hogan, winning first place this afternoon in the Bronze League 128cm Final.

Close on Sophia’s tail was Sienna Palin riding Calusa taking second, and Jemima Summer Cooper with Ardenteggle Might in third.

The Bronze and Silver Pony/Rider Combination League was introduced by British Showjumping in 2014 and allows all pony riders to be able to track their progress on a regional and national league table.

For further information on the British Showjumping National & Academy Championships 2021 please contact press@grandstand.co.uk or call 02476 858 205.

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