Blue Chip success for Hannah

Local showjumper Hannah Goodby has recently returned to the Island after competing in the Blue Chip National Showjumping Championships at Solihull Arena, in the Midlands. With her top horse Montys Star, Hannah has qualified to jump at these championships for the past eight years. In this year’s event she managed to make two jump-offs and…

Hannah hits the heights on showjumping circuit

Sports Aid recipient Hannah Goodby and her horse Montys Star recently returned to the Island having successfully competed at the National Scope Festival of Showjumping. Held at Stafford county showground in the West Midlands with nearly 2,000 competitors, it is the biggest showjumping event in Europe. This year Hannah used the Royal Manx Show as…

Top class training pays off for Hannah

Manx Sports Aid recipient Hannah Goodby this week returned to the Island after a very successful showjumping trip. Having spent the first 10 days at a professional training yard certainly helped to prepare for the National Blue Chip Winter showjumping championships at Solihull, Birmingham. In her first competition – 1.15m Open – Hannah, riding Montys…

Hannah makes her mark on national showjumping circuit

Local rider Hannah Goodby has enjoyed a busy season competing of the national show jumping circuit with her two horses Montys Star and Keltic Star. The 17 year old Onchan girl set out earlier this summer with the aim of qualifying for two major finals. She achieved that target and made her mark against some…