Equestrian

Bermuda win third jumping title

  • Top honours: Bermuda's winning team Tyler James, left, Candyce Martin and Casey Truran at the National Equestrian Centre

Bermuda have won their third successive Caribbean Equestrian Association’s Regional Jumping Challenge.

They finished ahead second-place Barbados, Jamaica, Cayman Islands and Trinidad. Antigua and Barbuda had to withdraw from participating in the competition.

The competition provides competitors of all ages with an opportunity to measure their skills against riders within the Caribbean region.

Riders compete in their own countries over two rounds of a predetermined jumping course at heights of .70, .85 or 1.00 metres.

In addition to winning the team event, Bermuda’s Christian Truran, riding De Le Vega, was the overall winner in the 1.00 division, with McKenzie James, riding Up Up & Away, and Casey Truran, riding Forza, placing second and third, respectively.

In the .85 division, Candyce Martins and Crème de Crème secured second place.

Officiating the event was Bermuda’s Judy Hagen, an International Federation for Equestrian judge.