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9th March :      7yr old 1.40m C+4faults  15/56

5th March :            7yr old 1.40m 12faults  57/60

4th March : 7yr old 1.40m D/C  17/71  Qualified for Final

3rd March :            7yr old 1.40m D/C  Joint 1st

26th February :      7yr old 1.35m 8faults  61/78

25th February :      7yr old 1.35m D/C      10/90

24th February :      7yr old 1.35m 9faults  70/90

19th February :      7yr old 1.30m D/C      12/90

18th February :      7yr old 1.30m 8faults  75/94

17th February :      7yr old 1.30m 8faults  63/90

                                                 12th February :      7yr old 1.30m  D/C    18/90

                                                 11th February :      7yr old 1.30m D/C  Joint 1st

             10th February :      7yr old 1.30m 8faults  71/78              

Dehesa Montenmedio , Spain ^

29th January  : Markfield EC : Foxhunter : Another good double clear.

29th January  : Markfield EC : 1.30m Open : A good double clear.

22nd January  : Markfield EC : 1.30m Open : A day for trying out a new bridle and bit brought 4 faults.

12th January : Harpury College : Pathway Training Day.

9th January : Solihull RC : Scope B & C Qualifier : With all double clears to qualify , Retto nearly achieved it with a clear and four.

2nd January : Hand Equestrian : Small Grand Prix : A much improved performance but still four faults in the first round.

1st January 2009 : Hand Equestrian : 1.30m Open : A second attempt at this height saw another first round four faults.

31st December : Hand Equestrian : 1.30m Open : A first attempt at this height saw four faults in the first round.

30th December : Hand Equestrian : Foxhunter : Another good performance with a double clear 6th place from a large 100 plus field.

21st December : Markfield EC : 1.20m Performance Blue Chip Qualifier : A good double clear win today from 25 others. ( See Horse and Hound ) .

14th December : Field House : 1,15m Open : A gentle bringing back to competition fitness with a nice double clear.

Horse given winter break.

14th September : Arena UK Grand Prix Meeting : Ventura Grand Prix ( 1.25 /1.30m ) FINAL :  30 horses lined up upon a course that was deliberately set to encourage time faults. Only 9 horses managed it into the jump off . Retto put in a blistering jump off round but the one fence down relegated her into 4th place as the fastest four faulter.

13th September : Arena UK Grand Prix Meeting : 6yr old Grand Prix  Final :  35 horses lined up for a final that saw 21 clears in the first round. Retto put in a fast jump off time but caught one fence to put her into a final 9th place.

11th September : Arena UK Grand Prix Meeting : 6yr old Grand Prix  First Qualifying Round :  Over 100 horses lined up seeking a top 20 spot. Retto duly obliged with a double clear 17th place.

11th September : Arena UK Grand Prix Meeting : Ventura Grand Prix ( 1.20m ) First Qualifying Round :  95 horses lined up chasing 15 qualifying places. Retto made easy work of it ,qualifying with a double clear 7th place.

29th August : Scope / BSJA National Show Jumping Championships : Classic Blue Ribbon : Grand Final : 33 horses contested this final which again had a starting height of 1.25m . Yet another rub and knock down in the first round saw an end to the competition for this horse.

25th August : Scope / BSJA National Show Jumping Championships : Newcomers Masters : Grand Final : 33 horses contested this final which had a starting height of 1.25m . An undeserved rub of the third from last fence saw Retto's competition at an end. 

24th August : Scope / BSJA National Show Jumping Championships : Classic Blue Ribbon ( 1.20m ) Semi Final : 187 horses lined up chasing just 15 qualifying places for the Grand Final. Retto duly obliged with a fast double clear putting her into a money winning 14th qualifying place.

21st August : Southview EC : Foxhunter : The horse was taken to this pre scope show to acclimatise her to jumping indoors again. She returned yet another double clear.

14th August : Weston Lawns : Foxhunter ( 1.20m )  : Retto completed her 14th Foxhunter double clear today for a money winning 2nd place from 30 starters.

8th August : Addington Manor : For 6 yr old Non British bred horses : In the second competition that was at 1.30m in the first round , four faults was again the best that Retto could achieve.

6th August : Addington Manor : For 6 yr old Non British bred horses : In a competition that was at 1.30m in the first round , four faults was the best that Retto could achieve.

25th July : Arena UK : Newcomers Regional / Scope Masters : Today saw a final attempt to qualify for HOYS but four faults in the first round ended the horse's hopes.

11th July : Southview EC : Newcomers Regional / Scope Masters : There was clearly something not right with the horse as she took the first three fences down in a competition that she had previously dominated.. She was subsequently immediately retired.

11th July : Southview EC : 1.20m Open : A double clear preparing the horse for the Newcomers Regional Final.

10th July : Weston Lawns : 1.25m Open : Another clear and four in this competition.

10th July : Weston Lawns : Foxhunter : A clear and four today

29th June : Northallerton Show : Newcomer Regional Final / Scope Masters : Voices Retto booked her place in the Scope Newcomers final today .  Over three rounds she completed her double clear and was the fastest time in the jump off in round three. One fence down however cost her a place at this year's HOYS after she eventually finished one place out of the HOYS qualifiers in 3rd position.

27th June : Northallerton Show : 1.25m Open : A fluent double clear 4th place put the horse well into the money today.

21st June : Weston Lawns : Foxhunter : A fast double clear saw Retto cruise into the Winners spot from 30 others.

14th June : East of England : 6 year olds : A double clear saw a joint 1st place from twenty five.

13th June : East of England : B & C Handicap : A clear and four saw Retto into 12th spot from thirty five.

6th to 8 th June : Bolsworth Castle :

Foxhunter : A double clear 8th place

Foxhunter : A double clear 5th place

Foxhunter : A double clear 5th place

Newcomers : A double clear 5th Place

Newcomers : A double clear 2nd place

1st June : Weston Lawns : Newcomers : A good first day start to the new season with a double clear win.                               

18th May : Unex Towerlands : 1.20m Blue Ribbon :  A great end to the three days with a stylish double clear win from 50 others.

17th May : Unex Towerlands : 6 yr Scope Qualifier :  A three round competition not against the clock. A disappointing four faults in the first round today.

16th May : Unex Towerlands : Grade A / B Handicap :  A clear and four in this competition.

16th May : Unex Towerlands : 1.25m Open :  A single phase to table A4 which Retto completed clear but with two time faults.

4th May : Arena UK : 6yr Scope Qualifier :  A three round competition starting at 1.20m and culminating at 1.40m , Not against the clock ,  Voices Reto made it to the 3 rd round where she caught a fence but never the less put her in a money winning joint 10th from 50 starters.

2nd May : Arena UK : Foxhunter :  As a warm up for the 6 yr old Scope qualifier here in two days time , Retto was put over another Foxhunter class and returned with a second place double clear from a 50 strong field.

29th April : Arena UK : Foxhunter :  A third place double clear today clocking up Retto's seventh double clear Foxhunter.

29th April : Arena UK : Newcomers :  A win for Retto today with an easy double clear.

27th April : Addington Manor : 6 yr old Handicap : A clear and four was still not enough to take a share of the prize fund.

24th April : Addington Manor : 6 yr old Handicap : 4 faults in the first round put her out of contention for a share in the prize money.

16th April : Quainton Stud : Voices Retto was presented for selection onto the Equine Pathway scheme.

13th April : Weston Lawns : Foxhunter : The sixth double clear Foxhunter today.

6th April : Weston Lawns : Foxhunter : The fifth double clear Foxhunter in as many weeks today for Retto !

3rd April : Weston Lawns : Foxhunter : A double clear 4th place saw Retto complete her four Foxhunter double clears in just four weeks.

29th March : Arena UK : Foxhunter :  A good double clear 6th place from 40 starters.

28th March : Arena UK : Foxhunter :  Four faults today put Retto well down the order.

24th March : Weston Lawns : Foxhunter :  A clear and four was good enough for a money winning 6th place from 34 others.

21st  March : Weston Lawns : Foxhunter :  Clear and four today put her just outside of the money in 9th place.

21st  March : Weston Lawns : 1.15m Open :  A good steady double clear.

13th  March : Markfield EC : Foxhunter :  A clear and four saw Retto into 6th from 15.

12th  March : Solihull EC : Foxhunter :  Retto was schooled around to gain her 2nd Foxhunter double clear today.

8th  March : Vale View : Newcomers :  Retto completed a nice double clear 6th place from 22 to give her a seasons fourth Newcomers double clear.

5th  March : Solihull RC : Foxhunter :  The horse's first Foxhunter in which she duly obliged with her first double clear at this height and a third place from 15.

5th  March : Solihull RC : Newcomers :  The first outing under the Greenacres saddle cloth brought a good clear and four 12th from 34 others.