News of Cool Compliments ( Izzie )
News Cool Compliments
Competition results and the progress of Cool Compliments ( Izzie ) will be posted here on a regular basis.
15th January 2009 : Markfield EC : Discovery : The horse gave us cause for concern today as she was a struggle to get around the first round clear and then after hitting a fence totally refused at the next which is totally uncharacteristic of her.
16th December : Field House EC : Discovery : The horse spooked at the canteen windows giving her four faults in the first round.
14th December : Field House EC : Discovery : A steady double clear today.
30th November : Markfield EC : Discovery : The horse seemed somewhat lifeless today with four faults in the first round.
26th November : Solihull EC : Discovery : Four faults today saw Izzie well down the list.
19th November : Solihull EC : Discovery : A steady 6th place double clear from 25 starters today.
16th November : Markfield EC : BSJA Discovery : Four faults in the first round was mainly due to ring rustiness after her 2 and a half month rest .
10th September : Arena UK Grand Prix Meeting : Izzie was entered into the 5yr Grand Prix qualifiers but a swollen leg on arrival prevented her from competing.
29th August : Scope / BSJA National Show Jumping Championships : 5yr old Milton Championship : Consolation Final : With a starting height of 1. 15m it was tiredness that eventually caught up with the horse which although completing the first round successfully was awarded 3 time faults. Following the horse's performance over the last four days we received enquiries as to whether we would be prepared to sell the horse.
27th August : Scope / BSJA National Show Jumping Championships : 5yr old Milton Championship : Prelim Round : With another starting height of 1. 15m Izzie had no problems in completing the first round and was very unlucky to catch the last fence in the 1.20m jump off.
25th August : Scope / BSJA National Show Jumping Championships : 5yr old Milton Championship : Prelim Round : With a starting height of 1. 15m and the atmosphere of the indoor Championship arena , we were congratulated at the way this horse performed on completing her first round of jumping at this advanced level !
20th August : Southview EC : Newcomers : The horse was brought here to the Pre Scope Show as final preparation for the Scope festival. She was also jumped in a new saddle and in spite of eight faults her jumping technique gave a lot of encouragement for this 5 year olds future.
14th August : Weston Lawns : Newcomers : Today brought eight faults.
8th August : Weston Lawns : Newcomers : Today brought four faults.
26th July : Hargate Arenas : Newcomers : Today brought another eight faults.
24th July : Weston Lawns : Newcomers : Today brought eight faults.
12th July : Southview EC : 5 yr old ( 1. 10m ) : This competition brought eight faults but was a valuable part of the horse's education.
29th June : Weston Lawns : Discovery : Today brought a clear and four for this young horse.
21st June : Weston Lawns : 1.05 / 1.10m 5yr old Handicap : Four faults in the second round did not do credit to the horse's jumping fluency.
14th June : East of England : Discovery : A double clear 6th place from 35 saw Cool Compliments in the money.
13th June : East of England : 1.05 / 1.10m Handicap : A very pleasing double clear 12th place today.
8th June : Weston Lawns : Discovery : The first ride for the new rider saw a satisfying 4 faults.
29th April : Arena UK : Discovery : A return to competition and the first outdoor of the season saw Cool Compliments with a clear and four.
Feb 3rd : Horse to be rested until the outdoor season .
Feb 2nd : Arena UK : Newcomers : A clear and four was a satisfying result for this 4yr old !
Feb 1st : Arena UK : Discovery : Izzie was taken around for her 5th Discovery double clear today with a 6th place from 41.