Team Joynson: Karen and April Joynson
Horses for 2016
- Bryntegllwynau Rocky Robin- 14.3hh, 8 years old, Welsh part bred, gelding. (Elementary/ FEI pony.)
- Rooks Champers- 6 years old, German Reit pony, 15.3hh mare. (Young horse classes/ Prelim/ Novice)
- Rooks Corker- 14.2hh, German Reit pony, stallion ( Novice/ Elementary level)
- Elegance- 16hh, Warmblood mare, 18 years old. (Advanced medium/ FEI Horse.)
Best 2015 Results
- April came 2nd in the Sheepgate U25’s National Championships semi-final out of 72 top riders and 3rd in the finals.
- Karen Qualified for Area Festivals and Regional Championships in Dressage & Showing
- Watching April & Robin develop into superstars in so many different disciplines and being selected to ride in county teams in British Dressage, British Showjumping, Riding Club, Pony club and School teams & qualifying for countless championships
- Karen is working on the selection process for BD inter-county, inter-regional and Home International England Teams
- April wishes to successfully participate at the home- international, FEI pony and horse tests and in championships she has qualified for this year.
- Aiming for Regional championships in Prelim/Novice & Area Festivals
- Qualify for Equifest, BSPS, CHAPS championship shows
- Never Give Up – even when things seem to go wrong, you must believe “things happen for a reason” and normally lead to bigger and better things
- Live Every day like it’s your last
- If you put the work in, anything is possible
- Watching April and Robin’s progress and feeling proud of their amazing achievements in so many different disciplines
- April’s highlight was being selected for the home-international BYRDS England squad, being one of the youngest riders & the only rider selected with two horses. She also won the Badminton training bursary in 2014 for the ‘rider showing the greatest potential.’
- Karen has so many ‘Special Horses’, but Bertie-Boo (Secret Avalanche), who they sadly lost last year, was a really special horse who helped so many riders achieve their dreams
- April’s first pony Popcorn, a palomino 11.2hh Welsh Section B mare who taught her to love dressage, but also her current pony Rocky Robin, who taught her that you don’t have to have a expensive flashy pony to succeed- if you put the work and dedication in dreams really can come true.
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