At the British Dressage Area Festival held at Wellington Riding, Hampshire, Alice Hurley, competing on Karen Bourdon’s Spanish nine year old stallion Deseado, was successful in taking first place in the Inter I with the top score of 66.6% which qualifies them for the Winter Nationals at Hartpury next spring.

The combination have just returned from the Irish Nationals achieving Reserve Champion in the Inter I and placed in the top four in the Prix St Georges classes.