TTEA hosts Mr Jorge Verswyvel Show Jumping Clinic & SL1 to kick off 2017

The Trinidad & Tobago Equestrian Association (TTEA) kicked off its 2017 season with an exhilarating Show Jumping League event held on Sunday, January 15, 2016 at San Antonio Stables in Santa Cruz. 

This first show took place a week after the TTEA hosted a phenomenal Show Jumping Clinic with specially invited instructor Mr. Jorge Verswyvel out of Bogota, Colombia in its continuing education efforts for its coaches and riders.  The training course was held over 5 days both at Saddle Valley Stables and San Antonio Stables in Santa Cruz.  The amazing results from Mr. Verswyvel training clinic was certainly on display last Sunday, as the beginner riders took to the arena for the first time on their own and the more seasoned riders totally captivating the audience with their performance.

The results from the Show Jumping League 1 are as follows:

Lead Line Stacked Poles:

1st – Scarlett Selby on Starlight

2nd – Melissa Vlieger on Sinnerman

Beginner: Children

1st – Charlotte Mack on Majestic 7

2nd – Annabella Hill on Morocco

Note: Myrisa Maundy also participated is this event on Starlight

Maiden: Children

1st – Isabella Powell on Rockstar

1st – Katie Darlow on Morocco

2nd – Meghan Koury on Rockstar

Maiden: Adult

1st – Jessica Morton on Unbridled Dream

2nd – Gabby Marhue on The Sultan

3rd – Gia Borely on Unbridled Dream

4th – Asha Bansee on Sinnerman


1st – Sandhya Moll on I’m not Rachel

2nd – Natalie Rapier on Viking Thunder

This show would not be possible without our Coaches: Anja Taylor, Sara McCartney, Sandhya Moll, and Natalie Rapier, Course Designers: Natalie Rapier and Anja Taylor, Ground Jury: Nikki Chatoor

Special thanks to our Event Chairperson: Retired Police Inspector Errol Grant, timers, ground crew and San Antonio Stables.