1. Skip to content

Dalley partners Womble to qualify for RDA National Champs

Posted: Tue, 09 May 2017 16:38

Dalley partners Womble to qualify for RDA National Champs

Derby ICON bursary recipient Matthew Dalley has qualified for the RDA National Championships – just weeks after starting a partnership with a new horse.

The 23-year-old para-rider, from Alvaston, rode Womble to successful qualification for the for Grade 4 Dressage section at Hartpury in July – their first competition together.

Matthew, based at Scropton RDA, where he also volunteers, said: "Womble and I have started training for both show jumping and dressage and are working well together.

"The new BS Para Show Jumping league starts in June and we're planning to be ready to take part in this."

If you're inspired to take up an equestrian sport, or any other activity, visit our club and activity search.

Tags: Compete, Derbyshire Sport, ICON, Matthew Dalley, equestrian