Henley Standard Property
HOME

Date:

Order your copy Advertise with us! HENLEY PAGES
Delivering the news from Henley on Thames and South Oxfordshire for over 100 years
  News     Sport    Celebrity   What's On Regulars Community Info Henley Standard TV Lifestyle Property Jobs Classifieds Gallery Trade
                               Follow us    Follow us    Newsfeed Search the Henley Standard  
Zara chooses Hambleden to make her post-baby riding comeback
Published 06/05/14



ZARA PHILLIPS returned to the saddle for the first time since the birth of her first child in Hambleden at the weekend, writes Jamie Presland. The Queen’s granddaughter took part in the Symm International Horse Trials on the Hambleden estate on Saturday and Sunday.

Phillips, 32, a member of the Great Britain Olympic team that won silver at London 2012, had not competed since the birth of daughter Mia in January.

She rode CG Master Lux and Mr Murt in the open novice class on Saturday and finished 20th and 22nd. She returned on Sunday to compete in the open intermediate class, finishing 29th with Black Tuxedo and ninth with High Kingdom, the horse she rode at the Olympics.Phillips was accompanied to the event by Mia and her husband Mike Tindall, the England rugby union player.

Estate manager Alex Dick said: “It’s great that Zara chose our event for her comeback ahead of all the other events around the country. We were very glad to have her here, as we were for all the riders.”

The trials are held at the estate every year. This year there were more than 800 riders competing in dressage, showjumping and cross-country.


PUBLISHED 06/05/14



 
MOST POPULAR
Cost of moving house has hit a record high
Developer landgrabs despite effect on rail line
Fish & chip shop shut by microwave fire
Rowers meet crowds at welcome home parade
Raiders smash through community hall wall
Vince Hill pays tribute to 'soul mate' Annie
David Essex proves he's still a ladies man.
Cancer treatment stopped by funding freeze
 
 
LATEST LIFESTYLE HEADLINES
John Deere mower is on offer
Luxury... minus the showroom price tag
School’s aim is to inspire young minds and create bright futures
You don’t have to be ‘sporty’ to enjoy sport
Prep school unveils its new nursery
Come and try classes free with fitness guru Emma-Jane Taylor
Dancing is for everyone — including adults
‘Joyful’ school that’s setting its sights high
High achievers and much more
Audi’s latest is a driver’s car worth investing in
E-Type’s long confinement is ending
Remember Beetlemania? Volkswagen big up concept car ahead of Paris Motor Show
Latest Video View more from   Henley Standard TV
ADVERTISE WITH US
LATEST NEWS HEADLINES
Inaugural Woodland Walk raises 2,300
Olympian opens The Space at former school
David Essex proves he's still a ladies man.
Vince Hill pays tribute to 'soul mate' Annie
Cancer treatment stopped by funding freeze
Top Videos
 
Most Popular
 
 
 
 
Higgs Group
HIGGS GROUP
Tel: 01491 419400
www.higgsgroup.co.uk
HENLEY PAGES
Tel: 01491 419419
www.henleypages.com
HIGGS PRINTING & DESIGN
Tel: 01491 149429
www.higgsprinitng.co.uk
HIGGS OFFICE SUPPLIES
Tel: 01491 419499
www.higgsofficesupplies.co.uk
HENLEY LIFE MAGAZINE
Tel: 01491 419449
www.henleylife.co.uk
  HIGGS GROUP, Caxton House, 1 Station Road, Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire, RG9 1AD. Telephone (01491) 419400  
© Higgs & Co (Printing) Limited 2012  |  Registered in England number 1418717