May 052011
Double delight for Joanne

Leading equestrian vaulter Joanne Eccles proved worthy of her European and World Champion rankings this weekend (30 April – 1 May) – as she picked up the title in the CVI** Ermelo in Holland, making it two international titles in a fortnight! Joanne (22) from Tillicoultry, Scotland took the senior female class with her sister […]

Oct 112010
FEI World Equestrian Games: Vaulting Day Four

Britain has its first ever World Equestrian Games Vaulting Medal – and it’s a gold one! Joanne Eccles is now World and European Champion after four artistically brilliant performances. In her Freestyle today, she was back on top form after being disappointed with her Freestyle performance on Thursday, buoyed by her strong Technical round yesterday. […]

Oct 092010
FEI World Equestrian Games: Vaulting Day Three

Day three in the Alltech Arena was for the Individuals Technical rounds and Team Freestyle. Our female individual representatives are Lucy Phillips and Joanne Eccles with her sister Hannah narrowly missing the cut yesterday after the Compulsory and Freestyle rounds. Both vaulters had a good day. Lucy posted her best ever score of 7.463 in […]

Oct 072010
World Equestrian Games: Vaulting Day One

The vaulting competitions got underway today with the compulsory tests for team and individuals at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games. Our all-female team of seven had a tough draw behind Championship favourites Germany but even though they are a relatively young team, they put up a strong performance to lie eighth. USA hold the […]