Katherine qualifies for Petlans

Duns-based, Katherine Tullie (18) riding Arctic Jazz
Duns-based, Katherine Tullie (18) riding Arctic Jazz

DUNS dressage rider Katherine Tulley has qualified for next year’s prestigious Petplan Equine Area Festivals Championships.

This follows a great performance in the Petplan Equine Area Festival at Gordon Dressage Group, in Newmachar, Aberdeenshire.

Riding her own nine-year-old 16.3hh gelding, Arctic Jazz, 18-year-old Katherine won the Medium Restricted class to make the championhips which take place at Hartpury Arena in Gloucestershire next April.

The Petplan Equine Area Festivals, or ‘The Petplans’ as they are known among competitors and fans of dressage, is a series of 17 dressage competitions that runs from August to October. Held at top competition venues across the UK these events give riders the chance to compete in top class arenas and experience true championship conditions.