LOCAL rider and business owner, John Chubb competed in the Pet Plan Winter Medium Open National Dressage Championships at Hartpury College (Gloucester) recently.

John rode nine-year-old, warmblood 'Ruby Rubin', a horse he co-owns with Debbie Selwyn (Tredown Landrovers). He was placed 7th out of 27 competitors who had qualified from around the country.

John and Ruby have already qualified for the Summer Dressage Regionals (Advanced-Medium Restricted) to be held at Kingston Maurward in July.

For the full report, and a round up of the area news and sport, please see this week's edition of the 'Post'.