Scindian Riders Riding High

29 March 2014

A group of 15 students along with the Teacher In-charge attended the prestigious Delhi Horse Show-2014. It was held at the Army Polo and Riding Club, Delhi Cant. from 29th March to 3rd April. Aditya Raj Singh Sisodiya (Class VII, Jankoji House) secured third position in DHS Children Jumping Group – II category. In the DHS Young and Junior Rescue Relay Jumping category Sansrisht Bhatia (Class XII MahadjiHouse) bagged the bronze medal. The young riders were very excited to win medals amongst few thousand contestants from all parts of the country. Young daring riders gave a riding display exhibiting their equestrian feats during Founder's Day 2014. Sanshrist Bhatia started the display with galloping bearing the school flag. Amrit Pal Singh, Kabir Verma and Yash Saharan displayed rudiments of vaulting including show jumping and steeple chase. Sanshrist Bhatia and Amrit Pal Singh did tent pegging and Ayush gave rear salute. Full colours were given to Sansrisht Bhatia and Rituraj Shekhar, Half Colours went to Arpit Gupta, Amrit Pal Singh Virk and Dev Raizada Show jumping has been introduced in 2014. Equipment for this as well as preparation of the riding ground is underway. Our horse riding team has started taking part in IPSC EQUESTRIAN CHAMPIONSHIPS held at PPS, Nabha and Mayo Boys. The School looked at this sport at a competitive level just two years back and the team under the coaches and I/C Riding Mr. Abhijit Mukhopdhyaya have already started winning medals.