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Nationals 2007 Report

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The UK National Championships was held at Ashfields Polo Club in Great Canfield, Essex. On Thursday rain lead to wet fields and some lorries got stuck in the mud on entry but Friday was brighter and on Saturday and Sunday the site was soaked in glorious sunshine, perfect weather for the Nationals. A Grade Cup Read more…

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Nationals 2006 Statistics & Quotes

UKPA

Courtesy of the UKPA, an analysis of the alternative ways to determine the grades for the Nationals. I will admit I was personally skeptical of the Cup and Plate scenario but I thought it worked very well in the end and gave us some excellent finals, particularly in the Plate divisions. So there you have Read more…

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Nationals 2006 Report

UKPA

Best Mare of the Championships: Papoose (Sarah Peaker, Northern Lions) A Grade Cup They did it! For the second year in a row the Highlanders won the A grade title. They became the first team in several years to retain the title and they did it in style. In the end they comfortably beat Arden Read more…

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Nationals Draw Sparks ‘Cup or Plate’ Controversy

Nationals hasn’t even started yet but already there is a heated debate. Some clubs have voiced concerns over the structuring of the grades, which has seen a lot of teams move up into higher grades than they have played all year. This is somewhat strange as it used to be that at Nationals teams would Read more…

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A Look Back at the 2005 UKPA Nationals

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Ahhh the National Finals 2005, what a great time was had by all! Let’s look back at it and remember it in all its glorious detail (well the bits I can remember at least) A Grade The result went with the smart money as Highlanders defeated Arden in a thrilling final. It was a lot Read more…

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