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British sportswoman, Jenna Copley, part of medal winning tentpegging team, chooses a WOW saddle

Trail-blazing British sportswoman, Jenna Copley, competes in Tentpegging competitions – this is mounted skill at arms, a 2,500 year old cavalry sport originating in Asia that uses lances, swords and guns. The modern competitive version was recognised by the FEI in 2004.

Jenna rode for the British Tentpegging Association’s team at the international FEI tent pegging competition in India in March, with First Thought Equine lending her a WOW Stock Saddle to take to India. The team came home with a silver medal in Team Lance. “We will now lay some strong foundations to improve Britain’s result on the international stage,” says Jenna, also a polocrosse player. “The WOW stock was excellent, and a boon to be on a comfy saddle. It offers great flexibility for fitting the different pool horses that we get in competitions like this; especially because it is modular, like all WOW saddles, and can be dismantled to fit in my luggage!”

Well done Jenna, from team WOW…

 

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Take stock in WOW’s latest innovative saddle

The new WOW Stock Saddle, from First Thought Equine, launches this spring.  It has ‘Poley’ knee pads at the front to help maintain a stable riding position, and the unique Flair air-flocking system. This is used in place of traditional wool flocking, and automatically takes up asymmetry in the horse’s back, resulting in a saddle that truly fits the horse at all paces.

One trail-blazing British sportswoman who can’t wait for its launch is British Tentpegging team member Jenna Copley, who is already the proud owner of four WOW saddles in jumping and dressage styles.

Jenna hopes to ride in a demonstration at the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations, an event marking the monarch’s 60-year reign, in Hyde Park on 4th June 2012. She joins a troupe of British riders who will be taking to the saddle to demonstrate of the sport of Tentpegging, a 2,500 year old cavalry sport originating in Asia that uses lances, swords and guns on horseback. Tentpegging is collective name for mounted skill at arms, primarily based on the military practice of raiding enemy camps. The modern competitive version was recognised as a sport by the FEI in 2004.

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What is Tentpegging?

There will be a demonstration of Tentpegging at the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations, an event marking the monarch’s 60-year reign, in Hyde Park on 4th June 2012. A troupe of British riders will be displaying the 2,500 year old cavalry sport originating in Asia that uses lances, swords and guns on horseback. Tentpegging is the collective name for mounted skill at arms, primarily based on the military practice of raiding enemy camps.

Have a look at this Tentpegging video…

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