See incredible photos of Island’s only rider at Osborne Horse Trials


Sarah Holmes, 27, an event rider from Rookley, has placed sixth in her section at the eventing competition in East Cowes.

The Osborne House event on Wednesday (July 25) was a scorcher, but that didn’t stop Island rider and her horse, Dunganstown Fleur, from coming ninth in the dressage event earlier in the day.

She then went clear in the show jumping event on another horse before finishing the day strongly in the cross country event on her “pocket rocket” Dunganstown Fleur.

See incredible photos from the event in the gallery below (click to enlarge):

Sarah Holmes and Dunganstown Fleur – photo by Jonathan Sheath
Sarah Holmes and Dunganstown Fleur – photo by Jonathan Sheath
Sarah Holmes and Dunganstown Fleur – photo by Jonathan Sheath

Miss Holmes will return to Osborne House on Thursday (July 26) riding Lowhill Clover, in the Grand Prix event.