After just eight weeks as a ridden combination and at their first competition together, Royalty R & Serena achieved the required scores to be invited onto the 2019 Dressage NSW Young Rider Squad.
To round out the performance year, Royalty R was awarded the Dressage NSW Horse of the Year for the Novice Young Rider division with a top 5 average score of 73.134%.
Performance highlights of 2019 include Champion Young Rider Novice at the Dressage NSW Clarendon Winter Festival and Reserve Champion Novice at he Australian Young Rider Dressage Championships.
Royalty R was also awarded a Dressage NSW 2019 Silver Performance Medal for 3 or more performances at Novice level of 70% or more.
Covid-19 halted competition for the majority of 2020, but in just two competitions Royalty R and Serena were able to take their best scores at Medium level to 73.542% and Advanced level to 72.230%
This exciting combination have qualified for State, Nationals and the Sydney CDI at Advanced level and are on the cusp of competing Prix St George/FEI.