Hannah is the mane attraction at British National Young Rider Endurance Championships

Hannah Maskell and her horse Joyces Choice cruised to victory at the British National Young Rider Endurance Championships

Hannah Maskell and her horse Joyces Choice cruised to victory at the British National Young Rider Endurance Championships

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Tring School pupil Hannah Maskell and her horse Joyces Choice cruised to victory at the British National Young Rider Endurance Championships at the weekend.

The U21 competition was held in the Cirencester Park part of the Bathurst Estate over an 80km course, with conditions far from ideal.

Hannah Maskell and her horse Joyces Choice cruised to victory at the British National Young Rider Endurance Championships

Hannah Maskell and her horse Joyces Choice cruised to victory at the British National Young Rider Endurance Championships

Heavy rain made the going slippy, while the sunshine that followed meant maintaining the horse’s heart rate and speed was difficult.

Despite this, 14-year-old Hannah managed an average speed of 16.71kmph and Joyces Choices’s final heart rate was 52 beats per minute.

They pair dominated and were almost an hour ahead of their closest rivals.

The duo’s next major outing is to the Home Internationals in Scotland where they will compete to defend their Junior Title from last summer.