15 March 2015
Lydia Burgess a student on a level III equine course at the College competes in competitions known as Tent Pegging or Mounted Skill at Arms .
The aim of the sport is to ride at speed and using a sword remove wooden pegs as per the photographs.
The competition is performed individually, half section pairs and in teams of three or four.
Lydia practices at Moores Cottage Equestrian Centre but competes all over the country and is hoping to be picked for the international team to represent Britain in Pakistan in the near future
Learn more about our history
Since the original 400-acre College farm was bought back in 1919, Plumpton College has certainly seen a lot of changes.