5 November - Today sees Scott Brash MBE from Peebleshire mark an amazing achievement following the release of the latest Longines FEI World Ranking Jumping List. Scott has now held onto the World No.1 spot on the list for the twelfth consecutive month, a feat which has not been achieved since 2006.

Scott holds the No.1 spot on a total of 3070 points and this sees him sit 271 points ahead of Ludger Beerbaum from Germany. Marcus Ehning, also from Germany, currently sits in third on 2685 points with Kent Farrington from the USA in fourth on 2680 points. Fifth place currently belongs to Kevin Staut from France and he has 2585 points.

In addition to this incredible success, Great Britain has also achieved pole position on another key ranking list. Hello Sanctos, the bay gelding owned by Lady Pauline Kirkham and Lord & Lady Harris and ridden by Scott Brash, has held the top spot on the FEI World Breeding Federation for Sport Horses (WBFSH) World Ranking Jumping Horse List from July to September.

Scott and Hello Sanctos won a Team Gold at both the London 2012 Olympic Games and 2013 European Championships. This year has seen the combination take victory in the Grand Prix at the Cannes, Estoril and London Legs of the Longines Global Champions Tour. More recently, the combination was acknowledged as the International Combination of the Year at the British Showjumping Awards Ball.

British Showjumping would like to extend their congratulations to Scott and Hello Sanctos for their tremendous performances and also to Lady Kirkham and Lord & Lady Harris for being such supportive owners and allowing Great Britain to have such a stronghold on the international stage.

image: Stefano Grasso/Longines