Bangin’ Belton

Bangin’ Belton

Six ponies packed off to Belton for a mixture of classes.  The end of Day 1 saw Galileo in mid-order after CCI-S3* dressage.  He flew round XC for a double clear and finished in 9th place, while in the Intermediate Droughtville Mike also jumped double clear in the...
First event – first win!

First event – first win!

The long journey to Barocca d’Alva in Portugal proved to be well worth the trip.  After a couple of days R&R David rode four horses in the CCI-S3*, the first event of the new 2019 season, and finished with a win with Jane and Ian James’ Eisfee...
First 4*

First 4*

It’s a long way to Pau, and taking a horse who doesn’t travel well is fraught with worry but Chap obviously knew what was at stake because he behaved impeccably. Dressage put him some way down the order but the really big test was to come – his first...
Fantastic Four

Fantastic Four

Four of our younger horses have been going great guns in their last events of the season. In between the senior international competitions David has been travelling to recently, these four have quietly been upping their game, delivering some excellent results at...
Wellington – Wet but Wonderful

Wellington – Wet but Wonderful

What a fantastic weekend we had at Wellington – despite needing those boots from start to finish on Day 2.  With six double clears we brought home lots of ribbons, and the SJ commentators offered David a frequent flyer Gold Card for the number of times he...