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...
Nations Cup News

Nations Cup News

Haras du Pin, August 2018 – fifth leg of the Nations Cup. With four horses running in the same competition (CICO3*) David (and Maggie, Jade, Molly) had a very busy few days out in France.  Eisfee and Chap were placed mid-order after the first day’s...
Advanced at Aston le Walls

Advanced at Aston le Walls

We had a fantastic weekend at Aston le Walls, coming home with four top ten finishes.  The Aston team had done a remarkable job with the ground, and were continuing to water parts of it during the competition as the day got hotter, which is not only going above and...
Wonderful Weekend in Wiltshire

Wonderful Weekend in Wiltshire

Beautiful Barbury this weekend with entries in the Novice, 2*, 3* and an invitation to the Event Rider Masters CIC3*. Friday’s Novice competition was a refresher for Sarah Warden’s Man About Town after a niggling injury.  27.8 dressage put him in the top 10 and an...