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Nail-biting finish at Chatsworth

Nail-biting finish at Chatsworth

After all the weeks of bad weather and unpredictability of events running or not, or half running and then abandoning, or cancelling one day but running another, the sun has finally come out in earnest and where better for it to shine than glorious Chatsworth House. ...

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Phil the Foal at Badminton

Phil the Foal at Badminton

Our youngest home-bred, Reybridge River Congo (Phil) went to Badminton for the Dubarry Burghley Young Event Horse qualifier, ridden by our second jockey, Maxime Jambeau, and to everyone's delight qualified for the final ten with a relaxed and straightforward dressage...

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Thank you Bicton

Thank you Bicton

Eight horses travelled to Bicton Arena for CIC2* (Ferro Point, Dunge's Don Perignon and Carneyhaugh Rua), Novice (Man About Town, Reybridge Riverdanz and Royal Conquest) and BE100 (Granito DHI and Royal Crusade) and between them brought home a collection of beautiful...

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Pilot error  (aka plonker alert!)

Pilot error (aka plonker alert!)

Everyone was looking forward to Larkhill.  It's a fabulous venue which often has bad weather but rarely abandons or cancels because of it;  horses and jockey were desperate for a run and all the signs were that we'd have a good day.  Mark Milligan's Royal Conquest...

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Good results at Gatcombe

Good results at Gatcombe

Saturday at Gatcombe was abandoned and we waited with bated breath for the verdict on Sunday.  News came after the course walk at 5.30am (!) that Sunday's competition would go ahead.  David was first out in each phase with Dunge's Don Perignon (Don) for a double clear...

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Ribbons already!

Ribbons already!

Like most of the country, our planned first event at Moreton (Dorset) was cancelled due to being under a foot of snow!  Next on the list was Tweseldown, with entries in the Intermediate (Dunge's Don Perignon and Carneyhaugh Rua) and OI (Mr HiHo).  Don finished 5th in...

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Farewell to Fox

Farewell to Fox

Very sad news received from Wendy Schaeffer just before Christmas that Koyuna Sun Magic (Fox) has passed away aged 21.  Wendy bought him as a 4YO from the Koyuna Stud and produced him to 4*, winning Sydney CCI3* in 2005 along the way, and finishing sixth at Kentucky...

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2017 Results

Below is a full list of David's results for 2017, which are very consistent with previous years despite the six weeks off mid-season with a fractured collar bone. Thank you to all our sponsors and the team - grooms, farrier, vet, dentist, physio (horse and human!) -...

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Another year over…

Last outing of the season to Aldon, and two great results to finish the year – second place in the YHCIC* for Sarah Warden’s Man About Town II, and another second for our home bred Reybridge Riverdanz (by Cevin Z, out of Rose (Imperial Dancer)) in the BE100,...

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Osberton Ovation

Osberton Ovation

Osberton provided another fantastic weekend, despite a rather soggy start.  We had two horses entered in the CIC YH** (7YO) - Christine Lees' Ferro Point, and Tim and Alice Page's Dunge's Don Perignon, both running in their second two star competition. Frustratingly...

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