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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...

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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...

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Ballindenisk

Ballindenisk

Balllindenisk is a fabulous place, with fantastic facilities.  They produced a testing XC course but it was a tad muddy in the dressage arena!  Carneyhaugh Rua (Roly) didn’t particularly enjoy his test but still managed a healthy 57.5 to sit mid-order in a big...

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Haras du Pin

Haras du Pin

After several uncomfortable weeks with a fractured collar bone David was back in the saddle in mid August ready for a trip to Haras du Pin (France) with four horses:  Jane and Ian James’ Eisfee (Alice) in the CIC3*, Jane James’ Carneyhaugh Rua (Roly) and...

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In the 90s at Nunney

In the 90s at Nunney

The hottest weekend of the year, eight horses to ride and some very good results. Day One started with the 5YO class for Sarah Warden’s Jumbo’s Question (Bertie) (31dr, double clear, 10th), followed by Mark Milligan’s Royal Conquest (Edgar) in the...

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Beautiful Bramham

Beautiful Bramham

Bramham is a beautiful venue but a serious competition – 3* only – and described by Chris Bartle, BE’s Performance Coach as “top end 3*; this is where you come to prepare for 4*”. David took Chap for the CCI3* u25, and Eisfee (Alice) for...

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Babies at Badminton and Broadway

Babies at Badminton and Broadway

The youngsters on our team have had an exciting week.  Tim and Alice Page’s Dunge’s Bollinjer (Bolly) was entered in the 4YO Burghley Young Event Horse class at Badminton, followed by Reybridge Riverdanz (Jimmy) and Sarah Warden’s Jumbo’s...

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Brilliant Bicton

Brilliant Bicton

What a great weekend at Bicton – beautiful weather, very well organised, and a win in the CIC2* for Gillian Jonas’s Shannondale Quest (JJ).  David said he was “super chuffed” with the horse, and Gillian was delighted, not least because Bicton...

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