What a month June was, I hardly feel like my feet have touched the floor. From Luhmuhlen to Hickstead to Strzegom to Ireland with the odd wedding or two along the way I can safely say I feel like I haven’t stopped to take a breath.
Cool Investment ( Monkey) achieved something I never thought possible. He’s had so many problems throughout his career from being kicked badly as a young horse to Kissing Spine with the odd niggling injury along the way. For him to compete at four star level was an absolute dream come true for me. It just ... Read More
Houghton International Horse Trials has always been one of my favourite events and I have been going there every year since they held their first event in 2006.
I took Cool Investment, aka Monkey, for the CIC***, which was also the Nations Cup class and very competitive, as his last prep run before Luhmühlen.
I was really pleased with his dressage and he had a personal best score of 35.8 which was an improvement of ten marks from his last dressage.
In the show jumping he jumped ... Read More
Our next Supported Rider needs little introduction, it is our very own video blogger and Facebook live presenter Alice Dunsdon.
I dont think there ever was any doubt that Alice would ride, her mother was an International Show
Jumper and her father was a keen hunting man and carriage driver, and she has a particularly famous cousin who goes by the name of Tina Cook, so horses have featured in Alice's life since she was born.
Alice lives at home on the family farm, there are 25 horses at home and 10 event horses out competing.
Her mum is a very big part of ... Read More