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WILL RAWLIN – Summer Recess

WILL RAWLIN – Summer Recess

Regrouping and Nunney International. June and July have been very quiet as far as competitions are concerned. June was very much a quiet month spent replanning and mid season tidy up in the yard and…

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THE BE VOLUNTEER – Champagne bubbles, soft cake and a chance to get the new wellies wet

THE BE VOLUNTEER – Champagne bubbles, soft cake and a chance to get the new wellies wet

Onwards rolls the volunteer journey and this week Monteberry (still wearing his #WearGreenForJonty ribbon) and I headed down the M5 to Gatcombe for The Festival of British Eventing. One of my favourite events, the Festival…

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BE VOLUNTEER – Return to the ring

BE VOLUNTEER – Return to the ring

  Well it’s been a while since I last shared my volunteering adventures, so I shall bring you up to speed. Way back in May; before this beautiful run of sunshine, ice creams and aftersun…

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DIARY OF FREELANCE GROOM

DIARY OF FREELANCE GROOM

So the week had come where everyone in the equine world faces Gloucestershire. Badminton!!!! Grooms and riders always feel the pressure leading up to this event and this year was no different due to the…

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IN THE SPOTLIGHT – Jo Marsh

IN THE SPOTLIGHT – Jo Marsh

Laura Phipps..   It was Einstein who said “in the middle of difficulty, lies opportunity”. This is certainly apt for Jo Marsh. Jo’s story is a seismic tale of triumph over adversity and I am…

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ROO FOX – Barroca and Back

ROO FOX – Barroca and Back

If you read my blog around this time last year, you will note that I said I would never, never go on the sunshine tour again. It is late Jan, early Feb and it is…

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DIARY OF A FREELANCE GROOM..

DIARY OF A FREELANCE GROOM..

Hi let me introduce myself……..I’m Debbie – a freelance competition groom. I’ve been a freelance since 2014, but before that I was head girl for Izzy Taylor and worked for Andrew Nicholson and Chris King.…

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WILL RAWLIN – Manic May

WILL RAWLIN – Manic May

The month of May seemed to have been one competition after the other. Still all the regular horse maintenance programs in place, farrier, osteopathy and saddle fitting. The month started with Badminton Cross Country day. …

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CHARLOTTE ROWE – May has been a really exciting month with the addition of a new horse on the yard

CHARLOTTE ROWE – May has been a really exciting month with the addition of a new horse on the yard

May has been a really exciting month with the addition of a new horse on the yard. Redbarn Lux Ury Biscuit aka Biscuit. Biscuit is owned by Eventing Worldwide so its a pleasure to have…

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Nolan retires horse of a lifetime from international competition 

Nolan retires horse of a lifetime from international competition 

Sarah Carless.. Irish event rider Alan Nolan has announced he is retiring his horse of a lifetime from international competition.  Bronze Flight, who is owned by Carole Warren, has been ridden by Nolan, who is…