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Success in Amsterdam

      It was a pretty hectic trip to Amsterdam last week for the World Cup Qualifier held at the Jumping Amsterdam Show with Charlotte arriving home from New Zealand on the Saturday evening. She did get to ride Blueberry a couple of times before he set off to Holland early Wednesday morning.   We flew […]

Dealing with the winter Chill Factor!!

I hope all is well with everyone out there at this tricky time of year? It’s not always the most glamorous of past times looking after our beloved horses, especially during the winter time!   Here’s a few ideas for you on how to deal with the cold conditions when riding over these winter months.     I […]

Here’s to another exciting year!!

Well what an end to 2014 we had. Not only did Charlotte come fourth in the BBC Sports Personality of the year. We also went straight from the awards ceremony in Glasgow to Olympia in London the next day for a World Cup Qualifier. At this competition Charlotte and Valegro won both the Grand Prix […]

Meeting the Police & attending Awards!

What a fantastic week we have had so far. On Tuesday Charlotte was invited to ride out with the Metropolitan Police around London. We we taken to the Mounted Branch of the Met Police in Westminster, where they gave us a tour of there facilities and told us a little about there history. It was […]

Back home from Australia!

What an amazing couple of weeks. We are now back home after our awesome trip to Australia! Charlotte and I had a fantastic time both in Melbourne for Equitana, and in Sydney for a few days relaxing with friends. We went on a jet boat “spin” around Sydney Harbour, we had amazing sea food at […]

Australia travels, Equitana, & Sky Sports Awards!

It has been a very busy week here at Equitana in Melbourne. We have been on a trail ride around the countryside, on a ferry trip across a river, then more equestrian places to get introduced to horses and riders. That was just the first day straight from the airport after landing on the Tuesday […]

Well here is something I never thought I would do, a blog at 37,000 ft in the air somewhere between Dubai and Singapore! Wifi on a plane, I am in heaven haha! So the reason for  this is that Charlotte and I are on our way to Equitana in Melbourne! I will be posting blogs […]

Team Spirit shines through!

This weekend saw the final of the British Dressage Team Quest competition. 450 teams started out to qualify for this weekends final, with the top 20 Teams making the cut. Four of my clients put a team together called the “Cast Aways”, they qualified through the summer season, travelling around to many competitions and showing […]

Where next?

On our travels again! I just thought I would let you guys know about my next trips with Charlotte. Firstly to Olso in Norway for the Oslo Horse Show, then we are off to Randbol in Denmark for the Global Dressage Forum. We are very much looking forward to both events, maybe see you there?!    

The best test I have ridden

I like to work with my clients on how to produce an accurate and professional looking test when they compete. We work through some movements from the test, particular attention is given to parts that I feel that the horse or rider may struggle with. I like them to ride it with the judge in […]