The All England Jumping Championships, Hickstead

1-09-18

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Aston

12-08-18

The Royal International Horse Show

29-07-18

As you may have noticed recently I have been trying my hand at a bit of showjumping more than usual, so it was no surprise that when I got the invite to ride in Hickstead's MS Amlin Eventers' Challenge I was over the moon. This is one of my absolute favourite places to ride and so to have the chance to go in the main arena cross-country-style was epic. I was absolutely terrified going in, that arena is HUGE, but Willem was a star. Although he was a little strong going round (I like to think of it as over excited...) he did me proud and we got round in one piece with no embarrassing moments.

All horses jumped fantastically all week in the back arenas, getting plenty of practice in for our next eventing outing.

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Eridge

15-07-2018

Well what a consistent weekend I’ve had!!
ChitChat was very good jumping a really lovely and confident double clear, she struggled a little bit in the heat for the dressage but really pleased with her over all performance after not having run for a while. 
Bubbles seemed to be struggling on the ground in both the warm up and the arena and managed to trip over a good 4 or 5 times in his test so didn’t get to show off some of the great work we were getting in our lesson with Pip on Friday, but he jumped another great double clear! 
Clarke showed massive improvements on the flat scoring a better mark with just one big mistake in his test, so pleased with him and grateful to Pip for her amazing help! He sadly just had 1 fence down but still jumped super and breezed round the XC finishing full of running!
And they ALL finished 9th !!!

Aston

20-07-18

This Friday we headed to Aston for Moorelands Celebration's (Clarke) first ever advanced and I could not be prouder of how he went. He did a super test, hitting a PB of 33.6 and gave me two amazing double clears. We had a few time penalties in the cross country, but on this ground, and for his first time stepping up a level I just wanted to make sure we got round nicely, so we could finish with loads of confidence looking towards our next event together. It's a very special feeling being able to take a home bred up through the levels, made all the better when you're on such a superstar - I can't wait to see what the future has for this guy.


Pyecombe

08-07-2018

Pyecombe jumping with Willem, Clarke and Dirk all feeling super!


Getting back to it

23-06-2018

So on Saturday I got myself back out Eventing. As my first event back since Bramham I found it all very emotional, but thanks to my amazingly supportive team being there for me and the favourite boy Clarke doing a foot perfect double clear, I managed to do it.
I am so very lucky to have so much support and such lovely horses getting me back into the swing of things and reminding why I love this sport so much.

 

World Class Training

20-06-2018

Such a fab day at Aston for World Class training. As you all know it has been really hard for me getting back into riding after the trauma of losing Ed, but I’ve had amazing people around me helping me through it all. I managed my first cross country session since Bramham and Bubbles was absolutely amazing - I managed to really enjoy myself! I’m so very grateful for all the support from my family, friends, staff, the World Class team and all the people that are involved with me and my horses!


It's Hickstead Time!

25-06-2018

Such a fab 2 days jumping at Hickstead getting some showjumping practice in.
Willem jumped two lovely clears in the Fox Hunter, with Clarke fast in heels giving me a third clear. Bubbles just had one unlucky pole down in the Newcomers but felt fantastic! 

 

Borde Hill Horse Trials

 

It was a very quick pit stop at hime before turning everything around and headed to Borde Hill with Bubbles He did a lovely test and double clear but steady on the hard ground which lost us 2nd place in the Open Novice. 


Nations Cup Debut


Saracen Horse Feeds Houghton International Horse Trials