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Royal Windsor Horse Show

Royal Windsor Horse Show

Windsor was wet and, for me, day one was disappointing. Cappa Sham was not drawn in in the coloured class and, with 31 entered, it was hard to see what was g...
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Keysoe Mark II

Keysoe Mark II

It was another cold Monday morning and we were off to Keysoe, yet again, with three horses. Super Moon came out for the first time since September and, havin...
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First HOYS Coloured Qualifying Class

First HOYS Coloured Qualifying Class

What fab weather, this weekend. It was an early start and I was off to Arena UK with Cappa Sham for the first Horse of the Year Show Coloured qualifying clas...
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Sands Farm 2019

Sands Farm 2019

It was another very cold morning, this weekend, but not too busy with just one Baileys ‘Bab’ off to Sands Farm for the first showing qualifier of his career....
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First Show of 2019

First Show of 2019

Just as I thought spring had come, the team where off to Addington and I froze! It was the first outing for MayDay Flyer. He did the Novice Hunter class and ...
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Coming Along Nicely

Coming Along Nicely

You forget how time flies, so I thought I would have to update you on the new Baileys cob! We can’t believe the change in him from December to March and he j...
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The First Show of 2019

The First Show of 2019

It was the first outdoor show of the year! The weather was fab and we took three young ones. We didn’t quite get the results I wanted, but they went well and...
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Happy Christmas and New Year 2018!

Happy Christmas and New Year 2018!

Well, winter now has a strong hold, with lots of wet mud and short days!! However, I held a small In-Hand show, last week, and the best class was definitely ...
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Winter Is Upon Us

Winter Is Upon Us

Winter is well on the way now with leaves changing, hairy cobs and the start of mud! And I’m busy planning the next season. The first show will be in Februar...
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Novice Showing Show

Novice Showing Show

Well, if you think Winter is quiet, think again! I’ve been out and bought a 3-year-old and, you guessed it, untouched! It’s not a cob and it has no name! I h...
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HOYS 2018

HOYS 2018

Well, HOYS was the last show of the season. Although Baileys Starfall, who has been in training for 14 months since arriving unbroken from Ireland, wasn’t pl...
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The Last Show Before HOYS

The Last Show Before HOYS

Well, the trip to Wiltshire Show paid off! Baileys Cappa Sham won the Coloured and the Maxi section. He then went on to be Champion in one section and Reserv...
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The Last County Show of 2018!

The Last County Show of 2018!

It was the last County show of the season at the Royal Berkshire and we finished the county circuit on a high. It was an early start and a cool fresh morning...
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