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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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Bucks County Show 2018 & Starfall's First Time Showing Side Saddle

Bucks County Show 2018 & Starfall's First Time Showing Side Saddle

We’ve been a few miles this week, but only took a couple out!! Bucks County Show was a bit busy for Cappa Sham! He started with the Ladies’ Side Saddle class...
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Stoneleigh 2018

Stoneleigh 2018

This weekend saw the baby cobs, Super Moon and Cygnus, heading to Stoneleigh Horse Show, with a trip on Friday up the M25!! They haven’t been out for a while...
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2018 National Side Saddle Championships

2018 National Side Saddle Championships

It was hot on Saturday, which found me at the Side Saddle Championship Show for the HOYS class with Cappa Sham, along with 25 others! Just glad I was not the...
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What a Week

What a Week

Last Sunday we had an early start, heading off to the Mid-Herts Country Show with the baby cobs!! These two haven't been out for a bit but they both gave me ...
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The Festival of Hunting 2018

The Festival of Hunting 2018

We had another early bird start on Wednesday to beat the M25 as we set off to the Festival of Hunting. The alarm went at 2.40am – ugh - but worth it. It was...
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Kent County Show 2018

Kent County Show 2018

Kent County Show was hot, hot, hot and the ground hard, but the horses coped well! It was cobs, cobs, cobs! CappaSham was third in the Maxi Cob class, Epime...
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Meet Helios

Meet Helios

Well, it was another busy weekend! On Saturday, we travelled 460 miles up to the Northern Show! The venue is quiet and, as it’s on a surface, the going is go...
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