Real Life Stories

Jumping for joy! and a not so memorable exam!

 Richard starts his riding journey at 30 something Ricahrd shares his challenges of learning to canter and trot One of the perks of Richard regularly helping out at his riding school was to sometimes receive a free riding lesson when someone cancelled.…

Learning to Canter and Trot

Richard faces some challenges but his desire for riding grows.  Richard continues to have lessons and realizes very quickly that his desire to ride and to spend more time at the riding school increases. After just a few lessons he…

You're never too old or too young to start horse riding

Welcome to Richard Neale's amazing story  A thirty something horse owner and rider, nothing too amazing about that, lots of people in their thirties own and ride horses, but how many actually start to ride in their thirties?  Over the…

Tamsin reaches her riding goals for 2012 - helped by some great tips from Ben Maher

PART 1 Tamsin returns to riding andPART 2 Tamsin finds her perfect horsePART 3 I was very lucky to get tickets for both the Eventing Dressage second day and Eventing Show Jumping at Greenwich Park and be part of the amazing…

What is involved in becoming a PARA Dressage Rider- Emma Sheardown explains all

EMMA SHEARDOWN EXPLAINS PARA DRESSAGE AND WHY GREAT BRITAIN IS SO SUCCESSFUL IN THIS SPORT The Sport of Para Dressage has played a big part in the Paralympic Games since Atlanta in 1996. Here in Britain we are proud in…

Tamsin finds her perfect horse in Captain - and tells us how they go on a learning curve together.

PART 1 Tamsin Drew returns to riding Part 2 I purchased Captain sixteen months ago, a 9 year old black gelding whose owners were selling him as they didn't think he would make a three star horse and he wasn't particularly…

Tamsin Drew - 33 Year old City girl returns to riding after 14 years.

PART 1 Tamsin Drew started riding at the tender age of eight and followed in the shoes of her mother and sister who both rode and had horses at home.  Tamsin inherited her sister's full Connemara event pony Rolly (pictured here), and…

JANE AND ALAN FIND REAL POTENTIAL IN LOT 117 TORNADE D'ESTRUVAL (FR) - 'TAWNY'

Alan and I have been very fortunate to have been the very proud owners of some super horses in Training which we have enjoyed immensely. We favour the National Hunt Racing scene which allowed us to summer horses at home…
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