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Aug 17

West Wilts 15th August and Baby Price 16th August!

So Tim headed off off to WWEC for a baby day on Tuesday and simply cruised a win with Hester in the novice for a a 22 dressage and a double clear.  He also had Mr Cin Cin who posted...
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Aug 17

Haras du Pin CCIO3 11th August

  Ascona M (Ava) for the CCI three star at Haras du Pin and two first time advanced runs for Pats Jester (PJ) and Kinccoley Cruising) Minnie.  Haras was the setting for the notoriously soggy WEG in 2014 where Classic...
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Aug 17

Haras du Pin 11th August

Photo: Tim at Tatts with Pats Jester... credit Tess Anderson. I am going to start this post with NO THERE IS NO NEWS OF BABY PRICE just to refute the amount of e mails and messages I have had in...
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Aug 17

Smiths Lawn 7th August.

Firstly a belated welcome to the team to Scooby who made his international debut at Gatcombe this weekend! He may have big shoes to fill but he sure has ticked all the boxes so far! After the rollercoaster weekend of...
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Aug 17

Gatcombe International 6th August.

Plenty of rain over the last 24 hours to make the showjumping going tacky and just difficult enough for the horses.  The showjumping in the ERM is becoming well known for having a seriously tight time that forces riders into...
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Aug 17

Gatcombe International 4th & 5th August

Tim dabbled in a Burghley Young Event Horse Class which is highly unusual for him to start off his weekend at Gatcombe and Susan Lamb's Happy Boy certainly impressed the judges to finish runner up and seal a spot at...
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Aug 17

Wilton July 30th.

Photo: Kindred Spirt at Blair Castle with Jonelle last summer. Wilton is one of those events which every year we decide we will not go to next year, we will give Cholmondley Castle a spin instead but by the time...
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Jul 17

Burgham 28-29th July

Photo: Ascona M ( Ava) at Jardy. Barely home from Aachen and Tim found himself North bound with a stack of horses for Burgham International.  Just the one flying the flag for the International classes which was Falco, fresh from...
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Jul 17

Breaking.. July 23rd… Aachen update!

And here Ringwood Sky Boy (Ozzie) shows how to jump the houses and we will be pinning this on Cooley Showtime's (Eddie's) stable wall for future reference.  Not that Eddie needs a reference, he knows what to do now and...
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Jul 17

Aachen CCIO 3 star 21st-22nd July

Top: Jock Paget and Xavier Faer get up close and personal at the jog. What a rollercoaster Aachen always is... it's speed eventing for sure and three phases of absolutely top class competition done and dusted within less than  24...
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Jul 17

Aachen arrival 19th July

Photo: Eddie checks out the crowds on the way to the warm up rings. Horses and riders arrived in Aachen by car, horsebox, planes and taxis from Dusseldorf into hot sunshine followed by a terrific thunderstorm around 3.30 pm in...
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Jul 17

Haras de Jardy 16th July

A great weekend in France with sunshine and Ascona M (Ava) clearly enjoying being the centre of attention! Holly Fitzgerald turned her out beautifully and after a good test on Saturday afternoon the attention turned to the jumping phases. The...
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Jul 17

Faerie Dianimo hits the equiratings elite list 15th July

This is pretty cool... flagged up by Jonelle today on the Equiratings radar and although I am normally a " lies, damn lies and statistics" sort of person I have to agree with this as its not only epic, it...
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Jul 17

Haras de Jardy 15th July

It may be cool and grey in the UK today but Tim is enjoying wall to wall sunshine out at Haras de Jardy.  Situated on the outskirts of Paris near the beautiful Versailles it is a new venue for the...
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Jul 17

Upton 12th July

Upton is usually renowned for its hilly cross country course but this year in particular it was the showjumping that seemed to be the talking point as the faults were racking up throughout the intermediate sections in particular.  Of course...
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Jul 17

Tweseldown 10th July

Above: Tim and Ringwood Sky Boy (Ozzie) delighted at the end of cross country at Barbury. Back to earth with a bump on Monday morning with a set of babies at Tweseldown and a slightly different score sheet to Barbury! ...
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Jul 17

Barbury International 9th July

A fairly easy day for Tim with Ringwood Sky Boy's (Ozzie's) CIC 3 star cross country and the jumping phases with Cekatinka in the ERM CIC 3 star. First up was Tinka and with big crowds, full on sunshine and...
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Jul 17

Barbury International 8th July

Another sunny Saturday and another busy morning for Tim.  First up was Xavier Faer ( so oddly pronounced by the showjump commentator that we wondered whether Tim was riding a small Columbian island) who skipped around the CIC 2 star...
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Jul 17

Barbury International 7th July.

Tim was on fire with the novice dressage judges to say the least.  Mr Cin Cin posted a very flash 23 and just rolled a pole showjumping for 4 faults before setting off cross country on his toughest start to...
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Jul 17

Barbury International 6th July

The quiet day of the week at Barbury, just two and three star dressage.  Although you could be forgiven for thinking otherwise as Tim and Jonelle had two trucks and 8 horses there at one point!  The Burghley Young Event...
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Jul 17

Chepstow 4 year olds qualifier July 2nd

Whilst Tim and Jonelle enjoyed their last morning in Greece (nothing like a mid season break to focus the mind!) Amanda Breiditis and Lorenzo Monachesi put two 4 year olds in the little truck and headed off down the M4...
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Jun 17

ESNZ Badminton video June 30th

A really amazing behind the scenes look at the rollercoaster week that is Badminton, very professionally hosted by Jonelle who proves to be both informative and articulate as she takes us through the week for the kiwis. https://youtu.be/w9F9-p8GSFw
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Jun 17

Farley 25th June

After a slightly traumatic outing at Nunney with the young horses after a spate of advanced runs Tim was very much back into defensive riding mode with his 3 rides on Sunday and had a fabulous day! Providores ( Bruno)...
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Jun 17

Farley 24th June

Situation normal for TP after the traumas of the young horses last weekend.. today he had the pleasure of old friend Ringwood Sky Boy  (Ozzie) and new friend Cekatinka (Tinka).  They were both dabbling in the intermediate classes, Ozzie having...
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Jun 17

Nunney International 16th & 17th June

Its called an International as it runs a CIC 2 star class but Tim was a long way off the top hat and tails end of the event this weekend with a heap of young horses to compete on Friday...
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Jun 17

New additions!

Would you believe it?!!  Mere Farm is becoming more like a parody of Old MacDonald's Farm by the day! Meet Sprig and Fern ( and no, I have no idea which one is which) who appear to be grazing the...
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Jun 17

Bramham CCI3 and CIC3 8th-11th June

A round up of Bramham as the website changeover this weekend meant a few glitches from my end and the first few days reports are floating on a cloud somewhere unobtainable! Kindred Spirit (Joey) was probably looking the best he...
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Jun 17

Tattersalls Ireland 4th June

Tattersalls CCI2 SJ and CCIO 3: MORE FEI WINS FOR TIM On fire is our TP! Back to back wins in the CIC 1 star and the CCI 2 star; now that is really something to celebrate. Kincooley Cruising (Minnie)...
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Jun 17

Tattersalls Ireland 3rd June

Well when you are on a roll you are on a roll.... after CCI 2 star cross country Tim now holds the lead with Kincooley Cruising (Minnie) and 4th with Pats Jester. You cant beat that for a days work! ...
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Jun 17

Tattersalls Ireland 1st-2nd June

Tim has a pretty busy schedule at Tatts with 4 horses in 3 different classes but luckily for him Jonelle flew over on Thursday to take charge of logistics! Falco ( Photo left, credit Tess Anderson) is in the CCI...
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May 17

Saumar Show Jumping 28th May

Cooley Showtime (Eddie) jogged up well and had to wait until the afternoon to showjump. It seemed to be a long hot week at Saumur and even the irrepressible Eddie who always has energy to burn must have found it...
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May 17

Saumar Cross Country 27th May

With temperatures still hitting 30 plus in France the wise decision was made to shorten the cross country by taking out a loop that was simply a gallop so the fences stayed the same. Saumur is a sandy based track...
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May 17

Saumur Dressage 26th May

Limited news from Saumur as I am in Norfolk at Houghton Hall with its meagre supply of phone signal and almost no wifi at all! Rumour has it that Tim was responsible for them missing the ferry out due to...
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May 17

Tweseldown 22nd May

Another day, another dollar... Tim headed off to Tweseldown on a beautiful spring day which really felt like summer! Tweseldown had been running all weekend but its sandy soil and hard core parking for the trucks enables it to deal...
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May 17

Rockingham 21st May

How cool is this?  Credit Adam Fanthorpe Photography and it's at Chatsworth with Kindred Spirit (Joey)... After a fairly hectic week which included a day at squad training where Tim rode his advanced horses through the 3 star tests with...
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May 17

Chatsworth International 13th/14th May

Off on the long drive North to Chatsworth and the first ERM of the season.... Tim had planned to ride one of his two in the class but ERM rules state that the horse and rider as a combination must...
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May 17

Aston Le Walls 10th/11th May

No rest for the wicked...Tim had 8 to school on the Monday after Badminton then took 8 horses to jump with Luis Alvarez at squad training on Tuesday.  Wednesday and Thursday were long days at Aston Le Walls and on...
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May 17

Badminton Show Jumping 7th May

After a fairly tense trot up where the holding box was used extensively by vet Jenny Hall the focus moved to the showjumping in the main arena. The Kiwi horses all looked great and Xavier Faer (Hugo) in particular looked...
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May 17

Badminton Cross Country 6th May

Wow. Just amazing! Tim had to wait literally all day to ride Xavier Faer (Hugo) and it was as tough a day cross country as we have seen since WEG! There were thrills and spills and bold riding was rewarded...
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May 17

Badminton Dressage 5th May

I feel a bit like one of my NZ riders who said " No way, is it May now?!!". Apologies for the lack of info on the blog.. for my sins I am acting Chef D'Equippe at Badminton for the...
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Apr 17

Rolex Kentucky Show Jumping 30th April

Well Tim can finish with pride and more info on his horse which is what he was aiming for ever since the first xc fault yesterday. Ringwood Sky Boy ( Ozzie) dropped two rails after being seriously affected by the...
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Apr 17

Rolex Kentucky Trot Up 30th April

Ringwood Sky Boy ( Ozzie) and Tim have jogged up well this morning and they are all set to showjump this afternoon. Jumping starts at 1pm USA time. Tim gave a bit more clarity to yesterdays events as well. He...
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Apr 17

Rolex Kentucky 29th April

I don't really know what to say... 40 xc jumping faults is so not Ozzie for sure! Like, not EVER! Jonelle sent a brief message to say that it was hot, that Ozzie dropped off the leg pretty early in...
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Apr 17

Rolex Kentucky 28th April

Dressage day for Tim and Ozzie... weather looked great, Jonelle had arrived after a bit of a nightmare journey from New York which was delayed for various resons, one of them being to deliver a US fallen soldier home which...
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Apr 17

Rolex Kentucky 27th April

The Kentucky Horse Park certainly turned on the charm offensive for the jog yesterday afternoon with stunning blue skies which brought out a larger than normal crowd for the first horse inspection. Every year, without fail, I am quite simply...
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Apr 17

Rolex Kentucky 26th April

Simply stunning photo of sunrise over the cross country from Beth today! In total contrast to the cold and wet weather of last year Beth says the forecast is hot hot for the week ahead... Kentucky is notorious for having...
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Apr 17

Rolex Kentucky 25th April

Plans, trains and automobiles have all played their part and now we have Ringwood Sky Boy ( Ozzie), Beth, Tim and Christiana in Kentucky! Jonelle is in New York hanging out with Alice Boyce until Wednesday and Varenna Allen and...
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Apr 17

Hambleden 22nd April

Tim must be borderline sleep deprived by now as after the long, late slog back from Devon he had an 8.42 am dressage at Hambleden which is a shoot down the M4 near London! This event had also pulled out...
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Apr 17

Bicton 21st April

A trip down the M5 to Devon for Team Price on Friday with 5 intermediate rides for Tim on board the truck. Bicton try very hard to entice riders down south with several different classes on the same day, very...
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Apr 17

Burnham Market International 14th April

The joys of Norfolk on Good Friday.... there certainly was not any traffic when Jonelle drove out of Mere Farm! With some great planning and a bit of luck the advanced class was running all on Friday so no need...
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Apr 17

South of England 9th April

Not so local which the 3 am departure signalled! South of England is basically Gatwick which, being the wrong side of the M25, is crap. And miles and miles... Anyway, Tim had nice early times on Kincooley Cruising (Minnie) and...
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