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Oct 17

Oasby 14th October.

The last one day of the season and of course it had to be miles away! Any event North of Burghley counts as "miles away".  But no early morning start as Jonelle's first time was 1.30 pm so at least...
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Oct 17

Boekelo Show Jumping 8th October Double FEI win for Tim!!

Wow what a finish to the 2017 season for Tim as he took out the win at Boekelo under the pressure of a clear round or nothing to seal it.  He and Joanne's Cekatinka nailed the clear and he secured...
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Oct 17

Boekelo Cross Country 7th October

There was plenty of time for Tim to watch the thrills and spills of cross country day at Boekelo and there were plenty of them.  The early combination at 8 abc was without doubt the bogey fence and caught out...
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Oct 17

Boekelo Dressage 6th October

The rain has continued on and off but Cekatinka managed to order some sunshine for her test and she really did sparkle in the arena!  Tim had timed it perfectly, she was hot enough to dazzle but sensible enough to...
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Oct 17

Boekelo 4th/5th October

Boekelo has had just about every thing thrown at it in the last 24 hours, torrential rain, gale force winds and now its a muddy mess!  Its always known for its laid back attitude but this year its quite the...
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Oct 17

Little Downham 2nd October

Like ships in the night they passed!  Well, they met briefly in the yard at 4.30am as Tim returned from Lignieres and Jonelle grabbed her competition gear out of the big truck and headed off to Little Downham in (generously...
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Oct 17

Lignieres 1st October.

Pretty simple heading.. Thank God for Hester!  The girl came good and left the boys firmly in her wake as she stepped up and went out and blitzed the cross country at her first international to come home clear in...
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Sep 17

Lignieres 30th September.

The sun still appears to be shining in Lignieres although news is sparse as always!  Hester appeared back on the schedules for day 2 of the CIC 1 star dressage and she did a lovely test to score 40.3 and...
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Sep 17

Lignieres 28th September

Tracking down results from Lignieres is a tricky business and even when I have found a dubious link for some reason I only get percentages not scores!  As far as I can gather Falco is in the lead in the...
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Sep 17

Ballindenisk 24th September CCI 3 star WIN for Tim!

Well without doubt it was the Tim Price and Pats Jester show this morning as PJ tipped the first fence in the showjumping and as Tim said then "guts it out" to get out of the mud and jump the...
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Sep 17

Ballindenisk 23rd September.

Main photo: Pats Jester at Tattersalls June 2017, credit Tess Anderson. Photo left: Jonelle captioned this "Tim was in charge of Otis. He didn't make it to my warm up... I think this pic sums things up!!!" When an Irish...
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Sep 17

Ballindenisk International 22nd September

Photo:  Maggie May is back! Conditions at Ballindenisk seemed to be be sunny ish but muddy... certainly Jonelle's dressage arena for the CIC 3 star had well worn tracks around it by the time she entered with Faerie Dianimo (...
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Sep 17

Ballindenisk 21st September

CCI 3 star dressage today and a small but classy field for Tim and Pats Jester.  Just 16 starters but they were close at the top!  Tim leads by the smallest of margins with PJ on a 46.3 which is...
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Sep 17

Pontispool 18th September

Off down to Taunton for the team on Monday morning with two novice rides for Tim and two OI rides for Jonelle.  Tim had a spectacularly good day with Hester winning her novice section with a 22 dressage.  This bodes...
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Sep 17

Blenheim International 16th & 17th September.

A busy day at Blenheim with the ERM showjumping in the main arena to start the day off.  Jonelle and Classic Moet ( Molly) clearly relished being back in the spot light and jumped a fabulous round with just one...
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Sep 17

Blenheim International 15th September

First up today was Jonelle who made an impressive return to FEI competition just 4 weeks and 2 days after Otis was born on the 16th of August.  Classic Moet ( Molly) was also having a baptism of fire as...
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Sep 17

Blenheim CIC 3 star 14th September.

Some challenging weather at Blenheim which for the past few years has been sunny and warm and this year has plunged us straight into Autumn with wind, rain, a few spells of sunshine but not warm! Tim had a pretty...
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Sep 17

Gatcombe International 9th September.

No international classes for Tim today, just three really smart novices.  All three finished inside the top 10 with Spartaco del Usignolo (Spartacus) taking the win and yet again putting Tim on chatting terms with the Princess Royal. Mr Cin...
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Sep 17

Gatcombe International 8th September

A stunning photo that graced The Times last week! But with Burghley done and dusted it was back to the bread and butter of a busy weekend at a one day with multiple rides for Tim and Jonelle's return to...
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Sep 17

Burghley Showjumping September 3rd.

After both Ringwood Sky Boy ( Ozzie) and Xavier Faer (Hugo) presented at the jog and looked fantastic it was a long wait until 2.25 when the top 25 started to showjump.  The sun may have deserted Burghley but the...
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Sep 17

Burghley Cross Country 2nd September

What a day at Burghley!  When Michi Jung has a 20 on Sam ( first xc fault since 2009!) and Andrew Nicholson tips his first horse up early on you know that it is going to be one of those...
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Aug 17

Burghley Dressage 31st August.

Wow.. go Xavier Faer ( Hugo)! An early draw and they just nailed a 46 which is yet again an improving score from Hugo.. he was really on song with Tim today for a phase that he does not find...
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Aug 17

Burghley! 30th August

Ok so here we are again... but it's hard not to get excited about Burghley as it's an amazing competition, requires an amazing horse which is quite specific to Burghley and they don't come along very often.  Tim is in...
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Aug 17

Wellington 28th August.

An August bank holiday and finally some August weather!  A lovely hot and sunny Monday saw Tim at Wellington with a smart bunch of horses. Normally these days don't work out so well.  Tim has been away, its a long...
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Aug 17

Blair Castle International 27th August.

Tough conditions across the board at Blair Castle with every class being dominated by stamina.  The cross country was bold, technical and energy sapping from the off with dead ground to jump out of as well. Kindred Spirit (Joey) hated...
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Aug 17

Blair Castle International 25th & 26th August.

Tim left for the long trip up to Scotland on Thursday night with Kindred Spirit ( Joey) and Cekatinka on board. They are both jumping the CIC 3 star, Tinka in the ERM class. Tim took Scooby the puppy and...
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Aug 17

And we have a name… Otis Price take a bow!

So while Tim prepares for Blair Castle it turns out that despite all best efforts Jonelle is not going to make the ERM class with Classic Moet ( Molly).  This may be a surprise to her but to the rest...
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Aug 17

Somerford Park International 20th August

Just the CIC classes left to showjump and cross country for Tim and it was a long spread out day even with three rides! Spartaco del Usignolo ( Spartacus) started off the day nicely with a good showjumping round that...
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Aug 17

Somerford International 18 & 19th August.

After a busy day at NZ HP Squad training with six horses under the watchful eye of Isobel Wessels on Thursday Tim went up to Somerford Park early on Friday with 5 rides on board the truck. And it was...
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Aug 17

Baby Price…

Well here you are..  and you are lucky!   Event report tomorrow but baby Price and Scooby are a unit... lucky them.. its a gift from heaven!  
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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 11/12 &13th August

Well they call it the Glorious 12th in the UK for reasons of shooting the wildlife but it sure was the Glorious 12th for Tim as he smashed the CCI 3 star win with Ascona M! Under pressure from 2...
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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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