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Le Lion d’Angers Show Jumping

20th October 2019
No problems for Happy Boy and Tim at the jog this morning but more overnight rain left the main arena pretty bottomless.  There was a move from the riders to try and persuade the  OC to relocate the showjumping onto...
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Le Lion d’Angers Cross Country

20th October 2019
Cross country day at Le Lion is always one with huge atmosphere and truly unbelievable crowds which flock onto the racecourse venue from early doors. For many of the horses, especially those who missed out on the 6 year old...
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Le Lion d’Angers Dressage

18th October 2019
Plenty of weak sunshine around on Friday afternoon for Tim and Happy Boy's test but the arena bore the hallmarks of some very soggy ground with pretty deep going.  The arena had been moved slightly from yesterday so the deep...
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Le Lion d’Angers

17th October 2019
Tim and Happy Boy splashed their way through the jog on Wednesday afternoon at a very sodden Le Lion d'Angers.  Happy actually does look happy and he is no doubt enjoying being the centre of attention being Tim's sole competition...
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Calmsden

13th October 2019
While Jonelle flew out to Boekelo to help coach the youthful Nations Cup Team Tim was left home with Otis and his last one day of the year at Calmsden.  Quite how Calmsden ran in the soggiest week we have...
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Lignieres Sunday

6th October 2019
Showjumping for the ERM first up today and a miserable wet day it looked too.  By contrast after weeks of rain we had sunshine in the UK which was fun for us! The track was tough, the time nearly impossible...
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Lignières Dressage

5th October 2019
One of  Tim and Jonelle's favourite events and the laid back atmosphere with some French sunshine thrown in is always welcome as the season begins to draw to a close.  Jonelle just has Grovine de Reve for the ERM while...
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Pontispool

24th September 2019
A speedy turnaround for Pontispool on Monday morning with two horse boxes and 9 horses heading down the M5 and with a 4 am departure time to boot! Jonelle had a relatively easy day with just her two Gatcombe rerouters...
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Blenheim Sunday

22nd September 2019
Summer kind of ended today and Tim went cross country in driving rain on Senza Fine in the 8/9 year olds CI4*S class in a top draw field of participants.  Senza is just 8 and she stepped up and answered...
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Blenheim Saturday

22nd September 2019
Another beautiful day at Blenheim Palace and the good weather brought a huge crowd into the Park who were all set to enjoy one of the last days of summer on offer with picnics and families in tow.  The cross...
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Blenheim Friday

20th September 2019
First on at 9 am and whilst Falco and the crew were strutting their stuff in the warm up and  your correspondent was sitting behind a caravan on the A34 that had spread itself over three lanes ( yes, actually...
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Blenheim Thursday

19th September 2019
Tim is the sole representative at Blenheim and he has a relatively cruisey week by his standards with just Falco in the CI4*L and Senza Fine in the CI4*S. Falco trotted up yesterday afternoon and looked simply stunning in the...
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Gatcombe Friday

14th September 2019
Mere Farm sent out 9 horses to Gatcombe on Friday which was a great effort!  It was a bit of a mammoth day with times spread out from 8.24 through to nearly six o clock but the fact that it...
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Burghley Sunday

9th September 2019
The sun was shining for the jog on Sunday morning and although it was a bit less than half of the field that had come forward on Wednesday the horses that did show up looked fresh and bright.  The footing...
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Burghley Saturday

7th September 2019
Well that was a day to remember for sure as when around 50% of the field don't come home that is not only 5 star but also a fairly attritional day which  is not playing out so many great vibes...
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