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Camilla Hardie Update – Stafford Horse Trials

Dougal Stafford

21st March 2017

Back to eventing for Beau and Dougal as they tackle Stafford Horse Trials… “This week signalled the week we’ve all been waiting for… the start of the eventing season. I felt tremendously under prepared, having spent the last few weeks entirely caught up in our house sale, the boys have been to no lessons, no […]

Jennifer Olivier Blog – Dealing with Fear


21st March 2017

You might just be a ‘Happy Hacker’, or even a top competition rider, but either way we have all fallen victim to ‘The Fear’ at some stage. “I have been one of those mislead riders who believe that the top professionals in our sport are crazy, fearless nutcases who eat glass and brake fluid for […]

Camilla Hardie Update – Somerford & Tushingham

GH goodies

21st March 2017

Camilla had the chance to use her hatcam out at Somerford, and Bailey has been enjoying some arena eventing at Tushingham! Last week I had chance to take Beau and Dougal with a friend for a pre-season tune up to Somerford farm ride. It’s about 7 miles of all weather surface so combining some good […]

Laura Geary Update – Tweseldown


21st March 2017

Laura entered her first event of the year last week at a rather muddy Tweseldown… “We were really pleased with both horses at Tweseldown last week. They both coped with the very muddy conditions, especially Creme who was 4th from last to go and is normally useless in muddy conditions! They were both clear cross country, […]

Alphabute Super – Sam’s Story

Sam 15 September 12 369

17th March 2017

Sam’s owner had some concerns about him and his feet over the winter and sought veterinary advice. “His vet put him on treatment to help, but despite being given it twice a day for 5 weeks, it was wearing off after around 9 hours leaving him quite uncomfortable and he had been on it over […]

Introducing James Evans BVetMed MRCVS


16th March 2017

Global Herbs is delighted to announce that we have a new member of staff on board, vet James Evans BVetMed MRCVS. James qualified from the Royal Veterinary College, where he then became part of the Equine Referral Hospital team as one of the Junior Clinical Training Scholars. Whilst there he gained valuable experience in medicine, […]

Sarah Gadd Update – Time Flies When You’re Having Fun!


15th March 2017

Sarah is training for the Brighton Marathon to raise money for a charity that’s very close to her heart…   “Well, I don’t know about having fun but surprisingly enough, despite the pain I have been in at times, I am quite enjoying this running training I am currently doing. For those of you who […]

Camilla Hardie Update – A Springy New Surface

Beau new arena surface

14th March 2017

Camilla’s arena has had a face-lift, but the weather is still getting in the way! “I have spent this week marvelling how wonderful my arena looks after giving it a face-lift with a new surface. It was hard work raking it out but it was definitely worth it. Riding on it for the first time […]

Roo Fox Update – Hoping for Sunshine


9th March 2017

Roo sent in an update from not-so-sunny Portugal. Here’s how she and her team have been getting on: “The weather has been horrendous. The stables have flooded, the gazebo flew away, and everything is sodden. All horses performed an average dressage test, and Tig and Watt flew round the XC course. Froggie didn’t appreciate the […]

Evie Toombes Update – Tough Times


9th March 2017

Evie’s not been having the best time recently, with hospital visits and pain being the main feature of the last couple of weeks. She’s still managing to spend some quality time with Breeze however… “Despite not having been able to ride all week following her biopsy – Evie did have a little trip out on […]