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  • Update from Camilla Hardie!

    We’ve had a busy few months since my last update… Firstly was The Blue Chip Show Jumping Championships, for the 5th consecutive year, Beau and Dougal went for their customary More…

  • Update from Sarah Gadd!

    Last weekend we went to Pachesham Equestrian Centre for the Retraining of Racehorses (RoR) South East Championships. Although we have taken part in RoR sections at some British Eventing competitions, More…

  • Sarc-Ex – Jenna and Chukka

    This is ‘Chukka’ my 23yr old new Zealand bred polo mare who I have owned since late July. She was purchased through a horse sale as a happy hack, where More…

  • Update from Sarah Gadd

    We have had a week of mixed emotions here which started early Saturday morning when we said a very sad good bye to the lovely Diaz. I was incredibly sorry to More…

  • Roo Fox Burghley Update

    Roo Fox chats to us after the dressage phase, she produced a great test but landed in an unlucky placing, shes hoping to whizz round the cross country later on More…

Camilla Hardie

Camilla Hardie Update

“This week has been very quiet on the horse front, as we allowed ourselves a night out, only my 3rd weekend off this year! Dougal and I did however go on a fun ride which is 2 miles down the road, and on such a beautiful day it would be rude not too. He is […]

Camilla Hardie Update

“After splatting in a puddle at Kingswood I spent this week doing the bare minimum so my back pain could ease in time for Blenheim. A very kind lady offered me her stabling just 15 minutes from Blenheim so we didn’t have to leave at 3 in the morning, and we all had a peaceful […]

Camilla Hardie Update

“Last weekend we went arena eventing for our chance to hone our skills before the championships this weekend at Blenheim. Sadly some one upset Mother Nature and Saturday rained and rained and rained. Pleased that I wasn’t stood out in a grass field waiting to go cross country, I walked the course in the outdoor arena […]

Camilla Hardie Update

“Last week Bailey was entered for his first hunter trials, we entered the 80cm at Tushingham. It was the perfect introduction to competitive cross country, nice and calm and low key. Until I hopped out of the lorry and found I was parked next to Emily Gilruth! Muttering something under my breath about can’t go […]

Camilla Hardie Update

“A quiet week for a change, I just took Bailey off to a local arena with a course of show jumps set out to practise control! I put all the fences at about 90cm and played around with speed and direction. Only when putting the course together did I discover that he finds left turns […]

Camilla Hardie Update

“Well, this weekend was one of those to put down as ‘a learning experience’. Off to Bold Heath with Beau entered in his first Novice and Bailey entered in the 4 year old class. Beau did a nice dressage, no spooks for a change to get 30 which was pleasing for his first Novice, I […]

Camilla Hardie Update

“After a large amount of unpacking, washing and packing we were off to our last big championships of the year, the Corinthian Cup at the Festival of British Eventing, feeling somewhat apprehensive as ‘something’ had been troubling Dougal for some weeks. Although no real lack in performance he seemed short of breath, despite galloping religiously […]

Camilla Hardie Update

“So where were we? Way back in mid July was Stafford Horse Trials. I dressage wrote on the Friday, as useful and interesting as ever, in the rain, but come Sunday, my day to compete, the temperature must have risen 15 degrees! Just Beau entered in the BE100plus, he was very unsettled by the flies […]

Camilla Hardie Update

“This week my lorry passed it’s plating and came home Thursday, so Thursday I loaded up Bailey and Beau to take them on an outing! We just went to do some clear round as they have lacked practise, and I thought I’d pop Bailey round his first 90cm, ahead of his Burghley Young Event Horse […]

Camilla Hardie Update

“It’s been a quiet few weeks at Hardie horsey headquarters. For the first time in a year I had a few days off to visit Glastonbury festival of performing arts. You’d think a life spent in wellies chasing horses about muddy fields would stand me in good stead, but it was as muddy and testing […]