I know it is a cliché at this time of year to say ‘where has the year gone?’ but this year really seems to have flown by scarily fast. When I look back at everything that’s happened this year I am not sure how I managed to fit it all in!
Some three months on since my last blog and I’m having a super season with both Duffy and Max, with lots to share. Being selected to represent the Northern Squad at the Frickley 2019 National U18 Eventing Championships with Duffy back in July was an awesome experience and a key milestone in my eventing journey.
Apologies for the lack of updates recently, unfortunately I managed to get a virus 6 weeks ago and it has made me dizzy and have chronic fatigue. Not great when you want to ride and compete!
July was a very busy month. I had no expectations of competing for Great Britain this year at all, I was just hoping to get back into the swing of things and doing more low key things until next year. But after our win at Somerford premier league, that completely turned things around and we were selected for Hartpury and Hickstead CDI in July!
Be the most organised parent this Summer with our detailed list of Pony Club Camp must haves As the summer holidays are fast approaching, it’ s time to prepare for your little ones to go off with their ponies to Pony Club Camp for a summer of fun filled activities!
After a long winter of training, building up fitness and actually enjoying the freakish weather we are finally back out eventing and it’s blinking brilliant! You forget how exciting it is to gallop around a cross country course after a long off season! I have to say that for once we haven’t had a winter of slogging from one indoor to another, standing around in the freezing cold waiting to jump a class of BS, and then waiting hours to jump another horse! The crazy British weather this winter meant... Read More
‘After 9 months off, i’m back on the circuit and couldn’t be happier!’ February was a very kind month weather wise here in Whitby, which has helped hugely to get me and the horses back to competition fitness, and actually out competing for the first time in 9 months after my injury!!! Its taking time to get my shoulder to full strength but by the middle of February it was starting to feel so much better riding and i’m now able to start schooling other peoples horses again, as well... Read More
Millbry Hill is heading to Catterick Races ahead of one the trendiest race meetings in the racing calendar, The Cheltenham Festival. Read on to see what Emma Binnion, Sales & Marketing Manager, has to say about the day… Cheltenham festival fashion on show at Catterick Races for Countryside Day season finale! The final meeting of Catterick Racecourse’s 2018/19 National Hunt season will take place on Wednesday 6 March, Countryside Day. The gates will be open to the public from 12.20pm, with the first race due to take place at 2.20pm... Read More
Did you know this week was National Storytelling week? National Storytelling week is celebrated by all ages, from all areas of the world. It is the time to reflect on a past time, create a new time, and let your imagination run wild! We caught up with one of our Supported Riders, Mel Chapman as she recalls on her success and day to day life with top horse ‘Norman’. Mel’s story… Norman (DHI Work Of Art) and I first met in December 2008 yet, despite his somewhat quirky sense... Read More