Supported Riders

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Cara Shardlow Returns To The Circuit

‘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

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National Careers Week: The Grit & Glam Of Eventing

Supported Rider, James Adams, tells us about the thrills and the spills of building a career in the Equestrian world Competing at three and four star level at the likes of Bramham, Blenheim, and Burghley Horse Trials, not to mention training with some of the most knowledgable individuals that the Equestrian world has to offer; living the dream right? Agreed. However, as they say, nothing worth doing is ever easy…and there is no substitute for hard work! Many of you reading will be surprised to hear that James Adams didn’t... Read More

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In It To Win It: Belgium Showjumping Success For Annabel Shields

Annabel Shields gets off to a cracking start in 2019 at her first international show of the year   We love nothing more than sharing success stories from our Supported Riders and one of our new Supported Riders, Annabel Shields, is certainly setting the bar high (pun intended) for the season ahead. If you’ve been following our Instagram page, you’ll have tuned into Annabel’s Instagram takeover during her time in Belgium and had an insight into what goes on behind the scenes (don’t worry if you didn’t catch it, there’s... Read More

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Mel Chapman reflects on her success and day to day life with best horse ‘Norman’

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


Katy’s Events & Tributes…

Firstly I would like to apologise for the lack of updates over the last few months, but as I will explain it’s not been easy. (Although ironic saying this whilst writing a blog) I am actually quite a private person! So lets start right at the beginning….