A belated Happy New Year! It’s that time of year when Christmas feels a distant blur, you’ve forgotten what summer feels like, and the January blues kick in!
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.
Jessica Burnham heads to Frickley with the U18’s Northern Squad! Millbry Hill are thrilled that Brand Ambassador, Jessica Burnham, has been selected to compete at Frickley Park National U18 Championships at the end of the month as part of the U18’s Northern Region squad! We are proud to be sponsoring the event by providing the Northern Region team with some super smart branded and personalised jackets. A first of many kinds for our Brand Ambassador Jess Burnham…. So where do I start… Its been some 3 months since my last... Read More
Supported Rider, Mel Chapman, gives us the low-down on the past few months My previous blog ended just as I was abut to embark upon a trip to the BD Winter Nationals. I had qualified four young horses for the championship in April and I couldn’t have been prouder of the way they all dealt with the atmosphere and the occasion.
Cara Shardlow set to represent GB with Detonator at Hartpury’s CDI So May was an amazing month and not at all expected with Detonator’s fantastic win at Somerford Premier league!
All the action at Bramham from our Supported Riders That’s a wrap for Bramham 2019, another year been and gone. If you didn’t make it this year, we’ve put together a summary from our Supported Riders…from Storm strutting her stuff on the Trot Up to Julie finishing in the top 25 ten years since she last competed at Bramham!
“Eventing is a game of snakes and ladders” The Eventing season is now well and truly underway and we are currently building up to Bramham next week with candy (OBOS Impressive), having done a good test bar two silly blips and a great Show Jumping performance. Under the conditions, I decided to withdraw from the Cross Country at Chatsworth due to the ground conditions. It’s a hard call when you only have one horse at the level, but my main priority is to make sure I can keep her going... Read More
Tips from our Supported Riders on smooth sailing on Show Day You’ve practiced your Dressage test so many times you’ve made yourself dizzy with circles, you can see your own reflection in your riding boots after polishing them to within an inch of your life and you’re Equine friend is as spotlessly clean as polished silver…and breathe. Whether you’re a seasoned competitor or new to the scene, if you’ve competed at any level you know the stress, overthinking and long hours of preparation that go into show day. Taking your... Read More