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Shearwater rider Sophie Hall - Finally deciding on Freddie

Hi everyone, Where has September gone?! I feel like before we knew it the summer had left us and the shops are already (dare I say it) talking about Christmas! September has been a reasonably quiet month for us on the competition front but all systems go at home getting our new baby boy settled […]

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Daniel Bates - Another Goodbye But Still Flying High

August has been a strange month of ups and downs with difficult decisions needing to be made in order to progress with my dressage career. Wilson came into my life two years ago and was my very first horse and has been an important part of my riding journey and I will never forget him. […]

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Tips from the top with Eva Möller

German dressage rider Eva Möller has been ride judging the Shearwater Young Horse Finals at the National Championships for the past four years and through her time has ridden a wide selection of future superstars. A hugely talented rider and trainer herself she also judges a variety of other young horse classes and recently won […]

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Top tips on business success with the Equine Business Association

We have teamed up with one of our partners The Equine Business Association to bring you some useful content around growing a successful business within the equestrian industry. In this blog the EBA also looks at making the most of working from home and other some top tips to battle the boredom! Setting up a […]

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Here come the Hawtins Stud

The Hawtins Stud have a fantastic history with the Shearwater Young Horse Classes, qualifying a selection of horses over the years and fielding winners as well. This year they have two horses qualified for the final four-year-old Hawtins Lirica and four-year-old Hawtins Fianello. Can you tell me a little bit about your horse? We have […]

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Shearwater rider Sophie Hall has an exciting new arrival!

August has been another busy month for the GG’s and I with an exciting new arrival too… Our final bit of showing – Fake it till you make it Gorgeous old George had his final show of the season this month. We headed off to Blakesley Show for our last Olympia Final Qualifier. At 21 […]

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With the British Dressage Nationals getting closer and closer we caught up with two other riders heading to the Shearwater Young Horse Finals Dressage rider Calum Whitworth will be competing with the 4-year-old Damaris S who qualified at Port Royal. Can you tell me a little bit about your horse? Damaris S is a homebred […]

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Equine Register and Shearwater Insurance Announce Affiliation

Equine Register Ltd is delighted to announce Shearwater Insurance Ltd as its partner for equine insurance. Equine Register sees relevant, appropriately priced insurance as key to underpinning animal welfare. Shearwater’s renowned service and support, coupled with its insurance products, fit well with Equine Register’s ethos, and this new affiliation brings the two industry leaders together […]

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Long time competitor of the Shearwater Young Horse classes Becky Moody tells us a little about the two horses she has in the four-year-old final this year. Can you tell me a little bit about your horse? I am lucky enough to have two horses qualified for the finals. James Bond 2 is a 4 […]

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Shearwater Young Horse Finalists G-Star and BKS Fantasia

In the run up to the British Dressage Nationals in September we will be bringing you some blogs focusing on a variety of the Young Horses taking part in our class finals.    BHSII International dressage rider and trainer Sara Gallop will be partnering with BKS Fantasia in the 6-year old finals. No stranger to […]

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