Year: 2013

Sam Gomesz's introductory blog...

Last but by no means least in our Shearwater Sponsorship Package winner introductions is dressage rider Sam Gomesz. She tells us all about the love of her life, Doughnut… “My name is Sam and I am the lucky winner of the Dressage Sponsorship Package. I would like to take a moment to introduce you all to […]

Christie Louise Hughes' introductory blog

Having selected our 6 Shearwater Sponsorship Package winners from our recent Facebook competition, we are excited to introduce you to each rider. Here show jumper Christie Louise Hughes gives us the lowdown on her equestrian career so far… “My name is Christie Louise Hughes, I am 20 years old and live in County Durham in the Northeast […]

Georgie Shepherd's introductory blog

Having selected our 6 Shearwater Sponsorship Package winners from our recent Facebook competition, we are excited to introduce you to each rider. Here show rider Georgie Shepherd introduces us to her pride and joy, Beanie… “Historical Giant, or Beanie as he is known at home, is a Thoroughbred flat ex-racehorse, who is eight years old. He is […]

Daniel Bladon's introductory blog

Having selected our 6 Shearwater Sponsorship Package winners from our recent Facebook competition, we are excited to introduce you to each rider. Here event rider Daniel Bladon demonstrates his passion for the sport of eventing… “I come from a non-horsey background and through my teens have worked for several people in return for tuition and rides to […]

Tamsin Drew's introductory blog

Having selected our 6 Shearwater Sponsorship Package winners from our recent Facebook competition, we are excited to introduce you to each rider. Here event rider Tamsin Drew introduces herself and her lovely horse Captain… “I’m Tamsin Drew, an amateur event rider based on the Herts & Essex Border. I own one horse called Ferndale Captain (Captain) and […]

Amy Jones' introductory blog

Having selected our 6 Shearwater Sponsorship Package winners from our recent Facebook competition, we are excited to introduce you to each rider. Here show rider Amy Jones tells us a little more about her and her prized four legged friend Bazil… “I was riding before I was walking as my Mum and Dad are both […]

Clare Stringer's blog: When does retired not mean retired?

Shearwater Scholar Clare Stringer recaps on the end of her season and how ‘retired’ horse Bandi seems to have a new lease of life… “I think Bandi could well answer that. After an hugely up and down year which started off with finding out Bandi still wasn’t right, which lead to the discovery of finding […]

Insurance explained: What should I do if my horse is injured?

In the first of our exclusive online Insurance Explained blogs we explain why insurance is so important when your horse suffers from an accident or injury and what the protocol is for notifying your insurance company… We all dread it happening and hope it won’t, however it is an occupational hazard for injury to occur […]

Vet response: How to manage mud fever

John Killingbeck has an impressive CV and holds a Batchelor of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery qualification from the Royal Dick School of Veterinary Studies and a Batchelor of Science from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Departure of Agriculture. Over his 40 year career as a veterinary surgeon he has been engaged in equine practice […]

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