Month: July 2017 by Jacky Green

Camphire International 27-29th July

Hot off the boat from Aachen and Tom was back on the boat to Ireland for Camphire International.  In true Irish form Camphire have about 300 tracks open and cater for everything from bog ponies through to CCI 3 star. Strike Smartly ( Paddy) did a great test in the small but classy CCI 3… Read more »

Aachen Ride and Drive

For those of you who did not get to see Tom and Royal Roxey competing int he main arena at Aachen on the Saturday night the video below shows you what a massive deal it is!  I think Tom’s team would have been far higher up the order than eventual 5th but there was a… Read more »

Aachen CCIO 3 star 21-22nd July

Wow.. Aachen is, quite simply, the greatest show on earth.  Where else do you get to mingle with top class dressage and showjumpers, driving horses and genuine proper superstars all within a single showground? It is a total honour to be a part of it and Tom was as always delighted to be part of… Read more »

Upton 12th & 13th July

A couple of days at Upton with a mixture of intermediates and novices for Tom and the team.  Upton seemed to have way more than usual faults in the showjumping and not many horses came home with double clears!  Braveheart B did buck that trend in his novice section though adding just some cross country… Read more »

Barbury International 8th and 9th July

The sun continued to shine throughout the weekend so Barbury was an absolute pleasure to attend. There were great crowds and a buzzy atmosphere and the slick organisation made everything run very smoothly which is quite something when you consider that there were over 300 CIC 2 star horses alone! Joyride ( Wibbley) jumped a… Read more »

Barbury International 6th July

Just a couple of CIC 2 star dressage tests for Tom at Barbury Castle today on a stunning July day with temps reaching the low thirties and plenty of beetroot faced riders in top hat and tails.  Joyride ( Wibbley) was having his first outing since Bramham and was quite happy to find himself back… Read more »

Chepstow 1st July

On a sunny Saturday Tom set off for Chepstow which is an easy drive down the M4 and just over the Severn Bridge.  Set within the grounds of Chepstow Racecouse it has the backdrop of the near derelict Piercefield House for the cross country which is set in rolling parkland and proved to be a… Read more »