Month: August 2019 by Jacky Green

Wellington Bank Holiday Monday

As the social media world woke up to the shattering news that Tom and Toledo de Kerser will not be competing at the European Championships in Luhmuhlen Tom was already en route to Wellington Horse Trials with 2 advanced horses and one intermediate. Toledo will be fine.. just not by Wednesday for a jog having… Read more »

Millstreet SJ and Cross Country

Another cool rainy day in Millstreet but it was hats off to Tom and Chatsworth Diamond ( Bill) as they show jumped clear to move up to 4th spot in the CI2*L class which is a huge success story for the Duchess of Devonshire’s homebred grey.  Tom and Bill have clearly built up a partnership… Read more »

Millstreet Dressage

A busy day in boringly cool weather for Team McEwen whilst we in the UK enjoy a return to summer with a fabulous 28 degrees and not a cloud in the sky today! Chatsworth Diamond (Bill) posted a 30 in his CI2*L which is a credit to him and to Tom’s training as he has… Read more »

Millstreet Wednesday

As you can see from the photos of Tom at the CI2*L jog it’s not Summer in Ireland!  To be fair August has been a bit of a washout in the UK as well but as we on the mainland are gearing up for a predicted heatwave for the bank holiday Millstreet is… wet and… Read more »


Tuesday and Wednesday at WWEC for a mid week outing for all the young horses and it has to be said that Tuesday was a fairly OK day but Wednesday was one of those truly awful mid summer days where the heavens opened and it was just horrible! Tom still managed to pull off a… Read more »

Aston Le Walls

It seems not a month goes by in the season without the obligatory trip to Aston Le Walls!  There is a reason we keep going back however, ground as good as it can be and organisers Nigel and Ann Taylor know exactly what competitors want and provide it every time.  How entries secretary Tissie Reason… Read more »

Gatcombe Park.. Festival of British Eventing

A busy weekend for Team McEwen with a total of 7 horses competing over the three days across the whole spectrum of classes from the BYEH class to the British Open. A great start to the weekend with MHI Pop Star (Jack) winning the Burghley Young Event Horse qualifier on home ground. Stablemate Shannondale Aero… Read more »