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2018 Inspiration Learn Riding Tips

Autumn Tip Tuesday: What’s wrong with you you pesky camel?

So, last night I laid in bed formulating a plan with military precision. I had ridden my new/old horse Pea on a hack earlier and whilst this little horse is fun, safe and brilliant in every way, she has...
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3 Minutes
Kit Guides Learn Stable Management

HOW I COPE WITH WINTER ….

Here’s the deal Mr. Winter, you’re either cold, dark, p*ssing with rain or blowing a bloody gale or all of those things on a really great day! But … if there were no seasons how would you appreciate the...
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4 Minutes
2018

Team Wimpy: A summer round up!

What a brilliant summer it’s been, we heard from the lovely Amie and Raven so here’s a little update from the rest of my amazing Team Wimpy ladies… they make me very very proud. Susan our polo queen! Pataca...
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6 Minutes
2018 Kit Guides Learn

#blogtober – Autumn essentials for you…

In the spirit of equestrian blogging, I have decided to dip in and out of the #horsebloggers Blogtober topics when the inspiration takes me. Today it took me… I’m going to bring you my 3 Autumn essentials that I,...
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7 Minutes
2018

Suze and George – August Golden Ticket Winners!

So, you may have seen that in August I offered one lucky book buyer the chance to win a GOLDEN TICKET!  A Wimpy Wonka if you will… this ticket entitled the recipient to a day with ME! I would...
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6 Minutes
2018

Team Wimpy Update: The Wonderful Amie and Raven

I am so excited to share all the events of the past few months with you! My last update ended on the high of my riding Jasper for the first time. Three months on and I’m so happy to...
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5 Minutes
2018 Kit Guides Learn Stable Management

Which rug should I put on my horse?

Rugging Temperature Guide Now, this doesn’t cover everything there is to know or every different circumstance, and I sharn’t make this into too much of a biology lesson either. But hopefully it helps in times of rugging confusion! What...
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4 Minutes
2018 Kit Guides

What I wear competing Part 2: Show Jumping

There are obviously do’s and don’ts that you have to comply with and I advise that if you are unsure that you check with the British Eventing Rule Books just to be safe. I know that all of the...
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12 Minutes
2018 Competition Reports

Number 6 – Frickley (2): The one with the happiness

So, here we are again… on the eve of an event and having just walked the course, I didn’t feel horrendous. Certainly no where near as bad as my last event at Shelford. I put so much pressure on...
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11 Minutes
2018 Competition Reports

The Region Final: the one with the vomiting!!

So… yesterday was my Badminton Grassroots Regional Final at Shelford. Throughout the season you get to pick up qualifying results (approx top 3) which mean you are eligible for a RF at that level. At the final you have...
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8 Minutes
2018 Competition Reports

Number 4: the Enlightening One!

So, here it is…. my fourth event of the 2018 season, an unaffiliated event run at Epworth Equestrian. Now, for anyone wondering… yes, I have my BE90 Regional Final at Shelford in 2 weeks and yes, I know I...
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6 Minutes
Kit Guides Learn Riding Tips

What I wear Competing: Part 1 – Dressage

There are obviously do’s and don’ts that you have to comply with and I advise that if you are unsure that you check with the British Eventing or British Dressage Rule Books just to be safe. I know that...
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3 Minutes
2018 Life away from horses

*Very Personal* Wanting something too much…

Please don’t read any further if you’ve popped over here for a bit of cheery light hearted reading… it probably won’t turn out that way! I want to share this for my own sanity, I think about it everyday...
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4 Minutes
Kit Guides Learn

August Favourites – you can’t afford NOT to…

Now, protection is something we all have at the forefront of our minds; not only for ourselves but (often more importantly) for our horses. I’m relatively new to Eventing and I have only one, very precious horse. I want...
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5 Minutes
2018 Competition Reports

Number 3: The one that wasn’t so good on paper….

So, my 3rd BE of the season (can’t quite believe I’m saying this when it’s nearly August!!) happened yesterday at Frickley Park! I’ve been consciously trying to lighten up about things and try to enjoy having fun with my...
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13 Minutes
2018

A VERY SPECIAL WIMPY WEDNESDAY by Becki Holmes…

So, I’m feeling pretty emotional writing this and it’s taken me a couple of days to be able to put into words what I’m feeling! I can finally say I’m a Wobbleberry graduate and to have finished my challenge...
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3 Minutes
2018 Kit Guides

My July Favourites – What’s GLOVE got to do with it?

So, being ‘out there’ in the public eye definitely has it’s ups and downs. Being a blogger and author or one of the largest equestrian blogs in the country brings with it some exciting opportunities to try new things...
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8 Minutes
2018 Competition Reports

Speetley BE90: The one where it all came good…

WELL WELL WELL….. So, Here it is… Speetley BE90, my 2nd BE of the season. As most of you will have read, I had a total knock in every sense last Sunday at Epworth with a refusal in the...
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8 Minutes
2018 Competition Reports

The one that didn’t go so well!!!

So, a last minute entry into the 90cms Show-cross at Epworth Equestrian Ltd saw us power trotting around our regular hacking route last night in an attempt to tire out my keener that usual pony ready for the big...
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6 Minutes
2018

Team Wimpy Update 6: A stay-away show, sat nav blips and living for today, By Nina Studley.

Hi all, Well after 23 years not competing only taking it back up last summer and thinking I could start off where I left confidence wise how wrong was I?! A 38 year old brain doesn’t think like a...
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