Tag Archives: Carlton Horse Trials

I look forward to expanding my riding skills

I look forward to expanding my riding skills

Posted on17. Apr, 2014 by .

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My name is Ella Rogers and I have been a member of Ivel Valley Pony Club for over ten years and a member of Cambridgeshire and District riding club for three.  When I first got my horse Ruby Tuesday, in January 2012, she was in poor condition and had only ever done dressage. She had […]

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Meet Mr Darcy and Beth!

Meet Mr Darcy and Beth!

Posted on02. Apr, 2014 by .

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My name is Beth Vipond, I’m 16 years old and I have been a member of Woodland Pytchley Hunt Pony Club for 8 years. I enjoy all Pony Club activities but I have decided that eventing is the discipline that I wish to focus on. I have been riding since I can remember and have […]

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2014 Rider Development Programme riders announced

2014 Rider Development Programme riders announced

Posted on20. Mar, 2014 by .

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Scotts has changed the format for the 2014 Rider Development Programme and details of the lucky participants are below. Nine lucky riders have been selected, from a number of local riding and pony clubs, to participate in a one day training session, at Carlton Cross Country, encompassing Dressage with Ann Bostock and Cross Country with […]

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I don’t think there was a happier cross country finisher than me, all weekend!

I don’t think there was a happier cross country finisher than me, all weekend!

Posted on07. Aug, 2013 by .

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Carlton Horse Trials The day of Carlton Horse Trials was nearly upon us, and Bill had been bathed and trimmed and polished to within an inch of his life, much to his chagrin (he sees scruffiness as a badge of honour). We had a last flatwork lesson with Ann Bostock at 6am on Thursday morning, […]

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I cannot believe how time has flown since I was selected for the RDP!

I cannot believe how time has flown since I was selected for the RDP!

Posted on05. Aug, 2013 by .

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Preparing for Carlton Horse Trials Following on from the dressage clinic and schooling at Carlton on 5th July, I was itching to get to the big event at Carlton. Unfortunately, I wasn’t able to fit in any competitions or training away from home after 5th July, as for once, the weather took a turn for […]

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Two lucky riders gain a training boost for the 2013 season

Two lucky riders gain a training boost for the 2013 season

Posted on19. Mar, 2013 by .

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Scotts of Thrapston, the name synonymous with quality timber stables and equestrian buildings, is now becoming known for developing better skills in grassroot event riders through their Rider Development Programme, in partnership with Carlton Horse Trials. The 2013 selection panel included Nick Turner, Sara Tusting (Carlton’s Event Director) and Julia Berrie (Scotts Marketing Manager) who chose this […]

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Inspired by London 2012 to get out there Eventing?

Inspired by London 2012 to get out there Eventing?

Posted on20. Dec, 2012 by .

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If you have been inspired by London 2012 to improve your skills in the sport of Eventing but yet to put your dream into motion, read on as this could be the kick start you need to embark on a wonderful journey. Scotts of Thrapston, in partnership with Carlton Horse Trials, is now in the fourth […]

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The cross country however was a completely different story, she was phenomenal!

The cross country however was a completely different story, she was phenomenal!

Posted on03. Aug, 2012 by .

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This weekend just gone was the BE Horse Trials at Carlton – this is what the training with the Brazilian Olympic Eventing team, Nick Turner and Ann Bostock had been setting us up for. Friday evening saw me up to my elbows in soap suds in an effort to get Bantry Bay looking her best […]

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I have had such fun and met some wonderful people along the way

I have had such fun and met some wonderful people along the way

Posted on02. Aug, 2012 by .

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A few words from Sarah Hawkins after the Carlton Horse Trials weekend… The last few days before Carlton Horse Trials, saw Poo and I making our final preparations, with show jumping and dressage lessons both going well. On the Saturday I headed up to Carlton to do an interview in the commentary box about the […]

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Carlton here we come…

Carlton here we come…

Posted on26. Jul, 2012 by .

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Just a quick note since my last blog to update on Poo’s progress since our cross country lesson with Nick. It’s been a busy but very successful few weeks – we followed up on our lesson at Carlton by having another cross country lesson, this time with Barrett Watson. To say Poo was a changed […]

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