Tag Archives: Carlton Horse Trials
Posted on07. Aug, 2013 by Julia Berrie.
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, […]
Posted on05. Aug, 2013 by Julia Berrie.
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 […]
Posted on19. Mar, 2013 by Julia Berrie.
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 […]
Posted on20. Dec, 2012 by Julia Berrie.
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 […]
Posted on03. Aug, 2012 by Julia Berrie.
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 […]
Posted on02. Aug, 2012 by Julia Berrie.
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 […]
Posted on26. Jul, 2012 by Julia Berrie.
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 […]
Posted on25. Jul, 2012 by Julia Berrie.
An update from Janet Hammond, a previous Scotts Rider Development Programme winner, as she prepares for Carlton Horse Trials 2012… Tara and I have been ticking along quietly this season, with only two of my entered events cancelled – I think I have been pretty lucky compared to some. We have failed to crack our […]
Posted on23. Jul, 2012 by Julia Berrie.
An update from Sarah Hawkins, written a few weeks ago… It’s been a while since my last blog and to say that it has been an eventful last month would be putting it mildly. We had a lovely relaxing family holiday in Sardinia in early June and then it was back to the normal routine […]
Posted on06. Jul, 2012 by Julia Berrie.
These last couple of weeks have been great fun, other than the rain halting play on what should have been our last training clinic with Nick Turner. Bantry Bay and I have been quite busy with various competitions. I decided that since show jumping was my weakest phase I would take the horses to the […]