Tag Archives: Carlton Horse Trials

It was a great experience…

It was a great experience…

Posted on15. Aug, 2014 by .

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After a successful training day and course hire I was looking forward to taking my horse Milly to her first event at Carlton Horse Trials. She is a good show jumper and seemed to enjoy the XC so I was not worried about jumping the different fences on the cross country. We carried on with […]

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I definitely plan on doing more BE events after such a brilliant result at Carlton!

I definitely plan on doing more BE events after such a brilliant result at Carlton!

Posted on13. Aug, 2014 by .

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What a fantastic weekend Carlton Horse Trials was! Mr Darcy and I had been preparing for the last 4 months by attending tuition at Carlton, having the Scotts training day and doing ridiculous amounts of dressage! The weekend started on Saturday when my instructor, Jemma, and I walked the course and watched how the BE100 […]

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Our first BE competition at Carlton Horse Trials

Our first BE competition at Carlton Horse Trials

Posted on13. Aug, 2014 by .

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The first BE competition I have entered and competed at was at Hill House Carlton. The day started manically with me rushing around trying to get everything ready and clean, this was so that I could get to the course walk, which I thought took place at 11am on the Sunday morning. I raced to […]

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It was great to be able to jump all the different fences

It was great to be able to jump all the different fences

Posted on06. Jun, 2014 by .

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Prior to the training day I had not done any eventing since riding my 12.2 pony in pony club competitions and I had only taken my horse cross country on two occasions, so I was slightly apprehensive. However the day was very helpful and I am now looking forward to competing at Carlton Horse Trials […]

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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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