Little Gatcombe 2012 | Success & Luck Can Change In A Second

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Lucy Jackson | Leading The CIC** After The ShowJumping Only To Lose The Lead By 1 sec. On Cross Country Princess Anne (who I nearly bumped into literally today!) , hosts one of my favourite horse trials, The Whatley Manor Horse Trials, at her home in Gloucestershire, which is affectionately known as ‘Little Gatcombe’. Held…

Wellington Horse Trials 2012 | Looking For The Next Fence

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Bill Levett | Looking For The Next Fence Intermediate day at the inaugural KBIS Wellington Horse Trials provided a real treat of cross country action and plenty of great riding from a mixed group of riders.  I’m not sure if it was just that I noticed it more today, or they were all on form, but just…

Salperton Horse Trials: Rayef, The Kings & The Olympics

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Laura Collett & Rayef | Open Intermediate Winners on a score of 25.0 (Dressage 21.4!) Young Laura Collett illustrated that with all the stars aligned, and in the right circumstances she & Rayef are unassailable. With a dressage score any German would be envious of (a staggering 21.4) they led from the get go, winning their…