Monthly Archives: April 2011

The Long and The Short of It!

You’re cantering to a fence and you realise two strides out that you’re going to be too far off it. Do you – ? Continue reading

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The Way I See It

My husband’s second horse, Mid, was the type of horse that is often called a character. To give him his due he was a great show jumper. He was only about 15.3hh – he thought he was bigger – and he and Steve both got to the heady heights of Foxhunter. The good thing about him was he practiced a lot. The bad thing about him was he did it on his own. Continue reading

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Emily Turkington – 13th April 2011

Emily Turkington called into our shop today: The Equestrian Store on the Mahon Road, Portadown (Northern Ireland). We got chatting about last weekends results and upcoming training and events: The Meadows Balmoral Qualifier – Virma –> first show out not good, … Continue reading

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Emily Turkington

Local showjumping star Emily Turkington, had a hugely successful year in European Showjumping throughout 2010. Competing for the Ireland team in the summer, she took part in two events, jumping fences at 1.45m against a large field of competitors. At Barbizon, France, … Continue reading

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