Month: October 2017 by Jacky Green

*WORKING PUPIL POSITION AVAILABLE*

Team McEwen, currently has a vacancy for a “WORKING PUPIL” to join our friendly team. Based on Gatcombe Estate near Cirencester in Gloucestershire we have a yard of 18 event horses ranging from 4yo’s to our 4* Badminton/Burhgley bound! The job will include all yard duties such as mucking out, turn out and bring in,… Read more »

Aldon 21-22nd October.

4 CIC 1 star horses for Tom to finish the 2017 season off with at Aldon.  For the three in the Young Horse section, Dream Big ( Dreamy), Nasdaq High ( Bodie) and The Magician ( Mars) it was a brilliant end to the year and they stepped up to nail 3rd, 4th and 7th… Read more »

Successful Masta Competition Winners Yard Visit

We were delighted to welcome 16 lucky Masta Competition winners to the yard today. Follow the link to find out 10 great things the guests learnt after a morning at my Gatcombe yard……….including my horses getting to choose their own stable!      

Boekelo… 8th October

The good news is that Strike Smartly ( Paddy) is absolutely fine and will live to fight another day, he just really didn’t fancy jumping on Sunday afternoon!  He looked as though he had hit the legendary Boekelo parties really quite hard and along with at least half of the riders and grooms was carrying… Read more »

Boekelo Cross Country 7th October

Tom was fairly early out on the track and he and Strike Smartly (Paddy) gave it their all!  Paddy didn’t look as though he was exactly relishing the conditions (and who can blame him!) but Tom is good at riding in the mud and he kicked on bravely. There was a heart stopping moment at… Read more »

Boekelo Dressage 5th October

Tom is part of the Team GB Nations cup team at Boekelo with Strike Smartly (Paddy) and they are the pathfinders for the team so it was an early start on Thursday morning for Lucy Seddon as having a grey horse in muddy Boekelo is worst nightmare territory! As always he was turned out beautifully… Read more »

Dauntsey 30th September.

Just one ride for Tom today back at Dauntsey.. and another great day!  Dream Big ( Dreamy) showed her class in the mud and added just 2.8 time faults to her 34 dressage for another 2nd place.  None of Tom’s four rides this weekend finished out of the top three and it sure makes cleaning… Read more »