Month: March 2019 by Jacky Green

Belton… all classes!

It was beautiful Belton this year as the sun shone, the usual biting Easterly wind was missing and with the footing being good to firm there was no need to bring out the wellies. Friday kicked off with a great start when Lordships Graffalo ( Walter) finished 3rd in his novice section adding just 0.4… Read more »

Gatcombe 24th March

Three advanced and one intermediate for Tom on day 2 of Gatcombe and whilst it was awesome to have the sun shining the wind was on the bitter side! The ground seemed to be the best that the March Gatcombe has had for a long time and there were plenty of fresh horses around to… Read more »

Gatcombe 23rd March

So the home gig is actually always a tough one… the horses are generally pretty freaked at the sight of an entire event set up on the site of their hacking, turnout and galloping. This year Tom bucked the trend and with his three rides on “novice” day he won 2 out of three which… Read more »

Oasby 8th March

Back to business with a brutal 2am start and, of course, a return to winter with wind and rain at Oasby making it just a little more challenging! That welcome spring weather with a balmy 17 degrees of 10 days ago seems to have shot off just as soon as the eventing started, not really… Read more »