Month: August 2020 by Jacky Green

Le Pin au Haras ( Sunday)

It looked a bit misty and murky on the (terrible!) livestream of the 4*S XC early this morning but the sun soon came out and in between trying to guess which person was transmitting live from their mobiles (lots of views of the warm up, lots of spinning and up close grass shots) and then… Read more »

Le Pin au Haras ( Saturday)

  Another busy day in France for Tom and his crew but a great performance from Coilibri de Riverland in the 3*S SJ for a clear to kickstart the day. Coilibri is such a smart jumping machine and is rattling through the grades at present with advanced points being very much on the cards after… Read more »

Le Pin au Haras ( Friday)

  Dressage continues with Tom having more than enough horses on site to keep him busy but with some 20 odd at home also a bit of a holiday! Braveheart B ( Dougie) and CHF Cooliser ( Eliza) did their tests in the strong CI4*S class and whilst Eliza has been at this level for… Read more »

Haras du Pin CCIO4*S Dressage ( Thursday)

It’s really bizarre ( as so much of 2020 is panning out to be) to be writing of the first International in mid August. In a normal year we would be fresh back from the Olympics and picking up the reins for the Burghley horses and be on that near exhaustive energy level from all… Read more »

Cholmondeley

Just two rides for Tom on Monday at Cholmondeley and stable star Toldeo de Kerser got to stretch his legs for a run around the OI. A 26 dressage and a clear over the showjumping which was not the easiest with it being in a fairly small arena and slightly undulating as well. They hacked… Read more »

Dauntsey

A beautiful sunny day for Dauntsey on Friday and as temperatures rose into the mid thirties there were allot of hot sweaty faces around with shirts and ties and synthetic materials sticking to sticky bodies! The competition gear in general is definitely not summer friendly for the most part when it gets hot but the… Read more »