Go on the Troy!!!!! What a super little horse! Today this little fella did me proud, I am going to be so sorry to see him go up for sale, and I am hugely grateful to Charlotte for trusting me with him. We all know what it’s like to be in the dressage warm up, … More The coolest little brown pony…Borde Hill BE Report
“It’s ok to not be ok” A simple sentence that means a lot to many. To me, it meant relief, it meant support, and it meant that I was not alone. Bear with me, this is not a short post and not something I have spoken about too many people. In 2010 I was diagnosed … More “Its Ok to not be OK”
Today I got told “give it up, you aren’t competitive, why bother? You go up a level before you get a double clear, what’s the point? You know you aren’t going to actually get any Where, so stop wasting your money.” Well wow….. To any of you that have heard the same – f*** them. … More “Why bother?” Criticism in the equestrian world.
A rather belated Chilham round up, please forgive me, I’ve been busy! It was the first Chilham event with their new layout, and I was not disappointed. This event is always one of my favorites, the volunteers and organisers are always incredibly friendly, and the venue itself is a beautiful back drop to a wonderful … More How the might may fall…Chilham BE Report
Sunday saw me and Trojan Odyssey taking the trip to the delectable Horseheath Horse Trials near Cambridge, and what a lovely venue it is, with possibly the poshest loos of any event I’ve been too! It wasn’t quite far enough away to warrant an overnighter, so It was going to be a long day! My lorry is … More A journey to a foreign land…Horseheath BE Report
6am: Arrive at the yard & check the premises is free from intruders. This is achieved by running around the same barn several times whilst making as much noise as possible. +10 bonus points are achieved for every neighbour you wake up. 7.00am: Discover that your handler is grooming and plaiting their horse instead of giving … More A day in the life: Lorry Dog Edition
So, Friday saw us making the trip to Horse Heath for Brian, Tigger & Dan’s first stay-away event of the year. And what a lovely friendly venue it is, with the poshest toilets ever seen at any event! We will definitely be returning in the future. Now, it was not the most successful day on … More Ups and Downs…
Any equestrian will know and understand the struggle of the seemingly endless slog that is winter. If the diabolical weather, knee deep mud and constant darkness doesn’t make you want to cry, your suddenly-colossal feed bills certainly will. As eventers, we have another slap in the face to deal with during these already trying months – … More ‘Tis the Season…Munstead Report
Representing your country at the Olympics would be the pinnacle of many athletes careers; but not for Zimbabwean event rider Camilla Kruger, who is only just getting started. With her sights set firmly on the World Equestrian Games 2018 in North Carolina (USA), and the Tokyo Olympics 2020, she will not have much time to … More XC Training with Camilla Kruger
Welcome to the world of Little Bentley Eventing! We are a small team of riders in the South East that take part in British Eventing, British Dressage and British Showjumping competitions. People will often liken us to a family, and when you see us at an event with the morning riders getting dressed as the … More 2016 going on 17…Our First Blog!