News Category: General

Tweseldown

Following Laura’s bad fall today Laura is now in ITU in hospital. She has been stabilised and we will know more over the next 24 hours….  Thank you for your messages and we will keep ...

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Badminton

Sadly we only made it to Badminton with Noble Bestman after Rayef picked up a small injury at Belton. Driving through the village is the most amazing feeling…. It is THE big one and to make ...

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Withington

Busy weekend in the run up to Badminton Kauto headed off to Sandown to the parade of Champions on Saturday and my friend Felicity Hook took him because I have been at Withington.  LRT collected ...

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WESTON PARK

Well Weston Park did not quite end up the way I had wished It started well on Saturday Noble Skyboy was cheeky in his dressage-thought the whole test should be done in canter! He redeemed himself ...

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Lincoln

It has been a crazy few days! Friday saw team Collett at Cheltenham parading Kauto Star before the Gold Cup – he was really well behaved and seemed to know exactly where he was.  I am so ...

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January blog

I always seem to be apologizing for the delay in writing my blog – but life is so busy at the moment I am always behind with office chores – sorry. As you may have seen I am looking to ...

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Kauto Star.

I feel very privileged and extremely honoured to have been asked to ride Kauto Star. I am uber excited about our newest addition to team Collett!! Privileged is an understatement. More news to ...

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End of season update

Well as I write this I am freezing cold sitting in the tack room having ridden 7 today – and this is supposed to be winter! With 17 in we are still busy! I am thrilled that Dodson and Horell ...

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Haras du Pin

The trip out to France was fun and we arrived to find the venue bathed in sun shine – toping up the tan was the order of the day – happy days Obos Cooley was absolutely AMAZING during the ...

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Osberton

Osberton ended up a mixed bag really. Outward Bound had a great run round in the 1* and finished in 12th place. Obos Cooley did a lovely test and was fab xc but had an annoying 2 fences down ...

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Osberton

Well I write this as I am heading north for Osberton. Had a busy morning at home already having ridden 2 and then we left at 8am sharp for the 5 hr trip north FERNHILL CRISTAL is in the 2*, ...

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Purston

Just for a change we set off to an event in the rain! Controe has been a star in his second novice He did a 32.5 dressage and double clear in the mud… Such a dude for a 5yo! Noble Skyboy ...

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Aston Aston Aston and a bit more Aston

Steve and I had the best time at Hickstead in the Grand Prix Class – we had a ball but Steve got a little confused and although we had the fastest time, we had a few fences down which left us ...

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Gt Witchingham

Well the trip to Gt Witchingham was not without incident – bad weather and traffic meant the trip took twice as long as it should – whilst driving there we heard the bad news that the ...

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Aachen

Aachen is one of the most amazing venues I have ever been too for an event! The whole trip was such fun and I am thrilled with Henry’s performance. We traveled out with Francis Whittington – ...

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Barbury

Well Barbury this year was like the Olympics will be in a few weeks time Everyone who is anyone was there and many nations were using it as a final trial/run I had a good day on the Friday with ...

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Salperton

Salperton Saturday Rayef won his section after a 21.5 double clear! He felt magic and now heads to Aachen next. He was a bit surprised to be out so quickly after Bramham but Aachen is just 2 ...

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Update

The new event at Nunney will prove to be a good addition to the circuit and I was pleased Nankin did a great double clear in the 5 year old class I then had the weekend off – enjoying a hen ...

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The Olympics

Very excited to hear the news that Rayef is one of the 15 horses nominated for Team GB for the Olympic Games. The team of William, Mary, Tina, Zara, Piggy has been chosen – click here for ...

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Bramham Sunday

Super Steve and I have finished 2nd in the CCI*** Under 25 class at Bramham today. He was fab but I am a bit disappointed we did not win – he so deserved too! He felt amazing xc on Saturday – ...

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