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Boekelo…

I firstly have to say a HUGE Thankyou to Karen Bartlett and Maggie Sargent for sending me to Dubai for a week whilst I was having to sit around with my foot up…. this really was the perfect ...

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Broken Foot

After a successful trip to Goring where BRAWO won his BE100 on his dressage score of 25.5,we headed off to Blenheim with GRAND MANOEUVRE for the CCI*** and OUZO for the Brightwells Auction. ...

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Busy few months…..

Since my last blog, we have had a busy few months with lots of events and training days! A quick update on all the horses…. MR BASS – “Chuck” has been on great form, he ...

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Tattersalls

Last week we set sail for one of my favourite events, Tattersalls, in Ireland. COOLEY LORD LUX was competing in the CCI* which was his first three day event. PAMERO, CONTROE and OBOS COOLEY were ...

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April and May update….

After Belton we headed to Weston Park for 2 days, it was full of mixed results but I felt the results didn’t tell the right picture becasue I think a few of the horses learnt an awful lot ...

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Retiring my horse of a lifetime…..

Last month I made the hardest decision of my career so far when I retired my superstar horse RAYEF…. Having had him for 9 years and gone from BE100 to Badminton, I know him inside out! He ...

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Round up…..

We have been busy the last few weeks with events and training…. Lincoln was a mixed day, OBOS COOLEY was fantastic jumping a super double clear after a 25 dressage, just a steady run xc for ...

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Training and first event…..

Last week we had 2 days of World Class training… I took PAMERO, CONTROE, COOLEY LORD LUX and OBOS COOLEY. It was jumping both days with Yogi Breisner and Philip Surl…. all the horses ...

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First competition…..

We had our first competition at the weekend… we headed to West Wilts BSJA with 5 horses! They were all cracking form…. COOLEY LORD LUX jumped 2 super clear rounds in 1m05 and ...

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“Bucking fun”!!!!!

Claire Lomas asked me to ride in the eventers vs jockeys bucking bronco fund raising evening…. It was a fantastic night and I hear she raised over £10,000. When asked by Claire, I ...

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XC schooling….

Yesterday we had another trip to the fantastic facilities at Aston Le Walls for some more xc schooling. I tried a new bit on RAYEF and he went really well, he likes to be in control so I now have ...

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First XC school of 2014…..

Today we headed to Aston Le Walls for the first xc schooling session since the end of the 2013 season! With all this wet weather it was fantastic to make use of Aston Le Walls new all-weather xc ...

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Exciting times….

We have a very exciting new addition to Team Collett…. PAMERO 4. Clive Smith (Kauto Star’s owner) has very kindly decided to buy an event horse for me to ride. PAMERO 4 is a 7yo ...

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NEW YEAR!!!

Happy New Year! Firstly I would like to apologise for the lack of updates…. I am making a New Year’s resolution to keep my website updated!! So much has happened since my last diary ...

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Saturday 1000

Laura is now breathing with a mask and talking with her family for short periods.   She is very tired and sleeping most of the time. She has seen some of the cards and messages and wants to ...

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