Badminton 2019. The Riders I Will Be Cheering On.

Badminton is upon us! The most exciting weekend in the eventing calendar. We are currently on the morning of cross country day. I will be heading out to the course today to watch the best horses & riders in the world compete for £100,000 prize they will receive and of course a lot of kudos…

My Visit to The National Stud of Vendée

This is the second stud that I visited on my summer travels this year in France. It is situated in the centre of La Roche Sur Yon, roughly an hour away from La Rochelle. Built in 1665 by Napoleon to breed horses for the military, Le Haras de la Vendée is now used for cultural…

My Visit to the National Stud in Tarbes

I recently had the pleasure of visiting The National Stud in Tarbes. Or Haras de Tarbes as it is known in French and it is beautiful! Tucked away in the city centre of Tarbes, which is in South West France on the edge of the Pyrenees mountains. You would never expect to find such a…