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Horse Of The Week - Tornado Tilly.

Tornado Tilly 3Meet Tornado Tilly, a 9-year-old Dartmoor Hill Pony. She is 11.3hh and has been owned by Kelly Faulkner and her family for six years. Kelly explains: “Tilly was bought for us by the in-Tornado Tilly 10laws as a project, and she was only semi-backed.”   “Tilly is mainly our Show Jumping Pony, but this year my younge...

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Ben Haslam Racing Update.

August 1Things have started getting a bit busier again here at Castle Hill Stables, though we have had the normal frustrations of horses running well, but not quite hitting the top spot. Moon Over Rio (left) probably produced the best performance of the last couple of weeks, when finishing a good 3rd in a c...

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Annie Joppe - All About Dilmun.

Well this time it’s all about Dilmun. Well, almost! Fantom is supposed to be on holiday to recover from all the little stresses his legs must have received after his 160kms race.  Nobody told him he was on holiday!  Big mistake I have a lunatic on my hands.  He has at present his own paddock area ne...

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Horse Of The Week - Jez.

Jez 2Our Horse Of The Week is owned by Jemma Snow, who explains: “This is my flea-bitten grey ex racer, called Slow To Part (aka Jez). Jez is 19 years old and stands at 16.2hh. He ran 47 races under rules, then went in to Point-to-Point, before 'retiring' to aJez 1 field for a year. At the time I wasn't activ...

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Horse Of The Week - Bas.

Mr Basil B 122-year-old Bas is our new Horse Of The Week, and has been owned by Angie Jones-Moore for the past five and a half years. Angie explains: “My horse Mr Basil B is a 15.3hh, veteran thoroughbred, and a very lively one at that. We primarily hack and take part in low level dressage, and we often have le...

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Will's Winning Ways

WF 3In eight years, Feedmark’s sponsored rider Will Furlong has gone from completing his first BE event to winning double gold at the 2015 FEI European Young Riders team championship. We catch up with him to find out the secrets of his success. (S) Q You’ve come a long way since your Pony Club days and ...

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Ready to Dazzle!

Steph 2Patience and painstaking management for ulcers is paying dividends for Feedmark customer Steph Taylor and her horse Steph Taylor’s plans for her dressage horse, Dazzling Knight, didn’t get off to the best start. But with patience and a careful management routine, they’ve become perfect partners and ...

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Horse Of The Week - Buzz.

Buzz 1Our new Horse Of The Week is Buzz, a Thoroughbred, who is owned by Kathy Boothman. Kathy explains: “My boy is eighteen years young, and is an ex racehorse. His racing name was Save The Pound, but everyone knows him as Buzz. I bought him as a project, on the end of a lunge line at 3 years old, so I g...

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Colic in horses is every owner's nightmare - Helen Whitbread BVetMed CertVR MRCVS

COLIC - You can start the day as normal with your lovely horse and by the end of the day, despite best veterinary care and your efforts, suddenly your horse is gone. colic2Colic simply means abdominal pain and this can vary in case from simple indigestion to life threatening twisted gut. Horses react to a...

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Racing to success

13664715_972668272830687_1455194557_n ex-racehorse Millbrook[/caption] Turning a stressy ex-racehorse into a star has been a real challenge for Feedmark customer Kathy Boothman – but it’s been worth every minute Two years ago, Kathy Boothman had a phone call from her old boss, racehorse trainer Peter Niven. “The first thing he said was...

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