Owned by Ceri Phipps-Hewlett
2012 wasnt a very busy year but Taboo had a few outings at dressage back at Novice level with all her outing she won her novices and with over 66% she will be back out doing Novice and Elementary.
In August I got itchy feet and wanted a new project so we ended up with Union M a KWPN dutch Warmblood Gelding by (Orame X Bicolina), he came over to England from Holland after jumping 1m30 tracks but saddly has had ahard time and didnt want to jump after having lots of treatment from Lotty Merry with Equine Bowen Therapy Training and work with his saddle with Julia Garrett we are now starting to work lovely on the flat and has had an outing with dressage getting a 2nd and 64%. There is a long way to go with this lovely horse. watch this space and hopefully he will be out and about in 2013.
We have been busy doing some work on the yard and getting the youngters in to work.
Hurstpark Lady Gaga our homebred Part Bred arab who is now 2 years old has been out to a couple of shows to she how she takes things. Lady gaa AKA Bella at home has been lovewly to show and is doing very well with the in hand training and doing well showing how well babies can go at shows with the right training and handling.
We took her to South West Ponies show where she got a 4th and 5th and best youngstock.
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We also went to South West Arab Group Spring show were she was 3rd in a strong 2 and 3year old class.
Bella will be out at a few of the shows over the summer.
We also have a new horse in for backing Called Freddie a 4 year old New froest pony, who is owned by Badgewoth Farm. He is a lovely chap and is so willing to work hard and enjoys his work. He has been here for 3 weeks and is already being ridden on his own in walk, trot and Canter
We look forward to him progressing and doing more.
Our Mare Taboo who has been out of work for 2 and half years from having a foal and then doing an injury to her leg. She is now back in work doing well with work on the flat we are hoping to have her back out inthe showring and dressage arena and may be the xc course by the end of the summer. Watch this space for Taboos Return.