Horse Hero Update - 21st November 2014
Celebrities in the news! World Champion vaulter and Horse Hero blogger Jo Eccles made the back cover of Horse & Hound last week, in a feature entitled "The Moment". Jo described the circumstances around a photo of her competing in Mannheim, 2000, which marked the start of her incredible international career!
Latest Blogs. Erin Williams takes a tumble, Maria Wynne out-smarts the boys, Annie Joppe enters another world, Nikki Crisp gets just what the doctor ordered, it's full steam ahead for Shiwon Green, new blogger Sam Ecroyd has a wager, Natalie Allen visits a German licensing, Sarah Isaacs is put through her paces and Jo Eccles has a coaching frenzy. Melissa Beer has a fantastic experience, Sam Brown is honoured and Georgie Somerset suffers a blow!
New biography. GB pony eventing medallist Sam Ecroyd is now contesting senior competition and is a World Class Squad prospect. Sam is a hugely talented and highly rated rider who we can expect to see at the top in the future!
Editorial. In the current Guest Feature, breeding newcomer Liz Williams tells the story of how she found and produced a 'competition icon' for her stud. There is a selection of straight-talking answers to forum questions from Horse Hero Guru which includes the pros and cons of using boots for jumping and turnout, treating thrush in hooves and getting a horse to work 'round and low'. You can also read a selection of blogs in Editorial if you haven't yet caught up with all our bloggers.
Filming. We recently filmed horse behaviourist Will Hunt starting a three year old, working with a horse that bucked and one who couldn't stand to be mounted. Over the next few weeks, we are returning to film with Pammy Hutton, Dan Greenwood, Natalie Allen and Alberto Guigni.