Alfanco and Gillian Davison are cited as ones to watch for 2016 by Horse & Hound after 2nd place and 69.96% in his first Grand Prix. Another horse purchased from the Van Olst’s as a four year old by Negro x Franka.

Horse and Hound Alfresco

NDPH’s Starry Night Auction Prizes to be won.

Give the ultimate dressage lover’s dream to someone special for Christmas this year! Dressage legends, current reigning Olympic Gold Team Dressage Medalist Carl Hester & fellow Olympian Richard Davison have teamed up to offer a money-can’t-buy-prize including tickets to two of the world’s leading dressage events and a meet and greet with the pair.

The prize:

2 x Tickets for the Dressage Grand Prix at The London Olympia Horse Show on Tuesday 16th December 2014, including a meet and greet with Richard Davison and Carl Hester


2 x Tickets for The Dressage Convention 2015 (date to be confirmed).


Find out how to bid on a fantastic opportunity to watch training at Richard’s private yard and then a join Nicolle in a private box to watch a premier league game of your choice at the Britannia stadium with lunch and hospitality. Please see the Facebook post below for more information.


Richard took part in the Gatehouse Riders Reveal at Badminton 2014 on the Mark Todd Collection stand. Jonty Evans gets stuck in with the questions!


It has been a busy few weeks for all of us at Davison Equestrian with Chepstow 2*, Badminton Horse Trials and Windsor Horse show next week!

Joe and Vennoot had a successful show at Chepstow International 2* with a win in the big tour and great rounds from the younger horses.
Below is an excerpt from British Showjumping press release.

Joe Davison claimed the big tour two phase with recent acquisition Vennoot II, a 12-year-old owned by Gillian Davison who will be aimed at Nations Cup teams and world ranking classes. “He needed plenty of flatwork, but he’s got a good brain and wants to learn” said Joe, who can rely on his father, dressage supremo Richard Davison, for tips.

Richard Davison talks to Jonty Evans at Badminton Horse Trials 2014
It’s the final day of Badminton Horse Trials which has well and truly reminded the equestrian world that it is back as one of the toughest 4* events going.Richard and Tom headed down on Friday to see the second day of dressage and catch up with our partners such as Gatehouse Hats above and Dodson & Horrell that keep us at the top of our game. Richard spent time answering your dressage questions on the Mark Todd Collection stand. Look out for your question and answer on the MT Facebook page soon!Come evening, drinks and celebrations were in order. Carl Hester and Orion Books hosted the launch of Carl’s autobiography, “Making it happen”, Richard has already had a sneak preview and it’s sure be a great read about the memoirs of the man from Sark.