Reaseheath dressage, jumping & XC Demonstration


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Last week we did a demonstration for Martin Collins at Reaseheath College. Richard rode Aliano to explain our basic training principles and then worked with young grand prix rider Booby Hayler from Essex and Gilian with Alfranco.The second session involved Tom working together with Joe Clayton, Michael Whitaker’s stable jockey. They demonstrated how to introduce grid work with a 6 year old home bred. This included a bounce and varying distances. The second horse Joe jumped was an 8 year old and the session focused on developing a riders ring craft to improve the horse and riders jumping rounds whilst in the competition ring.Olympic rider representing China, Alex Hua Tian, rounded up the demo with a number of exercises he uses to improve his horses cross country rounds.

Davison, Whitaker & Hua Tian Demonstration with Martin Collins

To order by credit or debit card please contact Reaseheath’s Equine Events Co-ordinator Becky Erskine on 01270 616497 or email rebeccae@reaseheath.ac.uk.

Please make cheques payable to ‘Reaseheath College’ and post FAO R Erskine, Reaseheath College Equestrian Centre, Nantwich, Cheshire, CW5 6DF.

Pre-booking recommended as this event is expected to sell out. Tickets on the day (if available) £25

For your chance to win two VIP tickets to the event please email alex@martincollins.comwith the subject line ‘Win tickets to an Event at Reaseheath College’. Give your name, address and contact telephone number. The winner will be selected at random by 9th May at midday. 


Joe & showjumper, Macha, Training at Home

Check out the exciting 7 year old Macha training around a course at home with Joe. She’s improving all the time and still has plenty of improvement left in her. Joe was working on her jumping out of a collected canter to help with her technique in the take off phase. To see a good example of what we are looking for, watch her through the double!

Richard's Horse & Hound "Moment".

“Walking back through the resort in only my tailcoat, boxers and ski boots was bound to get me arrested!”

To view the The Moment, please click on the two images below to enlarge.
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This article can be found in the Horse & Hound, 21st March ’13 edition.

Author: Tom Davison
Email: info@davisonequestrian.com


View Richard & Aliano's Grand Prix winning test from Myerscough.

To watch Richard and Aliano’s test from Myerscough, please click on the image below. The video will open in this current window.

Please click on the image to view Aliano’s winning test.