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Jun
2014
4th

Pumbaa long listed for British Junior Team


Great News fro Pumbaa riding Scot Free being long listed for the Junior European Championships . This horse was sourced by ourselves in Ireland when he was bought by Rachel Turner from Richard Bourns 

 

 

Apr
2014
29th

Georgie and Keltie


Georgie and Kiltycreighton Boy bought from us 2 years ago are going really well and regularly getting placed at Novice . They have been selected to represent GB in Ireland at cAMPFIRE cic 1 star ,well done 

 

 

Apr
2014
29th

out and about


The Bell horses have been going wel during the last few weeks 

Holly and Max 2nd ODE 90 CM Y and A 

Holly and Ziggy 10 th Breckenbrough BE90 

Holly and Newtown away we go 10th Northallerton BE90 

Helen Newsham Ice 4th Northallerton BE90 

 

 

Apr
2014
28th

Megan and Jazz


Megan Tonks and Jazz are going from strength to strength . Jumping very well and regularly coming home with rosettes this combination are forging a fantastic partnership and are looking forward to moving up to BE100 very soon 

 

 

Mar
2014
13th

Harley and Francesca


Francesca Fitzherbert and Cuffesgrange Harleking are forging a lovely new partnership and had a 27 double clear at Oasby to start the season well done . Harley was bought from Ireland and produced by ourselves to Intermediate . I am sure Francesca is going to have a lot of fun and success with him.

 

 

Mar
2014
9th

Ground in great shape


The ground at Breckenbrough is in great shape and has been harrowed and rolled

.XC course building is in full swing with new fences for the BE90 100 AND Novice sections .

 

 

 

Mar
2014
8th

Win Pony Trial Oasby


Fantastic start to the season for our very own Chloe Bell 1st Oasby Pony Trial 

A bad start to the day when my horsebox engine blew up on the A1 .  The police shut the road so that we could change over into a trailer and we made it just in time for the dressage !!!. 

 

 

Mar
2014
6th

New Show Jumps and painting XC in progress


We have invested in a completely new set of Show Jumps . Here is a taster of what we have in store for you at the events .We are painting the XC fences all ready fro April 

 

 

Feb
2014
13th

Paul Beecher teaching at the March Camp


Latest News for the Camp -We are delighted to welcome -Paul Beecher -Winner of the Hickstead Derby is teaching at the March Camp 

The other coaches are Helen Bell -XC  Polly Martilla -XC Margot Tiffany --Dressage

The lessons will cover Dressage , Show Jumping , XC on grass and speed training on the gallops 

A lovely 3 course evening meal is included , stabling and straw 

We have limited spaces so book now to avoid disappointment 

 

 

Feb
2014
9th

Camp in February


We have Just finished a busy weekend running our 1st camp at Breckenbrough . With 19 riders doing Dressage ,Show Jumping and XC on grass with a JAS competition to finish .
Sara Metcalf was our winner with Rob Chadwick in 2nd .
Harleys cafe was open all weekend with delicious food inc homemade scones and beef stew and dumplings on the menu well done Cath Rae
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Jan
2014
30th

Lecture Evening


Great Feedback from a happy customer 
 
 
Brilliant night at Helen Bell equestrian talk by vet Phillip Jones and Helen , informative and no nonsense info by people who know what they are talking about ! And let's face it in our industry there is so much bull talked it is really scary and dangerous Well done !!! — feeling refreshed.
Jb dressage 
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Jan
2014
19th

XC fences out on the arena


XC MOBILE FENCES SET OUT ON OUR LARGE  ARENA 70M X 4OM  . £12 A HORSE TO BOOK TEL HELEN 07708708967

 

 

 

Jan
2014
17th

Riding Camp New


We are pleased to be offering Riding Camps NEW for this year

Training includes Dressage Show Jumping and XC on grass 

Open to levels starting at BE 80 upwards to Novice 

Adults and teenagers are welcome 

Come and meet new people and have fun training with your horse 

Our February Riding camp has been full since mid December without being advertised !!

Spaces still available on 22-23rd March 

 

 

 

Jan
2014
14th

New addition to Breckenbrough Team


We are very happy to welcome Jodie mcgregor to our team at Breckenbrough .

Jodie has achieved so much already being part of the British Junior  Bronze Medal Event Team 2012 

We have some lovely young horses that we are producing at the moment and Jodie will be out and about on them soon 

 

 

Jan
2014
13th

Bow happy n his new home


Hi Helen,

It's just over four weeks since I brought Bow home and just wanted to say what a star he has been.  Since coming off the lorry he hasn't put a foot wrong.  He has such a lovely personality and manner.  I'll keep you updated once we've been out & about. Thanks again for everything.

Alison x

Sent from my iPad

 

 

Jan
2014
8th

28th January Lecture Fitness and care of your horse


 

Tuesday 28th January A fun informative evening open to all with 
British Junior Event team vet Phillip Jones will be here to answer your questions and talk through fitness regime and day to day care for your horse at home and at events .
We will be using our NEW Lecture room for the occasion 
7pm --8-30pm
£15 adults £10 16 and under 
 to book send payment with a SAE to The Paddocks ,Breckenbrough ,Thirsk ,North Yorkshire YO74EL 

 

 

Nov
2013
20th

Hunting


We are busy taking our horses young and old out hunting at the moment  educating them and having fun .

We  have been out with the Bedale and York and Ainsty North so far 

 

 

 

Nov
2013
17th

Megan Birbeck and Sam


Hi Helen, it's been a long two years since we bought Sam off you, I'm sorry we haven't got in touch, it's flown over! Sam has been fantastic, he's kept his lovely temperament, and just everything about him is great. It was a slow start as we were getting used to eachother, I did some cross country schooling days, some unaffiliated showjumping and dressage just to get him out and about, as he's rather nosey and likes to lookd around everywhere! The summer just gone I completed my first one day event at glousterlodge farm, going clear showjumping and CX and getting 34 in dressage, I was over the moon just to finish my first one! I've done three more after that, including Streatlam Park, not getting any outstanding results but just been extremely happy with Sam. This winter I'm hoping to brush up on show jumping and dressage, ready for the new season, I would like to start jumping bigger courses, and try BE 90 next year. In march I'm lucky enough to go on a camp at Sommerford Park to work on my XC which will be great for both of us, as jumping into water and ditches aren't really great, but overall it will be good to push over selves and try more complicated jumps with Andrew. I would like to thank you for selling Sam to us, because he is great,He is part of the family now and he has never stopped trying hard for us thanks, Megan, Denise and Steven x

 

 

Nov
2013
16th

Breckenbrough News


Great News for Breckenbrough . David Evans is course designing for next years BE 12-13th April 

26-27th July . David course builds at Bramham , Blenheim ,Somerford and Kelsall Hill to name but a few 

 

 

Nov
2013
10th

Rebel happy in Switzerland


hi helen!

I'd like to shout helenhelenhelen!!! I am so happy you sold me rebel <3 he is the most wonderful, lovely and best horse I could ever have asked for! to ride him is pure joy and to be around him is a daily pleasure, he is such a handsome and cute boy!!!
 
As he had quite a bit to deal with the unusual heat we had here in switzerland, with the new food and the whole different situation, I decided to give him the time he needed to adapt and to start competing 3days events only next season. but I joined two xc- trainings and he was just fabulous! he literally "eats" the jumps and is soooo motivated, we had so much fun together!
I took him to a few showjumping events in the area. not only had we just clear rounds:)))) but he behaves also like a mature and real professional! he is so concentrated,motivated, willing and focused on his job, it's amazing, think that he is only 5 years old!
during winter we join now a showjumping schooling once a week and we do have regularly dressage trainings which I love as his paces and movements are to die for and he progresses amazingly. and of course we go for trail rides very often. i love the fact that he is always always always so positive and willing no matter what we are doing ( we were wondering where his name comes from as we can't see a "rebel" in his personality:) but as he seems to like his name, we decided to call him rebel, too)
I think I can say that he is doing fine here in his new country and family, he comes along very well with his buddies and is really happy! 
i am looking so much forward to our mutual future and i enjoy every day with that super horse!
 
I hope you don't miss him too much and wish you all a very good time
claudia
 
It is so lovely to hear that Rebel has settled into his new home in Switzerland and Claudia is having such fun getting to know him 

 

 

Nov
2013
2nd

XC WINTER 2013


BRECKENBROUGH XC SCHOOLING WILL BE OPEN ON CERTAIN DAYS OVER THE WINTER PERIOD PLEASE TEXT HELEN TO BOOK 

 

 

Oct
2013
20th

Puissance Winner Breckenbrough


Amy Ryan was the winner of our Puissance competition at the Breckenbrough Hunter jumping 1m 70 !!!

 

 

Oct
2013
15th

Weston Park 2 star success


Congratulations to Lottie Williams and Rainbows Surprise (Jerry) on a fantastic result at Weston Park 2 star coming 6th in the Young Riders class . What a fantastic achievement , Lottie has produced jERRY herself  from BE100 level . 

This lovely talented horse we sourced in Ireland as an unbroken 4 year old . After spending 12 months breaking him in and starting his eventing career Lottie bought him as her 1st horse when she was 13 years old .

I  are so proud to have been able to help Lottie on her journey with Jerry 

 

 

Oct
2013
15th

Askham Bryan success for Lauren


A great end to the season for Lauren and Promise at Askham Bryan 4th in the BE100 class. 

In her 1st BE season Lauren and Promise have had great success .

Another  successful pony sourced by ourselves in Ireland 

 

 

Oct
2013
11th

Success for Florence and Jet


hello helen, i thought i would give you a quick update of jet if you were interested?! He has been such a little star! When he first came we did lots of rallies at pony club, he was amazing! we then went to camp and we were by far the best in the group, the xc was absolutely insane! he just flew all the 1m10 jumps easily! we did a huge brush fence, pheasent feeders and massive jumps into water! we were the only one who did the bigger ones! we then went to our first show where we came 3rd in the first class, then got one knocked pole and then came 4th and got the fastest time of the day with one pole knocked down! aHe is a real little rosette machine, Chloe was right! we then went to our 2nd show the other weekend and came 3rd again! we did a bigger course that time i think it was 90. Anyway that was an achievement. we went xc schooling the other day over 80 jumps as courses and he flew! i absolutely love him, he is the best pony i could have found, just uploading a video of the 80 showjumping i did at the 2nd show i have done on him, i will tag you in it hope you are all well and Chloe doesnt have too much work with her GCSE'S. Thanks, Florence xx

 

 

 

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