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Long but rewarding day hope everyone got lots out of it.Thank you to everyone who came to our National Convention at Hartpury today and to our fantastic speakers! 🙌

We're looking forward to tomorrow which will focus on top tips for coaching! 🐎

➡️ If you couldn't make Hartpury, we're hosting 4 more around the UK and Ireland! Find out more: http://socsi.in/convention_7psay
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9 hours ago  ·  

Still going strong ......
Horses inside out now in full swing
#horsesinsideout
#BHSNC19
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2 days ago  ·  

All set up and ready to go, cannot wait to get this show on the road, British horse society convention 2019 let the fun begin.
#bhsnc19
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2 days ago  ·  

Great video analysis today with the British Army showjumping team riders. Riding with no reins to really scrutinise the rider’s balance and stability. Great effort guys looking forward to a having a good watch of all the videos and discussion on this in the morning before we crack on with training again. 🇬🇧
#Lovecoaching
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3 days ago  ·  

Someone’s not happy I’m going away again ! Nice try little tinky ! ... See MoreSee Less

3 days ago  ·  

“It’s absolutely mind boggling if you think about it.

Your horse gets absolutely nothing out of being competitive for you. Not a darn thing. Of course horses are bred for specific jobs, or they’re bred to be athletic to a certain degree. However, horses don’t wake up thinking about chasing cans, or cows, or flying over jumps.

They have no idea how much money is added to the pot. They have no idea that this is a qualifier. They have no idea that this is the short go.

And DESPITE us... DESPITE our nerves, our flaws, our incorrect ques, our huge emotions, they get the job done to their very best ability. Even when we fail them by letting our emotions get in the way, they come back and they try again. For US. Whoa. Let that sink in. If only we could all be so understanding.

To think of an animal that is forgiving and flexible enough to put up with the repetition of practice, the intense nerves of the rider, the stress of hauling and still meet you at the gate for scratches is MIND. BLOWING.

If you haven’t done so lately. Thank your horse.

If you’re successful, thank the horses that put you there and made you. Thank the horses that gave everything they had for you simply because you ASKED them to.

If you’re still on the journey to success, thank the horses that made you fall in love with your sport and who have helped give you the confidence to want to learn more and be better.

We can never stop learning as horsemen and horsewomen, and by continuing our education every horse in our future will be better off.

Next time you head to the arena leave your ego at the door and thank your horse!”
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4 days ago  ·  

Sam York Oakring Stud and Performance Horses is drinking having dinner with Amy Hall at The Lion At Farnsfield.
Sam York Oakring Stud and Performance Horses

Head girl back today to inspect the yard and horses ! 😊 think I’m doing ok 🤔

so great to see her and an excuse for a lovely lunch. Amy Hall

And she’s been back to hospital and had the all clear to start to walking 🚶‍♀️ but another operation is still on the cards ! 😞
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5 days ago  ·  

Sam York Oakring Stud and Performance Horses is at Solihull Equestrian Centre.
Sam York Oakring Stud and Performance Horses

The British Eventing Foundation academy 2019 is underway !
What a fantastic opportunity for these up and coming riders selected for the first steps towards the podium..... let the work begin !
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7 days ago  ·  

Fabulous day coaching well done all involved some great jumping achieved. Can’t wait for the next one.

#britisheventing
#coaching
#fbhs
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1 week ago  ·  

Excellent system !

Association pour le Développement des Sciences Equines
Géraldine Vandevenne nous montre à quel point le choix d'un filet et de ses différents éléments est important pour le cheval. Avec démonstration d'un tensiomètre
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1 week ago  ·  

All set up and ready to go !! BE training today at Oakring arena ... See MoreSee Less

1 week ago  ·  

Sam York Oakring Stud and Performance Horses was attending an event at Lincolnshire Showground.
Sam York Oakring Stud and Performance Horses

Another day another venue, bring in the action. ... See MoreSee Less

1 week ago  ·  

Sam York Oakring Stud and Performance Horses is with Sam York at The Park Spa at Warbrook House.
Sam York Oakring Stud and Performance Horses

My first grown up handbag ! ... See MoreSee Less

2 weeks ago  ·  

Sam York Oakring Stud and Performance Horses is with Alex Copeland at Wellington Riding School.
Sam York Oakring Stud and Performance Horses

Well of course it’s all about me today !
It’s my birthday

🍰🎉🎥🎉🍰
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2 weeks ago  ·  

Ok guys can anyone recommend a good Local equestrian minded accountant ? ... See MoreSee Less

2 weeks ago  ·  

Oasby off!! ... See MoreSee Less

2 weeks ago  ·  

Sam York Oakring Stud and Performance Horses was attending an event at Oasby Horse Trials.
Sam York Oakring Stud and Performance Horses

No really, I love sideways sleet and snow ⛄️ so looking forward to today 🙈 ... See MoreSee Less

2 weeks ago  ·  

Sam York Oakring Stud and Performance Horses is attending an event at Tweseldown.
Sam York Oakring Stud and Performance Horses

Great day, with double clears all round over a tough early season track for the level, what agreat start to the season ! 🇬🇧 The British Army do British Eventing !!
#army
#lovecoaching
#lovemyjob
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2 weeks ago  ·  

Sam York Oakring Stud and Performance Horses is attending an event at Tweseldown.
Sam York Oakring Stud and Performance Horses

First event of the season, we are off !!! 🇬🇧 ... See MoreSee Less

2 weeks ago  ·  

Sam York Oakring Stud and Performance Horses is at Brackenhurst - School of Animal, Rural and Environmental Sciences.
Sam York Oakring Stud and Performance Horses

Well done everyone a very productive night
Lots of gear changing and gymnastics achieved, really starting to see lots of improvement in these horses now. Well ridden
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3 weeks ago  ·  

A great day today, thankfully the wind was fairly kind to us ..........So privileged to have one of the best equestrian photographers in the Oakring Arena today, thanks to my fabulous demo riders. Denny, Katie, and Chloe Cannot say too much now but looking forward to seeing the results when it’s published.

#excited
#Education
#Jonstroudmedia
#NAF
#BHS
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3 weeks ago  ·  

Join us on April 4th at our North Yorkshire headquarters for our first international seminar. We will be exploring the use of technology in modern day coaching and will be joined by some world renowned guest speakers.

For more information see https://avansce.com/conference/
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3 weeks ago  ·  

Due to lame horses and issues I have a place on each clinic tonight 5.45 and 7pm PM me for a place, first come basis ...Brackenhurst equestrian NG25 ... See MoreSee Less

4 weeks ago  ·  

BEF Futurity Eventing Finals 2013

The KBIS British Eventing Young Horse Championships at Osberton played host to the Baileys Horse Feeds/ British Breeding/BEF Futurity Eventing Championship finals this month, with breeders travelling to the Nottingham venue to showcase their young horses.

Top scorers from the eventing section of this year’s BEF Futurity evaluations were invited to the Championship to compete in the finals judged by International showing and dresage judge Judy Bradwell and BE Accredited Coach Christie Wright.

The horses who qualified for the championships did so by being in the top 10 of their age groups and also by scoring 85% or above at the BEF Futurity Evaluations, held at fifteen venues throughout the UK this year. The Evaluations aim to identify young British bred sports horses or ponies destined for careers in endurance, eventing, show-jumping, dressage or eventing and may even find the Olympic stars of the future.

The twenty-three entries appearing at the championships this year were divided into four classes; foals, yearlings, two-year-olds and three-year-olds. The first and second placed horses from each class then qualified for the grand championship, held in the Main Arena.

Samantha York’s home bred two year old colt, Oakring Santino (pictured) was awarded the champion title having qualified at the Arena UK Futurity evaluation where he received a higher first premium.

Samantha said, “I am absolutely chuffed, he is such a lovely boy and a third generation homebred. He received a higher first premium of 8.80 at the Arena UK Futurity which I was a little disappointed with. He just didn’t show off his phenomenal walk, I think the atmosphere got to him. However, at Osberton he was brilliant and really showed off his true potential”.

Oakring Santino is by Sandreo, out of a mare by The Outlaw, Its Sod’s Law. Its Sod’s Law evented to Novice level before a field injury put paid to a career competing. Samantha said, “She is a stunning mare and also competed in dressage at elementary and medium level”. Samantha who is a British Eventing coach and a lecturer in Equine at Nottingham Trent University plans to bring Oakring Santino back to the Futurity in 2014 and then pursue an eventing career with him. She added, “I have evented up to three star level and plan to produce and compete Oakring Santino myself”.

The BEF Futurity Evaluations were held at 15 venues throughout the UK and young horses go home with a BEF Premium (grade), a stylish rosette and a detailed, informative score sheet. An attractive certificate to keep and frame follows on after the event. All results are published on the fully searchable Futurity site.

For more information, visit www.britishbreeding.org or www.britisheventing.com

Santino

Santino

BEF Breeding Futurity Championships 2013 at

Osberton International Horse Trials

The Baileys sponsored BEF Futurity Championship finalists at Osberton (3rd October) saw a strong line-up with influential breeder Vincent ‘Vin’ Jones  taking two of the top spots with his Preci Spark progeny whilst Grafenstolz was a popular sire of choice across the classes.

The overall champion was two year old stallion, Oakring Santino owned and bred by Sam York. The striking SHB (GB) registered black stallion is by Sandreo out of Its Sods Law (by Criminal Law) whilst Vincent Jones’ foal class winner, Trewitten took the reserve Champion title. The SHB registered bay filly was bred in Leicestershire and is by Hand in Glove out of Treswigga (by Welton Crackerjack).

Santino win at Osberton 2013

Santino win at Osberton 2013