5 minutes with Lauren Cocks

We recently chatted with Lauren Cocks, the newest member to join the Barastoc Junior Squad. Here’s what she had to say… How old are you? I am 14 years old. How long have your been riding. I have been riding since I was four, so for about 10 years. You have had some great success in…

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5 minutes with Rohan Luxmoore

We recently caught up with Equine Veterinary Surgeon, Rohan Luxmoore. We asked him what the secret to a beautiful, healthy horse is, and here is what he had to say. Thanks for taking time out of your busy practice to chat with us. Can you tell us how long you have been working as an…

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5 minutes with Emma Piltz

We recently chatted with Emma Piltz, the newest member to join the Barastoc Junior Squad. Here’s what she had to say… Barastoc: Hi Emma. Welcome to the team! Can we start off with you telling us, how old are you? Emma: I’m 14 turning 15 in March Barastoc: And, how long have you been riding?…

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5 minutes with Megan Jones

We recently caught up with Olympic Silver Medallist and two time Olympian Megan Jones to chat about all sorts of things, like what’s it’s like to be a champion rider to her most embarrassing moment, and everything in between. Read below to find out her top tips for anyone looking to become a professional eventer,…

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5 mins with Cruize and Marley Heale

How old are you both? Cruize I’m 6 years old Marley I’m 3 years old So, are you going to Kindy Marley? And have you started school Cruize? Marley doesn’t go to kinder she stays home with her mummy and Amitey and spends most days riding horses and mucking out stables and making up horse…

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5 minutes with Belinda Short

Where did your passion for horses come from and how long have you been riding? I have been passionate about horses since a baby. At 6months old I spent hours on my rocking horse! I was raised on a dairy farm in New Zealand where we had farm horses. I rode a horse called Cushions…

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5 minutes with Nicole Blanks

Where did your passion for horses come from and how long have you been riding? I’ve been riding since before I could walk! My passion for horses definitely came from my Mum who got the whole family involved in horses at a very young age. Since then it has just been a way of life!…

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5 minutes with Patricia Wettenhall

Where did your passion for horses come from and how long have you been riding? I have been riding since a child and have always loved the horse, I was definitely born with a passion for this amazing animal and have dedicated my life to working with them. What do you think are the biggest…

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5 minutes with Sarah French

Where did your passion for horses come from and how long have you been riding? I have ridden horses for as long as I can remember. Mum had a Shetland in the paddock waiting for me when I was born. She has always had horses and competed internationally in Europe in Carriage Driving. My nana…

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5 minutes with Sue Hern

Where did your passion for horses come from and how long have you been riding? I have been riding for most of my life. I started out at pony club and had a passion for Show Jumping. How did you choose your discipline? I started Dressage in my twenties because I found that I enjoyed…

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5 minutes with Maree Tomkinson

Where did your passion for horses come from and how long have you been riding? I started riding at 7 years of age. Horses and riding are just something I have always wanted to do. What is your earliest childhood memory with riding and owning horses? I got my first pony for my 7th birthday,…

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5 Minutes with Tiffany Joyce

Where did your passion for horses come from and how long have you been riding? My passion for horses, 100% came from my parents. Both my parents have been extremely interested in horses since a very young age. It was horses that brought them together and its been something they have pursued together ever since.…

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5 minutes with Sarah Joyce

Where did your passion for horses come from and how long have you been riding? I was lucky enough to be brought up in a horse loving family. Both my parents rode horses and even met through their shared love for riding. As far back as I can remember I have always had a pony…

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