happy days and... HORSES

My daughter Nicola has competed since the age of 4 and Felicity started her showing
career at the age of 3. We are all passionate about dogs and horses.

Ginny and Nicola on horseback  Nicola competing

Me on Second Chance and Nicola on Snippetts at a 1971 show. And Nicola competing aged 10.

Nicola with Carver Doone  Nicola receiving trophy

Nicola and Carver Doone. And another good day winning the show pony class on Fair Delilah.

Nicola on Brinner  Ginny on Brinner

Nicola taking second place Cross Country with Brinner and myself on Brinner.

Ginny on Ebonita  Rouble Express with Ginny

Me out with Mid Devon Hunt on Show horse Ebonita who won many championships
under saddle, including Reserve Best in show at the South West Arab Championship
show in Exeter in the '70s. Judge Mr. Finn Guiness. And me with Rouble Express.

Nicola on Golden Twilight   Felicity on Cloud pony
Here we have Nicola on Golden Twilight winner of numerous champ shows
in Ridden Hunter and Working Hunter classes. Felicity schooling in Malaysia.

With Spreyton sold in the 80’s, we carried on showing and eventing
until Nicola and her family moved to Malaysia in 1994 where
she and her daughter Felicity continued to compete.

Nicola in Malaysia presented with trophy

Nicola in Malaysia being presented to the Vice President of the country.

Felicity at Shellyhams.  Felicity in Malaysia on pony

Grandaughter Felicity at Shellyhams and competing in Malaysia aged 6 on Cloud in the Premier Cup
Final in 2000 and winning the strong Prix Caprilli Class competing against 20 adult riders.
The Internet report called her 'the darling of the show'.

Felicity in Ireland at Dublin Horse Show

And here Felicity winner of her class at the Dublin Horse Show.

Ginny on Rouble Express   Ginny with Russian Gold

In their absence I organised local horse shows and carried on riding for pleasure
until my last horse “Rouble Express” (above left) passed away in 2008. This is me on
Rouble Express at Shellyhams and off to enjoy Dartmoor on Russian Gold (above right)

Shellyhams home for the past 20 years is situated near the lovely
Devon village of South Tawton overlooking Dartmoor.

Nicola on Golden Twilight    Ginny on Rouble Express  
Nicola on Golden Twilight and me at a schooling session on Rouble Express ex racing mare.

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