March newsletter

March 9, 2016

EHV VACCINE TEMPORARILY UNAVAILABLE Our vet, Scott Dunn‘s Equine Clinic, has advised that due to an interruption in the manufacture of EHV (Equine Herpes Virus) vaccination stocks have now run out.  Scott Dunn’s is in discussion with the new US manufacturer, but it may be some time before new supplies come through.  We will keep […]

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Focus on Angela Verloop       

February 29, 2016

Role at Snowball Farm: Instructor Length of time at Snowball Farm: A little over 2 years (since November 2013). How long have you been riding? I started at 10, so 30 years. Can you remember winning your first rosette? That would have been at a gymkhana race at Boundary on a pony called Sadie. I was […]

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Taking back the reins at Snowball Farm – read how the group is progressing

February 27, 2016

We joined in on the lesson with Hannah Masquelier, Jana Hylmarova and Tynna Phillips yesterday to see how they are getting on. The group lesson is a regular Take Back the Reins (TBTR) lesson at 10 on Friday mornings and these ladies are regulars with their instructor Tenzin Javary. TBTR is an initiative launched by Hoof […]

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BUCS competition day at Snowball

February 11, 2016

Wed 10-Feb was competition day for British Universities & Colleges (BUCS) with 4 teams visting with 4 riders each from Brunel, Royal Holloway, Imperial and UCL. Natalie Western-Kaye is the coach for the Brunel University team and it was their turn to have a home competition. Each rider competed in dressage (BUCS league dressage test) and showjumping (80-90cm) […]

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February newsletter

February 1, 2016

STAFF NEWS Nicole Overton has passed her Riding & Road Safety Exam.  Congratulations! Mari Turunen has pass her Intermediate Teacher Test – Great! YARD NEWS Welcome to Louise Mottola and Vivor Welcome to Suzi Hawkes and Lauren Dodson’s Yogi Welcome to Jessica Djivikian and Thor Welcome to Arabella Olivier and Jack MARK YOUR DIARIES 5-Day […]

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Are you getting ready for the Eventing season?

January 24, 2016

As we are slowly getting rid of the cold winter weather, it is time to start getting ready for the Eventing season. While we have all focused on keeping ourselves and our horses warm, Richard Western-Kaye has built more fences for the upcoming events at Snowball. We now have a hay wain for the 110, 100, 90, […]

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Event calendar updated with more confirmed 2016 show dates

January 8, 2016

Start planning your competition schedule now… The 2016 Burnham Beeches Horse Trials will take please either Sat 10th/Sun 11th September or Sat 17th/Sun 18th September. There are still some provisional dates which are marked as such in the calendar, and these will be confirmed as soon as possible. All the shows and other activities can be […]

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January newsletter

January 1, 2016

Happy New Year!!!  Sheila and Natalie wish you all a very happy and prosperous 2016. NEWS Our students have come through their BHS Stage 1 with flying colours. Congratulations to Nicole Overton, Kia Baker and Bethany Moon.  Fantastic results! Well done guys! Welcome to our new working pupil: Alexa McKenna-Ray has joined our team, studying for […]

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Seasonal Shenanigans for clients and liveries!! Saturday 19-Dec from 2pm

December 11, 2015

Gymkhana + Bucket Elimination  £15.00 Chase Me Charlie                         £10.00 Liveries Free!  (but please book) Entries Close Wednesday 16-Dec Food and drinks served by the Happy Kitchen HOW TO ENTER Choose the horse that you would like to compete on. If for any reason your choice becomes unavailable, we will try to offer you a substitute. […]

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A unique gift of a riding experience this Christmas?

December 4, 2015

How about Own a Pony Day for young riders, riding camp for the slightly older ones or a Take Back The Reins course for new adult riders or those who have ridden in the past and need a little kick to get back in the saddle? Snowball Farm Equestrian Centre is a friendly, family-run, BHS […]

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