Congratulations from Sam York FBHS, our Chair:

“We are beyond proud to announce the news that we now have four new Fellows of the BHS:  Lisa Morris, Kylie Roddy, David Sheerin and Jayne Smart.   We all know the Fellowship is the pinnacle of equestrian qualifications and it involves many years of work and total dedication to even be considered to be ready to…

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Report from the F&I Study Day – Stallion AI and Equine Law

17th February 2022 Firstly, thanks to Amy for organising the day at Stallion AI Services with talks from Tullis Matson (who is the founder of Stallion AI Services) in the morning, and Carrie de Silva on Equine Law in the afternoon. Tullis began his fascinating presentation with a quick description of his own history, stemming…

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Have you considered taking the Fellowship Assessment?

The Fellowship assessments will be taking place during 21st -24th March 2022 at Keysoe International in Bedfordshire. The BHS Fellowship is the highest professional standard across the equine industry and is internationally recognised. Each assessment takes place across two days, with candidates assessed on coaching skills, practical demonstrations, theoretical knowledge, stable management and the history…

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Annual Course, AGM & Dinner 2022

We are delighted to announce that we will be at a new venue for our Annual Course on Monday 3rd and Tuesday 4th January 2022 at the revamped Keysoe International, Bedford, MK44 2JP. Due to the excellent state of F&I’s funds, the Committee has declared that, for this year only, our members may apply for…

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Notice of the Annual General Meeting 2022

To be held on Monday 3rd January 2022 at Keysoe, 7pm AGENDA Welcome address by Jillie Rogers BHSI – Chair. Attendance and Apologies for Absence Minutes of last AGM (held 5th January 2020 on zoom) Matters Arising from those Minutes not dealt with below Chairman’s Review for the Year 2021 Treasurer’s Report for the Year…

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Sad News from Nick Gauntlett

We wanted to brief you all on our own Nick Guantlett’s (FBHS) dreadful lorry accident yesterday. Many of you will have already heard via Facebook, but for those who haven’t, here is Nick’s post, copied from his own Facebook page: “Tough day… maybe an understatement! My amazing family are fine & that is definitely the…

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Report from the Visit to the Mount St John Stud, Thirsk, North Yorkshire

Wed 30th June 2021 What a wonderful way to spend the morning! The visit to Mount St John Stud yesterday was a delight from start to finish. Many thanks to Fiona Harrison for organising the whole visit including the excellent lunch afterwards at the Carpenters Arms. A very big thank you to Emma Blundell and…

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New Fellow

Congratulations to Erik Mackechnie-Guire FBHS who passed the Fellowship of the British Horse Society Assessment recently. Pictured here with Commodore.

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Sister Chiara Hatton Hall

From Jillie – on her “Other Mother”…: In March 1967 I started my training as a Working Pupil under the tutelage of Mrs Cherrie Hatton Hall at Moat House Benenden.  There were two yards – Moat House which boasted an L shaped stable block with tack room and feed room, an indoor school, a jumping…

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Tim Price

It is with sadness I have to announce the very recent death of Tim Price. The previous manager of Addington Manor, he did a lot to help this Association over the years we’ve held our Annual Course at Addington. Our thoughts and prayers are with all his family.

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New Badge & Membership Card

By now all members should have received their lovely new F & I badge and membership card. If you haven’t received yours by 10th June, please contact Judith Murphy – treasurer@fandiassociation.org.uk

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