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Have you considered taking the Fellowship Assessment?

14 November 2021
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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

4 November 2021
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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

4 November 2021
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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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“Moving Towards a Sustainable Future” by Brendan Bergin

22 September 2021
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An article by F & I member Brendan Bergin published in The Irish Field. Click here for the pdf version of the article

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Sad News from Nick Gauntlett

31 August 2021
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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 Royal International Show, Hickstead 2021

24 July 2021
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On Saturday 24th July the weather was forecast to be raining with a strong possibility of thunderstorms. After the heatwave we have had, it was typical that this was set to blight our F&I day out at Hickstead. BUT, we were blessed with dry humid weather and no rain. 12 of us congregated first of…

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

30 June 2021
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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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Crowd Funding to raise £15,150 to help fund a wheelchair ‘The Genie’

16 June 2021
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Ruth Warrener was diagnosed with MS in the early 90’s. She says: “At that time, each day of my life was full on: eventing, training horses and running a business with my partner, so when I felt tired I assumed it was because I was so busy! I had a spell of blindness in one…

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Lucinda Green XC Clinic Report

15 June 2021
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Stockley Farm, Calne, Wiltshire  15th June 2021 Held by Helen Martin On arrival, the first impressions of the facilities were excellent and professional combined with friendliness and a sense that nothing was too much trouble.  The day was organised with 5 groups of 4 riders with a lunch/discussion time with Lucinda, this meant a full day…

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Report from the Judy Harvey FBHS Training Day

5 May 2021
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May 5th 2021. Around 20 or so Fs and Is arrived at Furze House for the day. Some brought horses for coaching sessions, some volunteered to coach a session, and all of us had a chance to observe, discuss and enjoy the socialising with friends which has been in short supply recently. All socially distanced…

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