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Jumping – Annual Course Report from Keysoe – 3rd & 4th January

4 January 2022
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Report on Jump Sessions with Caroline Moore FBHS. What a treat the F&I Convention was. With Covid leering as understudy in the wings, we were relieved to see some Coaching and Learning, so it was business as usual, albeit at our new venue at Keysoe International. Although I have seen Caroline coach, a lot, I…

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CHAIRMAN’S REPORT

3 January 2022
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It is my pleasure and that of the Committee to welcome you to Keysoe International for this our 35th Anniversary AND the end of the 9-year Reign of Terror as Ann, Vice Chair and myself are due to step down from the Committee, having accomplished 3 X 3 year stints on this Committee. As we…

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Report from the evening with Kylie Roddy Chatting About Her ‘Journey with Gorgeous George’

13 December 2021
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Report from the zoom meeting of 13th December 2021 chaired by Danny Anholt, discussing with Kylie Roddy about her ‘journey with Gorgeous George’ The evening started with an introduction from Danny, where he let us know that in the first half of the evening, we would be looking at Kylie’s journey to Pau and then…

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Report from the F&I Hydrotherapy Evening on Zoom

16 November 2021
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“The use of equine hydrotherapy in performance horses” Presented by Fiona Fitzgibbon BSc MIRVAP IEH Organised by Mark Robinson BHSI – Tuesday 16th November 2021 at 7.30pm Fiona is the research and training manager for ECB equine spa and is based in Northern Ireland. She was the pioneer and manager for 2 years in Ireland’s…

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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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