Video Update – 28th June 2022

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Here’s a little video update of what I’ve been up to in the last week. I can’t thank the staff here in the Spinal Cord Injuries Unit at James Cook enough for what they’re doing for me, and also to everybody for all of the lovey messages and gifts; it really is overwhelming. Nic x

Update from Nicola herself – 16th June

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  I’ve had lots of lovely visitors, and as well as family and friends, Tina Cook, Sarah & Brett Bullimore, Lucinda Green, Pippa Funnell, William Fox-Pitt, Dickie, team vet Liz and Piggy came up from Bramham last week which really was so nice. Sadly I didn’t take any photos so I pinched this one from […]

Update – 26th May

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Nicola was transferred from Southmead hospital to ICU at James Cook hospital in Middlesbrough yesterday, and has subsequently now been moved to the Spinal Rehabilitation Unit there. This is one of the specialist spinal centres in the country so will enable expert support with her ongoing rehab. Although it was a long and tiring journey, […]

Coolparks Sarco

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Pictured above: Jeremy at Thoresby earlier this season   As ever, the horses are at the forefront of Nicola’s mind. As Coolparks Sarco (Jeremy) was feeling so good in his preparations for Bramham, and as Nicola’s road to recovery is going to be lengthy, she and owners James and Jo Lambert have asked Nicola’s good […]

An Update on Nicola – 15th May

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Nicola is at Southmead Hospital in Bristol following her fall from JL Dublin at Badminton Horse Trials on Saturday 7th May. Nic is still in intensive care, and is expected to remain there for the next week to ten days, before being moved to a spinal unit closer to home. She remains comfortable and in […]

10th May Update

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Nicola was taken to Southmead Hospital in Bristol following her fall from JL Dublin at Badminton Horse Trials on Saturday 7th May where she has received outstanding care and attention from the expert team. Nic is in intensive care and will be for the next week or so, but she is able to breathe independently […]

Update on Nicola following her fall at Badminton

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Following her fall from JL Dublin at Badminton Horse Trials on Saturday 7th May, Nicola has had a comfortable night in hospital and is conscious in a stable condition awaiting further tests. She is receiving the best possible care from the team at Southmead Hospital. Alastair and the rest of the family are very grateful […]

Thoresby, Breckenbrough and Burnham Market

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Pictured above: Jeremy at Burnham Market on his way to 5th place in the CCI4*S.   We’ve had a busy few weeks with Dublin and Arnie having their final Badminton runs at Thoresby, where they both had lovely double clears and top 10 finishes. They both felt great and are spending the final few weeks […]

Two Wins at Great Witchingham!

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We had a lovely weekend starting with 2 Wins at Great Witchingham.  MHS Seventeen (Vinnie) won the OI, Hawk Eye (BB) won the AI, and Total Belief was 5th in OI. I think Great Witchingham is a great family run event with lovely dressage and SJ arenas and the XC gives the horses an education […]

Two horses accepted for Badminton!

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It’s so exciting to see that JL Dublin and Erano M are accepted entries for Badminton Horse Trials. On hearing this news Arnie (Erano M) thought it was wise to have a rest and continued to graze whilst resting in the field saving his energy, and Dubs (background) just thought he’d think about that later […]

Military Boekelo – Team GB Win Nations Cup

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What a fabulous week at Boekelo, Team GB won the Nations Cup and James and Jo Lamberts Coolparks Sarco was 4th in his first 4* L. He felt super in all three phases and ‘Jeremy’ as he is known at home was such a star. He will have learnt so much this week. It was […]

Individual and Team GOLD at the European Championships in Avenches

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What an amazing week, what an amazing horse, what an amazing squad of girls and support team. Dubs was truly fabulous all week and for his young age and level of experience he showed great   maturity completing each phase with confidence, elegance and composure. I am so very proud of James and Jo Lambert and […]

Coolparks Sarco wins at Blenheim Palace

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What a week for Coolparks Sarco owned by James and Jo Lambert winning the 8/9yr old 4* S and Hawk Eye owned by Helen Scott taking 4th place both finishing on their dressage marks at Blenheim Palace. I really could not be prouder of these two horses and I have to admit to pinching myself […]

JL Dublin wins at Hartpury

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JL Dublin ‘Dubs’ owned by Deirdre Johnston and James and Jo Lambert was an absolute star at  Hartpury winning the CCI4*S. He is such a lovely horse to ride and look after, we are so lucky to have him. It only seems like yesterday that he came to our yard as a 4yr old. Thank […]

Fabulous week at Bicton

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What an amazing week we had at Bicton….. Jamie and Jo Lambert and Deirdre Johnston’s JL Dublin won the CCI4*Long having led from the dressage – he was simply fabulous! What a super horse he is, he has certainly come of age this year. He managed to contain his excitement in the jumping phases and […]

Aston le Walls

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We had a super time at Aston le Walls with the older horses competing in a strongly contested 4* with over 100 competitors in both sections. Bulana did a super dressage test of 25 , breathed on a pole in the show jumping and went clear inside the time cross country to finish 11th. She […]

Richmond

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We had a lovely day at Richmond with all the horses putting in good performances. Coolparks Sarco aka ‘Jeremy’ owned by Jamie and Jo Lambert won the Open Intermediate leading from the dressage and Levitate was 6th in the same section both with double clears. Hawk Eye was 2nd in his Intermediate section with a […]

Hawk Eye wins at Kelsall Hill

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It was an exciting win for Hawk Eye owned by Helen Scott in the Intermediate at Kelsall Hill with Cauton Well Connected owned by Belinda Williams taking 5th in her Intermediate section. The 5 year olds continued their education at Kelsall and excelled themselves with nice tests and double clears to all finish in the […]

Oasby

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We took 3 horses to Oasby and I was delighted with how they felt and went. Belinda Williams lovely mare Caunton Well Connected was second in her Intermediate section with a lovely test and a double clear. Deirdre Johnston and Lady Milnes Coates consistent mare Levitate was 8th in the Open Intermediate with a nice […]

Aston le Walls – Elite

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Its so good to be back out Eventing and be able to take JL Dublin, Hawk Eye and Erano M to do the Advanced at the Elite event at Aston le Walls. ‘Dubs’ owned by James and Jo Lambert and Deirdre Johnston was fabulous feeling very confident in all 3 phases to finish 2nd in […]

2021 Oasby Elite

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We were very fortunate to be able to compete at Oasby last week. It was lovely to get the horses out and for them to feel the grass under their feet again. It was a lovely start to the season with a super win in the OI for James and Jo Lambert and Deirdre Johnston’s […]

2020 Season

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2020 was certainly quite a challenging year for us all We were very fortunate to be able to use the lockdown period to train at home and spend quality time with our horses to enable us to be fit and ready to compete when Eventing resumed in July Event organisers did a fantastic job running […]

Tattersalls, Ireland

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We are fresh back from a great trip to Tattersalls ‘Erano M’ owned by Rosemary Search and Lady Milnes Coates had a ball on the cross country finishing on his dressage score in the 3*L and taking 9th place ‘Levitate’ who was competing in her first 3DE also finished on her dressage score for 8th […]

Houghton

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Lovely week at Houghton for ‘Mattie Clover’ owned by Gerry and Mary Kemp in his first 3DE staying on his dressage score of 27.9 and finishing 5th in the 2*L ‘JL Dublin’ was fab in the 4*S with a great test and a double clear for Jamie and Jo Lambert and Deirdre Johnston. Seen in […]