header
 





EasiFeed Riding Team
Report: Anne-Marie Styles
Friday, 11 March 2011

Hi Everyone

Well February has been an extremely action packed month for me with lots of different things going on! The horses are all going really well and it is great to have Pete (As You Like It) back in action and feeling very well. I went to a local one day event in early February with Leo (Leo Getz) and was for the most part pleased with how it went. Leo is quite a cheeky character and he generally prefers it when he is the one calling the shots....particularly when we are out in public! This year he is seemingly growing in maturity though,  and I was very pleased with his dressage and cross country. The show jumping was a little interesting...while the majority of it was good, he decided to have a good go at ditching me as we past the in gate! Fortunately he was not successful and we managed to finish the course without further drama....although we picked up a few time faults as a result!

My sister’s wedding was held at our family farm in mid February, and we all spent a lot of time and energy getting the property ready for the occasion. It was all worth it in the end as we got a fantastic day with the sun shining and everything went according to plan with everyone looking gorgeous and having a wonderful time. We were all left reflecting on how strange it seems when you spend so long preparing for something for it to be over so quickly!

The following weekend I was at Rotorua Horse Trials, and it was Pete’s first outing since he knocked his leg back before Adelaide. Pete was thrilled to be back out and about and did not disappoint, winning the dressage and show jumping well...if a little exuberantly! He felt fantastic on the cross country, but I just took him slowly and we finished 6th. Leo was also very good, putting in a lovely dressage test and improving jumping performances to finish 4th in his class.

This weekend we head to Puhinui, (amidst going to another good friends wedding)! All going well, Pete and I will then head down to the Kelt Capital  Horse of the Year Show in Hastings to contest the CIC*** and some show jumping classes. Really looking forward to it!

Cheers

Anne-Marie

 

Related News

Virginia Thompson

Eventing
[03-Sep-13]
Barbara Chalmers

Dressage
[03-Sep-13]
Penny Castle

Dressage
[03-Mar-13]
Leesa Anderson
- Regents Park
Showing in hand and under saddle
[08-Mar-12]
Christine Weal

Dressage
[08-Mar-12]
Anne-Marie Styles

Eventing, Showjumping
[13-Apr-10]
Report: Anne-Marie Styles
Things have been flat out over the past few weeks with competitions and coaching, it is hard to know where the time goes .....
[24-Mar-14]
Report: Anne-Marie Styles
We have had a busy few months with lots going on .....
[26-Feb-14]
Report: Anne-Marie Styles
We have been out and about to a couple of local shows.....
[29-Aug-13]
Report: Anne-Marie Styles
The eventing season got underway in mid September and whilst I have been out of action in the latter stages of pregnancy, Alex has kept things...
[24-Oct-12]
Report: Anne-Marie Styles
Leo has been sold and it was quite sad to say goodbye as he was the first horse that we bred so he has been in the family a long time! Lovely to see...
[28-Aug-12]
Report: Anne-Marie Styles
Leo has been jumping some good rounds in the bigger classes and Alex has taken him hunting a few times as well so he is certainly getting a bit of...
[19-Jul-12]
Report: Tegan Lush
My horses are going well – my Futures Squad horse who was injured at the start of the year is back in work and going to his first CIC event this...
[19-Jun-12]
Report: Anne-Marie Styles
Hebe did a stunning dressage test to lead the class with 75%! I was absolutely delighted with him and couldn’t have asked for anymore. He blazed...
[12-Jun-12]
Report: Anne-Marie Styles
Hebe and Bowie both acquitted themselves well though with good tests and double clears to finish first and third respectively.
[08-May-12]
Report: Tegan Lush
I have also gained some amazing young horses to carry on with for a short period, including one from Sonja Johnson to campaign for her while she is away...
[29-Mar-12]
Report: Anne-Marie Styles
Jake also came along for the ride and he acquitted himself extremely well given his greenness with a lovely clear cross country. He is definitely a horse...
[27-Mar-12]
Report: Tegan Kidner
On Sunday, I won the D Grade Championship class on Queen of Hearts NZPH. I jumped double clean with the fastest time.
[05-Mar-12]
Report: Anne-Marie Styles
Hebe has his first competitive outing in over two years, following his injury layoff and he jumped a lovely double clear in typical Hebe fashion. However, I...
[14-Feb-12]
Report: Tegan Kidner
The new year has kicked off with a great start for me, having purchased a new competition horse for this season.
[14-Feb-12]
Report: Anne-Marie Styles
This weekend we are heading to my first horse trial back on NZ soil, and it is the first horse trial for Bowie and Duke who are both competing in the Young...
[18-Jan-12]
Report: Anne-Marie Styles
The Autumn season is now well underway and we have had two of our major events for the season.
[27-Apr-11]
Report: Anne-Marie Styles
It was great catching up with Peter and Tina from Pryde’s. HOY is such a neat show and there is always so much to see and do!
[30-Mar-11]
Report: Anne-Marie Styles
Pete has recovered well from his bruised splint bone and is back in work and gearing up for Horse of the Year CIC *** in March.
[31-Jan-11]
Report: Anne-Marie Styles
Well I am sad to say that this month has not been a great one and things did not continue on according to plan as they had been!
[22-Nov-10]
Report: Anne-Marie Styles
October 2010
[26-Oct-10]
Report: Anne-Marie Styles
  August 2010
[15-Sep-10]
Report: Anne-Marie Styles
July 2010
[17-Aug-10]
Report: Anne-Marie Styles
June 2010
[27-Jun-10]
Report: Anne-Marie Styles
April - May 2010
[26-May-10]
Report: Anne-Marie Styles
March - April 2010
[21-Apr-10]
Report: Anne-Marie Styles
It's all happening now...
[16-Mar-10]
Report: Anne-Marie Styles
A great start to 2010....
[22-Feb-10]

News

Report: Jason Leitch
Quick message on the road from the Leitch's.………
[20-Mar-15]
Report: Brett Parbery
February held another couple of shows, first locally for a few newbies to get out to the competition arena and then to Orange for the wonderful Dressage...
[18-Mar-15]
Report: Katie Gorell
The team has started the year with some great results! ......
[04-Mar-15]
Report: Pip & John Cooper
It's been a very busy time for us, with over 20 horses in work and competitions ......
[03-Mar-15]
Report: Billy Healey
I am extremely happy with Quality NZPH and looking forward to my other horses coming back into work......
[02-Mar-15]
Report: Sophie Burling
What an action packed pervious several months I have had......
[27-Feb-15]
Report: Heath & Rossie Ryan
Just passing on the results from Dressage with Altitude .......
[24-Feb-15]
Report: Brett Parbery
This month sees the exciting launch ....... new Parbery saddle.....
[09-Feb-15]
Report: Leesa Anderson
Another great New Zealand National Horse and Pony Championships for Regents Park ....
[03-Feb-15]
Report: Karl Burton
Karl also won the cut out of the Canning Downs Open Draft at the Warwick Gold Cup.......
[02-Feb-15]