Monday, 18 November 2019

Retired racehorse is enjoying whole new lease of life as a show horse

Retired racehorse is enjoying whole new lease of life as a show horse

YVONNE Jacques, who has lived in Hambleden for more than 30 years, is celebrating a huge success with her 10-year-old former racehorse ...

 

Halloween trick or treat for your dressed-up dogs

Halloween trick or treat for your dressed-up dogs

PET grooming parlour Naughty Mutt Nice is hosting a Halloween parade for dressed-up dogs. The fun event on Thursday (October 31) ...

 

Gunsmith has set up shop at Friar Park Stables

Gunsmith has set up shop at Friar Park Stables

JUST up the hill out of Henley at Friar Park Stables is gunsmith Craig Turner and his workshop. Open from 10.30am to 5pm, Tuesday to ...

 

Making hay with an equine parking spot

Making hay with an equine parking spot

A FRIEND spotted the above on a recent visit to the Netherlands and thought it might help with the parking arrangements in Henley. ...

 

Dressage winners will soon be flying the flag

Dressage winners will soon be flying the flag

HENLEY rider Sam Rees has literally just been selected to ride for the British Dressage home international team. Sam, who is ecstatic ...

 

Get your eye in at new grouse complex with more than 20 traps set in 100 acres

Get your eye in at new grouse complex with more than 20 traps set in 100 acres

ARE you looking to get ready for the season? Perhaps you want to sharpen up for the grouse or get your eye in for the pheasants? Set ...

 

Put your money on international showjumper

SO have you ever considered owning a top show jumper either from the love of the sport or as a business decision? A growing number of ...

 

Lungworm hits Henley — so here’s what to watch out for

Lungworm hits Henley — so here’s what to watch out for

HENLEY Veterinary Centre has confirmed that it has treated its first case of lungworm. There have been confirmed cases at practices in ...

 

Henley rider is off to the Horse of the Year Show

Henley rider is off to the Horse of the Year Show

HENLEY equestrian Daisy Smith has just qualified for the Horse of the Year show at Birmingham’s National Exhibition Centre. This ...

 

Newly refurbished racecourse is where they’ve thought of everything

Newly refurbished racecourse is where they’ve thought of everything

ASCOT may be over for another year, but what about Newbury? It is less than 18 months since I last visited Newbury racecourse and as I ...

 

Sporting sisters brave the wind and rain to shine at Royal Windsor

Sporting sisters brave the wind and rain to shine at Royal Windsor

SISTERS Gavina and Fernanda Semonella are surely destined to become fairly well known within the horse world, writes Amanda Stewart. ...

 

Novice horse and experienced rider make a strong showing

Novice horse and experienced rider make a strong showing

LOCAL horse owner Lucilla Ward’s horse Oratorio II — Rio to his friends — has not only recently completed the infamous Badminton ...

 

Movie pair sprinkled ‘stardust’ on ride

Movie pair sprinkled ‘stardust’ on ride

HORSES and riders from as far afield as Derbyshire and the Isle of Wight joined the other 600-plus horses to take part in last ...

 

Gun room has experienced new recruit

Gun room has experienced new recruit

The Royal Berkshire Gun Room is delighted to announce the appointment of Phil Barford. Phil started his career in the gun trade 18 ...

 

Life’s not so baaad in the rural education business

Life’s not so baaad in the rural education business

APRIL has been a hugely successful month for a local farm whose newborn lambs have been proving a star attraction. Over the past year ...

 

Popular Henley vet has leave to remain

Popular Henley vet has leave to remain

HENLEY vet Erik D’Arcy-Donnelly has been given some good news. Originally from Cape Town in South Africa, he has worked in Henley for ...

 

Impromptu wander causes ‘pig’ splash

Impromptu wander causes ‘pig’ splash

LUCY, a two-year-old Saddleback pig from Woodcote, made a bid for freedom on Friday, March 8, which incidentally coincided with ...

 

Royal Windsor fun ride is going from strength to strength each year

Royal Windsor fun ride is going from strength to strength each year

HAVING started life in 2016, the Royal Windsor Fun Ride is continuing to grow in size. Not only has the route changed this year, but ...

 

Firm can transport any type of horse

Firm can transport any type of horse

KNIGHTS EQUINE is a professional, safe and fully compliant transport company. We transport any type of horse, from the beloved pet to ...

 

Artist was inspired by old livestock portraits

Artist was inspired by old livestock portraits

STRAWS used to artificially inseminate cattle have been turned into eye-catching works of art, which are now on display at the ...

 

Looking for a job?

Nurse

Location READING

School Nurse – Part Time Closing date – 28 November 2019 We are looking to appoint a part time School Nurse to join the ...

 

Transport and Facilities Manager

Location READING

Transport and Facilities Compliance Manager Closing date Wednesday 27 November 2019 The Oratory School is looking for a ...

 

Telesales

Location Henley-on-Thames

Field or Telesales Person Want to work at one of Henley’s most successful and well established companies? Want to work ...