A.P Equine & Canine believes in giving back to the industry, and supporting grass root riders through thier competitive careers.
Rosie Blossett & Calvin
Rosie is a 18 year old show jumper based in Herefordshire, near Leominster. (Area 33). Who competes on the BS circuit weekly, currently focusing on 3 affiliated rides- Calcourt Faro (Calvin), L.Marmaduke and Lady Of Aphrodite. Rosie is A.P Equine & Canines Professional Sponsored Rider.
Rosie is currently competing up to Foxhunter (1.20-1.30m) on her main ride and big track horse- Calcourt Faro (Calvin)- Rising 7yo by Calvaro Z (Olympic show jumping stallion). Calvin is a 'BFG' with such a lovely temperament and is such a pleasure to work with. Gaining the ride in September 2016 Rosie and Calvin have already managed to not only build a strong partnership, but also gaining many BS wins, placings and double clears. Including a double clear and money placing at Hartpury Spectacular 2016's A Tour (1.10-1.20m) jumping in the company of international combinations. They have also qualified for the Discovery Second Rounds gaining 4 double clears and on there way to gaining all 4 Newcomers and Foxhunter double clears for HOYS qualifiers 2017.
Rosie's pony career on 148's will be hard to live up to. In Rosie's final pony years- 2013 and 2014 on rides Irish Dream III and Midnight Milly, owned by Marianne and Chris. Jumping on the National Circuit weekly, among some of the best international junior combinations. Gaining much success, qualifying second rounds HOYS qualifiers, winning at Blue Chip Championships, qualifying for 5 indoor National Finals at Scope Festival 2014. Placing 4th in the National Progressive Final at Scope, coming back with 11 placings including top 3 placings. Gaining experience round 1.25/1.30m tracks and competing at the most prestigious pony premiers. Almost always coming back from a show in profit. Memories Rosie will cherish forever. However, with Calvin's temperament, scope and great potential Rosie is hoping to match and excel her previous success with Calvin on the big tracks. Such a fantastic duo and one to look out for in the future!
Hoolie & Nicki
Hoolie and Nicki are A.P Equine & Canines Sponsored Dressage Duo who are based in Haresfield, Gloucestershire. They are a fairly new coupling but are coming on leaps and bounds with each other and despite some time off over winter and spring due to injury, Hoolie has come back into work even better than before! Hollie & Nicki are currently schooling at Elementry level and competing at Novice, scoring consistently and qualifying for both regionals and area competitions. Throughout the coming years they hope to continually progress up the levels together whilst having fun!
Hesteyri Horses Sponsored Ride
Meg and Lauren are the key components to the Hesteyri Horses Team that specialise in backing, reschooling and selling horses. In 2018 they will be embarking on an epic challenge to raise money for Dogs Trust, Andrew Simpson Sailing Centre and The Racehorse Sanctuary. The Duo will be riding from John 'o' Groats to Lands End!! On horse back to raise money for the listed charities. A.P Equine & Canine will be sponsoring the horses throughout the training and trek to ensure that they are physically capable and in top shape, we couldn't be prouder to be able to support such a great cause!
Interested in donating? Click below to find the Hesteyri Horses Just Giving page! Updates will also be published on A.P Equines & Canines Facebook page.
The fantastic Hesteyri Horses have now started their sponsored charity ride starting from John O'Groats (10th June 2018) and finishing @ Lands End (estimated arrival 6 weeks from start date) To donate please follow the link: www.justgiving.com/crowdfunding/Hesteyri-horses
The Racehorse Welfare Centre
A.P Equine & Canine works with The Racehorse Welfare Centre, based in Malvern to ensure that a range of support is available to the rescue and retired horses. The charity often takes in neglected and homeless racehorses that require a lot of rehabilitative care across the spectrum. A.P Equine & Canine ensures that appropriate, effective musculoskeletal care is provided. This charity rely's on donations so please take a moment to look them up and get involved.
A.P Equine & Canine donates treatments to new arrivals and long term un-homed dogs based at Teckles, Whitminster, Glos. We are extremely proud to help such a fantastic charity! This charity upholds high animal welfare standards and rehoming procedures to ensure that abandoned, rescued and homeless animals can have a new start in life.