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March 16th, 2016

Short Term working pupil position available

Short Term working pupil position available. Get valuable experience working with lovely horses and opportunity to learn too. Please e-mail and leave a phone number too for more details.

Sorry, no accommodation.

November 21st, 2015

Successful Demo at Bury Farm

We were asked to put on an evening Lecture/Demo at Bury Farm by Three Rivers and District Riding Club.

Five horses and one Dartmoor Hill Pony took part showing how we work our horses from the ground, and working up right through to Grand Prix movements. We have had great feedback and it was an enjoyable evening.  If you are interested in organising or hosting an event like this please e-mail or call Diane on 01491 638598

Jess & Joanna with Diane

Jess & Joanna with Diane




5 yr old Rescue pony Billy at his first Demo

5 yr old Rescue pony Billy at his first Demo

Zazu & Samantha

Zazu & Samantha

October 8th, 2015

Demo at Bury Farm

Fri, Nov 20, 2015 at 7,30 From Groundwork to Grand Prix Dressage with Diane Thurman-Baker at  Bury Farm Equestrian Club Mill Road Slapton Bucks LU7 9BT

To see more detail and book tickets  see Bury farm site or see Demo page


October 5th, 2015

Next Clinic at Turville

Thank you to those who attended the clinic this weekend. We had great feedback. The next one will be on 8th November. Read the rest of this entry »

September 13th, 2015

Henley Show

Lauren took Cole to Henley Show and he jumped his little socks off! They jumped first to go in the Open which was a straight speed class. Lauren put her foot down from the word go and they did a super fast round Read the rest of this entry »

September 4th, 2015

Monthly In-Hand clinics

Winter seems just round the corner! Horses getting a little fresh, days getting shorter! Do you struggle to get your horse to work or just run out of time?  Then lunging and inhand work may be the way forward.
We are going to hold monthly clinics starting on the 4th October, Read the rest of this entry »

August 23rd, 2015

Good Luck Joanna

Good Luck Jo Jo and Highcliffe Apollo who compete this week at the Under 25 Dressage Championships, hope you do well. Click for details.

July 26th, 2015

Successful afternoon

We had a successful afternoon on 19th of July when we opened up the yard for visitors. The sun shone down on Turville and we had old and new faces enjoying the relaxed surroundings.  Samantha showed off the wonderful Pascal and the ‘new boy’ Zazu. Read the rest of this entry »

July 4th, 2015

Cole back winning.

After a year off due to a field injury Cole went out to his first competition on Laurens birthday and not only went well but won one class and came 2nd in the other…. little star! See his page Concorde Two

April 25th, 2015

Our next clinic will be on Sunday 3rd May

Our next clinic will be on Sunday 3rd May – ridden or in hand lessons with
Diane and Samantha. £50 per session. To book, please contact 01491 638454 or e-mail