In the Shaking of the Dew: An Exhibition

Epsom Downs and the Thoroughbred Poems and photographs by Caroline Baldock When: August 21st to September 1st 2018 Where: At Bourne Hall, Spring Street, Ewell, Surrey, KT17 1UF Caroline Baldock was one of the first women to be granted a professional jockey’s license. In 1974 she worked for Anne Finch and Louie Dingwall and then

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Fergus and the Night Before Christmas Book

Fergus, the world’s most popular cartoon horse, shares an epic holiday adventure inspired by the classic tale ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas. With colorful, light-hearted comedy on every page, Fergus and his motley group of equine teammates bravely take to the skies to give St. Nick the sleigh ride of his life. Can Santa manage

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Puppet Horse Mask

This comes form Mali and is from the Dogon people. It is for dancing. It forms the head of the puppet and has a wonderful mouth which opens and shuts. These puppets are used for their dances and ceremonies. The Malian people are famous for their music and their puppets which inspired the makers of

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7 Days in Iran

Iran is not particularly synonymous with horse riding holidays. It is well-known for ancient ruins like Persepolis and famous for the Shiraz grape, the cities of Isfahan, Susa, Azerbaijan and Tehran, along with the black drapes of the chadar and Caspian sea sturgeon. Carpets spring to mind too, wonderful silk ones with patterns of intricately

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Jockey: Fred Lane

The finest feat of Fred Lane’s long career in the saddle was put up when he won the 1932 Derby on April the Fifth, owned and trained by the actor and film-star Mr. T Walls. This consistently successful jockey was riding winners on the Continent during 1914, and at the outbreak of the Great War

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