One For the Road, an Exhibition

Local resident, historian and equestrian, Caroline Anns-Baldock has curated a special exhibition at the Bourne Hall Museum exploring the fascinating history of roads in this country. The museum is on the upper level of Bourne Hall, Ewell, above the library, and admission is free. When we sit in our comfortable cars and whizz from one

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New Fergus Book

A rollicking comic treasury, starring the world’s most famous cartoon horse. He has hundreds of thousands of followers on Facebook and a surging presence on Instagram. Each day, he and his diverse group of friends share their mishaps, their successes, and their innermost thoughts with the world. He is seemingly ageless, looking even better now

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A Tale of Two Racing Towns: An Exhibition

A Tale of Two Racing Towns is an exhibition that celebrates the relationship between two racing towns that happen to be twinned. Betty Emery, a local character and racehorse work rider and supporter of all racing events achieved the twinning. The exhibition explores a patchwork of the life of the two towns from the earliest

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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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Fergus and the Greener Grass Book Trailer

“Everyone loves Fergus!” say reviewers, and now the opinionated cartoon horse and social media star is back in an all new comic adventure. In his third book, Fergus catches a glimpse of what could be, and leaving his life of comfort behind, sets off on a hilarious journey. His exploits lead him over, under, and

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Recent Purchases

The collection has recently purchased a large collection of bits. We also have some old dumb jockey’s used for the training and breaking of horses in the nineteenth century. This large collection will take some time to be photographed but when complete will enable people to have a better understanding of the development of bits and

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The Age of Fergus is Here

Fergus has become something of a celebrity in recent time. His humorous encounters with humankind are causing much comment on Facebook. Of course we understand that such a small and adroit horse who is always losing his shoe has a lot to tell us about the human race. His antics might get worse in the

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Trust Being Formed

As of the first week in August 2010, the relevant forms have been lodged with the Charities Commission so we can begin the process of creating the right environment for the Museum to flourish and to bloom into a place of research, of history and of living beauty. The horse is a graceful and unconditional

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