Kirstie approached thoroughbred racehorse trainer Ilka Gansera-Leveque last year and asked her if she wouldn’t mind trialing some Bombers Bits on her string of horses. Not only is German born Ilka a successful trainer she is also a practicing equine vet. Ilka treats all of her horse’s as individuals, tailoring their fitness programme and the…

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And the eventing season has started!! Charlotte Cutler ventured to Poplar Park last weekend, starting off the weekend riding a client’s two horses in the 80 on Saturday.It was Mai’s first event and she didn’t disappoint. Producing a sweet 34.8 Dressage, a green stop Show Jumping followed by a ‘scary monster under the fence’ moment…

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Hey everyone! I hope you’re all doing well and enjoying life with your gorgeous ponies. I’ve had a lot of changes, so I thought it would be a good idea to get you all up to date. Unfortunately, Reggie didn’t quite work out which was such a shame as he was a lovely boy, but…

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We’ve been working for Charlotte for what seems like an age but can’t be as she is only 20! She also competed Daisy for a season. Do you have anything lucky that you will not be without on a competition day? I cannot be without my beautiful, navy Samshield hat. After customising it at Forelock…

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We managed to catch up with the super busy David Britnell to ask him our quickfire questions! Do you have anything lucky that you will not be without on a competition day? My green BHS tie that my Mum wore when she used to event. What is your favourite and least favourite food? My favourite…

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Many of you know that we are huge followers of Diamonds in the Rough and both Nic and Fran often trial and test our products. We’re recently helped Fran bitting her gorgeous Welsh Section B Stallion Raf. I’ve always struggled to find a bit to suit Raf. He has a typical tiny pony mouth and…

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Tara very kindly popped in to answer our fun questions to get to know our riders a little better! Do you have anything lucky that you will not be without on a competition day? My lucky item when competing has to be my Willberry Wonder Pony – Maryberry! What is your favourite and least favourite…

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I am very excited to be writing my first blog as a Forelock and Load supported rider. I think it is only right to start it off by introducing myself and my lovely horses!  I am 16 years old and based on the outskirts of Newmarket I have competed up to FEI 2* and Pony…

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Charlotte McNally introduces her new horse Mystie We had a lovely catch up with Charlotte a few weeks ago and heard about her plans for this year. At the moment Charlotte is struggling to ride during the week as it is dark when she gets home from school. She is concentrating on building up Mystie’s…

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Most of us know Kathryn through her horse Feed The Goat (Goaty!) Goaty is an ex racehorse who is a bit of a legend in the world of Instagram and You Tube. We fired off our Q&A’s to Kathryn his owner who is 25 and together they event. Do you have anything lucky that you…

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We are running a Q&A with our riders over the coming weeks. We thought it would be great fun to get to know the Forelock and Load riders a little bit more. So we have come up with a fun quick fire question round with them! We are kicking off today with Charlotte McNally who…

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