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Redesdale Equestrian is situated in the picturesque surrounds of the Redesdale Valley between the villages of Otterburn and Elsdon.

We offer livery, schooling and competition services for all types of horse, as well as training for grassroots and leisure riders with their own horses.

Our yard is home to an array of horses and ponies, from happy hackers to competition horses.Β  All of our four legged (and two legged!) friends have their needs individually catered for in a relaxed, friendly and professional environment and we pride ourselves in providing the highest standard of equine care and customer service.

What’s going on at Redesdale?

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Today we had a jolly back to Frenchfield with the β€˜B Team’ for a little training run in the eventer’s derby (eventing without the dressage). Hero, who is having a explorative restart to competitive life after a few issues, won the 95cm 🀩 Today was well within his capabilities but given we haven’t jumped a proper xc fence since being eliminated here three years ago, it is a heart warming result πŸ¦„πŸ’•

Baby Roo, also sidelined for three years through injuries (hers & mine) is just starting her career. Eight years old now, but really four in experience she show jumped clear but wasn’t too sure about the step up or the ditch xc πŸ™ˆ She has missed her schooling runs due to our renegade sheep having random babies, but more practice and better preparation will see her right πŸ»πŸ’•

AND we got through the whole weekend without getting wet!! Miracle πŸ™ŒπŸ»
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Well done, not getting wet, great start and restart. Onward and upward.

Thats great news, well done all of you, I think the A Team is about to get bigger at this rate x

Woohoo 😘

Eventing is sport where you probably learn more when things don’t quite go according to plan than when they do and yesterday was one of those days!

We took Pea Pod to Richmond for the Intermediate. This is the next level up and just one level away from the highest National competition in the sport. It’s getting pretty serious 😳 The jumps at this level are well up to chest height.

After a top ten dressage, Pea Pod struggled in the very tight showjumping arena and although it felt like a nice, balanced round we left five poles on the ground 😞

We don’t go eventing for the showjumping though, so onwards to the cross country where Pea Pod jumped boldly and confidently round a big, galloping track. Just a little glance off a narrow brush in a step-up-jump-step-down-jump combination blotted our copy book but it was a rider error, I just didn’t quite get the line and hence the stride right from the drop to the skinny. This is our first cross country jumping penalty EVER. So I’ll try not to dwell on it!!

So, I come away with notes to self:

Pea Pod is still a wonderful horse for giving me the opportunity to ride again at this level 😍

We need to do more competition showjumping practice 😬

Jockey did well to be positive at big, wide, scary fences but needs to be sharper and more proactive at combinations πŸ‘ŠπŸ»

Challenge and progression feels more satisfying than an easy rosette 🀩

Next stop for Pea Pod is Belsay πŸ˜€
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Huge jumps! He was brilliant and so were you. Belsay will be a great weekend for you I'm sure 🀩

You two look incredible....in all disciplines!! Those are certainly VERY big jumps to be doing with hardly any room for a 'run up' in that arena! Amazing stuff 🌟🍾 Ps I'm aware that having a 'run up' at a jump probably isn't the correct equestrian term... But you know what i mean?! πŸ˜‚

Massive well done so pleased for you that you are back up at this level with your beautiful boy! It’s scary to push ourselves but your totally right challenging ourselves is very satisfying, I’m about to move up levels after festival and I’m terrified but so excited.

Massive well done Hel, you don’t give yourself enough credit. To come back and jump those fences after a nasty fall takes some doing. You both look awesome, the only way is up! Thanks for posting, it’s great to watch and see how u are doing πŸ‘

Well done! The pair of you look great. A minor blip but I’m sure it will be upwards & onwards x

Lovely horse, and an obvious partnership. Everyone is a little competition rusty at the moment, but so many promising partnerships for the rest of the season.

AMazing....my heart stopped a few times watching, you both did so well...Belsay here you come and the competition had better be nervous! xx

Wow not many welshies doing intermediate!! He is my absolute favourite even if he rolls a few poles in the sj!! I was pooping my pants doing the 90 at little whit - you have balls of steal Helen- helps that PP does too. The perfect combination!! Xx

Oh Helen! He looks just fabulous....even if a bit keen to have his own way in the SJ!

Well done xxx

A great achievement. Love your positive outlook.

‘Next level up’. Right there! Awesome. Huge congratulations.

I’m lost for words at your courage and positivity Helen. Well done and good luck at Belsay 😘

Well done Helen! That was a very skinny skinny!! πŸ™ˆπŸ˜³ xx

Well done onwards and upwards xx

Massive well done Helen πŸ™ŒπŸ»πŸ™ŒπŸ»πŸ™ŒπŸ»πŸ™ŒπŸ»πŸ™ŒπŸ»πŸ™ŒπŸ»πŸ™ŒπŸ»

Well done Helen❀️

Well done Helen, the route is never smooth is it, you’re an amazing rider and Pea Pod an awesome horse.......plus I bet it was all bloody massive!

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Pea Pod cruising to 5th place last weekend πŸ¦„ πŸ‘‘ πŸ’• ... See MoreSee Less

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Bit of a leg stretch for Pod 😝😍

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Makes it look easy. A good steady hand on that video.

Im knackered watching this, lovely jumping x

Wahooo the king does it again!! I just love this boy!! Still have his horse shoe on the wall for good luck πŸ₯°πŸ₯°πŸ₯° you are an amazing team πŸ₯°πŸ₯°

Such a pro! Looks great! X

You make it look so easy 😍

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Official photographs of the fun ride from a couple of weekends ago. Really proud of my team - girls and ponies 😍 ... See MoreSee Less

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What fun, best activity ever.

lovely photos. Roo is loving it!

Great photos

Hero looks amazing!!nearly blinded by his shine!! He is loving life πŸ₯°πŸ₯°πŸ₯°

Fabulous photos - I have such a soft spot for Roo πŸ₯°πŸ₯°

Great photos x

😍 fab photos of you all!

Proud of Team Redesdale πŸ’ͺ And Hero living his best life πŸ’•

Fab πŸ‘

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Cruise was unbeatable today! He lead from the start and finished on his dressage score of 29.3 in the 100 at Frenchfield, Cumbria. What a superstar! πŸ¦„πŸ€©

Pea Pod also having a great day for 5th in the NoviceπŸ¦„πŸ’•
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Cruise was unbeatable today! He lead from the start and finished on his dressage score of 29.3 in the 100 at Frenchfield, Cumbria. What a superstar! πŸ¦„πŸ€©

Pea Pod also having a great day for 5th in the NoviceπŸ¦„πŸ’•

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Oh wow that is some bloody achievement!! What an absolute dream boat he is!!! Well done!! And an extra big snuggle to my king coming 5th!! Gorgeousness personified πŸ₯°πŸ₯°πŸ₯°πŸ₯°

Brilliant!! Well done all of you xx

Well done!

Amazing!!! Well done! xx

Woooohooooo go team redesdale well done you guys x x x

Wooohooo!! Congratulations Helen, amazing!

we knew it was coming! Brilliant... just where he should be. And well do one Pea Pod

Absolutely brilliant results πŸ‘πŸ‘ well done xxx

Fantastic stuff you lot! What 🌟🌟🌟 you all are!

Absolutely brilliant 🀩🀩🀩

Fantastic, well done!!! X

Amazing

Wow, awesome Hel, fantastic result πŸ₯‡πŸ†

Well done guys x

Yay so pleased for Team Redesdale so well deserved πŸ’•πŸ’•πŸ’•πŸ’•

Fantastic πŸ˜€

SuuuupaπŸ‘πŸ‘

Fab; well done!x

Well done

Brilliant results πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ₯‚

Result!

Great news. So pleased for all of you, well done xx

Well done Helen!! x

Great to see him doing so well. Congrats πŸ‘

Woohoo πŸ₯³

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