Georgia Butler

Horses for 2017

  • Albern Moon Buzz a 14.2hh, 12 yr old Welsh Cob

Best 2016 Results

  • 5th in Kelsall BE90
  • Winning Blue Chip Central North West Championship at Weston Park Horse Trials

2017 Goals

  • Qualify for Mitsubishi Motors Cup 2018 at Badminton Horse Trials

Top Tips

  • Train with a friend.
  • Make sure that you have your own competitions in the diary before putting in the children’s!
  • Go hunting and have some fun!

Personal Highpoint

  • Winning Blue Chip Central North West Championship of course!

 

 

 

 

Memorable Horses

They Have all been Memorable.

  • Woodlands Tootsie. He was a 14.2hh Irish pony who I got at my first pony when I was 14 and I rode him until I was 32!  He was always much more talented than me!

Social

Georgia’s January Round-Up

Georgia has been back in touch to tell us what she has been up to in the last month and what she has planned for the month ahead…. Final clip of the season – check Tack room sorted – check Work plan up to first event of the season – check Competition plan for the season – check I could not be more excited about the 2017 event season.  Buzz is coming on in leaps and bounds now (literally) and we are both learning so much every week.  We’ve come a long way from July 2015 when we arrived at Stafford for the BE80 and we might as well have just arrived from Mars.  Now I actually feel as if we have some inkling about what we are doing:  I know how I need to ride a 5 stride related distance; I know how fast 450mpm feels; I own a lot of plastic flowers for schooling over; we can manage a pretty balanced 20 metre circle. I’ve been making the most of the good ground and reasonable weather and have been hunting a lot.  It means we haven’t managed as much schooling and competing as I might have liked, but it is a good break for Buzz’s brain (and a lot of fun) and he is looking fabulously fit because of it.  I have been worried that he barely had a break at the end of the summer season, but I’ve been quite careful not to ever tire him too much out hunting, so I hope that he will come out of the winter fit, but not tired and... read more