Katie Preston’s Summer Management Tips

Katie Preston with her three horses
Petplan Equine Ambassador and full-time veterinary surgeon Katie Preston never seems to stop. She balances a busy work schedule at Milbourn Equine Vets with caring for and riding her three horses; Templar Justice (TJ), Dreams Come True (Tia) and Templar Juno (Juno). Katie’s horses live out all year round including her five-star event horse TJ, who has competed at Burghley, Badminton and Luhmühlen. Like many of us, Katie has her own personal methods to help her horses through the warmer summer months.

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Katie Preston’s Road to the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials

Petplan Equine Ambassador Katie Preston will be heading to the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials with her Thoroughbred gelding Templar Justice (TJ) for the first time this May. The dynamic duo competed at both Burghley and Luhmühlen last year. Katie balances her Badminton preparations and riding her two other horses, Templar Juno (Juno) and Dreams Come True (Tia) with her full-time job as a Veterinary Surgeon at Milbourn Equine Vets. Katie talks about her road to Badminton.

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Driving rain and snow haven’t stopped Nicky Bevan prepare for Badminton

Badminton
Working mother, Nicky Bevan, is grateful to her parents, husband, family, friends and trainers, who have helped her to qualify and prepare for Badminton with 14-year-old Rhineroe Hero aka Noah. Nicky had previously competed a thoroughbred, but after the birth of her daughter Molly, now nine, she decided she needed something more sensible to hunt and compete, as well as hack with Molly. Five years ago, her good friend Julia Martin suggested she take a look at Noah. Read more

Spillers Manager qualifies for Badminton Mitsubishi Motors Cup

Nikki Collins
When Nikki Collins isn’t busy working as Trade Sales Manager for Spillers she’s diligently keeping her homebred mare Tilly fit for eventing. This year her dedication has paid off as she has qualified for the prestigious Mitsubishi Motors Cup (formerly Badminton Grassroots Championships). She attributes her passion and determination to her inspiring, horse loving Mum, who sadly lost her battle against bowel cancer in 2014.

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