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Well, after that first week back in Valkenswaard, winter really arrived................

In 2011 Christopher Burton made the difficult decision to up sticks from New South Wales and head for England. After talking to Chris a few weeks ago it sounds as if he is still coming to terms with the move as the British winter takes his toll on this former Queensland boy.

For those who follow ours news, we apologise for not writing one in January... however it is the holiday season and most of us need to take that time to re-charge. February is here way too fast and our three Shadow Team horses have been in work for a few weeks now.

Great news has greeted me and fired me right up into making this year the best and most exciting yet. Being added to the National 'A' squad and listed on the Shadow Team leading into London is a great way to kick the year into action.

Even an Olympic silver medallist enjoys a day out at her old (and recently re-started) Pony Club. Sonja Johnson took her ‘ponies’ (including EA Elite Squad listed Parkiarrup Illicit Liaison aka Ben Pony) to Many Peaks Pony Club recently where they competed at all levels for large and small riders ..........

A quick update from Emma Scott after the last event of the year at Lakes and Craters 3DE

What a great finish to the end of the season with John and Jane Pittard’s Pluto Mio winning the CCI*** at Lakes and Craters International 3DE

The thing about being mostly recovered from the broken pelvis is that I am now doing heaps of stuff to tell people about. The problem is I have no time to actually sit down and write about it so here is one heck of an overdue blog

WOW Adelaide was fantastic !!!!! Mustang the Champ was placed 7th!!!!! Yay and I won an award for being the highest placed first time four star competitor!!!!