This year’s Kent County Show saw sweltering temperatures over the three days, which brought the sun-seeking visitors out in droves. As always, Hadlow College had a significant presence and profile as Livestock and Equine sponsors at the show, with the College being profiled on BBC Radio Kent on all three days and receiving television coverage on the Friday evening.
This year’s Lambing Weekend, our flagship event heralding the start of Spring, saw us welcome 13,000 visitors to our site at Faulkner’s Farm on the 11th and 12th March. Running for 25 years now, the event continues to expand, with this year featuring more exciting family activities and food stalls showcasing the best of our local produce than ever before
On the 8th November 2016, the Royal Borough of Greenwich Equestrian Centre, run in partnership with Hadlow College, hosted delegates from Setagaya Council on behalf of the Olympic Organising Committee for Tokyo, as part of the planning for the games in 2020.
The Hadlow Group had a hugely successful three days at the Kent County Show this year. The main marquee had a countryside and sustainability theme, with a host of exciting stands and interactive activities on offer.
Our Equine students were celebrating a new arrival this weekend as Tilly gave birth to a Chestnut Colt at 04.10am on Sunday morning.
On Saturday 29th November we took 5 of our Degree students’ dissertation posters to the Saddle Research Trust’s conference at Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge. The aim of this international conference is to investigate the very latest in horse, saddle and rider interaction, and to look into how scientific research can promote equine welfare and performance.
A group of BSc (Hons) Equine Management and BSc (Hons) Equine Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation students recently attended this year’s Horse of the Year Show.
The work of seven Hadlow College degree students, supported by Total Contact Saddles, will soon be presented at the 10th Annual International Society for Equine Sciences Conference (ISES) in Copenhagen in August 2014.
On Sunday 25th May, second year students from the Level 3 Extended Diploma in Horse Management once again successfully organised the Annual Horse Show.
Pammy Hutton FBHS international dressage rider and trainer spent the afternoon and evening at Hadlow College on Monday 10th March.
A group of 23 students studying towards the Extended Diploma in Horse Management (year 2) recently enjoyed a study tour to Newmarket.
NFU Mutual, The British Horse Society and PRP Rescue Services recently attended Hadlow College to run a seminar to highlight the importance of horsebox and trailer safety.
In a ceremony today, Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal formally opened the Royal Borough of Greenwich Equestrian Centre, a partnership between the Royal Borough of Greenwich and Hadlow College.
Students studying the BSc (Hons) Equine Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation and BSc (Hons) Equine Management degree programmes will for the first time, as part of their course, be using an innovative wire-free system to learn more about how each horse moves.
Following on from our Thanet Earth Discovery Fellowship in Horticulture a new Equine Fellowship is now underway.
In spite of a relatively cold day in June, the 2013 Hadlow College Annual Horse Show was another resounding success with approximately 200 horses and riders competing throughout the day.
Guests, at an event held on 16th May 2013, had the opportunity for a preview and tour of the Royal Greenwich Equestrian Centre, an Olympic Legacy project involving a partnership between Hadlow College and the Royal Borough of Greenwich.
As always our lecture demonstrations prove very popular and this one delivered by Tina Cook, despite a bitterly cold evening drew in the crowds.
We are delighted to announce that one of our Mares - Tilly - gave birth to a Chestnut Filly at 6:10am on Saturday morning. Both mare and foal are doing well and the birth process was very quick.
Brand new for 2013 ‘The Royal Greenwich Equestrian centre - delivering skills in partnership with Hadlow College’. We are now offering Equestrian courses in south east London, our first Course Information evening was held last week and received a good turnout.
Over Christmas our Equine department enjoyed fun and games during their annual Fancy Dress competition.
We are delighted to announce that Kai gave birth to a lovely filly at 1:45am on the morning of Wednesday 31st May 2012.
On Sunday 27th May Hadlow College Equine students held another successful Annual Horse Show.
On the evening of 14th May a crowd of over 50 people were lucky enough to visit Hadlow College to see a lecture demonstration by Jennie Loriston-Clarke MBE.
John Smart, renowned trainer of both horses and riders at all levels, gave a Free equine clinic for Hadlow College staff and students on Friday 27th April.
On the very cold evening of Monday 5th March in excess of 300 spectators gathered at the Hadlow College Equine Yard for an evening lecture demonstration by Mark Todd international event rider.