Skills And Thrills At Equus 2004
Spins, roll backs, flying changes and sliding stops - that's
what David Deptford will be demonstrating in his western riding
techniques at Equus 2004 at London's ExCeL between Friday and
Sunday, 16th - 18th April.
will combine expert demonstrations and seminars, an exhibition
area, a Healthy Horse Clinic, Children's Entertainment Area
and Job Shop and CV Clinic.
his famous American quarter horses, David has been thrilling
audiences with his precision riding for many years, and has
been riding western throughout his life.
One of David's specialisations is reining, the equestrian
sport of the future which could soon be adopted at the Olympic
Games. Reining is exciting to watch, with the American quarter
horse completing a set pattern around the arena at the lope/canter.
That's where the spins, roll backs, flying changes and sliding
stops come in! And the American quarter horse is the real
horse of choice for such thrilling activities as well as being
beautiful and graceful to watch in the hands of its trainer
has been breeding American quarter horses for two decades,
and now breeds them and trains riders, using their own horses
or David's, at Sovereign Quarter Horses in March, Cambridgeshire.
He is a member of the American Quarter Horse Association -
is famous, too, for owning Snipper's Heirogance who came from the
United States in 1993 as the main stallion at David's yard. Snipper's
offspring, trained by David, are regular show arena winners.
of David's American quarter horses were bred at his yard, and he
is now helped with his western riding demonstrations by wife Sarah
and their daughters Amy and Eleanor. All are skilled American quarter
further information about the fantastic array of displays and entertainment
on offer, visit www.equusevent.co.uk.
tickets cost £11* when booked in advance, child tickets cost
£7*, Family tickets cost £30. Call the Ticket Hotline
on 08700 118 930.
*Excludes booking fee