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Barry Armitage

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Getting ready for THE RIDE | Barry Armitage & Joe Dawson

It’s Thursday, 10 May 2012… Earlier this morning, Bob and Laura were playing groom, and helping Barry Armitage and Joe Dawson saddle up their second mounts of Day 5 of THE RIDE of Harry Whackalong Smite, PSV Mabruk and PSV Kandahar! PSV Nile is waiting in the wings for his turn at the next horse … Continue reading

It’s in the blood! – 13 & 14 April 2012

It was a super successful weekend at the OVK Endurance Challenge for the team from Perseverance Arabian & Endurance Horses. Seven horses were entered, with five riders and four grooms, and six finished, with two 3rd places, one 2nd place and one 1st place! This year, the ride – hosted by the Lormar stud and … Continue reading

The Benefit of Perseverance | Barry Armitage

We had a surprise visit to the stud last week from Barry Armitage, soon to be a South African television star with his new series, Ride of the Peacemaker. Last year, he and his friend Joe Dawson took on the mind-boggling task of following the 600 mile route that Dick King rode 168 years ago … Continue reading