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18 June 2019


Local rider Phoebe Locke, the current Saracen Horse Feeds Under 21 British Champion having won the CCI3*-L at Houghton International in May riding Union Fortunus, took the fourth spot on P J A CAPITAL's Bellagio Declyange.

Phoebe, who is based near Glastonbury, said: “He’s a really exciting horse. He did a double clear at Tattersalls and I’m aiming him for Blenheim."

Another successful weekend for Phoebe Locke at Nunney International Horse Trials, riding her two French horses Bellagio and Pica’dor, saw the above report and interview extract, given by Phoebe, published on the British Eventing website. Taking part in the top event, the CCI3*S, with a huge International field, full of leading senior riders,Phoebe achieved top ten finishes for both horses, with Bellagio going double clear and coming fourth. Phoebe’s competition footprint, profile and reputation continues to grow at pace.

12 June 2019


We are delighted to announce that Chatham footwear have joined ESM as one of our main sponsors. With over 25 years of shoe making expertise and design flair inspired by their nautical roots and country life, the family run business has become one of Britain's key lifestyle footwear brands.

Born out of love of the great outdoors, exploration and adventure, they are committed to creating classic sailing, country and equestrian footwear, all with their signature British style, which marries traditional craftsmanship with innovation, the finest materials and attention to detail. Each shoe is of the highest quality and durability and designed to be comfortable, functional and able to withstand all that nature throws at it.

Therefore, we welcome Philip Marsh and his team at Chatham and very much look forward to working with them - www.chatham.co.uk

26 May 2019


Phoebe Locke headed in to today's final show jumping phase in second place, but finished the day as the 2019 Saracen Horse Feeds BE Young Rider National Champion following a clear round on her own Union Fortunus at Houghton International Horse Trials. 

This was the headline posted on the British Eventing website. Our very own Phoebe Locke "British Young Rider Champion" - So, So proud!!!

Phoebe has worked so hard for this huge accolade, and everyone at ESM sends  huge congratulations to Phoebe and her hardworking team.

Without drawing breath, Phoebe now goes straight to Ireland where she is competing, this upcoming week, at the prestigious Tattersalls International Horse Trials. Phoebe is taking four horses to this event and we wish her every success.

16 May 2019

Forthcoming Events

Dear All,
just a quick update to advise all sponsors, owners and supporters of Team Locke's next couple of major events.
Phoebe travels to the Houghton International Young Rider trial on the 22nd-26th of May where she will compete Union Fortunus and Pica D'OR in the CCI YR3* GB trial and then she has a quick turn around once she gets home and sets off that same night with three horses to Tattersalls in Ireland.

We wish her all the best and will post times etc.... as always closer to the date when they have been released.
All at ESM.

21 April 2019

Bicton Arena

The start of the season for Phoebe just seems to get better and better, after posting fantastic results at Belton International, the Team at ESM did not feel that could be surpassed. However, The results at Bicton International were incredible, five horses, all double clear and a Win in the CCI ** . Therefore, we thought we would post Phoebes facebook update to give you her thoughts on what was a fantastic weekend for Phoebe and Team Locke.

Days you only dream of !!!!😍 fantastic 3 days at Bicton Arena one of my favourite events !!!

Eventing First PLC twix WON the CCI2*S on a very impressive 26 dr !!!! Followed by double clear out of an 70 strong class 🥇🥇🥇😍😍😍#winnerwinner

Uni posted a fab dr of 28 followed by yet another double clear to finish on his dr score to come 4th in a extremely competive CCI3*s with 80 starters ❤️❤️

Pic pic again another effortless DOUBLE CLEAR 32 dr to finish on his dressage to come 14th in the CCI3*s 👌🏽👌🏽👌🏽

Zo Zo owned by PJA Capital 33 dressage DOUBLE CLEAR to finish on dressage to come 16th again in the CCI3*s 😊❤️

5th and final horse was beautiful benson after a much improved dressage and ate up the tricky XC he came 5th in the intermediate 😊❤️

All in all a fantastic few days eventing making all the hard work worth it !! Huge thank you to my parents, L for being a fantastic groom , Lisa for her help and my owners 👍🏽👍🏽