Horse trainer to hold eight new contests

Grant Bazin
Grant Bazin

BYFIELD horse training expert Grant Bazin is breaking new ground by launching Europe’s first natural horsemanship competition.

A former jockey, Mr Bazin, of New Leaf Farm, has practised and promoted the kindest and most effective methods of training horses for more than a decade.

To demonstrate his ‘natural’ methods compared to the more traditional domination of horses, he is challenging experts from all over Europe in eight contests, starting with the UK leg at Bury Farm Equestrian Centre, Buckinghamshire, on the weekend of April 5 and 6.

Three sets of competitors are lined up to back young horses and remedially train horses with specific problems.

Horseman’s Calling will be judged by five well-known personalities who have excelled in various equestrian pursuits.

They will judge the contestants on their training methods as well as the end results.

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