Flossy is well known to many on the British Dressage Forum as a teller of interesting stories and perhaps the odd joke or two. We have selected a few tales for your pleasure.

Dont do stress

After somewhat a   lacking  performance  during the  Mount Ballan Regional  Championship  “Halt only (rising optional )championship” ,
Plump Lady

Hair cut

Op Trainer and Junior Trainer where by the working in arena at the Hickstead CDI having a chat as often is the case the conversation revolved about students, training techniques and how to become

Washing up

Some time ago I coached a new student , a local rider that asked for my help with some specific movements.
I did my best to conduct the lesson according to her preferred learning style which was in

Dutch dressage show

Dutch dressage show


I informed the wife that me and the lads are planning a week end in Holland.

“What for ?” she asked.

“for a bit of drinking

Summer problems

At last the summer is here  (for a day or two  knowing  the British weather)  and with it the joy of riding in the sun,  after  months   of being in  the