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.


Allan Gordon Smith DVM , MRCVS , just received the annual call from Evan Gwilliam requesting him to come and castrate this year batch of colts.
Evan Gwilliam was a Welsh hill farmer that apart from


Junior Trainer realized that in order to maximise his chances to be selected to the Olympic team he has to have some more public and media exposure ,he has to be in the selectors faces as often as

Women and trainers

One of the un explained mysteries of the world is the relationship between middle aged female dressage student and her dressage trainer.
It is a bizarre thing the effect which , long legs in over

What the world thinks

I wander if any dressage fanatic ever thought how we are perceived by other members of the community, it is obvious what we think about our selves from the way we walk talk and dress but do other

Students from abroad

One of the pleasures of running a training centre is that we get to meet people from all over the world, with out leaving home one becomes cosmopolitan , over the years I had students from every part