David Deptford

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Success for team SQH at the 2019 European Championships

On the 6th August David, Sarah and Olivia made the long journey with a trailer full of horses to the European Championship of American Quarter Horses. This show is based in Kreuth, South-East Germany and takes the team around 18 hours to drive there. White Faced N Blazin Top left. Sweet Lovin Jay Top right …

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On 9th December 2017 Snippers Heirogance peacefully passed away aged 29. Snipper was imported in from USA by Sarah and David from Pete Bowling in 1993. Snipper has been a great ambassador for the American Quarter Horse Association, he produced over 100 amazing offspring many of whom have competed successfully in the show ring, but …

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2020 Event Diary


The year’s show season hit it off to a great start! Our first show in March had fantastic entries with the walk/jog classes all being very well supported with 11 entries in each class, this is the biggest class we have seen yet. The points system is well under way and we are presenting high …

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Ranch Riding Clinic – 22nd February 2020

Ranch Riding Clinic 22nd February 2020 Ranch Riding is a discipline in which Sovereign Quarter Horses specialize. It is a great discipline which any horse and rider combination can enjoy and do well. It focuses on the natural movements and willing temperament of the ranch horse. David Deptford has won both European Champion and Reserve European Champion titles …

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Trail Clinic – 23rd February 2020

Trail Clinic 23rd February 2020 Come and join us for a day of trail, taught by David & Sarah Deptford and Olivia Lochhead. Trail is one of Sarah’s favourite disciplines and she has done extremely well in this class. She has achieved Register of Merits and AQHA Champion awards for horses by gaining points in this class. …

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Showmanship and Halter Clinic 7th March 2020

Showmanship and Halter Clinic Join us this year at our Showmanship and Halter Clinic. The Showmanship part of the clinics will be run by Olivia Lochhead. Olivia was on the 2016 AQHAUK Youth World Cup Team which was coached by world class showmanship coach Charlene Carter. Olivia spent a lot of time throughout her World …

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Book your place now! Charlene Carter All Around Clinic 2020

Charlene Carter, along with her husband Mike own and operate Carter Show Horses in Goodlettsville, Tennessee. They have successfully trained and shown AQHA World and Congress Champions in numerous all around events. Charlene thoroughly enjoys the judging and holds cards for AQHA, APHA, PHBA, NRHA, POA, ApHC, PtHC, NASMA and NSBA. She has had the …

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General Clinic Saturday 21st March 2020

General Clinic 21st March 2020 Clinic Format This clinic will be covering areas from all disciplines in preparation for the SQH All Breeds Show on 21st March. We will be focusing on Horsemanship, Trail and Ranch riding, concentrating on pattern classes. Clinic Times: 09:00 – 16:00 with break for lunch (lunch is provided). Cost: £80.00 …

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Summer Camp at Sovereign Quarter Horses 2020 – Online Booking Open

We are delighted to be hosting our Summer Camp at Sovereign Quarter Horses from Thursday 7th – Saturday 9th May 2020. Held over three days, you will have the opportunity to spend quality one to one time with your horse and share experiences with other like minded people. Training can be tailored to support you …

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