David Deptford

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Snippers AQHA Champion Award Arrives…

Snipper’s AQHA Champion Trophy has arrived!  It’s Huge!  The poor postman nearly fell over when it arrived this week.  We’re so proud of Snipper.  He’s the oldest Quarter Horse in the world to win this award and one of only a handful in the UK.  He’s always been a champion in our eyes, but now …

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Discipline Swap – David Goes Driving!

David gets to have all the fun!  SQH is well known for always wanting to promote western riding and American Quarter Horses, and had worked with many national magazines contributing articles as well as taking part in different events.  Here he worked with Your Horse Magazine for a 6 page article about Discipline Swapping, where …

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David Explains The Spin, The Slide and the Reining Pattern with Your Horse Magazine

We’re passionate about promoting Western Riding and the American Quarter Horse, here are some videos put together by David and the Your Horse Magazine Team explaining about the Reining patterns, the spin, and the slide. The Reining Pattern   The Spin   The Slide

David Deptford and Your Horse Online – The Tack Video

We continue to work with major magazines around the UK promoting the American Quarter Horse and Western Riding, here’s another video David made with Your Horse Magazine.

2013 SQH Western Camp – Fully Booked – Wait List in Place

We’re delighted to be hosting the SQH Western Camp again in 2013.   We’ve got some exciting and new ideas for this year’s camp.  All will be revealed at the camp, but lets just say, we’ve been listening to what you’ve said and we think we’ve got it right for you! The booking form and online …

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Congratulations Snipper

We’re delighted to announce that our foundation stallion, Snippers Heirogance has become one of only a handful of horses in the UK to win the prestigious AQHA Champion award!  He’s also the ONLY stallion currently at stud in the UK who has won this award! The AQHA Champion Award is in recognition of American Quarter …

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Sssh! They’re talking about us -: Linda Joynes with “Mischief”

Having first seen David Deptford ride Snippers Heirogance at the Cambridgeshire County Show in 2008, I was so impressed with how incredibly calm and quiet the stallion was that  I decided to investigate Quarter Horses and western riding further. I started having lessons on Sovereign Hobby Doc in 2009 and I was immediately smitten with …

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Ssssh! They’re talking about us …Happy Lessons

I’d just like to say thank you for the lesson I had with Sarah today. It was truly fantastic and I can honestly say I’ve never had so much fun while riding a horse! For me, western riding was nothing short of enlightening and I really cannot wait to come back. Thanks again for the experience!

sssh! They’re talking about us… Great Lessons

Here at Sovereign we’ve been teaching Western to people for many years.  We’re a licensed riding school, one of the first in the country in fact.  We want you to have fun whilst you are learning and learn in a friendly, relaxed and informative way.  Don’t just believe us, read what people say… “I came …

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SQH and Your Horse Online – Trust Your Horse – Parts 1-4

Here at Sovereign, we often work with leading magazines for articles that help promote the American Quarter Horse and Western Riding. David worked with Your Horse Online to set up four educational videos, as well as providing editorial copy for the magazine itself.  In these articles, David worked with Amanda Griffith’s Snippers Son N Heir. …

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