Snowflake Sponsorship


Nottinghamshire based rider Vikki Hayton has joined the Snowflake team as an ambassador of the bedding range. Based at College Farm Equestrian Centre in the village of West Markham, Vikki has a fountain of knowledge training and competing in both dressage and eventing disciplines.

Vikki is a fully qualified British Horse Society Instructor and Examiner, British Dressage Judge and Northern Region British Dressage Senior Coaching Representative. As a National Accredited Trainer for British Dressage and British Eventing, she has ridden and trained horses up to Grand Prix level and represented England at the Home Internationals for the last three years. Vikki’s horse, Markham Sultan, is currently training towards Intermediare I with the aim of competing at Grand Prix.

Snowflake bedding is manufactured in Retford, Nottinghamshire. A leading name in equestrian bedding for over 40 years, all Snowflake products are made from premium softwood shavings. The dust extracted bedding is warm, absorbent and easy to use, being suitable for horses, poultry and pets.

Lynne White, PR and Communications Manager, Plevin, said, “We are pleased to welcome Vikki on board as an ambassador for our Snowflake bedding products. Vikki is a well- respected rider and trainer across several disciplines and we look forward to supporting her over the coming year”.

To find out more about the Snowflake bedding range, visit or call 0870 750 0805. Twitter followers can find us on and Facebook users at

To find out more about Vikki Hayton and College Farm Equestrian Centre visit

Congratulations to Many Denley and Binks

Many Denley and Binks had a very successful weekend at Vale View on Sunday 14th April, winning both their classes,the prelim 14Q on a massive 82% and even managing to score a perfect 10 and they then went on to win the prelim 15Q on 76.52%!! Incredible scores, Well Done to both of you, fantastic!!

Latest News…

I was supposed to be the BE coach and judge at Draycott horse trials 1, this is now cancelled (too waterlogged to run) but hopefully Draycott 2 will be going ahead in the 8th of June.

Mock BHS Stage 4 exam here tomorrow going ahead as planned.


Watch David Hunt Train at Brampton Stables

Watch David Hunt train at Brampton Stables in Northamptonshire, first two Mondays in December, costs £18.00 and includes lunch, invaluable for improving your coaching/training skills.

Contact Vikki on 01777 870 886 or 07860 276 578 for further details

Your Horse Magazine at College Farm

Your Horse Magazine

Your Horse magazine is here at College Farm this month to do their next article on coaching.

I’ve got lots of new exercises for you to try and helpful hints for improving your horse’s way of going, look out for them in Your Horse Magazine.