December 4, 2019

Can you believe that 2019 is coming to an end?  The year started with us immigrating back to Zimbabwe, a country in turmoil, to settle down for good.  We decided when we came back that we would do what we had to do to make ourselves a life in our home country.  There h...

April 29, 2019

We had the best week in racing, that any new owners deserve! The week began with our Easter Monday winner Baltic Danseur in Port Elizabeth and ended with Three to Tango winning the Zimbabwe Derby in Harare!

When they say "it takes a village" they're not wrong. We have s...

March 22, 2019

Learn about the inherent risks in Cross-country

March 12, 2019

A lot of equestrians hold their breath, be it due to psychological stress during competition, or increase intra-abdominal pressure during landing in the jumping sports. Aside from the adverse physiological effects of breath holding such as reduced oxygen, there are a w...

February 25, 2019

Well, we've done what we never thought we'd do... we immigrated to England and just over a year later, immigrated back to Zimbabwe.  We left Africa frustrated and seeking bigger things, and quickly realised the big things were staring us right in the face!  


September 13, 2018

Swanson Racing is a Dynamic Team in Zimbabwe, who pride themselves in always putting Equine Welfare at the heart of their training regimes.  In a country plagued by economic turmoil, racing has an uncertain future, yet one thing remains steadfast, Kirk and Debbie Swans...

July 18, 2018

Well I have arrived back in England after a whirlwind tour to Zimbabwe to prepare horses for the Republic Cup race meeting.  It was an intensive week and a half of treating runners, but it was incredible to be reunited with the Team.  

For those who don't know...

May 25, 2018

We can't quite believe it's already May!  We've been in England for four months now and the year just seems to be flying by.  We held our first of many workshops last weekend on Rider Performance and how Physical and Mental preparation can give you an edge in performan...

April 25, 2018

Have you got an uncomfortable, sensation travelling down the back of your glute(s) and/or leg(s).  Do you struggle keeping your toes pointing forward? Fear not... You are not alone. 

It is actually a fairly common problem in Riders, particularly when ridi...

April 11, 2018

Well, we've recently gained massive inspiration from our Sponsored Team at Allen Performance Horses <3. They are a pleasure to work with in every sense of the word.  Steve is riding the fabulous PRE Adalusian Stallion, Comico in his quest to qualify for the MCI Dressag...

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   Kylie Bonthrone - Equine Physio and Rider Sports Therapist

          BSc (Hons) Equine Science, PGDip VPhys, SMT, NKTP, MIAAT           

     Craig Bonthrone - Strength and Conditioning Coach

       MSc Coaching Science, NSCA accredited,  BSc (Hons) S and C,  FdSc. 

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