Donna Bamonte


“A Change In The Right Direction”


We are not far off the end of the 2018 season already this year! Time certainly has run by fast with its fair share of ups and downs! We have to remember that horses are living beings and not machines so from time to time we may take a backward step, only to take two […]


A Mixture of All Things Good!


We have been rather busy here at my little Devon yard lately with a variety of different horses to compete and pre train, I do most of my work single handily so to see everyone looking and going so well is a very rewarding achievement, thank you good old ReadyMash Extra – my lifeline! My […]


Springing into 2018


As I write this update I sit back and ponder for a moment as to how much commitment, strength, courage and love that us Equestrians must have within us to do what we do in devoting ourselves to the horse! I am quite sure I am not the only person this winter who has had […]


The Road To HOYS……. – Donna Bamonte


I feel a quick update is due regarding the “coming and goings” of the team here at Southill Paddocks recently. The pinnacle of the last few weeks culminating in Jak picking up his HOYS ticket for the SEIB Racehorse 2 Riding Horse Of The Year for the fourth year in a row! A 4am start […]


A Real Mixture.. (Mash It Up!) – Donna Bamonte


As I write my current blog I sit back and realise how different my season has been, new horses, new faces, new disciplines, ups and downs and new beginnings… though I am glad to say everything has turned out for the better.. My season hasn’t been quite as busy regarding the Showing as Noble Jack […]


Finally into March – Donna Bamonte


Well we are finally into March and things have been quite busy here. I have been setting up my own yard specialising in the retraining and re-homing of horses as well as “pre-training and breaking” and I am happy to say the first residents are finally in and settling well. Winter has been a hard […]


The fun is only just beginning! – Donna Bamonte


Hello again everyone!!! I thought I had better give you all an update of what’s been going on down here.. a little late but an update nonetheless….here we go!!! Following my last post, the season steadily progressed and with that so did sadly personal issues (some trying times with illness and family loss). Despite this, […]


Fantastic News To Share – Donna Bamonte


Finally!!!, my first blog for everyone since joining “Team RB”.. I’ve been looking forward to updating you all on what we have been up to and I’m pleased to say I have some fantastic news to share. The 2016 season for us had not struck off to a good start. Plagued with various issues….health, Jak […]


Donna Bamonte – #RBTeam


Introducing new #RBTeam Show Rider Donna Bamonte……… How many horses are on your yard? I currently have six horses on my yard consisting of 5 ex racehorses and one Miniature. Could you tell us about your most memorable horse?  My most memorable horse has got to be Valentine Jak, because of what he has given […]