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We reckon Piggy French’s horses are in eventer heaven — do you agree?

The 2017 Burghley runner-up is based in Northamptonshire, at a purpose-build yard belonging to Belinda and David Keir. Set in 24 acres of breathtaking countryside, the former working cattle farm was redeveloped in 2013 and now ticks the criteria on any eventer’s dream wish list.

We take a look round the yard…

The yard is approached up a grass-lined drive, with turnout paddocks each side

Piggy French on 02 06 2015
Piggy French on 02 06 2015

This 24-stable American barn is the hub of the yard, complete with wash boxes, a solarium, large tack room and feed room, plus a separate six box quarantine block

Piggy French on 02 06 2015

The barn has rubber matting throughout

Piggy French on 02 06 2015

Some of the horses have an outside view from windows at the back of their stables

The tack room is huge…

Piggy French on 02 06 2015

And there’s a wash bay with running hot water, plus dry bays for clipping and visits from the vet and farrier…

Piggy French on 02 06 2015

Plus a feed room with the horses’ teas all ready to go

Piggy French on 02 06 2015

This panorama shot shows the amazing facilities outside, a huge 60x40m school, three-and-a-half gallop and water jump

Piggy French on 02 06 2015

And here’s another view of the gallop

Piggy French on 02 06 2015

Piggy takes a spin round the school, with its beautiful view, and heads up the gallop to the water jump

Piggy French on 02 06 2015
Piggy French on 02 06 2015
Piggy French on 02 06 2015
Piggy French on 02 06 2015

Piggy French on 02 06 2015

Piggy French on 02 06 2015

The yard also has a horse walker…

Piggy French on 02 06 2015

A spa…

Piggy French on 02 06 2015

A storage room for rugs and numnahs…

Piggy French on 02 06 2015Piggy French on 02 06 2015

A six-stable quarantine yard…

Piggy French on 02 06 2015

And an owners’ room, where Piggy’s old magazine covers adorn the walls

Piggy French on 02 06 2015

Please Piggy, can we all move in? With our horses?

Piggy French on 02 06 2015

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