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About Wendy

Wendy started her 4 year saddlery apprenticeship in 1983 and then joined WRS in 1987 as a newly qualified Master Saddler. Wendy has ridden most of her life and successfully competes her favourite breed of horse, the Thoroughbred. She has also ridden on the flat as an amateur jockey.

Introducing Rosie

By | October 1st, 2016|Categories: White Rose Saddlery|

I have finally found a few moments to jot a few things down for a blog update.  Much has been happening at White Rose Saddlery HQ in the last 9 months; new staff, a building conversion, a new puppy, horse ownership and plenty more, so time to update with a new blog post! Anyone [...]

“Au Revoir” to One of Our Sponsored Jockeys

By | May 16th, 2016|Categories: Jockeys, Sponsorship, White Rose Saddlery|

“Au Revoir” to one of our sponsored jockeys. It is with huge gratitude and some sadness that we say goodbye to our sponsored jump jockey, James Reveley.  As some of you know we have been sponsoring James for the past 6 years and as his career takes him to a more permanent base in [...]

Macmillan Charity Race Jackets

By | May 16th, 2016|Categories: Embroidery, Sponsorship, White Rose Saddlery|

Our Point to Point season came to an end last weekend with a visit to Mordon and we are now well underway with the flat season and our return to the satellite shop at Beverley Racecourse. I really enjoy our days at Beverley so it’s great to be back in our summer shop for the season [...]

Farewell to a friend

By | May 16th, 2016|Categories: Wendy's Blog, White Rose Saddlery|

As many of you will know I lost my little dog and companion Georgie a few weeks ago.  She has left and enormous void in my life having been at my side for the last 14 years.  She hadn’t been good for a little while but it didn’t make it any easier when she died.  She [...]

The Worshipful Company of Saddlers Visit White Rose Saddlery

By | March 21st, 2016|Categories: Wendy's Blog, White Rose Saddlery|

We continue to be very busy in the workshop post-Christmas, along with our regular trips to the local Point to Point’s and preparing for the start of the flat season.  We’ve completed lots of embroidery work and this most recent addition to the business continues to thrive.  So much so I have acquired another embroidery machine to [...]

The White Rose Saddlery Point to Point Season gets underway.

By | January 22nd, 2016|Categories: Point to Point, White Rose Saddlery|

Christy Furness and Shantou Prince (green and maroon) picture courtesy of Tom Milburn Photography William Easterby and Carlton Ryan (pictures courtesy of Tom Milburn Photography) Our Point to Point season began at Alnwick with the Ratcheugh Racing Club Point to Point on 13th December.  It’s an early morning start from [...]

A very close finish for the Apprentice Championship

By | November 22nd, 2015|Categories: Sponsorship, White Rose Saddlery|

Oakley Brown Jack Garrity WRS Number Cloths Laura Dempsey the President of the SMS October brings the close of the flat season at Beverley and with it the mothballing of our satellite shop until next year.  We’ve had some lovely days at Beverley this [...]