Francesca Nimmo
Horse & Hound|September 17, 2020
Francesca Nimmo
The point-to-point trainer on her daily routine, the importance of manners and being influenced by her father’s meticulous ways
Hannah Lemieux

WHEN it comes to training point-to pointers, breaking in and pre-training the young horses, our philosophy is about keeping it simple.

Charlie, my husband, and I both believe that routine is important for horses, especially for the youngsters. We stick to the same daily schedule, which usually involves a trot and hack canter on the “old railway” to warm up, followed by canter work up our four-furlong sand gallop.

Mondays are our schooling days, so many of the horses will have a jump. We’re fortunate to have a jumping lane with a variety of obstacles, which are brilliant for introducing young horses to jumping and getting their feet off the ground on a regular basis.


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September 17, 2020