Gary at work

Gary at work

Horses helped at game fair

By Justine Thompson

Event diary

07 January 2009 17:07

Owners of problem horses can have them worked on by a natural horseman at the East Anglian Game & Country Fair.

‘Horse whisperer’ Gary Witheford is appearing at the fair on April 25-26 and is looking for six horses to work on as part of his show.

Gary believes that ‘every horse deserves a chance’ and that, whatever problems a horse has, there is always a good possibility of change and the chance of a better life.

With over 20 years’ experience (initially in racing in England) then working and studying with the pioneers of new methods of horse training in America and Scandinavia, Gary has developed an individual insight into the psychology of the horse.

He has been described as someone with a natural ability with horses, who is also willing to seek out and adopt new techniques to help them.

Gary is based at Westcourt Stables in Burbage, Wiltshire, where he has a training yard for the starting of young horses, including racehorses, and for remedial work with horses displaying problem behaviour of any type.

Gary and his team will be at The East Anglian Game & Country Fair for the first time. They will be doing demos with Gary’s Andalucian stallion and two young horses to be broken in at the show, as well as offering clinics and working on the problem horses.

Anyone interested in having their horse seen by Gary should contact him on 01672 811423 or visit for details of his work.
There may be a small charge for those taking part.

For more information on The East Anglian Game & Country Fair visit  or call 01263 73 5828