Samantha Bealey married sheep shearer Nick Harding. See SWNS story SWSHEAR; MOST weddings are attended by the bride and groom’s nearest and dearest. But one North Devon couple decided their special day would be incomplete without horses, dogs and their own sheep shearing competition. Equine lecturer Samantha Bealey married sheep shearer Nick Harding at Torrington Methodist Church on May 2. Before tying the knot in front of friends and family, Samantha was escorted down the aisle by Nick’s sheep dog Ruby.