Epatante Lays Down Champion Hurdle Credentials in Fighting Fifth

Epatante Lays Down Champion Hurdle Credentials in Fighting Fifth The 2020 Champion Hurdle winner Epatante looked like a horse that could go on to win multiple titles when she hacked up in the race last season. She has further justified those claims on her first start this season, landing the Fighting Fifth at Newcastle with ease. The feature race on day one of the 2021 Cheltenham Festival could well have a strong odds on favourite by the time we get there, with the Henderson mare already trading at a short…

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Horse Racing Events to Watch in 2021

Horse Racing Events to watch in 2021

Horse Racing Events to Watch in 2021 Horse racing fans are in for a treat during 2021, with the international calendar packed with some high-class events throughout the year. National Hunt racing dominates proceedings during the early months, with the prestigious Cheltenham Festival the undoubted highlight in March. Read on as we take a look at some of the best meetings and provide some early pointers for horses that will be worth following during 2021. Cheltenham Festival – March 16-19 The Festival is the standout meeting of the National Hunt…

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Will Goshen ever be the same horse again?

Goshen was the horse on the name on everyone’s lips ahead of the 2020 Cheltenham Festival. Image for illustration only

Will Goshen ever be the same horse again? Goshen was the horse on the name on everyone’s lips ahead of the 2020 Cheltenham Festival. Gary Moore’s charge arrived at the Festival on the back of six wins on the bounce, ready to make a name for himself on the grand stage in the Triumph Hurdle. A dominant victory would send Goshen on the path towards the Champion Hurdle in years to come – perhaps matching modern-day greats such as Buveur D’Air. It appeared that the French thoroughbred was on the…

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H&C Offer FREE LeMieux National Grand Prix Championships Livestream

The LeMieux National Grand Prix Championships livestream will be available

Horse & Country Offer FREE LeMieux National Grand Prix Championships LiveStream as a Wonderful Christmas Treat On Monday 21st and Tuesday 22nd December, dressage fans worldwide can watch The LeMieux National Grand Prix Championships Livestream completely free with H&C, with no requirement for membership or registration! Hosted at Hartpury, in accordance with COVID protocols, H&C+ is the only place to see this landmark event. The two-day championships start with the LeMieux Grand Prix on Monday featuring 30 top British combinations, 15 of which will go through to the Horse Health…

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Arabian Racing Achievements Recognised at HWPA Derby Awards

Watch Al-Shaamikh and Lewis Edmunds win the Wathba Stallions Cup Maiden Stakes at Wolverhampton, giving Jessica Quinlan her first winner as an Arabian trainer

Arabian Racing Achievements Recognised at HWPA Derby Awards The Arabian Racing Organisation (ARO) was delighted to announce Jessica Quinlan as the recipient of the Arabian Racing Achievement Award, presented as part of the Horserace Writers and Photographers Association (HWPA) Annual Derby Awards. Now in its’ seventh year, the award recognises an individual or organisation for their contribution to UK Arabian racing. Though there was no luncheon and awards ceremony due to the challenges of Covid19, the awards were screened in a 45-minute programme on Sky Sports Racing. In her first…

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Equality Standard of Sport Addressed by British Equestrian Bodies

Reece Reece McCook - Striving for Equestrian Equality

Equality Standard of Sport Addressed by British Equestrian Bodies British Equestrian has announced that three of the federation’s member bodies – British Dressage, The British Horse Society and Endurance GB – have achieved the foundation level of the Equality Standard for Sport. The Equality Standard for Sport is owned by UK Sport and the sports councils for the four home nations and was first launched in 2004. It was later relaunched in 2012 to reflect the latest equality legislation. The standard is a framework that assists sports organisations to widen…

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Horse Christmas Gifts Under £50

Horse Christmas Gifts Under £50

Horse Christmas Gifts Under £50 Discover horse Christmas gifts from under £50! Christmas gifts for horse lovers can be hard to come by, especially when sticking to a tight budget!  We’ve put together some gifts horse lovers will love this Christmas, all for under £50 to keep your spending on track, reduce the present-panic and give you a little-less yard-time guilt. Check out these equestrian Christmas gifts from under £50! Horse Christmas Gifts Under £50   Horseware Rambo Newmarket Grooming Kit Give the gift of grooming this Christmas with the…

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