Redwings pony becomes TV star

Gilbert, a handsome six-year-old cob

Redwings pony becomes TV star A rescued horse from Redwings Horse Sanctuary has found a loving new home at the farm of wildlife television presenter Kate Humble. The moment Gilbert, a handsome six-year-old cob, arrived at his new home was filmed for the latest episode of Escape to the Farm, which aired last week on Channel 5. The series follows life on Kate’s farm, ‘Humble by Nature’, in Monmouthshire, Wales, and this episode captured Gilbert being led from the Redwings horsebox and meeting his new Guardian Sarah Stephens. Sarah had…

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Jessica Springsteen the boss of Hubside

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Jessica Springsteen the boss of Hubside The US lady riders were highly anticipated and they were anything but disappointing in the HUBSIDE JUMPING Grimaud-Gulf of Saint-Tropez’s CSI 4* Grand Prix. America’s Jessica Springsteen won ahead of two riders from Rhône-Alpes; Olivier Perreau and Mégane Moissonnier. The United States were fittingly represented in the Grand Prix’s final line-up and for her first representation, the legendary Beezie Madden finished sixth! In the initial round of this Grand Prix, the first clears were not immediate and only seven combinations managed to find the…

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HBLB Supports Rare Native Equine Breeds

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HBLB Supports Rare Native Equine Breeds as Part of Commitment to Improving Breeds of Horse Non-thoroughbred rare breed societies will benefit from funding from the Horserace Betting Levy Board (HBLB) in 2021, with grants awarded in accordance with HBLB’s statutory objective for “the improvement of breeds of horses”. As well as the significant investment made in the interests of the thoroughbred, for many decades HBLB has sought to protect and enhance specified British rare breeds via grants to societies to support their pure breeding programmes. The range of breed societies…

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Exciting continues ahead of Royal Ascot

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Exciting continues ahead of Royal Ascot The anticipation has continued to rise, as we have drawn ever nearer to the 2021 edition of Royal Ascot, which has now finally arrived. The event will see 12,000 guests attending on each of the five days, which is another positive step to returning to normality and 2022 is all but set to welcome a full stand again. With the event fast approaching, it has led to promotions for betting increasing and this is only set to continue across this popular betting week. With…

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What Makes Royal Ascot Special for Spectators?

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What Makes Royal Ascot Special for Spectators? The biggest events in horse racing are now about far more than the actual action on the course. These are events, places where people want to be seen and where everyone wants to show their fashion sense by putting together incredible outfits. If there is one place a UK horse racing fan would want to be seen, it could well be Royal Ascot. The racing is some of the best in the world, with £6 million in prize money enticing the very best…

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Why Royal Ascot is the Best Horse Racing Festival in the UK

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Why Royal Ascot is the Best Horse Racing Festival in the UK The UK is one of the biggest horse racing countries anywhere in the world. Horses from the UK are some of the best, they stand up well to competition from abroad, and thanks to that, we have some fantastic festivals that showcase the very best we have on offer. Jump fans will instantly think of Cheltenham in March, while those who like flat racing will be keen to mention Royal Ascot. This festival is very special, offering five…

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