British Eventing Team Triumph at Strzegom

British Eventing Team The winning British team at Strzegom (POL), fourth leg of the 2016 FEI Nations Cup™ Eventing: (left to right): Izzy Taylor, Laura Collett, Chef d’Equipe Philip Surl, Holly Woodhead and Rosalind Canter. (FEI/Eventing Photo)

British Eventing Team Triumph at Strzegom By Catherine Austen British Eventing Team all lady line up conquer Strzegom The British eventing team, fielding the all-female team of Izzy Taylor, Rosalind Canter, Holly Woodhead and Laura Collett, rose from fourth after Dressage to win for the second consecutive year at Strzegom (POL), fourth leg of the 2016 FEI Nations Cup™ Eventing. Eight…

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Event Rider Masters Welcomes Two Sub 40 Dressage Scores

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Event Rider Masters Welcomes Two Sub 40 Dressage Scores Clark Montgomery (USA) heads the Event Rider Masters (ERM) leader board ahead of tomorrow’s showjumping and cross-country at Bramham International Horse Trials. The UK based US rider, on board Loughan Glen, was the second competitor to break the sub 40 score, finishing on an impressive 36.5!! William Levett (AUS), the first…

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German team triumphant at Houghton Hall

Germany, winners of the FEI Nations Cup™ Eventing at Houghton Hall (GBR) for the second year running (left to right): Peter Thomsen, Josefa Sommer, Bettina Hoy and Josephine Schnauffer, with their coach Christopher Bartle (Trevor Holt/FEI)

 FEI Nations Cup Eventing German team triumphant at Houghton Hall The German team again showed their liking for the beautiful surroundings of Houghton Hall (GBR), third leg of the FEI Nations Cup™ Eventing 2016, and won for the second year running, narrowly beating Australia by just 0.4 penalties. The French, who are having a brilliant season, were third and now…

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Jung Creates Eventing History

Michael Jung lifts the Rolex Grand Slam of Eventing Trophy. Image credit Mike Bain

Jung Creates Eventing History written by Amy Bennett Micheal Jung wins Badminton 2016 In a fitting climax to the 2016 Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials, Michael Jung not only becomes the first German to win the Badminton trophy, but also becomes the second winner of The Rolex Grand Slam of Eventing and create eventing history. In front of a packed crowd…

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Jung Creates Eventing History

Michael Jung lifts the Rolex Grand Slam of Eventing Trophy. Image credit Mike Bain

Jung Creates Eventing History Micheal Jung wins Badminton 2016 In a fitting climax to the 2016 Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials, Michael Jung not only becomes the first German to win the Badminton trophy, but also becomes the second winner of The Rolex Grand Slam of Eventing and create eventing history. In front of a packed crowd on the final day,…

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Michael Jung Still in Lead Following Cross Country at Badminton

Michael Jung Still in Lead Following Cross Country at Badminton Plenty of Cross Country Action…Same Leader! After a day of intense cross country action here at the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials, the leader board has seen a lot of change…apart from the leader. Michael Jung of Germany – part man, part eventing machine is in the lead going into…

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Jung Remains in the Lead Badminton Horse Trials Day Two

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Badminton Horse Trials Day Two Jung Remains in the Lead – Badminton Horse Trials Day Two Day two of dressage is complete at the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials, Germany’s Michael Jung remains in the lead as this year’s 77 riders prepare to head out onto the cross country course tomorrow morning. Today’s final dressage rankings saw a shock entry into the top three in…

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Jung in Poll Position on Day One of The Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials

Jung in Poll Position on Day One of The Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials Day One of The Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials Michael Jung set himself up in the best possible position today at the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials, to not only take the lead after the dressage phase, but also to give himself a fighting chance of claiming the…

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Mitsubishi Motors Cup Results

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Mitsubishi Motors Cup Results Marvellous Mitsubishi Motors Cup  Competitors were woken to another day of glorious sunshine and what was to be an exciting climax to the inaugural Mitsubishi Motors Cup (Wednesday 4th May). BE100 results Claiming the winners title in the Mitsubishi Motors Cup, previously known as the Mitsubishi Motors Grassroots Championships, 33 year old Katie Hancock lead from pillar…

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FEI Nations Cup Update – Britain makes it a hat-trick at Ballindenisk

The winning British team, (from left to right) Izzy Taylor, Oliver Townend, Wills Oakden and Franky Reid-Warillow, with Chef d’Equipe Philip Surl (front), at Ballendenisk (IRE), second leg of the FEI Nations Cup™ Eventing 2016. (Tony Parkes/FEI)

FEI Nations Cup Update – Britain makes it a hat-trick at Ballindenisk FEI Nations Cup Eventing 2016 Great Britain made it three wins in a row at Ballindenisk (IRL), the second leg of the FEI Nations Cup Eventing 2016. The home team finished second and a valiant French quartet, who had again made the long journey to this friendly Co…

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Update to British Eventing protective headwear rules

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Update to British Eventing protective headwear rules British eventing protective headwear rule update, important please read. British Eventing (BE) rules relating to the cross country requirements for protective headwear have been reviewed following recent events.  This specifically relates to the wording in rule 7.2.3 “having no peak, peak type extensions or noticeable protuberances above the eyes or to the front”.…

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Badminton Horse Trials 2016 Course Preview

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Badminton Horse Trials 2016 Course Preview SAME DIRECTION, VERY DIFFERENT COURSE In his third year as course designer at the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials, Giuseppe Della Chiesa has bucked tradition and sends riders the same way out of the Main Arena as last year. First over the ASX Starter then left to the angled hedges may be familiar, but…

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British Eventing News – Andrew Fell appointed as Regional Coordinator for the South West

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British Eventing News – Andrew Fell appointed as Regional Coordinator for the South West British Eventing news – British Eventing is delighted to announce Andrew Fell as the new BE Regional Coordinator (RC) for the South West. Based in Wiltshire, Andrew originally hails from Ireland where his family own and run the Ballindenisk competition venue in Co. Cork which host…

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Michael Jung leads German triumph at Fontainebleau

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Michael Jung leads German triumph at Fontainebleau Michael Jung, Olympic and European champion and his wonderful 16-year-old horse La Biosthetique Sam FBW led the German team to victory in the competitive opening leg of the FEI Nations Cup™ Eventing 2016 at the weekend at Fontainebleau (FRA).     Jung and Sam also took the individual CIC3* honours for the second…

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Riders across the country get ready for the Mitsubishi Motors Cup

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Riders across the country get ready for the Mitsubishi Motors Cup The countdown is on to the inaugural Mitsubishi Motors Cup with entries now open (21st March 2016), for the prestigious event which takes place on the 3rd and 4th of May 2016 at Badminton, Gloucestershire. Formerly known as the Mitsubishi Motors Grassroots Championships, the 2016 event takes place on…

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UKCC News British Eventing open applications for UKCC Level 2 Programme

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UKCC News British Eventing open applications for UKCC Level 2 Programme UKCC Level 2 Programme applications now open! We are pleased to announce that applications for the British Eventing 2016 UK Coaching Certificate (UKCC) Level 2 are now open. The 2016 programme offers prospective Level 2 Coaches official registration onto the UKCC Level 2 Programme, a portfolio, four days training,…

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Exciting new regional challenge for grassroots riders

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Exciting new regional challenge for grassroots riders Grassroots Riders – The Organisers of Weston Park Horse Trials and Blue Chip Horse Feeds are delighted to announce a new regional competition for 2016, The Blue Chip Central North West BE80(T) Challenge. The organisers of Weston Park Horse Trials are thrilled to be working with Blue Chip to create this new and…

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BE announce new Regional Development Officers

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BE announce new Regional Development Officers   British Eventing (BE) are delighted to introduce the eight new Regional Development Officers (RDOs) who will be joining the Training & Education (T&E) department as part of the ongoing development to the overall regional structure. Following the announcement at the end of 2015 of the developments to BE ’s regional structure, including the…

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British Eventing Announce New FEI Admission Policy

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British Eventing Announce New FEI Admission Policy New for this year British Eventing have introduced the ‘British Eventing FEI Event Admissions Policy for Owners’, creating an open and clear set of guidelines for owners with horses competing at FEI events. Developed with Event organisers, the Event Horse Owners Association (EHOA) and Event Riders Association UK (ERA) the new Policy aims…

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CrossCountry App to support Mitsubishi Motors Cup

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CrossCountry App to support Mitsubishi Motors Cup CrossCountry App are delighted to again be supporting the popular British Eventing competition for amateurs held at the world-famous Badminton Park immediately prior to the International event, and for 2016, re-branded as The Mitsubishi Motors Cup in honour of title sponsor and long-term supporters of eventing, Mitsubishi Motors. Working with Badminton Horse Trials…

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