A hat-trick for Harriet Biddick in the British Speed Derby

A hat-trick for Harriet Biddick in the British Speed Derby Somerset rider Harriet Biddick had another win in the British Speed Derby at Hickstead today, becoming the first lady rider to win this class three times. Harriet and Silver Lift have an extraordinary record in the Speed Derby, winning in 2016 and 2019 and finishing runner-up a further three times.…

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GCL: Paris Panthers clinch home win in power-packed GCL Paris

Paris Panthers GCL Paris

GCL: Paris Panthers clinch home win in power-packed GCL Paris Temperatures soared in France’s capital city as home team Paris Panthers shone under immense pressure to take their first win of the season, GCL Paris presented by La Ville de Paris. Ben Maher and Darragh Kenny kept it exciting right up to the last fence as they snatched the win…

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Samantha Jimmison sees off Oliver Townend in biggest career win

Samantha Jimmison

Samantha Jimmison sees off Oliver Townend in biggest career win World number one Oliver Townend was within touching distance of completing the second leg of the Northumberland Challenge – a £22,000 prize-pot for winning the CCI2*-S classes at three northern events – but was denied victory in the AW Jenkinson CCI2*-S at Alnwick Ford by Samantha Jimmison. Doncaster-based Samantha was…

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Confident Dutch victory on home ground in Rotterdam

A brilliant last-to-go round from Harrie Smolders and Monaco secured victory for the home team at the Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ 2022 Europe Division 1 qualifier in Rotterdam, The Netherlands today. (FEI/Shannon Brinkman)

Confident Dutch victory on home ground in Rotterdam Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ 2022, written by Louise Parkes The host nation threw down a definitive victory on home turf on Friday 24th June, when scooping the main honours with a zero scoreline in the third leg of the Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ 2022 Europe Division 1 series in Rotterdam (NED). As…

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Biddick and Funnell share the spoils in Hickstead Derby Trial

Biddick and Funnell share the spoils in Hickstead Derby Trial Two of the leading Al Shira’aa Derby contenders shared victory in today’s qualifying class, the Hickstead Derby Trial. Thirty-three horses came forward for the class, with clear rounds proving very hard to come by. It was until  William Funnell came in on Billy Diamo, drawn 20th to go, that the…

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“He’s like a bull in a china shop” says Breen following his Derby Tankard Win

Shane Breen won today's Hickstead Derby Tankard at the All England Jumping Course at Hickstead in West Sussex. Photo (c) Elli Birch/Boots and Hooves Photography

“He’s like a bull in a china shop” says Breen following his Derby Tankard Win Breen starts Derby campaign with a win  Shane Breen got the Al Shira’aa Hickstead Derby Meeting off to an excellent start, claiming the Hickstead Derby Tankard on the opening day of the show. The Hickstead-based Irishman is no stranger to success at the All England…

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Split Rock Jumping Tour to Host FEI World Cup Finals

Split Rock Jumping Tour to Host FEI World Cup Jumping and FEI Dressage Finals in Fort Worth, April 2026

Split Rock Jumping Tour to Host FEI World Cup Jumping and FEI Dressage Finals in Fort Worth, April 2026 The Split Rock Jumping Tour (SRJT), in partnership with the City of Fort Worth and the Fort Worth Sports Commission, have announced they will host the FEI World Cup Finals in Jumping and Dressage in Fort Worth, Texas in April 2026!…

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Blair Castle International Horse Trials reveal official charity partners for 2022

Land Rover Blair Castle International Horse Trials

British Eventing Support Trust and Equine Grass Sickness Fund chosen as official charity partners for 2022 FEI Land Rover Blair Castle International Horse Trials Land Rover Blair Castle International Horse Trials and the team at Atholl Estates have named British Eventing Support Trust and the Equine Grass Sickness Fund as the charity partners for 2022. Running over four days (25 – 28 August),…

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LGCT Heavyweight Horsepower Heads to Paris

LGCT Heavyweight Horsepower Heads to Paris Big expectations have been set ahead of this week’s Longines Global Champions Tour – Longines Paris Eiffel Jumping, as the 9th round of the Championship race gets underway and Christian Ahlmann and Ben Maher go head to head in the magical city. A whole host of horsepower will be present in Paris for what…

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Who will win the 60th Hickstead Derby?

Can anyone stop William Funnell setting a new record by winning the Al Shira'aa Derby five times? (c) Nigel Goddard

Who will win the 60th Hickstead Derby? Three leading contenders will be hoping to claim their first victory in the 60th Al Shira’aa Derby at Hickstead on Sunday 26 June, having come very close a number of times. Irish star Shane Breen, who is based at Hickstead, finished in third place in 2019. He has been second and third on a…

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GCL: Stockholm Hearts Take GCL Lead With Mega Home Win

GCL: Stockholm Hearts Take GCL Lead With Mega Home Win The iconic Stockholm Hears duo, Peder Fredricson and Malin Baryard-Johnsson, defeated the rest of the field, not making a single mistake all weekend in a dramatic battle to crown the team powered by H&M We Love Horses winners of their home leg. In a sell-out Saturday, spectators were packed to the…

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GCL: Roaring result for Prague Lions as they convert pole position to win in GCL Cannes

Roaring result for Prague Lions as they convert pole position to win in GCL Cannes

GCL: Roaring result for Prague Lions as they convert pole position to win in GCL Cannes Prague Lions’ Pieter Devos and Niels Bruynseels pulled out an oscar-winning performance in Friday’s GCL Cannes, converting their pole position into a second win of the season and catapulting up to second in the overall championship race on the French Riviera. GCL Cannes presented…

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LGCT: Home heroes lead the charge to Longines Global Champions Tour of Stockholm

LGCT Sweden, Stockholm

Home heroes lead the charge to Longines Global Champions Tour of Stockholm Halfway through the thrilling LGCT 2022 season, the Tour leaves the French Riviera and heads to the capital of Sweden, Stockholm. With the Championship race now in full swing, all eyes will be on the world-famous riders who head to the Swedish capital city to take on the…

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Martin Fuchs takes back top spot on the Longines Rankings

Martin Fuchs takes back top spot on the Longines Rankings Two and a half years after reaching the top of the Longines Rankings for the first time in his career, Martin Fuchs (SUI) is once again number one, replacing five time Olympian Peder Fredricson (SWE) who has held the spot since October 2021. The 29-year-old Swiss, who has consistently achieved…

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Team Germany triumphs in Sopot

Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ 2022 Team Germany triumphs in Sopot, written by Louise Parkes Bolstered by two of the four double-clear performances posted on the day, Team Germany won through in the second Europe Division 1 qualifier of the Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ 2022 series in Sopot, Poland on Sunday where France finished second and Switzerland slotted into third place.…

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Prague Lions light up GCL Cannes Round 1

Prague Lions GCL. Photo: GCL

Prague Lions light up GCL Cannes Round 1 It was an A-list line-up for the first round of GCL Cannes as the spotlight shone on the Prague Lions duo of Pieter Devos and Brian Moggre in the first floodlit class of the season. The only team to jump double clear, the Lions took pole position, just ahead of Shanghai Swans’…

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Training tougher than competition for Ukraine’s Equestrian Vaulting girls

Ukrainian Vaulting team in training in Bernolakovo (SVK). FEI_Richard Juilliart

Training tougher than competition for Ukraine’s Equestrian Vaulting girls There is no easy way to prepare for an international competition. But five young equestrian Vaulters have needed to dig extra deep for grit and determination as they trained for their first-ever international competition. Polina Shovkova (14), sisters Katya (14) and Jenya (11) Panasenko, Sonia Shulga (14) and Marta Lopaienko (15)…

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Sweden takes command in Compiègne 

Sweden takes command in Compiègne FEI Dressage Nations Cup™ 2022  written by Catie Staszak Heading into the final day of competition at the FEI Dressage Nations Cup™ in Compiègne (FRA), it was apparent it would take a monumental shift in momentum for Sweden to relinquish its grasp on the lead. Still, the dominance with which the squad of Juliette Ramel (Buriel K.H.),…

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Stockholm Hearts Steal The Show In Sizzling GCL Ramatuelle / Saint-Tropez

Stockholm Hearts

Stockholm Hearts Steal The Show In Sizzling GCL Ramatuelle / Saint-Tropez Round 1 The dream team pairing of Peder Fredricson and Malin Baryard-Johnsson secured Stockholm Hearts powered by H&M We Love Horses their second pole position of the season after turning up the heat in L’OPERA SAINT-TROPEZ GCL R1. The team fielded their top horsepower of Catch Me Not S…

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Michael Jung on top at Land Rover Kentucky Horse Trials following the dressage phase

Germany’s Michael Jung and fischerChipmunk FRH launched to the top of the standings by scoring 20.1 in the dressage phase of the CCI 5*-L at the Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event presented by MARS EQUESTRIAN™. Michelle Dunn Photo

Michael Jung on top at Land Rover Kentucky Horse Trials following the dressage phase In a surprise to absolutely no one, a familiar name, Germany’s Michael Jung, sits atop the leaderboard in the CCI5*-L at the conclusion of the dressage phase at the Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event presented by MARS EQUESTRIAN. Jung has already won this competition three times…

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Katrin Eckermann triumphs in Miami Beach

It was a fairytale ending for the Longines Global Champions Tour of Miami Beach in Florida as last to go Katrin Eckermann stopped

Katrin Eckermann triumphs in Miami Beach while Ludger Beerbaum holds on to LGCT Ranking lead It was a fairytale ending for the Longines Global Champions Tour of Miami Beach in Florida as last to go Katrin Eckermann stopped the clock a second faster than Shane Sweetnam to triumph in the Longines Global Champions Tour Grand Prix of Miami Beach. Riding…

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Triumphant Return for Confu and Laura Kraut in $216,000 Horseware Ireland Grand Prix CSI4*

Laura Kraut celebrates aboard Confu. © Sportfot

Triumphant Return for Confu and Laura Kraut in $216,000 Horseware Ireland Grand Prix CSI4* Events at the Winter Equestrian Festival (WEF) on Saturday, March 19, culminated in the $216,000 Horseware Ireland Grand Prix CSI4* during the “Saturday Night Lights.” WEF 10, also sponsored by Horseware Ireland, is the fourth week of FEI-rated four-star competition hosted throughout the circuit. At the…

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Venue Confirmed for London International Horse Show 2022

London International Horse Show 2022 a horse and rider jumping over a Longines sponsored jump during the 2021 event

Venue Confirmed for London International Horse Show 2022 Today, the Organising Committee for the London International Horse Show 2022 announced the location of this years event as work continues on the former home, Olympia. Following a successful move in 2021, the 2022 event will once again take place at ExCeL London from 15 to 19 December. The Show, which celebrated…

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Equestrian sport confirmed in Initial Sports Programme for Los Angeles 2028 Olympic Games

Equestrian sport confirmed in Initial Sports Programme for Los Angeles 2028 Olympic Games The FEI President has welcomed the announcement by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) that Equestrian sport is officially confirmed in the Initial Sports Programme for Los Angeles 2028. The confirmation for inclusion in the LA 2028 Initial Sports Programme took place yesterday during the IOC session in…

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Irish see off strong challenge from UAE for first-leg victory in Abu Dhabi

Youngest team member, 20-year-old Jack Ryan, helped Team Ireland to victory in the first leg of the Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ 2022 series at Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates today when producing two brilliant clear rounds with his home-bred Irish Sport Horse BBS McGregor. (FEI/Martin Dokoupil)

Irish see off strong challenge from UAE for first-leg victory in Abu Dhabi Written by by Louise Parkes Hosts and Saudi Arabia qualify for Longines Final 2022 Team Ireland came out on top in the first clash of the 10-leg Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup 2022 series at Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates today. But the hosts chased…

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