Charlotte and Gio delight once again at London International

Charlotte Dujardin (GBR) riding Gio, winners at the FEI Dressage World Cup™ 2021/2022 Western European League - London (GBR) Copyright ©FEI/Jon Stroud

Charlotte and Gio delight once again at London International Written by Louise Parkes As three-time Olympic gold medallist Charlotte Dujardin said, there’s nothing quite like a big win in front of the home crowd. The 36-year-old athlete and the brilliant little gelding Gio certainly gave spectators a treat when securing a last-to-go victory at the fourth leg of the FEI Dressage World Cup 2021/2022 Western European League at The London International Horse Show on Friday 17th December. The pair were reunited for their final performances together at their home fixture…

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Charlotte Dujardin sets a new personal best in London riding Gio

Charlotte Dujardin and Gio and London International horse show 2021

Charlotte Dujardin sets a new personal best in London riding Gio Opening the 2021 edition of The London International Horse Show in style, Charlotte Dujardin set a new personal best on Thursday morning riding her 2020 Tokyo Olympic ride, Gio in The FEI Dressage World Cup Grand Prix (2021 Short Test). The early morning test welcomed 15 dressage competitors into the London ExCeL arena, with a total prize fund of 15.000 euros. It was Great Britain’s Gareth Hughes who took the early lead, scoring 69.605 riding KK Dominant. Compatriot Richard Davison was…

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How to watch London International Horse Show 2021

2016 Mini Major winner Annie Gibson (aged 11 from the Iveagh Branch) and Anna Power. Image credit Kit Houghton.

How to watch London International Horse Show 2021 Wondering how to watch London International Horse Show 2021 from the comfort of your own home? Find out more on how and when here. As excitement for the London International Horse Show hits fever pitch, competition finally gets underway today (16 December) in a new venue for 2021, the London ExCeL. Formerly known as Olympia, The London International Horse Show, the extravaganza is visited by thousands of spectators who flock to see their equestrian heroes in action, and boy do they turn…

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Hickstead announce early bird ticket offer for 2022

The 60th Al Shira'aa Derby will take place at Hickstead in West Sussex next June.

Hickstead announce early bird ticket offer for 2022 Early bird ticket offer announced Celebrations will mark 60th running of the Al Shira’aa Hickstead Derby The Box Office for Hickstead’s international shows has opened, with the organisers looking forward to a full return to competition for next summer. The Covid-19 pandemic led to Hickstead cancelling two of their major calendar events, the Derby Meeting and the five-star Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ of Great Britain for two years running. But now, following the return of crowds at large sporting events, the organisers are…

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Helen Langehanenberg and Annabelle turn on the magic in Madrid

Germany’s Helen Langehanenberg and Annabelle won the third leg of the FEI Dressage World Cup™ 2021/2022 Western European League in Madrid, Spain. (FEI/Stefano Grasso)

Helen Langehanenberg and Annabelle turn on the magic in Madrid Written by Louise Parkes It was a very particular triumph for German star Helen Langehanenberg and Annabelle when topping the third leg of the FEI Dressage World Cup™ 2021/2022 Western European League in Madrid, Spain this weekend. The 39-year-old athlete is a former winner of the prestigious series, an Olympian and this summer became a European team gold medallist. But today’s success was all the sweeter because her brilliant but sensitive mare Annabelle really showed what she can do when…

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Isabell Werth steps back into the Lyon limelight

FEI Dressage World Cup™ Grand Prix Freestyle presented by FFE GENERALI 511 - Isabell Werth ride Weihegold Old - GER

Isabell Werth steps back into the Lyon limelight FEI Dressage World Cup 2021/2022 Western European League Written by Louise Parkes For the fifth time in a row, German supremo Isabell Werth won the FEI Dressage World Cup™ 2021/2022 Western European League qualifier in Lyon, France on Friday evening. And she did it with the 16-year-old mare Weihegold OLD with whom she claimed the last three series titles. Twelfth to go in an exciting 15-strong field filled with many rising stars, the pair earned a score of 84.910 and that couldn’t be…

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Elite equestrian sport and family thrills, it’s Liverpool International Horse Show 2021

Harry Charles riding Doulita Liverpool International Horse Show

Elite equestrian sport and family thrills, it’s Liverpool International Horse Show 2021! Bringing the best names in showjumping along with a whole host of family entertainment to the heart of the city, the Voltaire Design Liverpool International Horse Show is back. Returning to the M&S Bank Arena for the ultimate new year celebration (31st December 2021 to 3rd January 2022), the world-class event will stage a fusion of elite level showjumping, captivating displays and performances to thrill the whole family. Headlining the incredible line up of sport, the highly competitive…

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Enjoy The Best Seats in Liverpool with the VIP Paddock Club

Liverpool International Horse Show 2021 preview

Enjoy The Best Seats in Liverpool with the VIP Paddock Club The Voltaire Design Liverpool International Horse Show 2021 Lighting up the heart of Liverpool with an unrivalled line up of top level show jumping, family fun and entertainment, The Voltaire Design Liverpool International Horse Show returns to the M&S Bank Arena from 31st December 2021 to 3rd January 2022. Tickets for the ultimate equestrian New Year celebration are now available to purchase at www.liverpoolhorseshow.com. Continuing to raise the bar in all areas, this year’s show sees the launch of…

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This Esme joins industry peers at The London International Horse Show

This Esme joins industry peers at The London International Horse Show

This Esme joins industry peers at The London International Horse Show This Esme, Erin Williams and Teddy the Shetland are among those scheduled to hit the ‘Live Zone’ at this year’s The London International Horse Show. Set in the London Excel arena for this year (16-20 December) the Live Zone presents an exciting opportunity for fans and spectators to meet and interact with their favourite equestrian influencers, riders and celebrities and this year will host talks, Q&A sessions, and interviews. Social media sensation ‘This Esme’ returns to the London International…

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Becky Moody’s Jagerbomb wins NEXGEN 7yr-old final

Becky Moody and Jagerbomb, winners of the NEXGEN seven-year-old championship at Hickstead, 2021

Becky Moody’s homebred Jagerbomb wins NEXGEN 7yr-old championship final Becky Moody rides away with a first and third in NEXGEN seven-year-old championship final Riders praise NEXGEN tests and scoring system Becky Moody’s homered gelding, Jagerbomb scooped the NEXGEN seven-year-old dressage championship final at Hickstead on Friday 24th September, riding away with a final mark of nine and an impressive £2,000. Sara-Jane Lanning and Hawtins lyric came in second with 8.26, with Moody also taking third place with Jo Cooper’s Electron x Diamond Hit gelding Jack Diamond, finishing on 7.94. Jagerbomb (Dante…

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Jessica von Bredow-Werndl clinches third gold medal of the week

Freestyle. Jessica von Bredow-Werndl, Medal ceremony Photo Copyright © FEI/Liz Gregg

Jessica von Bredow-Werndl clinches third gold medal of the week FEI Dressage European Championship 2021 – written by Louise Parkes Germany’s Jessica von Bredow-Werndl was filled with emotion after clinching her third gold medal of the week when topping the Freestyle at the FEI Dressage European Championship 2021 in Hagen (GER) this afternoon. “It’s like a fairytale, the ride today was the best I ever felt!”, said the 35-year-old athlete who also swept all before her at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games this summer. “It may not have been the…

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Great Britain scoops silver at Dressage FEI European Championships

Carl Hester and En Vogue

Great Britain scoops silver at Dressage FEI European Championships It is was a day to remember at the Dressage FEI European Championships in Hagen, with a close contest for the medal honours. Overnight leaders Great Britain couldn’t quite keep their grip on the gold as the stonewall of German experience and talent moved in for the win. As written by equestrian journalist Louise Parkes, Germany’s win meant the team who are not only known for their strengths in eventing field but the dressage arena too, took their 25th European Championship…

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British Lead the Teams After FEI Dressage European Championship Opening Day

Team Grand Prix. Charlotte Fry Everday GBR. Presently in 1st position. Team GBR is in the lead. Photo Copyright © FEI/Liz Gregg

British Lead the Teams After FEI Dressage European Championship Opening Day by Louise Parkes On a day full of fascinating stories and great sport, Great Britain took the early lead in the Team Competition at the FEI Dressage European Championship 2021 in Hagen, Germany today. Gareth Hughes was first to go for the British side, posting 74.394 with Sintano van Hof Olympia, but it was their second-line rider, Charlotte Fry, who boosted them to pole position when producing a brilliant test with her Olympic bronze medal winning ride, Everdale, when…

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FEI Dressage European Championships 2021 Preview

FEI Dressage European Championships 2021 Image - Newly-crowned Olympic champions, Germany’s Jessica von Bredow-Werndl and TSF Dalera BB, will be the centre of attention at the FEI Dressage European Championships 2021 in Hagen, Germany next week. (FEI/Christophe Taniere)

FEI Dressage European Championships 2021 Preview Europe’s Dressage superstars head to Hagen : by Louise Parkes Team Germany will line out at next week’s FEI Dressage European Championships 2021 on home ground in Hagen where they look set to claim their 25th team title. There may have been brief lapses in their domination of the European team gold medal leaderboard – the Dutch coming out on top in 2007, 2009 and again in 2015, and Great Britain victorious in 2011 – but in the 58-year-history of this event that takes place…

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BEF and BD Announce Teams for FEI Senior and U25 Dressage European Championships

Jessica von Bredow-Werndl (GER) riding Zaire-E, third place at the FEI Dressage World Cup™ 2020 - Aarhus (DEN) Photo Copyright © FEI/Ridehesten.com/Annette Boe Østergaard

BEF and BD Announce Teams for FEI Senior and U25 Dressage European Championships British Equestrian (BEF) and the British Dressage (BD) Selectors have announced the athlete and horse combinations that will form the teams tor the FEI Senior and U25 Dressage European Championship, set to take place at Hagen, Germany, on 7–12 September this year. Selected Senior Dressage European Championships team, listed in alphabetical order by athlete surname: Charlotte Dujardin (35) based in Newent, Gloucestershire with Renai Hart, Carl Hester and her own Gio (chestnut, gelding, 10yrs, 16hh, Apache x Tango, Breeders: H J de…

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Olympic Trio Among Nominated Entries for FEI Senior and U25 Dressage European Championships

Jeanine NIEUWENHUIS (NED) riding TC ATHENE at FEI Dressage European Championships 2020 - Under 25's Grand Prix Freestyle- Pilisjàszfalu (HUN). Nieuwenhuis finished in silver medal position. Photo Copyright © FEI/Lukasz Kowalski

Olympic Trio Among Nominated Entries for FEI Senior Dressage European Championships Olympic medalists Charlotte Dujardin, Carl Hester and Charlotte (Lottie) Fry have all been nominated to compete in the FEI Senior Dressage European Championships which is set to take place in Hagen, Germany 7-12 September 2021. Still riding high from Team GB’s success at the Tokyo Olympics, British Equestrian and the British Dressage Selectors yesterday (7 August) confirmed the long list nominations for both Senior and the U25’s Dressage European Championships. FEI Senior Dressage European Championship The eight athlete and horse combinations…

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Dates for Dressage and Eventing European Championships for Young Riders and Juniors 2022 confirmed

The dates for the FEI Dressage and Eventing European Championships for Young Riders and Juniors 2022 at Hartpury have been confirmed.

Dates for Dressage and Eventing European Championships for Young Riders and Juniors 2022 confirmed The dates for the FEI Dressage and Eventing European Championships for Young Riders and Juniors 2022 at Hartpury have been confirmed. The high-profile equestrian event will take place at Hartpury on 23-31 July 2022 following confirmation from both British Equestrian (BEF) and the FEI Dressage and FEI Eventing Committee. Phillip Cheetham, Equine Director at Hartpury, said: “It’s extremely exciting that the dates for the 2022 FEI Dressage and Eventing European Championships for Young Riders and Juniors…

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Team GB dressage and eventing members announced for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

(L-R) Gareth Hughes, Charlotte Dujardin, Carl Hester - Great Britain selected Equestrian Dressage athletes - Tokyo2020

Team GB DRESSAGE and EVENTING members announced for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games Six rider and horse combinations and two travelling reserves have been named by the British Olympic Association (BOA) to compete in the dressage and eventing disciplines as part of the equestrian competition at the rescheduled Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. The jumping trio will be named at a later date. Four riders will be making their Team GB debut while all six horses compete on the Olympic stage for the first time at the Equestrian Park, which is the…

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Nominated para dressage entries for Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games announced

Roxanne Trunnell (USA) pilots Flintwood Farm LLC's Dolton to receive a score of 77.738%, the highest average score of the day. ©SusanJStickle

Nominated para dressage entries for Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games announced British Equestrian and the British Dressage para selectors have confirmed the 12 para dressage athlete and horse combinations that will be submitted to the Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) as Great Britain’s nominated entries for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games. Only the combinations who appear on the nominated entries list (closing date 5 July 2021) may be put forward to the British Paralympic Association for selection to the Games. Nominated entries, listed by grade: Grade 1 Sophie Christiansen (33) from Woking,…

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British Dressage nominations for Tokyo Olympics revealed

British Dressage Nominations for Tokyo 2020 revealed

British Dressage nominations for Tokyo Olympics revealed The British Dressage nominations for Tokyo have been revealed by British Equestrian and the British Dressage selectors. The nine dressage athlete and horse combinations, plus three reserves, will be submitted to the Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) as our (GBR) nominated entries for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Only the combinations who appear on the nominated entries list (closing date 21 June 2021) may be put forward to the British Olympic Association for selection to the Games. Nominated entries, listed in alphabetical order by athlete surname:…

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Riders Delight at Hickstead for Inaugural All England Dressage Festival

Anna Ross and Newton Domino (c) Spidge

Riders Delight at Hickstead for Inaugural All England Dressage Festival Anna Ross’s rising star sees off Olympic challengers at Hickstead Riders hailed the inaugural I.C.E Horseboxes All England Dressage Festival at Hickstead (21-23 May) a great success after three days of thrilling competition. A strong line-up of 25 riders came forward for Saturday’s LeMieux Premier League FEI Grand Prix 2014 Direct Qualifier, with Anna Ross and Newton Domino scoring 70.540% to take a narrow victory ahead of Olympic rider Fiona Bigwood and Fame XX (70.400%). The 11-year-old rising star Newton…

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Olympic Dressage Riders Head to Hickstead

olympic dressage riders head to hick stead

Olympic Riders Head to Hickstead for Inaugural Dressage Premier League show Olympic dressage riders, Fiona Bigwood and Emile Faurie, are among the entrants for the I.C.E Horseboxes All England Dressage Festival at Hickstead which will be held from 21-23 May, 2021. Other competitors due to take part in this British Dressage Premier League show include Louise Bell, Lara Butler, Tom Goode, Sune Hansen, Dane Rawlins, Anna Ross, Daniel Watson and Alice Oppenheimer.   It is the first British Dressage show to take place at the main Hickstead showground, following the…

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Tickets for Olympia Expected to Sell Out Quickly

Olympia, The London International Horse Show

Tickets for Olympia Expected to Sell Out Quickly Box Office opening dates announced for Olympia 48 hour pre-sale available for priority bookers Five days of top sporting action to take place in temporary venue for 2021 Tickets for Olympia, The London International Horse Show are expected to sell out quickly when the Box Office opens next week. The 2021 event, which will this year take place at ExCeL London, will open to priority bookers (those who attended the 2019 show) during an exclusive 48-hour pre‐sale on Wednesday 19 May. General…

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