Burghley – Michael Jung and La Biosthetique Sam take early lead

Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials - Michael Jung (GER) on La Biosthetique - SAM. Image credit Mike Bain Photography

Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials Day 1 – Michael Jung and La Biosthetique Sam take early lead GBR’s Gemma Tattersall in overnight second with Arctic Soul and Mackenna Shea (USA) third on Landioso at the Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials  World number one Michael Jung (GER) has yet again set the target with a beautifully ridden dressage test on his old…

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AP McCoy Set to Make Eventing Debut at Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials

L-R World Horse Welfare's Alan Cooper, Pamela, AP McCoy and World Horse Welfare groom, Becca Hatcher

AP McCoy Set to Make Eventing Debut at Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials Retired 20x Champion Jockey, AP McCoy, turns hand to eventing with surprise ‘ride’ at Burghley Horse Trials Iconic Northern Irish retired jockey, Sir Tony McCoy OBE, is turning his talents to the eventing world when he takes on the Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials this weekend with…

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NEW BD Approved Dressage Waistcoat

NEW Emma Brown Tweed Dressage Waistcoat

NEW BD Approved Dressage Waistcoat Stunning new BD approved Dressage waistcoat to launch at Burghley Horse Trials.  Emma Brown Tweed are all set to to launch their very first Dressage waistcoat at Burghley Horse Trials. Elegantly and expertly finished this, the latest in equestrian fashion garment, has been approved by British Dressage. The waistcoat offers riders a flattering, graceful design to compliment……...

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ERM 2017 – A well deserved title win for Tattersall

Gemma Tattersall takes 2017 Event Rider Masters title

ERM 2017 – A well deserved title win for Tattersall Gemma Tattersall (GBR) wrapped up the overall 2017 series when finishing in fourth place.  She will be officially crowned the 2017 ERM series champion at the final leg of the £400,000 series next month. Gemma Tattersall has been a dominant performer in the 2017 ERM series, delivering top ten finishes…

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Shane Rose lands Event Rider Masters podium win for Australia

Shane Rose lands ERM podium win for Australia. Chris Burton in Second with GB Oliver Townend in third

Shane Rose lands Event Rider Masters podium win for Australia  Australia secured the top two places on the Event Rider Masters podium for the first time in the series this year at Leg 6 at the Blair Castle Equi-Trek International Horse Trials.  Shane Rose took home the £16,000 winners cheque with Chris Burton in second. Britain’s Oliver Townend filled the…

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Duke of Beaufort Dies Peacefully at Home

Duke of Beaufort. Image credit Allan Warren https://en.wikipedia.org

Duke of Beaufort Dies Peacefully at Home The Duke of Beaufort has passed away peacefully at home yesterday (16/08/2017), at the age of 89. David Somerset was the 11th Duke of Beaufort. The owner of the 59,000-acre estate that is  Badminton House, has reportedly left a fortune of £315 million. He left behind widow, Miranda, and his four children from…

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Germany’s Jung aiming for record-breaking four-in-a-row

Double Olympic Champion and reigning three-time European Champion Michael Jung from Germany will be bidding for a record fourth individual title at the 2017 FEI European Eventing Championships, Strzegom, Poland (FEI/Jon Stroud)

Germany’s Jung aiming for record-breaking four-in-a-row By Kate Green Can anyone break Germany’s firm grip on the FEI European Eventing Championships? That is the question as riders, horses, owners, grooms and trainers from 19 countries, plus a host of volunteers, have been welcomed to the first senior Eventing championships to be held at the Stragona Equestrian Center in Strzegom (POL) from…

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British Equestrian Federation Renews Key Partnerships to Tokyo 2020

British Equestrian Federation Announce New Chair Appointment BEF

BEF Renews Key Partnerships to Tokyo 2020 The British Equestrian Federation (BEF) can confirm it has agreed new four-year deals, through to Tokyo 2020, with official equine nutrition supplier Dodson & Horrell and air jacket supplier Point Two Air Vests. Performance Director, Gordon Burton comments; “We are delighted to be continuing to work with both Dodson & Horrell and Point…

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Pony Club Polo Championships Displays Incredible Talent

An Array of Talent on display at the 2017 El Remanso Pony Club Polo Championships - Team Surtees. Image credit Michael Chevis.

An Array of Talent on display at the 2017 El Remanso Pony Club Polo Championships The El Remanso Pony Club Polo Championships, held 11 to 13 August 2017 at the prestigious Cowdray Park Polo Club, West Sussex, saw some incredible displays of young talent with support from title sponsor El Remanso. 168 players made up the 42 teams who played…

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European Para-Dressage Team Call for Substitute Horse and Rider

Paralympic Equestrian Team GB

European Para-Dressage Team Call for Substitute Horse and Rider Sweet Caledonia was not declared fully fit following the final routine veterinary assessment yesterday (14 August). Regrettably, ‘Cally’, owned by Yvonne Bennett and Natasha Adkinson, and ridden by Natasha, has had to be withdrawn from competition and has not travelled to this year’s European Para-Dressage Championships in Gothenburg. The British Dressage…

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Bransby Horses Invests in Intensive Care Unit

Bransby Horses Invests in Intensive Care Unit

Bransby Horses Invests in Intensive Care Unit One of the UK’s leading equine rescue and welfare charities, Bransby Horses, has invested in a new Intensive Care Unit (ICU), largely funded by legacies and donations from an appeal. The ICU is situated on the charity’s quarantine yard which prevents the spread of disease and enables staff to maintain the strict biosecurity…

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KBIS Insurance Senior British Novice Championship

KBIS Insurance Senior British Novice Championship The second class of the day at the British Showjumping National Championships, was the KBIS Insurance Senior British Novice Championship. This year’s winner was Emma Jo Slater from Buckinghamshire riding eight year old Kings of Leon owned by Kim Barzilay.   With a total of 52 entries it was a closely contested class but…

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British Equestrian Federation invites expressions of interest in taking over its British-bred equine development initiatives

British Equestrian Federation Announce New Chair Appointment BEF

British Equestrian Federation invites expressions of interest in taking over its British-bred equine development initiatives The British Equestrian Federation (BEF) today, 11 August, invites expressions of interest from organisations or individuals who might take over the programme currently run in support of identification of British-bred equine talent and the promotion of British bred-successes. This programme includes the Futurity; the Equine…

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Yasmin Davis wins the Equitop Myoplast Senior Foxhunter Masters

Yasmin Davis wins the Equitop Myoplast Senior Foxhunter Masters The competition proved tough in the Equitop Myoplast Senior Foxhunter Masters at the British showjumping National Championships. With 10 through to the jump off it was Yasmin Davis from Dorset who jumped into the lead to take the win with Alison Davis’ eight year old bay gelding, Zanbowa Z. With both…

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Nicole Pavitt wins the Connolly’s RED MILLS Senior Newcomers Masters

Nicole Pavitt wins the Connolly’s RED MILLS Senior Newcomers Masters Nicole Pavitt took the Connolly’s RED MILLS Senior Newcomers Masters on day five of the British Showjumping National Championships, held at the NAEC Stoneleigh in Warwickshire. Aboard Xena 16 owned by Sandra Pavitt, Nicole was last to go in the jump off of 19 riders so the pressure was high.…

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A Hat-Trick for Lauren Roach at the British Showjumping Championships 2017

A hat-trick for Lauren Roach as she takes the Pony British Novice Championship for the third year in a row

A hat-trick for Lauren Roach as she takes the Pony British Novice Championship for the third year in a row There were a vast amount of entries in the Pony British Novice Championship Final at the British Showjumping National Championships this week. With 96 starters and just 29 who made it through to the jump off, the pressure was high…

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FEI Tribunal issues Final Decision on banned substance case

FEI Tribunal issues Final Decision on banned substance case The FEI Tribunal has issued its Final Decision on a banned substance case under the FEI’s Equine Anti-Doping and Controlled Medication Regulations (EADCMRs). Samples taken on 21 January 2017 from the horse Luke Skywalker 46 (FEI ID 103XB94/USA), ridden by Paige Johnson (FEI ID USA/10013411) at the CSI2* in Wellington (USA),…

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St Margret’s School for Girls Team Win 1.10m Just for Schools Championship

Just for Schools National Championships - St Margret’s School for Girls Team

1.10m Just for Schools Championship – British Showjumping National Championships St Margret’s School, from Aberdeen, took the 1.10m Just for Schools Championship concluding what was an exciting first day of competition at the British Showjumping National Championships. The team consisted of Charley Hamilton, younger sister Natasha and Jessica Fox. Proud runners up were Kings of Wessex Academy from Somerset, who…

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Equithème Support Scottish Riding Club Championships

Equithème Support Scottish Riding Club Championships

Equithème Support Scottish Riding Club Championships Leading French label Equithème is supporting this year’s Saddle Up International Scottish Riding Club Championships. The Championships which is open to all Riding Club Members in Scotland takes place at Auchlishie Eventing Centre on September 30 to October 1 where competitors will take part in dressage, show jumping and cross country. The title sponsor…

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Gemma Tattersall Dominates 2017 Event Rider Masters

Gemma Tattersall and Arctic Soul. Photo credit: Event Rider Masters

Gemma Tattersall Dominates 2017 Event Rider Masters Former racehorse delivers masterful win for Tattersall at Leg 5 of the Event Rider Masters Great Britain’s Gemma Tattersall stamped her dominance on the 2017 Event Rider Master series last weekend, by winning the fifth leg at Gatcombe Park. Riding the Soul Syndicate’s former racehorse, Arctic Soul, Tattersall produced a masterclass, with a…

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Horse Empire – Samina builds a business empire

Horse Empire

Horse Empire – Samina builds a business empire Entrepreneur Samina Malik’s Horse Empire business, set up to supply the equestrian trade with stylish, high-quality products, continues to grow following her début earlier this year at BETA International. It was then when she captured the attention of retailers, wholesalers and distributors. Samina established Horse Empire back in 2014 but kept a…

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