Royal Windsor Horse Show 2021 Confirm Ticket Sales

CHI Royal Windsor Horse Show

CHI Royal Windsor Horse Show 2021 Confirm Ticket Sales The sale of tickets for the CHI Royal Windsor Horse Show 2021 will begin at 9am tomorrow (Thursday 6 May). The prestigious annual Show, now in its 78th year, returns to the private grounds of Windsor Castle from 1 – 4 July for four days of world class international equestrian sport.    Tickets for Membership to the Royal Windsor Horse Show Club, which will be limited to 500 members plus their guests, and General Entry tickets will go on sale tomorrow.…

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Endurance GB Confirms World Championships Abandonment

Endurance GB Team members Sarah Rogerson and Rachael Atkinson

Endurance GB has announced that it is abandoning plans to send a British team to the Longines FEI Endurance World Championship scheduled to take place in Pisa, Italy on 22nd May. Read more here

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Endurance GB Confirms International FEI Ride Programme for 2021 

Endurance GB’s 2021 International season starts to take shape - Harry Ingram with Cabirat Larzac, second in the 120km 2* FEI class at Revesby Park last held in 2019. Image by Kerry Dawson

Endurance GB Confirms International FEI Ride Programme for 2021  Four venues currently set to host nine days of FEI competition subject to Covid measures  Hunt is on for fresh location for the Endurance GB Inter Regional Championships after local Forestry England Covid-19 restrictions force cancellation of King’s Forest Summer, previously planned as a selection ride for the European Championships  Endurance GB has confirmed four venues so far are set to host nine days of International FEI sport in England this summer. The FEI classes are currently planned for Euston Park…

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Endurance GB to open competitive ride entries for 2021

Endurance GB to reopen entries. Image James Dickinson and Katie Bedwin

Endurance GB to open competitive ride entries for 2021 season on 1 March after Government gives greenlight to resume outdoor sport in England  Demand expected to be high with first competitive rides of season expected to be on Sunday 11 April with Bibury Salt Way in the Cotswolds and at Tilford in Surrey.  Covid safety measures will be in place at all events – health pre- screening and full audit trail in place for all attendees.   Entry limits will be in place but will vary from ride to ride, depending…

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FEI Appoints New Endurance Director

Endurance Director - Christina Abu-Dayyeh (JOR) has been appointed as FEI Endurance Director and will start in her new role on 1 April 2021. © FEI

FEI Appoints New Endurance Director Christina Abu-Dayyeh (JOR) has been appointed as Endurance Director the Federation Equestre Internationale (FEI) has announced. At 31, Ms Abu-Dayyeh has been Secretary General of the Royal Jordanian Equestrian Federation since 2017 and will start in her new role at the FEI on 1 April 2021. Her arrival in Lausanne (SUI) will further improve the gender balance in the FEI management team, with seven females and eight males. During her time at the Jordanian National Federation, Ms Abu-Dayyeh was responsible for the management of all…

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Equality Standard of Sport Addressed by British Equestrian Bodies

Reece Reece McCook - Striving for Equestrian Equality

Equality Standard of Sport Addressed by British Equestrian Bodies British Equestrian has announced that three of the federation’s member bodies – British Dressage, The British Horse Society and Endurance GB – have achieved the foundation level of the Equality Standard for Sport. The Equality Standard for Sport is owned by UK Sport and the sports councils for the four home nations and was first launched in 2004. It was later relaunched in 2012 to reflect the latest equality legislation. The standard is a framework that assists sports organisations to widen…

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Strong performances at first Endurance GB FEI competition of 2020

Nicki Thorne and Kerewong Rubaiyat

Strong performances at first Endurance GB FEI competition of 2020 at Lavenham Ride in Suffolk Britain’s leading endurance riders were out in force as the sport staged a return to FEI competition for the first time in 2020 at Suffolk’s Lavenham Ride. The popular Lavenham Ride (19-20 Sept) saw strong performances and given the lack of competition over the past year, encouraging completion rates across the classes. Organisers and riders alike were delighted to have been able to meet stringent COVID guidelines to enable the competition to take place from…

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Endurance GB Lavenham Ride Receive Strong Entries

John Black, FEI winner and Advanced Champion at Lavenham Ride 2019. Picture credit Event to Event Photography.

Endurance GB Lavenham Ride Receive Strong Entries A strong entry of nearly 30 of Britain’s leading riders will take part in FEI International level competition under Endurance GB auspices for the first time this season at Lavenham, Suffolk (19-20 September). Organisers of the 2020 endurance season’s first and only FEI event which takes place this weekend at Lavenham in Suffolk say they are delighted to have been able to meet stringent COVID guidelines in order to stage the competition. The ride starts off in the grounds of Semer Manor, 12…

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Red Dragon Lite Festival of Endurance Gets Green Light

Nikki Malcolm and Oso Arabians’ Oso Spiralling Wind, last year’s winners of the 160km Speedi-Beet Red Dragon Ride - picture credit: David Saunders Photography

Red Dragon Lite Festival of Endurance Gets Green Light Organisers yesterday announced the traditional end of season ride, The Festival of Endurance, will go ahead on 3th and 4th October, at Royal Welsh Showground, Builth Wells, thanks to generosity of sponsors with strict changes in format to comply with Covid 19 regulations. British Horse Feeds and The Golden Paste Company have announced their continued support for the sport with title sponsorship of this year’s “Lite” Red Dragon Festival of Endurance. Endurance GB and the organising team have stressed their gratitude…

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Endurance GB Finance Director Chris Wray steps back pending disciplinary enquiry 

Endurance GB rides resume image shows Emma Husband and LTF Kalisha

Endurance GB Finance Director Chris Wray steps back pending disciplinary enquiry Endurance GB has announced that the organisation’s Finance Director, Chris Wray, is to step back from his duties on the Board of Directors pending the outcome of a disciplinary enquiry. The move came following the organisers of the Tilford Ride filing a disciplinary report with Endurance GB’s Disciplinary Committee. A spokesperson for Endurance GB said: Chris Wray is to step back from duties as a Board Director until the incident, which took place on Sunday 9th August at the…

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Endurance GB to Reopen with Appropriate Measures in Place

Endurance GB rides resume image shows Emma Husband and LTF Kalisha

Endurance GB to Reopen with Safety Appropriate Measures in Place Endurance GB will resume sport in the form of opening entries in England on June, 29 after suspension during the coronavirus pandemic. However, competition in Wales will remain unaffected until further notice from the Welsh Government. To ease competitors and their horses back into action, a series of small-scale events have been scheduled, with capped entries and staggered start times. This period will allow organisers to put key social distancing measures in place to keep all involved shielded and well.…

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Longines FEI Endurance World Championships 2020 postponed to 2021

Endurance GB Tom McGuinness on course-1

Longines FEI Endurance World Championships 2020 postponed to 2021 The Longines FEI Endurance World Championships 2020 have been postponed until May 2021 due to the ongoing impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on equestrian sport. The decision to postpone comes following agreement between the FEI, the Italian National Federation and the Organisers in Pisa. The Championships were due to be held at San Rossore, Pisa in September this year, but the pandemic and the restrictions on both travel and training of horses has meant that is was simply not possible to…

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Endurance GB Issues Roadmap to Resume Sport

Endurance GB Tom McGuinness on course-1

Endurance GB issues roadmap to resume sport within COVID 19 guidelines Endurance GB has announced plans to move towards the resumption of sport in England and Wales following the issuing of revised COVID 19 restrictions by the Government and British Equestrian Federation. The roadmap towards competitive activity agreed by Endurance GB prioritises the safety, health and well-being of the participants, ride officials and the local communities as being at the forefront of any decisions on resumption. The phased resumption of activity begins from the 1/06/2020 with the announcement by British…

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Endurance GB Announces Extended Ride Cancellation Period

Endurance GB's Young Rider Champion 2019 Suffolk's Maddie Pomroy

Endurance GB Announces Extended Ride Cancellation Period Endurance News :: Everything Horse The Board of the Endurance GB has announced an extended ride cancellation period due to the Government’s isolation procedures. In light of the notification the board have decided to extend the period until mid-June. Endurance GB had previously cancelled all rides to the end of May. The extension to mid June was announced in a member-wide email this morning (27/03/2020) from Chair Phil Nunnerley and Vice-Chair, Esther Young. The cancellation affects the RiderCise® Southern Championships and all other…

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RWHS Organisers Announce Cancellation of Events

Royal Windsor Horse Show Announce Cancellation of Calendar of Events

RWHS Organisers Announce Cancellation of Events Equestrian News :: Everything Horse Organisers of Royal Windsor Horse Show (RWHS), which includes Royal Windsor Endurance and The Edwardian Pageant, have today announced the cancellation of the 2020 events following the Government’s announcements around coronavirus COVID-19. Royal Windsor Horse Show was due to be held from 13-17 May, Royal Windsor Endurance on 15 May and The Edwardian Pageant on the evenings of 14-16 May. Commenting on the decision, Show Director, Simon Brooks-Ward, said: Following government guidelines announced on Monday 16 March 2020, stating…

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Endurance GB Issues Cancellation Notice for All Rides

Endurance Welfare GB Conference. Image Rachael Claridge and Silver Zenif credit AGC Photography Med REs

Endurance GB statement on COVID-19 Endurance News :: Everything Horse Following the Prime Minister’s statement yesterday eventing (16/03/2020) warning against both unnecessary social contact and non-essential travel within the UK due to the Coronavirus crisis, the Board of Endurance GB has taken the decision to cancel all rides with immediate effect. Following an emergency meeting, the Board agreed unanimously that in the light of the Government advice and in the interests of ensuring the sport placed no additional burden on the NHS or put the health and safety of members,…

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FEI Kings Forest Spring Ride Cancelled Due to Coronavirus

Endurance GB Tom McGuinness on course-1

Endurance GB announces cancellation of FEI King’s Forest Spring Ride as Coronavirus measures tighten in UK Endurance News :: Everything Horse Endurance GB has announced the cancellation of the FEI King’s Forest Spring Ride following strong recommendations issued on Friday 13th March by the International Equestrian Federation (FEI) and a meeting of Endurance GB’s board.  This year’s event was due to take place over the weekend of 10-12 April. The popular King’s Forest Competition held over forestry tracks and open farmland near Bury St Edmonds in Suffolk, is the first…

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Endurance GB issues statement on catastrophic injuries at UAE ride

Endurance GB's Young Rider Champion 2019 Suffolk's Maddie Pomroy

Endurance GB issues statement on catastrophic injuries at UAE ride and underlines rules on British riders competing abroad   Endurance GB is calling for the fullest possible investigation by the FEI following Catastrophic Injuries to four horses competing at the CEN 120 km Al Maktoum Cup and CEN 120 km Gamilati Cup in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, at the weekend. While the horse racing world is already looking towards next year’s major races with a lot of interest in the 2021 Cheltenham betting, there are still many races happening around…

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Endurance Gala Dinner Presents Over 50 Awards to Salute Achievements

EGB Supreme Champion 2019 Judy Holloway (right) with Acting Chair Ann Dark r

The Endurance Gala Dinner saw more than 50 awards saluting achievement across the sport in 2019. The event, held at the Village Hotel Club in Coventry, was attended by more than 200 members from across the country with Devon-based rider Judy Holloway taking the Supreme Championship (Manar Trophy) for the second time in three years. The Supreme Championship is awarded to the overall high point horse/pony of the year gaining the most points in all types of rides. Judy took the title ahead of Saffron Bishop and Ty Shute Golden…

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Endurance GB attracts record entry at final season classic

Tricia Hirst RD 2016

Endurance GB attracts record entry at final season classic – British Horse Feeds’ Red Dragon Festival of Endurance Home International, Celtic Challenge and British Horse Feeds’ Riding Clubs Endurance Team Final are all being staged next weekend (4-6 Oct) With just three more rides left to take place in Endurance GB’s 2019 calendar, organisers have announced record entries for the sport’s traditional end of season classic, The British Horse Feeds’ Red Dragon Festival of Endurance. This year’s Festival has the added bonus of the Home International which is hosted annually…

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British team celebrates performance at FEI European Endurance Championships

FEI European Endurance Championship - Kate Atkinson Team GB at Euston Park

British team celebrates strong team performance at FEI European Endurance Championships Great Britain’s Senior Endurance team posted its best result in nearly a decade by registering its first successful team finish since the World Equestrian Games in Kentucky in 2010 at this weekend’s FEI European Endurance Championship. The gritty performance saw four out of the five British riders complete the 160km championship distance, a feat only equalled by Spain, who took team Gold. With the top three riders from each team counting to the final team score, Great Britain took…

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Teams gear up for Pony Club Endurance Championships at Euston Park, Suffolk,

HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Endurance Festival Euston Park Endurance 17th - 19th August 2018

Largest field gathers for Fitth Pony Club Endurance Championships Endurance GB and The Pony Club have announced a field of more than 70 riders will line up for The Pony Club National Endurance Championships at Euston Park in Suffolk today, Thursday 15th August 2019. The Pony Club riders will tackle a range of distances in classes ranging the 20km Grassroots section to the 56km Open class. This will be the largest field to have contested the fledgling competition which first began in 2014, with 25 branches of The Pony Club…

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Endurance GB names British riders for FEI European Championships

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First mother and daughter duo set to ride for Britain as European Endurance Championships return to UK after 26 years Endurance GB has announced the British team who will compete at the FEI CH-EU-E 160km European Championships at Euston Park in Suffolk on 17 August 2019. The combinations were announced following a final assessment of horses at Warwick International School of Riding on Sunday 4th August. In a first for Endurance GB, the five-strong squad includes Lancashire-based Rachael Atkinson (51) and daughter Kate Atkinson (22) who will become the only…

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