Swiss team prove age is no barrier in Eventing with Nations Cup win

FEI World Championships Pratoni - Roma 2022 - Podium - Team Switzerland celebrates victory

Swiss team prove age is no barrier in Eventing with Nations Cup win by Eleanore Kelly It was a double victory for the Swiss, when Robin Godel’s Jumping clear round clinched the individual prize and a win for Team Switzerland. This was the first leg of the FEI Eventing Nations Cup and took place in Pratoni del Vivaro (ITA). France,…

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A dream come true for Laura Collett at Badminton Horse Trials

LAURA COLLETT AND WINNING HORSE LONDON 52 WITH THE BADMINTON HORSE TRIALS TROPHY WITH GROOM TILLY HUGHES

A dream come true for Laura Collett at Badminton Horse Trials, presented by Mars Equestrian British event rider Laura Collett realised a childhood dream on Sunday 8th May as she won the 2022 Badminton Horse Trials, presented by Mars Equestrian. Following a superb performance Collett’s finishing score of 21.4, where she added a mere 0.4 of a showjumping time penalty…

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Laura Collett leads after the dressage at Badminton

Laura Collett leads after the dressage at Badminton Friday evening concluded the dressage phase at Badminton Horse Trials, presented by MARS Equestrian, with British rider, Laura Collett, securing top spot on the leader board with London 52, on a mere 21 penalties. Collett’s winning test was posted during the morning’s session, which meant the Olympic Gold Medallist had to be…

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Design a jubilee jump for Nunney International Horse Trials 

Nunney International Horse Trials

Design a jubilee jump for Nunney International Horse Trials  All too often, as spectators, we stand in awe of a cross country fence, especially those seen at events such as Nunney International Horse Trials! But, could you imagine seeing your own jump standing on the track of the cross country course leaving not only you gasping with surprise, but top…

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Tom McEwen and Toledo de Kerser pull it out the bag on day one of Badminton

Tom McEwen and Toledo de Kerser pull it out the bag on day one of Badminton Olympic gold medallists Tom McEwen and Toledo de Kerser, took an early lead at the beginning of today’s dressage phase at Badminton Horse Trials, presented by Mars Equestrian, and remained unchallenged after a superb performance for the excellent score of 23.4. It’s a shame…

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Michael Jung proves on top form after start to finish win at Kentucky Three-Day Event

Germany’s Michael Jung and fischerChipmunk FRH continued their flawless performance to win the CCI 5*-L at the Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event presented by MARS EQUESTRIAN™. Michelle Dunn Photo

Michael Jung proves on top form after start to finish win at Kentucky Three-Day Event It was a start-to-finish win for Germany’s Michael Jung and fischerChipmunk FRH, who set a new record for a winning score in the CCI5*-L at the Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event presented by MARS EQUESTRIAN. The pair had been flawless all weekend, a trend that…

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Michael Jung gains commanding lead heading into the final phase at Kentucky Three-Day Event

Michael Jung gains commanding lead heading into the final phase at Kentucky Three-Day Event presented by MARS EQUESTRIAN Germany’s Michael Jung showed just why he’s such a dominant force in international eventing by putting in a perfect performance to maintain his lead in the CCI5*-L at the conclusion of the cross country phase at the Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event…

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Tamra Smith Struts to the Top on the First Day at Land Rover Kentucky

Tamra Smith and Fleeceworks Royal trotted to the top with the leading dressage test in the CCI5*-L at the Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event presented by MARS EQUESTRIAN™. Allison Pezzack Photo

Tamra Smith Struts to the Top on the First Day at the Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event presented by MARS EQUESTRIAN™ Tamra Smith had a long trip from California to make it to Kentucky, but Fleeceworks Royal made it worth her while by stepping out as the early leader in the CCI5*-L competition at the Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event…

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Badminton Horse Trials Reveal New Trophy for 2022

Badminton Horse Trials New Trophy 2022

Badminton Horse Trials Reveal New Trophy for 2022 Just weeks before this year’s Badminton Horse Trials, Presented by Mars Equestrian, the organisers have revealed a brand new sustainably led Trophy. Designed and made by award-winning animal sculptor Judy Boyt, using materials from the Duke of Beaufort’s Badminton estate, the new trophy retains its authenticity with each horse representing an individual…

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Sun shines on the Eventing Spring Carnival with familiar faces gracing the turf

Eliza Stoddart and De Pleasure. Image credit Athalens.

Sun shines on the Eventing Spring Carnival with familiar faces gracing the turf The who’s who of the eventing world turned up last weekend to take part in the Eventing Spring Carnival on the magnificent Thoresby Estate, in Nottinghamshire. With a spectacular array of classes taking place over three days, it was definitely worth basking in the sunshine that filled…

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Badminton attracts the very best horse and rider combinations

Badminton Horse Trials Andrew Nicholson NZL on Calico Joe image credit Mike Bain

Badminton attracts the very best horse and rider combinations Badminton Horse Trials, presented by Mars Equestrian, has attracted a top-class field of entries which is headed by Great Britain’s reigning Olympic, World and European champions and includes 14 of the top 20 riders in the FEI Eventing World Athlete Rankings. The Olympic team gold medallists will be competing against each other…

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A successful Oasby Horse Trials helps welcome riders back to the sport after a turbulent two years

Oliver Townend and Cooley Rosalent

A successful Oasby Horse Trials helps welcome riders back to the sport after a turbulent two years Many of the country’s leading event riders converged on Oasby Horse Trials (1) last weekend (10th-13th March 2022), with Olympic and European medallists keen to give their horses both young and established an established team early-season run at this much loved Lincolnshire fixture.…

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New Match Play Concept to take centre stage at 2022 Eventing Spring Carnival

New Match Play Concept to take centre stage at 2022 Eventing Spring Carnival A NEW innovative Match Play competition will take centre stage at this year’s The Eventing Spring Carnival – April 1 to 3 at Thoresby Park in Nottinghamshire. This is a new team competition concept – The Lycetts Eventing Match Play – running across the Lycetts Grantham Cup…

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Oliver Townend Poised for a Hat Trick at CCI5*-L Kentucky 2021

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Oliver Townend Poised for a Hat Trick at the Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event Presented by MARS Equestrian The CCI5*-L leaderboard looks very different after an exciting day of cross-country at The Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event Presented by MARS Equestrian™ (LRK3DE) at the Kentucky Horse Park.   Oliver Townend (GBR) turned in two clear rounds Saturday and sits first overnight with Ballaghmor Class…

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Tamie Smith Allows Marilyn Little 0.1 Points after the CCI5*-L Dressage at Kentucky

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Tamie Smith and Mai Baum Turn in Stellar Performance at the Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event Presented by MARS Equestrian Tamie Smith (USA) and Mai Baum came close to matching Marilyn Little’s historic leading CCI5*-L dressage score with an impressive mark of their own. A 21.8 placed Smith and the 15-year-old German Sport Horse in second just 0.1 points behind…

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Tamie Smith Takes Kentucky CCI4*-S Lead

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Tamie Smith Takes CCI4*-S Lead at the Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event Presented by MARS Equestrian™ Tamie Smith and Colleen Loach Break Thursday’s Three-Way Tie At the conclusion of Friday’s Kentucky CCI4*-s dressage, Tamie Smith (USA) and EnVogue hold the top position in the three-Day Event Presented by MARS Equestrian (LRK3DE) at the Kentucky Horse Park.  Smith and Ruth Bley’s EnVogue scored a…

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New Classes Open For All At Firle Place, Science Supplements Area Festival

Firle Place, Science Supplements Area Festival

New Classes Open For All At Firle Place, Science Supplements Area Festival THE Firle Place, Science Supplements Area Festival is now hosting new classes to give non-qualified competitors the chance to enjoy competing at this fantastic venue. Organised by the team at BEDE Events, Firle Place is the first of the exciting new Area festivals and takes place on May……...

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New Cross Country Training Facility Opens in South Oxfordshire

Kate Honey at CXC. Image credit: JK Riding Photography

New Cross Country Training Facility Opens in South Oxfordshire A brand new equestrian training facility called Chiltern Cross Country (CXC) has opened for hire near Woodcote in South Oxfordshire. Designed by British Eventing and FEI International course builder, Adrian Ditcham, who built and project-managed the cross-country course for the London 2012 Olympics, Chiltern Cross Country caters for horses and riders……...

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2021 Cotswold Cup Championships to be Held at Gatcombe Park

2021 Cotswold Cup Championships to be Held at Gatcombe Park

2021 Cotswold Cup Championships to be Held at Gatcombe Park Organisers of the 2021 Cotswold Cup Championships have announced the fixture will be held at Gatcombe Park on the 11th and 12th September 2021. The event offers an exciting, never seen before opportunity, for grassroots eventers to compete at the home of HRH The Princess Royal and Admiral Sir Tim…

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