Rebecca Howsham Awarded First Scholarship from Saddle Research Trust

Rebecca Howsham Awarded First Scholarship from Saddle Research Trust

Rebecca Howsham Awarded First Scholarship from Saddle Research Trust Rebecca Howsam, who has a degree in Equestrian Psychology and Sports Science, has won the first scholarship to be awarded by the Saddle Research Trust (SRT). The scholarship attracted applicants from around the world including candidates from Australia, New Zealand, Finland, USA, Czech Republic and Spain. Rebecca has just been awarded a…

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Travelling to Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials Made Easy

Travelling to Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials Made Easy

Travelling to Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials Made Easy Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials is launching a new initiative to make it easier for people to attend Britain’s most prestigious three-star horse trials (8-11 September). Coaches will be departing from three equestrian venues – Bicton Arena in Devon, Somerford Park in Cheshire and Keysoe in Bedfordshire – on the morning…

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British Eventing stop watch trial to continue

British Eventing stop watch trial to continue

British Eventing stop watch trial to continue at all BE levels in 2016 British Eventing Stop Watch Trial Concludes The trial period has now concluded on the use of stop watches at all BE levels. Following feedback from BE Officials, it has been decided that stop watches will continue to be permitted on a trial basis. This will be for…

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Uthopia to Stay with Carl Hester

Uthopia - Charlotte DuJardin riding Uthopia at the London International Horse Show- Olympia 2015 Image credit Kit Houghton/Hpower

Uthopia to Stay with Carl Hester News released this afternoon via Carl Hester’s Facebook page has confirmed stallion Uthopia, will stay with Carl and his team. Although his new owner wishes to remain anonymous, Carl has released the following statement; “Apologies for the long wait, but it has been worth it. I can now confirm that Uthopia has been secured and…

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St James’s Place Barbury International Horse Trials

St James’s Place Barbury International Horse Trials Barbury International Horse Trials, 7 – 10th July 2016 Meet the ‘seven Wonders of Wiltshire’; that’s Event riders, Tim Price (NZ), Astier Nicolas (FR), Rebecca Howard (CAN), Sir Mark Todd (NZ), Flora Harris (GB), Jonelle Price (NZ) and Andrew Nicholson (NZ).   They are pictured at the ‘Avebury fence’, one of the signature jumps…

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World Horse Welfare Raise £25,000 at Badminton Horse Trials

World Horse Welfare Visitors painting the peoples horse

World Horse Welfare Raise £25,000 at Badminton Horse Trials Charity express thanks to everyone who helped it raise over £25,000 at iconic event World Horse Welfare is delighted to announce that the charity raised more than £25,000 in its role as Charity of the Year at the 2016 Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials. The event has been described as an…

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British Eventing Team Triumph at Strzegom

British Eventing Team The winning British team at Strzegom (POL), fourth leg of the 2016 FEI Nations Cup™ Eventing: (left to right): Izzy Taylor, Laura Collett, Chef d’Equipe Philip Surl, Holly Woodhead and Rosalind Canter. (FEI/Eventing Photo)

British Eventing Team Triumph at Strzegom By Catherine Austen British Eventing Team all lady line up conquer Strzegom The British eventing team, fielding the all-female team of Izzy Taylor, Rosalind Canter, Holly Woodhead and Laura Collett, rose from fourth after Dressage to win for the second consecutive year at Strzegom (POL), fourth leg of the 2016 FEI Nations Cup™ Eventing. Eight…

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William Whitaker wins the HIckstead Derby

William Whitaker wins the Equestrian.com Derby at Hickstead. Image (c) Craig Payne Photography

William Whitaker wins the Hickstead Equestrian.com Derby William Whitaker was the only rider who left all the fences standing to win today’s Derby at Hickstead. Riding the aptly-named Glenavadra Brilliant, William Whitaker rode an assured clear to finish just over the optimum time allowed of 180sec to collect one time fault. Having finished third with this horse in 2014 and second in…

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The flying Dutchmen dominate FEI Nations Cup Jumping

Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup Jumping

The flying Dutchmen dominate FEI Nations Cup Jumping  FEI Nations Cup Jumping by Louise Parkes The World and European champions from The Netherlands threw down a stunning performance to win the fifth leg of the Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup Jumping Europe Division 1 League in Rotterdam (NED). And it was a particularly satisfying result, because it was the first time…

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Dutch deliver in Fourth Leg of FEI Nations Cup Dressage

FEI Nations Cup Dressage

Dutch deliver in Fourth Let of FEI Nations Cup Dressage FEI Nations Cup Dressage By Louise Parkes The Netherlands came out on top in the hotly-contested fourth leg of the FEI Nations Cup Dressage 2016 series in Rotterdam last night. And the home hero was 28-year-old Diederik van Silfhout whose Freestyle performance, with Arlando NOP helped pin Team USA into runner-up…

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David Simpson and Harriet Nuttall Reign at Hickstead

David Simpson wins the Bunn Leisure Derby Trial. Image (c) Sian Hayden

David Simpson steals the show in the Friday Bunn Leisure Derby Trial Ireland’s David Simpson had his first major win in Hickstead’s International Arena on Friday, taking the Derby Trial. Tactics came to the fore in the jump-off, when David Simpson (riding Gotti Van Paemel) faced two rivals in the form of William Funnell and Shane Breen. First to go…

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Gareth Hughes Withdraws from Rio Team Selection

Gareth Hughes withdraws Image credit Lucy Hall-Photography www.lucyhall-photography.com

Gareth Hughes Withdraws from Rio Team Selection Gareth Hughes withdraws only horse from Rio long list team selection Dressage rider Gareth Hughes, has today announced his withdrawal from the Rio long list team selection. His horse Classic Briolinca, injured her leg during warm up for Rotterdam CHIO this week. The decision to withdraw shows Gareth’s true commitment to the welfare…

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The Chronicle of the Horse and Untacked Magazines Win 17 American Horse Publications Awards

Our Duke accounts for 39% of money on the Irish Grand National

The Chronicle of the Horse and Untacked Magazines Win 17 American Horse Publications Awards The American Horse Publications awards were presented on June 16-18 in Orlando, FL. The Chronicle of the Horse, Untacked, coth.com, and their contributors won 17 awards for excellence in equine journalism. “We are extremely proud of the entire team at the Chronicle,” said publisher Mark Bellissimo.…

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Très Health Launch New Rider Services

Très Health ambassador,international show-jumper Jay Halim, Lucy Harrobin, Heart FM Radio Presenter & Dan Gray

Très Health Launch New Rider Services Très Health, the health & fitness centre based in Chelsea, held the official launch party for their new ‘Rider Services’ at their stunning clinic over looking the Thames last night. The event held in conjunction with Quintessentially Equestrian was well attended by some well known faces from the world of eventing, dressage and showjumping.…

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Rio 2016 Horse and Rider Long Lists Announced

Rio Olympics

Rio 2016 Horse and Rider Long Lists Announced Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games long lists announced The FEI has today published horse and rider long lists for the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games. The full nominated entries are available here: Rio 2016 Olympic Games – Jumping Rio 2016 Olympic Games – Dressage UPDATED Rio 2016 Olympic Games – Eventing……...

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Hickstead launches photography competition

Hickstead photography competition Image (c) Julian Portch

Hickstead launches photography competition Hickstead launch photography competition ahead of 2016 season’s schedule. The Directors of the All England Jumping Course are on the search for photographs that really sum up those moments that make Hickstead’s shows so special. For the first time Hickstead is holding a photo competition, to search for the best images from our 2016 season. The theme is #HicksteadMoments…

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Michel Hendrix Hits the Right Note at Bolesworth International

Michel Hendrix hailed the "biggest win" of his career ater landing the Bolesworth CSI **** International four-star grand prix

Michel Hendrix Hits the Right Note at Bolesworth International Dutch showjumper Michel Hendrix hailed the “biggest win” of his career ater landing the Bolesworth CSI **** International four-star grand prix on Sunday. And his audience raised a glass to the appropriately-named Baileys after Hendrix guided the 10-year-old gelding to victory by more than three seconds in the jump-off of Bolesworth’s…

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Super Saturday Bolesworth International

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Scorching Competition at Super Saturday Bolesworth International Saturday Bolesworth News As the third day of Bolesworth International draws to a close, we take a look back at who came out on top. The sun was out, crowds gathered and trade stands were full. A real buzz echoed the showground as international riders entertained those who visited the new Equine Learning Zone.…

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Aldi Equestrian Range to Hit Stores in June

Aldi Equestrian Range to Hit Shops in June Trot on Down to Aldi for NEW Equestrian Range Aldi Equestrian Range News – Equine lovers on a budget need not saddle for less this June thanks to Aldi’s fantastic range of great value equestrian clothing, available in stores and online on 30th June, whilst stocks last. Look and feel the part……...

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Olympic Eventer Alex Hua Tian Raises Funds for Charity in Shanghai

Alex Hua Tian with guests at the event

Olympic Eventer Alex Hua Tian Raises Funds for Charity in Shanghai Stunning images by world-renowned photographer, Matthew Seed, auctioned in aid of World Horse Welfare by Alex Hua Tian Olympic eventer and World Horse Welfare Patron, Alex Hua Tian, has raised almost £3,500 for the charity through auctioning a selection of stunning images of his horses kindly donated by world-renowned photographer,…

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