Survey – Help Give Horses a Better Future

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Survey – Help Give Horses a Better Future When:      22 – 29 May 2017 Where:     Online at www.bluecross.org.uk/NEHS What:       A quick, anonymous survey about your horse’s health Why:         To protect the future health and welfare of our horses and ponies Giving just five minutes of your time to participate in the National Equine Health Survey (NEHS) will…

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Peter Lutz Opens CSIO 4* with a Win at the Winter Equestrian Festival

Peter Lutz and Cheri de Papignies. Photos © Sportfot

Peter Lutz Opens CSIO 4* with a Win at the Winter Equestrian Festival USA’s Peter Lutz opened CSIO 4* competition during week eight of the 2017 Winter Equestrian Festival (WEF) with a win in the $5,000 Lugano Diamonds Welcome riding Cheri de Papignies at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center (PBIEC) in Wellington, FL. Week eight, sponsored by Lugano Diamonds,…

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Pony Club Eventing League Winners Enjoy a Day with Ben Way

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Pony Club Eventing League Winners Enjoy a Day with Ben Way Winners of The Pony Club Open Eventing League, generously supported by Likit, enjoyed learning top tips from event rider Ben Way when they visited his yard near Rugby in Warwickshire. Ben and his partner Sarah Parkes treated Members to a yard tour where they introduced them to their horses…

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All Star Academy Appeal to Horse Riders in Britain

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All Star Academy Appeal to Horse Riders in Britain All Star Academy, have you got All Star appeal? Horse & Country TV, in partnership with Blue Chip Feed, is launching a nationwide search for an elite group of equestrian all-stars to join our blogging team and become faces of the channel. The Blue Chip All Star Academy There are millions…

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Hans-Peter Minderhoud wins the coveted Reem Acra title at last

On the podium at the Reem Acra FEI World Cup™ Dressage 2016 Final in Gothenburg, Sweden today (L to R) Sweden’s Tinne Vilhelmson-Silfven (2nd), The Netherlands’ Hans Peter Minderhoud (1st) and Germany’s Jessica von Bredow-Werndl (3rd). (FEI/Dirk Caremans)

Hans-Peter Minderhoud wins the coveted Reem Acra title at last by Louise Parkes The Netherlands’ Hans-Peter Minderhoud fulfilled a life-time ambition when clinching the Reem Acra FEI World Cup™ Dressage 2016 title yesterday, riding Glock’s Flirt to claim the trophy and €50,000 winner’s cheque in Gothenburg (SWE).   The 42-year-old team gold and individual bronze medallist at last year’s FEI…

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Michael Jung leads German triumph at Fontainebleau

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Michael Jung leads German triumph at Fontainebleau Michael Jung, Olympic and European champion and his wonderful 16-year-old horse La Biosthetique Sam FBW led the German team to victory in the competitive opening leg of the FEI Nations Cup™ Eventing 2016 at the weekend at Fontainebleau (FRA).     Jung and Sam also took the individual CIC3* honours for the second…

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Steve Guerdat claims second FEI World Cup Jumping Final victory

London 2012 Olympic champion Steve Guerdat of Switzerland is hosted aloft by runner-up Harrie Smolders (NED), left, and third-placed Daniel Deusser (GER), right after claiming victory in the Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping Final in Gothenburg (SWE) today.

Steve Guerdat claims second FEI World Cup Jumping Final victory Steve Guerdat (SUI), showed nerves of steel when galloping to victory at the Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping Final for the second year in a row today.   The crowd in the Scandinavium Arena in Gothenburg (SWE) went wild after the 33-year-old rider produced two faultless rounds with the 10-year-old…

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Introducing the Collective Equestrian Scholarship programme

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Introducing the Collective Equestrian Scholarship programme REALISE YOUR TRUE RIDING POTENTIAL JOIN THE COLLECTIVE EQUESTRIAN SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMME Collective Equestrian, at Moorledge Lane is a brand new breed of equestrian training and livery centre offering not just superb facilities but also a unique collaborative environment that allows riders and owners to benefit from being part of a genuine collective. Set up…

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Christian Ahlmann wins dramatic second competition, but Guerdat holds lead going into last day of Longines Final

Germany’s Christian Ahlmann and Taloubet Z won tonight’s dramatic second leg of the Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping 2016 Final in Gothenburg, Sweden. (FEI/Dirk Caremans)

Christian Ahlmann wins dramatic second competition, but Guerdat holds lead going into last day of Longines Final By Louise Parkes Germany’s Christian Ahlmann won last night’s dramatic second leg of the Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping 2016 Final in Gothenburg, Sweden, but defending champion, Switzerland’s Steve Guerdat, leads the standings going into Monday’s third and last competition.   Christian Ahlmann…

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Rio Olympics 2016 Summary for Equestrian Events

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Rio Olympics 2016 Summary for Equestrian Events  Six nations make Olympic and Paralympic débuts at Rio 2016 equestrian events Rio Olympics 2016 – A total of six nations will be making their Olympic and Paralympic debuts at Rio 2016 when they field athletes for the equestrian disciplines of Jumping, Dressage, Eventing and Para-Equestrian Dressage.   Five National Olympic Committees will be…

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Peter Minderhoud wins Grand Prix and sets sights on Reem Acra 2016 title

The Netherlands’ Hans Peter Minderhoud and Glock’s Flirt won the Grand Prix as the Reem Acra FEI World Cup™ Dressage 2016 Final got underway at the Scandinavium Arena in Gothenburg, Sweden today. (FEI/Dirk Caremans)

Peter Minderhoud wins Grand Prix and sets sights on Reem Acra 2016 title  by Louise Parkes The Netherlands’ Hans Peter Minderhoud steered Glock’s Flirt to victory in the Grand Prix as the Reem Acra FEI World Cup™ Dressage 2016 Final got underway at the Scandinavium Arena in Gothenburg, Sweden yesterday. But the host nation contenders were hot on the heels…

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Badminton Horse Trials Welcomes Strongest Ever Field of Competitors

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Badminton Horse Trials Welcomes Strongest Ever Field of Competitors for 2016 Badminton Horse Trials 2016 News – Mitsubishi Motors 25th year as sponsors of the Badminton Horse Trials is marked by one of the strongest ever fields of competitors. The highlight is undoubtedly the return to top flight competition after serious injury last autumn of both William Fox-Pitt (Parklane Hawk)…

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McTimoney Practitioner Helps Save Baby Lamb

McTimoney Practitioner Helps Save Baby Lamb McTimoney Animal Practitioner, Dianne Bradshaw, was called to assist an unfortunate three-week old lamb who had been squashed by a metal gate. Young lambs are a common sight at spring time, but this was an unusual patient for Dianne, who had recently qualified from the McTimoney Chiropractic College. Dianne, who is based in Stroud, received…

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Riders across the country get ready for the Mitsubishi Motors Cup

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Riders across the country get ready for the Mitsubishi Motors Cup The countdown is on to the inaugural Mitsubishi Motors Cup with entries now open (21st March 2016), for the prestigious event which takes place on the 3rd and 4th of May 2016 at Badminton, Gloucestershire. Formerly known as the Mitsubishi Motors Grassroots Championships, the 2016 event takes place on…

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Olympic 2020 city Tokyo to host FEI General Assembly 2016

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Olympic 2020 city Tokyo to host FEI General Assembly 2016 General Assembly to be held in Tokyo. Tokyo, host city for the 2020 Olympic Games, has given the best possible endorsement for equestrian sport by inviting the Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) to hold its General Assembly in the Japanese capital in November 2016. The allocation of the 2016 FEI General…

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TopSpec Extend Dressage Support

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TopSpec Extend Dressage Support TopSpec sponsor Yorkshire-based Anne-Marie Perry-Cowan and Worcestershire rider Kate Cowell for 2016. This year sees a host of new sponsorships in the world of dressage for North Yorkshire-based TopSpec. Well known for their range of feed balancers and other innovative horse feeds, TopSpec enter their second year of sponsorship of the Medium Open and Medium Restricted…

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