Plan Your Weekend at Bolesworth International 2016

Overlooking the main arena at Bolesworth International

Plan Your Weekend at Bolesworth International 2016 Would you like a fantastic weekend of fun at a top equestrian event, with plenty of entertainment for the whole family? Then look no further than Bolesworth International top-class show jumping, a magnificent dressage to music competition, a puissance and an action packed line up of displays and things to do. With a buzzing…

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Update on rider left with broken neck after tractor road accident

Update on rider left with broken neck after tractor road accident Last week we reported on the incident involving 28-year-old Rosie Archibald of Honeybourne, Worcs, and her horse Rio, being hit by a tractor whilst out riding. Rosie has since informed Everything Horse that: “I was discharged from hospital yesterday and will have to wear my neck brace for the…

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Equisafety join road safety campaigner in movement for safer roads for horse riders

Road Safety Campaign

Equisafety join road safety campaigner in movement for safer roads for horse riders written by Roberta Coll Equisafety, the UK’s largest specialist in high visibility equine wear, have joined forces with an innovative road safety campaigner, Debbie Smith, who constructed the petition to ‘Make it law to pass by a horse wide and slow and abide by horse riders hand…

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German team triumphant at Houghton Hall

Germany, winners of the FEI Nations Cup™ Eventing at Houghton Hall (GBR) for the second year running (left to right): Peter Thomsen, Josefa Sommer, Bettina Hoy and Josephine Schnauffer, with their coach Christopher Bartle (Trevor Holt/FEI)

 FEI Nations Cup Eventing German team triumphant at Houghton Hall The German team again showed their liking for the beautiful surroundings of Houghton Hall (GBR), third leg of the FEI Nations Cup™ Eventing 2016, and won for the second year running, narrowly beating Australia by just 0.4 penalties. The French, who are having a brilliant season, were third and now…

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Fun in the Sun at Somerford

Fun in the Sun at Somerford Park Premier League Dressage Written by Daisy Jackson What a fantastic show Somerford Premier League was yesterday! Absolutely nothing better than to sit in the sun watching some top quality dressage from some of the UK’s finest riders. First to take a win was Maya Goldberg riding Torino in the PSG section 2. Maya…

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Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup Jumping 2016 – Round 10

Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup Jumping 2016

Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup Jumping 2016 – Round 10 Spanish reign supreme at Furusiyya leg in Lisbon  by Louise Parkes Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup Jumping 2016 – Marco Fuste’s Spanish team won the tenth leg of the Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup™ Jumping 2016 series in Lisbon (POR) tonight. This was the fourth round of the Europe Division 2 League, and only…

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Horse rider’s broken neck after collision with tractor

Horse rider’s broken neck after collision with tractor   On Wednesday May 25th, 28-year-old horse rider Rosie Archibald, was struck by a tractor, whilst riding her horse, Rio. The incident happened while Rosie was riding along Bretforton road with her friend Vicky Tomkins. The Honeybourne rider was taken to the Alexander hospital in Redditch, where after a MRI and CT…

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Strangles Kelsall Hill Report Now Clear

Strangles Kelsall Hill - All clear and facilities now open

Strangles – Kelsall Hill Report Now Clear Strangles Kelsall Hill update Kelsall Hill reported on the 26/05/2016 they are now clear of any infection and are officially open. They released the following statement “We apologise for the inconvenience of closing the facilities during this period and thank you all for your positive messages of support while we have been closed. We know…

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Uthopia up for auction with no reserve tomorrow

Uthopia up for Auction - Charlotte Dujardin riding Uthopia Image credit Kit Houghton/Hpower

Uthopia up for auction with no reserve tomorrow Uthopia up for auction through Wilson’s Auctions, Northern Ireland, Friday 27th May Not all is a utopian paradise at Olympic winning Dressage riders Carl Hester’s, as an ownership dispute rages on. The GB Gold medal winning dark bay stallion, Uthopia, is to be put to public auction with no reserve. Uthopia is being…

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The Cheshire Bloodhounds and their VIPP (Very important pink person)

The Cheshire Bloodhounds and their VIPP (Very important pink person) written by Roberta Coll The Cheshire Bloodhounds hunting ground was graced with a rather unorthodox presence, in the shape of a rather pink, Katie Price. The Bloodhounds and Estate owners, Stuart and Shelley Parkin, successfully raised an impressive £4,000 for Cancer Research whilst filming with Katie through day caps and…

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HorseHage Celebrates 40 Years of Experience!

HorseHage

HorseHage Celebrates 40 Years of Experience! HorseHage – a brand synonymous with high quality, dust-free forage for horses, celebrates its 40th anniversary this year. The company was established when the late Mark Westaway (Snr) became increasingly concerned about his event horses persistently coughing. His veterinary surgeon expressed the view that the coughing was dust-related and that since hay was the…

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BD Marketplace A Shopping Experience Like No Other

BD Marketplace

BD marketplace ‘a shopping experience like no other’ BD Marketplace launched as a ‘one stop shop’ with products and services to enlighten any aspects of the dressage enthusiast’s life. The dressage community is renowned for its love of shopping; spoiling ourselves, our horses and our canine friends, treating friends and coveting all things fabulous.  So, it’s with great pleasure that…

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Tamarillo’s clone put to stud this year

Tamarillo’s clone put to stud - Image above Tamarillo and William Fox-pitt winning Burghley 2008. Photo credit Mike Bain.

Tamarillo’s clone put to stud this year Tamarillo’s clone, Tomatillo put to stud This year will be the first time we see the genetic copy of an Eventing superstar at Stud. The controversial cloned colt’s apt name, Tomatillo, serves as a constant reminder of his shared genetic profile with the unforgettable Badminton and Burghley winner, Tamarillo. Tomatillo, who is owned…

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FEI Nations Cup Dressage: Team USA on top again in rainy Compiegne

FEI Nations Cup Dressage - Kasey Perry-Glass and Goerklintgaards Dublet led Team USA to a convincing victory at the third leg of the FEI Nations Cup™ Dressage 2016 series at Compiegne (FRA). (FEI/Christophe Bricot)

FEI Nations Cup Dressage: Team USA on top again in rainy Compiegne  By Louise Parkes Team USA were deemed winners of the third leg of the FEI Nations Cup Dressage 2016 series at CDI5* Compiegne (FRA) where torrential rain led to the cancellation of the day’s Grand Prix Special. An extraordinarily heavy downpour left the arenas under water for some time,…

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Equestrivan latest brand to join Trailblazers

Equestrivan latest brand to join Trailblazers

Equestrivan latest brand to join Trailblazers Equestrivan, the 2 horse horsebox manufacturers, are the latest brand to join Trailblazers as sponsors of the 2016 Trailblazers Showing Championships and to support the Master Class in the Park. Equestrivan join other top brands SEIB Insurance Brokers, Countrywide, Dodson & Horrell, Snowflake bedding and Solution Saddles as sponsors. Equestrivan are a family owned…

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Dressage at Hickstead put International on hold

Dressage at Hickstead

Dressage at Hickstead put International on hold Dressage at Hickstead Director and founder Dane Rawlins has today announced the disappointing decision to cancel this year’s CDIO3*/CDI2* (28 – 31 July) due to a lack of funding to make the fixture viable.  Hickstead has been working with British Dressage to explore ways to secure additional sources of revenue for the show but,…

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BEF FUTURITY 2016 DATES AND VENUES

BEF Futurity 2016 Dates and Venues

BEF FUTURITY 2016 DATES AND VENUES BEF Futurity 2016 The dates and venues for the 2016 Baileys Horse Feeds/British Breeding/BEF Futurity evaluation series have been announced.  The Futurity evaluations aim to identify British bred young potential sport horses and ponies, destined for top level careers in dressage, eventing, show-jumping or endurance.  The Futurity is fast becoming recognised as an important…

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Badminton Welcome New Cross Country Course Designer

cross country course designer Badminton Horse Trials Cross Country 2013

Badminton Welcome New Cross Country Course Designer Cross Country course designer steps down for Badminton Badminton 2017 will host a fresh new course, designed by Blenheim course designer Eric Winter. Current course designer, Giuseppe Della Chiesa, gracefully bows out following a successful three year reign designing the Gloucestershire based course. Giuseppe felt unable to accept the invitation to continue in…

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Horse rider sustains serious injuries after thugs throw bottles at horse

Horse rider sustains serious injuries after thugs throw bottles at horse written by Roberta Coll Horse rider required surgery and lengthy recovery period. At 12.30pm on Tuesday May 3rd, a 22 year old woman from County Durham sustained serious injuries, after a group of teenage thugs leapt out of the bushes and threw bottles at her horse. The women was…

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