Laura Chapot Tops Large Field In $75,000 Rosenbaum Mollengarden PLLC Grand Prix at First Week of WEF

Laura Chapot Tops Large Field In $75,000 Rosenbaum Mollengarden PLLC Grand Prix at First Week of WEF The first week of the Winter Equestrian Festival (WEF) wrapped up on Sunday afternoon with the highlight class of the week, the $75,000 Rosenbaum Mollengarden PLLC Grand Prix. A large starting field of 52 entries contested the first round course, and 17 of those advanced to the jump-off. It was the always speedy Laura Chapot (USA) who came out on top of the results with Quointreau un Prince, owned by Chapot and McLain…

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Girl Power Reigns Over $75,000 Battle of the Sexes at Winter Equestrian Festival

Girl Power Reigns Over $75,000 Battle of the Sexes at Winter Equestrian Festival Girl Power ! Men and Women were pitted against each other for the eighth annual $75,000 Battle of the Sexes in front of a crowd of more than 5,000 spectators during the first “Saturday Night Lights” of the 2016 Winter Equestrian Festival (WEF) at Palm Beach International Equestrian Center (PBIEC). After three rounds of competition that ended in a duel between the final two riders, the women broke the tie that ended the 2015 battle to come…

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Horse stabbed while grazing on grassland in Sunderland

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Horse stabbed while grazing on grassland in Sunderland Horse stabbed – A Sunderland based horse has been left injured after being stabbed in the neck whilst grazing on grassland. The injured horse, Lloyd is a five-year-old black and white cob based just off Saint Lukes Road. The cruel attack happened between the hours of 10am – 6.30pm on Wednesday 13th January 2016, the Sunderland Echo have advised. Local horse owners are being reassured the police and local neighborhood watch are doing everything they can to identify those responsible for the crime. There has been…

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2016 International Eventing Forum only two weeks to go

2016 International Eventing Forum Lucinda Green. Photo courtesy of Fiona Scott-Maxwell.

2016 International Eventing Forum only two weeks to go With little over 2 weeks to go to the 2016 International Eventing Forum, there’s still time to get your tickets and set your 2016 Eventing season off on the best foot possible. A “must attend” event for eventing enthusiasts of all levels of skill and ambition, this year’s panel of speakers reads like a “who’s-who” of eventing legends. Non-other than 6 times Badminton winner Lucinda Green heading the line-up and as one of the world’s foremost cross country riding trainers, Lucinda…

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Creative Sports Awards – FEI celebrated in Creative Sports Awards

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Creative Sports Awards – FEI celebrated in Creative Sports Awards Creative Sports Awards The winners of the prestigious Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Creative Sports Awards have been honoured in Dubai (UAE). HE Sheikh Khalid Bin Abdulla Al Khalifa (BRN), FEI 2nd Vice President, member of the FEI Executive Board and President of FEI Regional Group VII, was awarded the Arab Administrator Award – Kingdom of Bahrain. HRH Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein, FEI Honorary President and Goodwill Ambassador, was also honoured, taking the Local Sports Figure award in recognition…

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Doda de Miranda and AD Nouvelle Europe Z Claim $35,000 Ruby et Violette WEF Challenge Cup Round 1

Doda de Miranda and AD Nouvelle Europe Z Claim $35,000 Ruby et Violette WEF Challenge Cup Round 1  The first week of the 2016 Winter Equestrian Festival (WEF) continued Thursday at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center (PBIEC) with top honors in the $35,000 Ruby et Violette WEF Challenge Cup Round 1 presented to Brazil’s Doda de Miranda and AD Nouvelle Europe Z. WEF, which kicked off on Wednesday, continues through April 3 and awards $9 million in prize money. Highlights of the first week of WEF include the $75,000…

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Dead horse left in field to decompose in Ashford now moved

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Dead horse left in field to decompose in Ashford now moved A dead horse has been left in a field in Ashford, Kent for over a month now. The body of the pony was visible for members of the public to see and was initially spotted during the beginning of December 2015. Initially other horses were believed to be grazing in the field where the young pony’s body was found. The local council advised it was down to the land owner to remove the body, if they didn’t know who the owner was.…

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2016 Winter Equestrian Festival Opens With a Win for Peter Wylde

2016 Winter Equestrian Festival, Palm Beach: Photos © Sportfot

2016 Winter Equestrian Festival Opens With a Win for Peter Wylde 2016 Winter Equestrian Festival Wellington, FL – January 13, 2016 – The first day of the Winter Equestrian Festival got underway on Wednesday at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center (PBIEC) with the $8,000 Douglas Elliman 1.45 Jumper speed class. Held in the International Arena, Olympic gold medalist Peter Wylde (USA) kicked off the season with a win on the Beechwood Stables, LLC-owned Shakira Z. Besting a field of 19 starters with five clear rounds, Wylde took home the victory…

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Newmarket Charity Race

Newmarket Charity Race - Amy in the lead

Newmarket Charity Race Newmarket Charity Race -The Animal Health Trust (AHT) is one of the UK’s leading veterinary charities fighting the challenges of disease and injury in animals. 2016 is your chance to join the AHT team in its pioneering work improving the diagnosis and treatment of horses by taking on your own fundraising challenge… If you dream of being the next Frankie Dettori or Hayley Turner and would like the chance to fly past the winning post on one of the most iconic racetracks in the UK, then this…

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Polo News Battle of the 10 goalers at Hickstead

Polo News - The USA were victorious last time they played England at Hickstead in 2014. (c)Imagesofpolo.com

Polo News – Battle of the 10-goalers at Hickstead Polo News – The All England Polo Club at Hickstead will play host to the Arena Polo International Test Match on Saturday 5 March 2016, with two 10-goal players captaining the teams. England will once again be captained by Chris Hyde, with the team set to look stronger than ever following the news that Hyde has been moved up to a handicap of 10 goals, the highest rating a polo player can be given. The home side will face a team from…

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EquiGroomer For Those Hairy Moments …

EquiGroomer For Those Hairy Moments …   The EquiGroomer is a fabulous eye catching grooming product, which has taken the dog world by storm and is now set to become the equestrian grooming tool of 2016. Made in the US, this simple but effective design, enables hairy coats to be thinned out, including removing excess dander (grease build up). Can be used on all types of animals, and is great on short coats too. With the spring shortly upon us, this is guaranteed to be a top seller and an…

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Bransby Horses Receives Donation from 13-year-old Equestrian

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Bransby Horses Receives Donation from 13-year-old Equestrian Bransby Horses, a rescue and welfare charity for horses, ponies and donkeys has received a donation from a young equestrian who is set to compete at Horse of the Year Show later this year. Mayon Dorning, based in Derbyshire held a charity event during October 2015 raising over £700 for the charity along with the help from her trainer, Emma Rushton. The money raised was for the Lincolnshire branch of the charity, close to one of Mayon’s relatives home. The event proved to…

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Teenage girl squashed following fall from horse

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Teenage girl squashed following fall from horse A Lincolnshire based teenage girl fell from her horse whilst riding on Sunday 10th January. The girl was taken to Boston Pilgrim Hospital with upper body injuries after the horse fell and rolled on her. The Magpas Air Ambulance arrived following the call at 12.47pm in the south of Sleaford with Doctor Sarah McNeilly. The young rider was assessed and then taken, by the ambulance service operating in the East Midlands area to hospital.    

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What type of Horse Owner are you?

WHat type of horse owner are you

What type of Horse Owner are you? Whether horse ownership is new to you or you have had horses for years, there’s several types of horse owner! Here we have listed a few for you to consider what type of horse owner you are… The Neurotic Owner You visit the horse on average three times a day. The last time the horses coat felt air was when it was born as you have a rug for every occasion. You have boxes for everything! Grooming kit, plaiting kit, first aid kit,…

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Tuffa Footwear Bag Great Value

Tuffa Footwear Bag

Tuffa Footwear Bag Great Value! Tuffa Footwear is delighted to welcome the new Tuffa Boot Bag to its range – the first luggage item available from the company.   The new bag is available in green with yellow piping and handle to match the company’s branding. It’s ideal for long boots and accessories and benefits from reinforced feet, a handy carrying strap, side pocket with ‘TS’ Tim Stockdale insignia and a long front zip.   “We’re pleased to welcome the Tuffa Boot Bag to our range,” says Michelle Girling from…

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SEIB Search for a Star and Racehorse to Riding Horse Dates 2016

Kieran Quinn and Game of Thrones SFAS Supreme Champion 2015. Credit ES Photography

SEIB Search for a Star and Racehorse to Riding Horse Dates 2016 Search for a Star and Racehorse to Riding Horse Dates 2016 – The 2016 series of the popular SEIB Insurance Brokers (SEIB) Search for a Star and the SEIB Racehorse to Riding Horse Show Championship will begin in April with five qualifiers throughout the country. Now celebrating it’s 20th year, SEIB Search for Star will again offer the opportunity for more riders to experience the thrill of qualifying for and riding at the prestigious Horse of the Year…

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Arena Eventing 2016 offer 3K Prize Fund

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Arena Eventing 2016 offer 3K Prize Fund Arena Eventing News – Recently agreed is the new sponsorship by SEIB Insurance Brokers for SEIB Arena Eventing at Vale View Equestrian, near Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire. This is a very exciting competition with serious prize money and is open to both amateur and professional. There is £1,000 per section to be won at the finals and the first prize is £500. The prize money at the qualifiers is also very generous. Competitors can also claim a free hot drink on production of their SEIB…

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Andres Rodriguez In Memoriam: Pan-Am Games silver medallist Andres Rodriguez (VEN), 1984-2016

Andres Rodriguez In Memoriam: Pan-Am Games silver medallist Andres Rodriguez (VEN), 1984-2016 Andres Rodriguez – Venezuelan Jumping athlete Andres Rodriguez, individual silver medallist at the 2015 Pan-American Games, has died in hospital of injuries sustained in a car crash in Wellington, Florida (USA) on 4 January. He was 31. Andrew Rodriguez (VEN) and Darlon Van Groenhove A passenger in the car, Sophie Walker (30), died at the scene of the crash. Ms Walker was a talented amateur rider on the US national circuit. Andres Rodriguez’s career highlight came at the 2015…

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Everything Horse Magazine January 2016 out now!

Everything Horse Magazine January 2016 Everything Horse magazine January – This month we take a closer look into equine Iridology, homeopathy and vaccinations. Renowned racehorse re-starter Victoria Bax leaves her advice on how to successfully restart the ex racehorse in this month’s training article and we launch a brand new feature for 2016! All of this and more in January’s magazine. NEW for 2016 is ‘A Day in the Life Of’ and we kick start our great new feature with British Eventing Photographer, Mike Bain. We have worked with Mike…

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Ghostbusters Rule Over Captain America

Ghostbusters Rule Over Captain America and Other Fellow Superheros at Liverpool International Ghostbuster Corinne Collins along with Oscar Hobby rode to save the day during the mini major relay class, sponsored by Jolly Good Vehicle Leasing. A host of top riders rode into the arena dressed in their favourite super hero costumes led, on foot by Geoff Billington in his renowned Superman outfit. The 12 mini competitors were in full showjumping attire with their ponies ready to speed around the first part of the relay. Corinne Collins, wearing her Ghostbuster…

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Success for Billy Stud at Liverpool International Horse Show 2016

Tickets Donated to Armed Forces from Liverpool International Horse Show

William Funnell and Billy Congo rode to victory during the CSI4* 1m50 showjumping class during yesterday evenings Liverpool International Horse Show. The Billy Stud pair held tight following an early lead in the jump-off which saw 12 top riders battle it out for the win. It was a fierce final round of the day’s showjumping schedule, with many knocking what seemed like the bogey fence mid course due to it’s upright appearance and the temptation for ‘cutting the corner’ to save on those few vital milliseconds. Shortly behind William Funnell was…

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Harriet Upton Blog A New Year

Courtesy of Harriet Upton‘s sponsor Timothy Foxx  www.timothyfoxx.co.uk A New Year! December has come and gone and what a fabulous time of year it is. I have been doing lots of hunting and shooting which are my favourite winter hobbies. And all my horses are back and in work, I’ve been holding onto my neck strap permanently because they are feeling very fresh and are more airborne than usual. I had a wonderful Christmas filled with lots of socialising, food and drink. I love Christmas because it gives me the time…

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Victoria Bax Blog – Back In The Saddle Ready for 2016

Frankie - such a clever boy!

Courtesy of Victoria’s sponsors Aloeride www.aloeride.co.uk & Golly Galoshes www.gollygaloshes.com Victoria Bax Blog – Back In The Saddle Ready for 2016 I hope everyone has had as lovely a Christmas as I have; eating drinking and being towed up the fields by excitable horses, so much so that my groom and I have resulted in wearing our hats when dealing with them, as they have all been rather excitable with the mild weather and restricted turnout I have available. December has seen the return of my team to their training…

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Cavalier Rusticana Wins Puissance at Liverpool

Puissance (at 7 feet 1 inch) Image credit Mike Bain

At a whopping 18.1hh, Cavalier Rusticana, soared over the 7ft 1in (2.16m) Puissance wall at Liverpool International to scoop the win last night at Liverpool International. Owned by Mary McCarthy, this was only the second time the 2006 bay stallion had attempted the wall the first being last month, for-which he won, at Cavan International in Ireland. Rider Peter Smyth was thrilled with the horses performance. Shane Breen (IRL) on board Gotti Van Paemel challenged the unstoppable duo. Unfortunately as the last round played out it wasn’t to be as the 2006…

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Captured – Liverpool International Horse Show Day 1

Prize Giving for CSI4* with 2nd place Constant Van Paesschen (BEL) on Calore Van De Helle Image credit Mike Bain

Captured – Liverpool International Horse Show Day 1 Photographer, Mike Bain captures day one of the inaugural Liverpool International Horse Show … All image credits Mike Bain

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