Martin Fuchs takes back top spot on the Longines Rankings

Martin Fuchs takes back top spot on the Longines Rankings Two and a half years after reaching the top of the Longines Rankings for the first time in his career, Martin Fuchs (SUI) is once again number one, replacing five time Olympian Peder Fredricson (SWE) who has held the spot since October 2021. The 29-year-old Swiss, who has consistently achieved…

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Team Germany triumphs in Sopot

Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ 2022 Team Germany triumphs in Sopot, written by Louise Parkes Bolstered by two of the four double-clear performances posted on the day, Team Germany won through in the second Europe Division 1 qualifier of the Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ 2022 series in Sopot, Poland on Sunday where France finished second and Switzerland slotted into third place.…

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Daniel Deusser dazzles in rollercoaster Longines Global Champions Tour Grand Prix of Cannes

Daniel Deusser dazzles in rollercoaster Longines Global Champions Tour Grand Prix of Cannes It was an evening of explosive top sport as Daniel Deusser and Bingo Ste Hermelle risked it all as first to go in the jump-off and triumphed in the dazzling Longines Global Champions Tour Grand Prix of Cannes presented by Volvo Groupe Cavallari. Deusser reigned supreme in…

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Roaring result for Prague Lions as they convert pole position to win in GCL Cannes

Roaring result for Prague Lions as they convert pole position to win in GCL Cannes Prague Lions’ Pieter Devos and Niels Bruynseels pulled out an oscar-winning performance in tonight’s GCL Cannes, converting their pole position into a second win of the season and catapulting up to second in the overall championship race on the French Riviera. Tonight’s GCL Cannes presented…

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Epaillard ecstatic in home win at Longines Global Champions Tour of Cannes

Epaillard ecstatic in home win at Longines Global Champions Tour of Cannes In the perfect prelude to Saturday’s GCL and Longines Global Champions Tour of Cannes, a high-octane race to the finish saw Julien Epaillard take another breathtaking win with his 9-year-old home bred Donatello d’Auge in the 1.50m Prix de JW Marriott Cannes jump-off class. As the floodlights came…

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Prague Lions light up GCL Cannes Round 1

Prague Lions GCL. Photo: GCL

Prague Lions light up GCL Cannes Round 1 It was an A-list line-up for the first round of GCL Cannes as the spotlight shone on the Prague Lions duo of Pieter Devos and Brian Moggre in the first floodlit class of the season. The only team to jump double clear, the Lions took pole position, just ahead of Shanghai Swans’…

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Peppermill, Hickstead, Horseware and Abbey England: Daily Hoofbeat

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Peppermill, Hickstead, Horseware and Abbey England: Daily Hoofbeat Check out why legendary stallion Peppermill, Hickstead, Horseware and Abbey England are all in the news with our Daily Hoofbeat publication There are plenty of celebrations taking place at the moment, alongside the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Celebrations this weekend. With a sport as rich in heritage as equestrianism, it’s only fitting that…

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Michael Owen Signs Exclusive Deal With Bolesworth Estate 

Michael Owen Signs Exclusive Deal With Cheshire’s Bolesworth Estate

Michael Owen Signs Exclusive Deal With Bolesworth Estate Michael Owen has signed an exclusive deal with Cheshire’s Bolesworth Estate. The partnership will see Michael attending a host of events on the Bolesworth calendar in Tattenhall throughout the forthcoming season. Michael’s daughter Gemma Owen, a dressage rider and social media influencer, was also in the news this week after she was confirmed…

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Houghton Hall proves a happy hunting ground for home talent

Britain's Tom McEwen rides Bob Chaplin during the CCIO4*-S Jumping phase of the FEI Eventing Nations Cup™ at Houghton Hall (GBR) where Team GB clinched the home win over the USA and Sweden on Sunday 29 May 2022. (FEI/Libby Law)

Houghton Hall proves a happy hunting ground for home talent written by Eleanore Kelly A team consisting of multi-medalled riders and young talent, scored a home win at Houghton Hall, in the second leg of the FEI Eventing Nations Cup. Team GB finished on a three-phase score of 114.0 penalties, a narrow margin over an all-female US team in second…

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Training tougher than competition for Ukraine’s Equestrian Vaulting girls

Ukrainian Vaulting team in training in Bernolakovo (SVK). FEI_Richard Juilliart

Training tougher than competition for Ukraine’s Equestrian Vaulting girls There is no easy way to prepare for an international competition. But five young equestrian Vaulters have needed to dig extra deep for grit and determination as they trained for their first-ever international competition. Polina Shovkova (14), sisters Katya (14) and Jenya (11) Panasenko, Sonia Shulga (14) and Marta Lopaienko (15)…

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Farmer and his shire horses to embark on fundraising trip inspired in memory of his brother

Jamie Alcock and his shire horses

Farmer and his shire horses to embark on fundraising trip inspired in memory of his brother Jamie Alcock, a farmer who drove his Shire horses from his Gloucestershire farm to Elgin in Scotland in 2021 is now taking on a second challenge. Jamie, his Shire horses, Willam and Millie, and Boo Boo Beithe the farm dog will start their journey…

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Home hero Ahlmann dominates in Longines Global Champions Tour Grand Prix of Hamburg

Christian Ahlmann and stallion Dominator 2000 Z

Home hero Ahlmann dominates in Longines Global Champions Tour Grand Prix of Hamburg Christian Ahlmann secured his place in the Longines Global Champions Tour Super Grand Prix this weekend after a spectacular home win in Hamburg, Germany with his top stallion Dominator 2000 Z. Packed grandstands witnessed the local hero finish just ahead of young talent Michael Pender with HHS…

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Show jumping legends Whitaker and Ehning thrilled the crowds in dramatic GCL Hamburg

Show jumping legends Whitaker and Ehning thrilled the crowds in dramatic GCL Hamburg. Photo GCL

Show jumping legends Whitaker and Ehning thrilled the crowds in dramatic GCL Hamburg Show jumping’s most iconic duo of John Whitaker and Marcus Ehning rode to the top for Valkenswaard United in a drama-filled GCL of Hamburg. Holding off enormous pressure to sail to the team’s first win of the season and beat Madrid In Motion’s Jack Whitaker and Mark…

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Ban for Doncaster man after maggots were found in Shetland pony’s untreated neck wound 

Alfie

Ban for Doncaster man after maggots were found in Shetland pony’s untreated neck wound  A man has been sentenced at Doncaster Magistrates Court on 16 May 2022 after pleading guilty to causing unnecessary suffering to ‘Alfie’, a male Shetland pony. William Brazil of Whitegate Caravan Site in Dunscroft, Doncaster, South Yorkshire was sentenced to 135 hours of unpaid work in…

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Hickstead, Coal Mining Ponies and Lotus Romeo – Daily Hoofbeat

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Hickstead, Coal Mining Ponies and Lotus Romeo – Daily Hoofbeat What’s in the news today? Hickstead gears up for the return of 5* showjumping this July as organisers, spectators, and competitors get excited for the Longines Royal International Horse Show, Lotus Romeo celebrates its new partnership with the British Equestrian Team, while Northumberland celebrates the history of coal mining ponies. Intrigued?…

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Nicola Wilson moved to specialist hospital for ongoing recovery

Nicola Wilson competing at Burgham International Horse Trials, Image credit Action Replay Photography.

Nicola Wilson moved to specialist hospital for ongoing recovery British event rider and Team GB member Nicola Wilson has been transferred to a specialist hospital where she will be provided with further care as she continues her recovery following her fall at Badminton Horse Trials. Nicola, who fell from her horse during the cross country phase of the Gloucestershire based…

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Bolesworth cancels Bloomfields Horseboxes CDI 3* International Dressage

Bolesworth cancels Bloomfields Horseboxes CDI 3* International Dressage Bolesworth Events have unfortunately announced the cancellation of the Bloomfields Horseboxes CDI 3* International Dressage event, which was due to take place in the Estate’s grounds in Cheshire from the 24th to the 26th of June 2022. What was a new dressage event, the show looked set to replicate the popular show…

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British Dressage attract premier feed manufacturer for Preliminary series and Championship sponsorship

HORSEHage Feeding for Condition over Winter

British Dressage has announced that leading horse forage and fibre feed manufacturer, HorseHage, has agreed a three-year deal to sponsor the Preliminary Winter series and Championships from 2022/23 onwards. How to take part in the Preliminary Winter series and Championships To take part in the HorseHage Preliminary series, Silver and Gold horse and rider combinations can qualify for a Regional…

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Prague Lions Leap To Magical Win In GCL Ramatuelle, Saint Tropez

Prague Lions’ pairing of Niels Bruynseels and Pieter Devos took home a sensational win in an edge-of-the-seat showdown at the GCL of Ramatuelle, Saint Tropez on Saturday, as Berlin Eagles cling on to the overall ranking lead. 

Prague Lions Leap To Magical Win In GCL Ramatuelle, Saint Tropez. Prague Lions’ pairing of Niels Bruynseels and Pieter Devos took home a sensational win in an edge-of-the-seat showdown at the GCL of Ramatuelle, Saint Tropez on Saturday, as Berlin Eagles cling onto the overall ranking lead.  Just metres from the world-famous Pampelonne Beach, the action went down to the…

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Sweden takes command in Compiègne 

Sweden takes command in Compiègne FEI Dressage Nations Cup™ 2022  written by Catie Staszak Heading into the final day of competition at the FEI Dressage Nations Cup™ in Compiègne (FRA), it was apparent it would take a monumental shift in momentum for Sweden to relinquish its grasp on the lead. Still, the dominance with which the squad of Juliette Ramel (Buriel K.H.),…

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Julien Epaillard Speeds To Home Win In Thrilling PremiuMares Prix at Ramatuelle, Saint Tropez 

Julien Epaillard Speeds To Home Win In Thrilling PremiuMares Prix at Ramatuelle, Saint Tropez  Flying Frenchman Julien Epaillard and Donatello d’Auge triumphed on the second day of the Longines Global Champions Tour of Ramatuelle, Saint Tropez with a spectacular win in the CSI5* PremiuMares Prix. As the sun began its slow descent over the world-famous Pampelonne Beach, the local speed…

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What the FEI and other agencies are doing for Ukraine, Shire horses help sow sustainable seeds and more – Daily Hoofbeat

What the FEI and other agencies are doing for Ukraine, Shire horses help sow sustainable seeds and more – Daily Hoofbeat Today’s ‘Daily Hoofbeat’ helps shine the spotlight on how our industry can really focus on community support. We’re humbled to share news stories that highlight the commitment the FEI and other agencies have shown to provide additional support to…

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Stockholm Hearts Steal The Show In Sizzling GCL Ramatuelle / Saint-Tropez

Stockholm Hearts

Stockholm Hearts Steal The Show In Sizzling GCL Ramatuelle / Saint-Tropez Round 1 The dream team pairing of Peder Fredricson and Malin Baryard-Johnsson secured Stockholm Hearts powered by H&M We Love Horses their second pole position of the season after turning up the heat in L’OPERA SAINT-TROPEZ GCL R1. The team fielded their top horsepower of Catch Me Not S…

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Foster Care Fortnight highlights incredible impact the animal community has on children

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This year National Pet Month and Foster Care Fortnight have followed on from each other over April and May and have highlighted the benefits that animals at home can have on children in care.  Clifford House fostering agency, based in the West Midlands, has celebrated the magical impact that animals can have on foster children by bringing together a number…

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