A hat-trick for Harriet Biddick in the British Speed Derby

A hat-trick for Harriet Biddick in the British Speed Derby Somerset rider Harriet Biddick had another win in the British Speed Derby at Hickstead today, becoming the first lady rider to win this class three times. Harriet and Silver Lift have an extraordinary record in the Speed Derby, winning in 2016 and 2019 and finishing runner-up a further three times.…

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GCL: Paris Panthers clinch home win in power-packed GCL Paris

Paris Panthers GCL Paris

GCL: Paris Panthers clinch home win in power-packed GCL Paris Temperatures soared in France’s capital city as home team Paris Panthers shone under immense pressure to take their first win of the season, GCL Paris presented by La Ville de Paris. Ben Maher and Darragh Kenny kept it exciting right up to the last fence as they snatched the win…

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Confident Dutch victory on home ground in Rotterdam

A brilliant last-to-go round from Harrie Smolders and Monaco secured victory for the home team at the Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ 2022 Europe Division 1 qualifier in Rotterdam, The Netherlands today. (FEI/Shannon Brinkman)

Confident Dutch victory on home ground in Rotterdam Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ 2022, written by Louise Parkes The host nation threw down a definitive victory on home turf on Friday 24th June, when scooping the main honours with a zero scoreline in the third leg of the Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ 2022 Europe Division 1 series in Rotterdam (NED). As…

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Biddick and Funnell share the spoils in Hickstead Derby Trial

Biddick and Funnell share the spoils in Hickstead Derby Trial Two of the leading Al Shira’aa Derby contenders shared victory in today’s qualifying class, the Hickstead Derby Trial. Thirty-three horses came forward for the class, with clear rounds proving very hard to come by. It was until  William Funnell came in on Billy Diamo, drawn 20th to go, that the…

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“He’s like a bull in a china shop” says Breen following his Derby Tankard Win

Shane Breen won today's Hickstead Derby Tankard at the All England Jumping Course at Hickstead in West Sussex. Photo (c) Elli Birch/Boots and Hooves Photography

“He’s like a bull in a china shop” says Breen following his Derby Tankard Win Breen starts Derby campaign with a win  Shane Breen got the Al Shira’aa Hickstead Derby Meeting off to an excellent start, claiming the Hickstead Derby Tankard on the opening day of the show. The Hickstead-based Irishman is no stranger to success at the All England…

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Split Rock Jumping Tour to Host FEI World Cup Finals

Split Rock Jumping Tour to Host FEI World Cup Jumping and FEI Dressage Finals in Fort Worth, April 2026

Split Rock Jumping Tour to Host FEI World Cup Jumping and FEI Dressage Finals in Fort Worth, April 2026 The Split Rock Jumping Tour (SRJT), in partnership with the City of Fort Worth and the Fort Worth Sports Commission, have announced they will host the FEI World Cup Finals in Jumping and Dressage in Fort Worth, Texas in April 2026!…

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Bolesworth International Returns this Month – What to Expect

Bolesworth Showing to be welcomed to the 2021 event

Bolesworth International Returns this Month – What to expect from this year’s event Guests this year include Michael Owen and Sir AP McCoy  Entertainment includes Disco Classical, Meet and Greets with top riders, and a horse simulator  Last year, 2,156 horses visited Bolesworth   The world-renowned Dodson & Horrell International Horse Show returns to Bolesworth this month and promises to be the…

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LGCT Heavyweight Horsepower Heads to Paris

LGCT Heavyweight Horsepower Heads to Paris Big expectations have been set ahead of this week’s Longines Global Champions Tour – Longines Paris Eiffel Jumping, as the 9th round of the Championship race gets underway and Christian Ahlmann and Ben Maher go head to head in the magical city. A whole host of horsepower will be present in Paris for what…

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Who will win the 60th Hickstead Derby?

Can anyone stop William Funnell setting a new record by winning the Al Shira'aa Derby five times? (c) Nigel Goddard

Who will win the 60th Hickstead Derby? Three leading contenders will be hoping to claim their first victory in the 60th Al Shira’aa Derby at Hickstead on Sunday 26 June, having come very close a number of times. Irish star Shane Breen, who is based at Hickstead, finished in third place in 2019. He has been second and third on a…

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GCL: Stockholm Hearts Take GCL Lead With Mega Home Win

GCL: Stockholm Hearts Take GCL Lead With Mega Home Win The iconic Stockholm Hears duo, Peder Fredricson and Malin Baryard-Johnsson, defeated the rest of the field, not making a single mistake all weekend in a dramatic battle to crown the team powered by H&M We Love Horses winners of their home leg. In a sell-out Saturday, spectators were packed to the…

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Ahlmann Tops Legendary Jump-off In Longines Global Champions Tour Grand Prix of Stockholm presented by Fabege

Ahlmann Tops Legendary Jump-off In Longines Global Champions Tour Grand Prix of Stockholm presented by Fabege Christian Ahlmann and Dominator 2000 Z won their second Longines Global Champions Tour Grand Prix of the season after the most legendary jump-off in the Olympic Stadium of Stockholm. Home hero Henrik von Eckermann had to settle for second place in the LGCT Grand…

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Ireland cruises in Canada

Ireland cruises in Canada Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup 2022,

Ireland cruises in Canada Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup 2022, written by Catie Staszak As the rain began to fall on course for the Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ of Canada, the Irish felt right at home. Langley, British Columbia’s Thunderbird Show Park hosted six teams for the final leg of the North and Central America and Caribbean division of the…

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GCL: 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

GCL: 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 Friday’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. GCL Cannes presented…

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LGCT: Home heroes lead the charge to Longines Global Champions Tour of Stockholm

LGCT Sweden, Stockholm

Home heroes lead the charge to Longines Global Champions Tour of Stockholm Halfway through the thrilling LGCT 2022 season, the Tour leaves the French Riviera and heads to the capital of Sweden, Stockholm. With the Championship race now in full swing, all eyes will be on the world-famous riders who head to the Swedish capital city to take on the…

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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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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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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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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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