British Equestrian announce change in line-up for Jumping Team ahead of Herning

Ben Maher and Explosion W in the Tokyo 2020 Individual Final (FEI/Christophe Taniere)

British Equestrian has announced an equine withdrawal from the British Equestrian Jumping Team of the ECCO FEI World Championships due to take place in Herning, Denmark. Ben Maher, in consultation with owners Charlotte Rossetter and Pamela Wright, has made the difficult decision to withdraw their Olympic gold medallist Explosion W from the ECCO FEI World Championships due to competition fitness. Ben…

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Get set for the Scott Brash VS Ben Maher duel at LGCT London

Scott Brash and Ben Maher

The fireworks of the Scott Brash and Ben Maher battles have delivered unforgettable Longines Global Champions Tour Grand Prix of London drama in recent years, but the meteoric rise of a talented group of young Brits will add new sizzle in 2022. But will young brits trigger an upset? As spectators take their seats in the grandstands next to the…

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H&C’s “Daisy Dines With” Welcomes Ben Maher in Latest Episode

Daisy Dines with Ben Maher H&C+

H&C’s “Daisy Dines With” Welcomes Ben Maher in Latest Episode One of H&C’s most popular shows, “Daisy Dines With” welcomes Olympic showjumping superstar Ben Maher in the latest episode! The “Daisy Dines With” show, available on H&C+, offers a unique insight into the life and times of legends of the equestrian world. The latest episode, Ben Maher, is no exception.…

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“Anything can happen this week,” says Fredricson ahead of GC Prague Playoffs

GC Prague Playoffs press conference

“Anything can happen this week,” says Fredricson ahead of GC Prague Playoffs The world’s best show jumping stars declared the 2021 GC Prague Playoffs officially open with current Longines Global Champions Tour Championship winner Peder Fredricson revealing: “Anything can happen this week which is why it is such an interesting format.” Excitement and anticipation has been building for the third…

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LGCT Two of the world’s greatest set to go head to head

Ben Maher and Olivier Robert Make History with Joint Lead - image Ben Maher and Olivier Robert Make History with Joint Lead - Ben Maher and Olivier Robert. Photo: Longines Global Champions Tour

LGCT Two of the world’s greatest set to go head to head It’s Ben Maher vs Peder Fredricson as the Longines Global Champions Tour heads into Championship decider at Šamorín This weekend from 21 – 23 October the 2021 Longines Global Champions Tour Champion of Champions will be crowned at the X-Bionic Sphere, Šamorín. The season Finals are set to…

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Team GB withdraw from Showjumping Team Final

Olympics Games - FEI 2nd horse inspection Jumping 342 - GBR - Smith Holly ride Denver Photo Copyright © FEI/Christophe Taniére

Team GB withdraw from Showjumping Team Final Team GB withdraw from the Showjumping Team Final, with competition already underway. After the completion of the first two rounds in the Olympic Showjumping Final, the decision has been made to withdraw Team GB’s final combination, Ben Maher with Charlotte Rossetter, Pamela Wright and his own Explosion W. A total of 24 faults…

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Team GB Secure Olympic Showjumping Team Final Place

Ben Maher and Explosion W in the Tokyo 2020 Individual Final (FEI/Christophe Taniere)

Team GB Secure Olympic Showjumping Team Final Place Team GB secure their Olympic Showjumping Team Final place after a nail biting qualifier round. Having passed the trot up,  Team GB had a last minute switch-up heading into the team’s qualifier. Replacing Scott Brash and Hello Jefferson, the reshuffle saw Holly Smith and Denver take up their spot on the competing…

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GB trio through to Team Showjumping Qualifier as Scott Brash withdraws Jefferson

Olympics Games - FEI 2nd horse inspection Jumping 341 - GBR - Maher Ben ride Explosion W Photo Copyright © FEI/Christophe Taniére

GB trio through to Team Showjumping Qualifier as Scott Brash withdraws Jefferson While all team GB showjumpers made it through today’s horse inspection for Friday’s highly anticipated Team Showjumping Qualifier in Tokyo, there was a change in athlete and horse rota prior to the presentation. Harry Charles and Romeo 88 will compete once again, this time replacing Scott Brash and Jefferson. The…

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Team GB Showjumping Trio Fly Through Individual Qualifier at Tokyo 2020

Ben Maher and Explosion W at Tokyo 2020's Individual Qualifier (FEI/Arnd Bronkhorst)

Team GB Showjumping Trio Fly Through Individual Qualifier at Tokyo 2020 The Team GB Showjumping trio fly through the individual qualifier at Tokyo 2020 and into the Olympic showjumping individual final. With a change to the usual Olympic showjumping format, it meant that today (3 August) saw competition get underway with the individual qualifier. Taking place at the Equestrian Park…

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British Olympic Showjumping Team For Tokyo 2020

Team GB Showjumping Team Announced For Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

British Olympic Showjumping Team For Tokyo 2020 The British Olympic Showjumping Team for Tokyo 2020 are gearing up for the Games. With seasoned Olympic champions on the squad, and fresh faces, this year’s Team GB Showjumping squad is one to watch! British Olympic Showjumping Team For Tokyo 2020 View this post on Instagram A post shared by Scott Brash (@scott.brash)

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Ben Maher Makes It A Double at Tops International Arena

Ben Maher on Ginger Blue wins the TIA Grand Prix

Ben Maher Makes It A Double at Tops International Arena Top British rider, Ben Maher, made it a double victory at Tops International Arena, Valkenswaard, this weekend on board Ginger Blue and Point Break (SWB). The prestigious event was received with great enthusiasm by the riders while viewers at home watched on with excitement and anticipation. CSI4* Grand Prix The…

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City of Dreams Delivers as Ben Maher Takes 2019 LGCT Title in New York

It was ‘game, set and match’ after Ben Maher (GBR) wrote history aboard Explosion W in an extraordinary Longines Global Champions Tour Grand Prix of New York, taking the LGCT Grand Prix win and the 2019 Championship title just hours after helping to secure the GCL team series crown for the London Knights. In the city that never sleeps it…

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LGCT Cascais: Martin Fuchs Pulls Off Astonishing Grand Prix Win

Martin Fuchs 1st Ben Maher 2nd

Martin Fuchs (SUI) and Chaplin pulled off an astonishing Longines Global Champions Tour Grand Prix win in Cascais, Estoril beating his London Knights teammate Ben Maher (GBR) only hours after they won the GCL together earlier in the evening. The Swiss star earned a standing ovation from a packed house in the beautiful grass arena where every seat and every…

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The Longines Global Champions Tour Arrives in Mexico

The Longines Global Champions Tour Arrives in Mexico The scene is set for the second leg of the Longines Global Champions Tour (LGCT) to take place in Mexico City, in just a few days time. A selection of Great Britain’s most decorated riders, including Ben Maher and Scott Brash will compete against Edwina Tops-Alexander (AUS) and Harrie Smolders (NED) over…

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Swiss Rider Regains Longines World No.1 Title for New Year

Swiss Olympic champion Steve Guerdat has reclaimed the world number one slot in the Longines Rankings. (FEI/Cara Grimshaw)

Swiss Rider Regains Longines World No.1 Title for New Year Swiss Olympic showjumper, Steve Guerdat, has reclaimed the Longines World No.1 title nudging the current leader Harrie Smolders, into second. Guerdat, who took individual Jumping gold at the London 2012 Olympic Games, has now jumped ahead of the Dutch athlete [Smolders] with a 55-point advantage in the rankings published today…

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LGCT Championship race hots up with 8 out of Top 10 in Rome

LGCT Rome. Photo: LGCT / Stefano Grasso

LGCT Championship race hots up with 8 out of Top 10 in Rome 2018 Longines Global Champions Tour – 15th Leg The 15th leg on the 2018 Longines Global Champions Tour calendar sees eight out of the top ten in the LGCT ranking head to Italy’s capital city of Rome. With the championship pressure intensifying, and anticipation mounting, Rome marks…

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Niels Bruynseels and Lady Cracotte Power to Victory in the Last Class of the Longines Global Champions Tour of Valkenswaard

Photo: LGCT / Stefano Grasso

Niels Bruynseels and Lady Cracotte Power to Victory in the Last Class of the Longines Global Champions Tour of Valkenswaard In a thrilling final showdown at the Tops International Arena, Niels Bruynseels (BEL) and Lady Cracotte powered to victory in the last class of the weekend in the Longines Global Champions Tour of Valkenswaard. The last day of competition at…

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Scott makes LGCT history amid jubilation in London as Ben extends championship lead

scott brash makes lgct history

Scott makes LGCT history amid jubilation in London as Ben extends championship lead Scott Brash (GBR) made history at the Royal Hospital Chelsea winning the Longines Global Champions Tour Grand Prix of London presented by Sapinda for the second year running. To jubilation in the sold-out grandstands the British Olympic Gold medallist has now won the most number of LGCT…

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London Knights Reign Supreme and Stretch Lead After GCL London Show Stopper

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London Knights Reign Supreme and Stretch Lead After GCL London Show Stopper The London Knights delivered a show stopping GCL London final under intense pressure today with Ben Maher and Nicola Philippaerts reigning supreme at the historic and picturesque Royal Hospital Chelsea. Escorted by the Chelsea Pensioners in their traditional Scarlets, the red jackets of the London Knights perfectly complimented…

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London Knights Raise Stakes On Home Turf Ahead of Saturday’s GCL London Showdown

Home city team London Knights dominated at the magnificent Royal Hospital Chelsea

Knights Raise Stakes On Home Turf Ahead of Saturday’s GCL London Showdown Home city team London Knights dominated at the magnificent Royal Hospital Chelsea for today’s GCL London, with Ben Maher and Nicola Philippaerts taking pole position for Saturday’s showdown. The London Knights are currently in the lead of the overall rankings, however, with every score counting and the pressure…

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