British Equestrian’s para dressage riders collect a double of silvers

Content provided by British Equestrian The sun shone bright and hot over the FEI World Championships site in Herning on Thursday and the competition burned just as fiercely. It was day two of action in the BB Horse Arena for the Orifarm Healthcare FEI World Para Dressage Individual Championship presented by Elsass Fonden, and it proved profitable to the tune…

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Britain lays the foundations on day one of Grand Prix at the Blue Hors FEI Dressage World Championship

Richard DAVISON (GBR) & Bubblingh - Grand Prix - Dressage - FEI World Championships Herning 2022 - MCH Arena, Herning, Denmark - 7 August 2022 Copyright British Equestrian / Jon Stroud Media

After months of preparation for all involved, today saw the start of the Blue Hors FEI Dressage World Championship, which this year is taking place in Herning, Denmark. The Grand Prix test, run over two days, decides the team medals. Having flown through yesterday’s horse inspection, the time had come for the Brits to step between the white boards and…

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FEI Para Dressage World Championship Entries Announced

FEI Para Dressage Natasha Baker riding Keystone Dawn Chorus at the Tokyo Paralympics (British Equestrian/Jon Stroud)

British Equestrian announce definite entries for FEI Para Dressage World Championship British Equestrian and the British Dressage para selectors have today confirmed the four horse and rider combinations, plus reserves, that will form the definite entries ahead of the FEI Para Dressage World Championship. Set to take place in Herning, Denmark, from 6–14 August this year, the entries, listed by…

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British Equestrian seeks truths to drive equality, diversity, and inclusion

Woman and horse to represent news piece British Equestrian seeks views to help drive positive change in the equine community

British Equestrian seeks truths to drive equality, diversity, and inclusion Earlier in June, British Equestrian and its 18 member bodies released their pledge to make equestrian activity more accessible and welcoming to all, with a primary focus on promoting equality, diversity, and inclusion. To further their plan to future-proof the world of equestrianism, British Equestrian has announced the launch of…

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British Equestrians for Ukraine: week one update

British Equestrian for Ukraine

British Equestrians for Ukraine: week one update Provided by British Equestrian Just over a week after launching, the team behind British Equestrians for Ukraine can report a successful start thanks to an overwhelming response from the equine community to help those displaced by the Russian invasion. The public fund set up via World Horse Welfare is currently running at over…

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EHV-1 Quarantine Requirements Lifted With Immediate Effect

Olympic Eventing - Australia leads both the team and individual rankings after Eventing cross-country at Deodoro Olympic Park thanks to a superb clear round from Christopher Burton and Santano ll. Medals will be decided in tomorrow’s showjumping phase. (FEI/Dirk Caremans)

EHV-1 Quarantine Requirements Lifted With Immediate Effect British Equestrian (BEF) have announced the EHV-1 quarantine requirements, which were put in place earlier in 2021, have been lifted with immediate effect. While there continue to be infrequent outbreaks of EHV-1, with both respiratory and neurological signs in Europe and the UK, British Equestrian’s Equine Infectious Disease Advisory Group (EIDAG) has concluded…

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British Equestrian Announce Leadership Change

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British Equestrian Announce Leadership Change British Equestrian announce a new Chief Executive and Chairman British Equestrian (BEF) have announced Jim Eyre as new Chief Executive to lead the organisation, while Malcom Wharton has been formally appointed Chairman for a four year term. Jim Eyre joins equestrian sport from the elite world of rugby, where he spent over five years with…

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BEF Issue National Lockdown Update for Equestrian Sport

coronavirus equestrian industry January guidelines

BEF Issue National Lockdown Update for Equestrian Sport With yet more restrictions in place, which is understandable due to the persisting pandemic alongside the new strains sweeping the United Kingdom, British Equestrian (BEF) have issued an updated statement on how this impacts Equestrian Sport, alongside ownership and other activity. The report includes information for England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland…

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Bad News for Riding Schools in DEFRA Update

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Bad News for Riding Schools in DEFRA Update Further clarification has been issued by British Equestrian regarding DEFRA’s recent legislation. For clarity, this has been published as received. BEF update: Defra clarification We received an update late on Thursday from Defra and DCMS via the British Horse Council and British Horse Society following our combined request for clarification on the…

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BEF Issue Sport Update for Scotland and Wales

BEF announce important update for Scotland and Wales

BEF Issue Equestrian Sport Update for Scotland and Wales British Equestrian (BEF) has shared an important update on the map to recommence activity in Scotland and Wales, alongside important information for Great Britain as a whole. The Statement: Equestrian activity and sport continues to take positive steps towards full resumption across Great Britain, with everyone concerned working hard within directives…

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