Code Red for Riding

Code Red for Riding The colours you choose to ride in could mean the difference between being seen by a driver or not – and it might not be the usual yellow, orange or pink that work best.  Equisafety’s Nicky Fletcher explains more…. Have you ever wondered why traffic lights, brake lights and warning signs are red? The retina of……...

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Swiss team prove age is no barrier in Eventing with Nations Cup win

FEI World Championships Pratoni - Roma 2022 - Podium - Team Switzerland celebrates victory

Swiss team prove age is no barrier in Eventing with Nations Cup win by Eleanore Kelly It was a double victory for the Swiss, when Robin Godel’s Jumping clear round clinched the individual prize and a win for Team Switzerland. This was the first leg of the FEI Eventing Nations Cup and took place in Pratoni del Vivaro (ITA). France,…

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Day of Five Star Showjumping at Royal Windsor

Day of Five Star Showjumping at Royal Windsor Words by Amy Powell. In the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee year, showjumping’s elite lit up the arena once more at Royal Windsor Horse Show. Saturday hosted no less than two 5* classes delighting the packed crowds with a truly international list of competitors. Kicking off proceedings was a 27-strong field contesting the CSI5*…

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Nicola Wilson Update

Nicola Wilson and JL Dublin, Oasby Horse Trials (1).

Nicola Wilson Update Nicola Wilson update from British Equestrian British Equestrian have today released an update on Nicola Wilson following her fall at Badminton Horse Trials, presented by Mars Equestrian, during the cross country phase of the event (Saturday 7th May). British Equestrian has released the following statement: Nicola Wilson was taken to Southmead Hospital in Bristol following her fall…

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Grafton Point-to-Point at Edgcote Preview

Freddie Henderson on board Oliver James en-route to winning the first race at the Cazenove Capital OBH Point-to-Point and Country Day at Lockinge. Image credit Olivia Pile

Grafton Point-to-Point at Edgcote Preview Sunday 15th May 2022 First Race 2.00pm Written by Jake Exelby The Grafton point-to-point at Edgcote on Sunday 15th May – sponsored by Michael Graham – has attracted an entry of 67 for the seven races on the card, which start at 2.00pm. Clerk of the Course Graham Tawell reported on Sunday evening that the…

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Olympic medallists make Hickstead return

olympic medallists make Hickstead return

Olympic medallists make Hickstead return Olympic gold medallists Carl Hester and Charlotte Dujardin are among entries at next week’s I.C.E Horseboxes All England Dressage Festival (12-15 May) at Hickstead. Charlotte Dujardin, a multiple world record-holder, former Olympic, World and European champion and Britain’s most successful dressage rider of all time, is due to compete in the Prix St Georges and…

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A dream come true for Laura Collett at Badminton Horse Trials

LAURA COLLETT AND WINNING HORSE LONDON 52 WITH THE BADMINTON HORSE TRIALS TROPHY WITH GROOM TILLY HUGHES

A dream come true for Laura Collett at Badminton Horse Trials, presented by Mars Equestrian British event rider Laura Collett realised a childhood dream on Sunday 8th May as she won the 2022 Badminton Horse Trials, presented by Mars Equestrian. Following a superb performance Collett’s finishing score of 21.4, where she added a mere 0.4 of a showjumping time penalty…

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Laura Collett leads after the dressage at Badminton

Laura Collett leads after the dressage at Badminton Friday evening concluded the dressage phase at Badminton Horse Trials, presented by MARS Equestrian, with British rider, Laura Collett, securing top spot on the leader board with London 52, on a mere 21 penalties. Collett’s winning test was posted during the morning’s session, which meant the Olympic Gold Medallist had to be…

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Design a jubilee jump for Nunney International Horse Trials 

Nunney International Horse Trials

Design a jubilee jump for Nunney International Horse Trials  All too often, as spectators, we stand in awe of a cross country fence, especially those seen at events such as Nunney International Horse Trials! But, could you imagine seeing your own jump standing on the track of the cross country course leaving not only you gasping with surprise, but top…

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Sizzling Saint Tropez set for dramatic 5th leg of Longines Global Champions Tour 2022

Sizzling Saint Tropez set for dramatic 5th leg of Longines Global Champions Tour 2022. Photo: Longines Global Champions Tour

Sizzling Saint Tropez set for dramatic 5th leg of Longines Global Champions Tour 2022 For the eighth year the Longines Athina Onassis Horse Show, the 5th leg of the Longines Global Champions Tour, is returning to Ramatuelle’s renowned Pampelonne Beach, from 19 to 21 May 2022, where glamour and very high-level sport will go hand in hand. Athletes are preparing…

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JSW 4 Jumps add a splash of patriotism to exclusive new sets

JSW 4 Jumps add a splash of patriotism to exclusive new sets In celebration of their heritage and in recognition of our Her Majesty The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee JSW 4 Jumps ltd have released an exclusive collection of jump sets allowing you to add a splash of patriotism to your yard! Leading the celebrations are the stunning Jubilee Pro Jump…

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David Doel on Ice cream, truck driving and British Team ambitions.

David Doel

David Doel on Ice cream, truck driving and British Team ambitions. David Doel is going to his first Badminton Horse Trials with a plan, and from there has ambitions to make the British Team. His CV says it all, and this charmingly modest, mild-mannered farmer’s son sees Badminton as the next logical step in his hopes for team glory with……...

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Looking for a Career in Equine Physiotherapy?

The Open College of Equine Studies Level 6 Equine Physiotherapy Diploma Programme,

Looking for a Career in Equine Physiotherapy? Are you looking to take that leap and study for a career in Equine Physiotherapy? The Open College of Equine Studies (TOCES) have announced they are now accepting enrolments for a Level 6 Equine Physiotherapy Diploma Programme, which is a four-year blended learning course. Aimed at higher education students that are looking to…

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Ingmar De Vos sole candidate for FEI Presidential election

FEI President Ingmar De Vos

Ingmar De Vos sole candidate for FEI Presidential election The FEI has announced that President Ingmar De Vos is set to be re-elected for a third and final four-year term after being confirmed as the sole candidate for the election that will take place during the FEI General Assembly in Cape Town (RSA) on 13 November 2022. “Since being elected…

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Re-home a Horse the Bransby Way

re-home a horse the bransby way

Re-home a Horse the Bransby Way In this article we take a look at the excellent standards Bransby Horses work towards when they re-home a horse or pony. The Lincoln based rescue and welfare centre navigate their way through the training and rehabilitation needed for equines in their care before they can be reconsidered for a foster family. The piece…

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Double win for Darragh Kenny on final day of LGCT Mexico City

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Double Win For Darragh Kenny On Final Day Of Sensational Longines Global Champions Tour of Mexico City The final day of the Longines Global Champions Tour of Mexico City was a scorcher in all senses of the word, paving the way for a phenomenal 2022 season ahead. With every day on the Longines Global Champions Tour of Mexico City providing…

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Michael Jung proves on top form after start to finish win at Kentucky Three-Day Event

Germany’s Michael Jung and fischerChipmunk FRH continued their flawless performance to win the CCI 5*-L at the Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event presented by MARS EQUESTRIAN™. Michelle Dunn Photo

Michael Jung proves on top form after start to finish win at Kentucky Three-Day Event It was a start-to-finish win for Germany’s Michael Jung and fischerChipmunk FRH, who set a new record for a winning score in the CCI5*-L at the Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event presented by MARS EQUESTRIAN. The pair had been flawless all weekend, a trend that…

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Ludger Beerbaum Claims Second Longines Global Champions Tour Grand Prix Win Of The Year In Mexico City

Ludger Beerbaum Claims Second Longines Global Champions Tour Grand Prix Win Of The Year In Electrifying Mexico City Presented By GNP Seguros Ludger Beerbaum and his superstar 10-year-old mare Mila won their second LGCT Grand Prix of 2022 in phenomenal style. Last to go, the German Champion delivered a lightning-fast round setting up the tantalising prospect of a historic Championship…

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Michael Jung gains commanding lead heading into the final phase at Kentucky Three-Day Event

Michael Jung gains commanding lead heading into the final phase at Kentucky Three-Day Event presented by MARS EQUESTRIAN Germany’s Michael Jung showed just why he’s such a dominant force in international eventing by putting in a perfect performance to maintain his lead in the CCI5*-L at the conclusion of the cross country phase at the Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event…

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Michael Jung on top at Land Rover Kentucky Horse Trials following the dressage phase

Germany’s Michael Jung and fischerChipmunk FRH launched to the top of the standings by scoring 20.1 in the dressage phase of the CCI 5*-L at the Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event presented by MARS EQUESTRIAN™. Michelle Dunn Photo

Michael Jung on top at Land Rover Kentucky Horse Trials following the dressage phase In a surprise to absolutely no one, a familiar name, Germany’s Michael Jung, sits atop the leaderboard in the CCI5*-L at the conclusion of the dressage phase at the Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event presented by MARS EQUESTRIAN. Jung has already won this competition three times…

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Concerns raised as to lack of qualified veterinary professionals

veterinary professionals Colic - The Vets Role

The House of Lords discusses a lack of qualified veterinary professionals coming into the industry… Allied professions highlighted as potentially suitable to ease pressure on veterinary practices EU-registered vets coming to work in the UK has fallen by 68% The lack of qualified veterinary professionals coming into the industry was discussed in the House of Lords recently, when The Rt…

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HorseFest 2022 at Kelsall Hill Cancelled

HorseFest 2022 cancelled

HorseFest 2022 Cancelled at Kelsall Hill Equestrian Centre – 8-10 July,2022 After months of preparation, Thea Roberts and Heidi Hunter-Cope, founders of HorseFest, have sadly announced the event due to take place in July 2022, has been cancelled. The inaugural equestrian extravaganza was set to bring equine experts, elite riders and everyday riders together to celebrate all things horse in…

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