Harry Charles, and that winning feeling….

Harry Charles and Stardust and Londone International Horse Show

Harry Charles, and that winning feeling…. Written by Louise Parkes  He is young, talented, ambitious and has a superb string of horses. Could 22-year-old Harry Charles become only the third-ever British rider to claim the coveted Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ title when the 42nd Final gets underway in Leipzig (GER) next week? In the space of a few short…

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“It’s my career highlight” says Harry Charles after winning the 6th Round of the Longines FEI Jumping World Cup

Harry Charles and Stardust The London International Horse Show

“It’s my career highlight,” says Harry Charles after winning the 6th Round of the Longines FEI Jumping World Cup The crowning glory of Sunday’s performances at The London International Horse Show was The Longines FEI Jumping World Cup (round 6) which concluded with yet another win from Great Britain’s Tokyo Olympian, Harry Charles. Young Charles took the gold with a time…

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A “Delighted” Harry Charles proves quicker than Marcus Ehning at London International Horse Show

Harry Charles and 15 year old gelding, Borsato

A “Delighted” Harry Charles proves quicker than Marcus Ehning at London International Horse Show British riders dominated the second day at London International Horse Show which was made extra special by Olympian, Harry Charles who took a win in the Champagne Taittinger Ivy Stakes CSI5* class. Charles was awarded the prize after beating the odds riding 15 year old gelding,…

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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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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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Change to Team GB Olympic Showjumping Team For Tokyo 2020

Harry Charles (GBR) and Romeo 88 - travelling reserve - Jumping – 1st Horse Inspection - Image Copyright Jon Stroud Media

Change to Team GB Olympic Showjumping Team For Tokyo 2020 A change to the Team GB Olympic Showjumping Team for Tokyo 2020 has been made, after careful consideration. Following a full collaboration with the team, a last-minute change to the Team GB Olympic Showjumping team has been made. Just hours before competition is set to take place at the Bajikoen…

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John Whitaker and Argento Conquer the CSI4* Class at Bolesworth

John Whitaker and Argento Bolesworth International Horse Show

John Oates Horseboxes sponsored CSI4* 1m45  John Whitaker and the remarkable stallion, Argento rode a blistering round of showjumping to conquer the John Oates Horseboxes sponsored CSI4* speed class at Bolesworth International Horse Show. With the sun finally making an appearance a total of 45 horse and rider combinations faced the 1m45 Kelvin Bywater designed course. A selection of the…

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Henrik Von Eckermann Claims the Rolex Grand Prix at Royal Windsor.

Henrik von Eckermann

In the culmination of a thrilling week of show jumping at this year’s Royal Windsor Horse Show, it was Sweden’s Henrik Von Eckermann who took the £125,000 spoils in the Rolex Grand Prix after a 10-year hiatus in attending the event. Von Eckermann produced a stunningly fluid first round riding the 12-year-old mare Toveks Mary Lou to progress as one…

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Holly Smith Gains Memorable Victory at Royal Windsor

Great Britain’s star Jumper, Holly Smith scored a memorable victory against some of the world’s best riders on day three of the Royal Windsor Horse Show, kicking off international show jumping competition for this year’s event. 16 of the world’s top 20-ranked riders entered a beautifully sunny Castle Arena for the CSI5* Manama Speed Stakes Jumping competition. The class saw…

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Medal Re-Allocation From 2018’s FEI Young Rider European Championships

Harry Charles and Controe

Medal Re-Allocation From 2018’s FEI Young Rider European Championships The British Equestrian Federation (BEF) has announced that they have been informed, by the FEI, that Harry Charles has been disqualified from last year’s Young Rider Championships in Fontainbleau, France. British Showjumper, Charles, has been disqualified following positive blood tests for the controlled FEI substance, Lidocaine. The samples were taken following…

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Winner of Car Announced at Liverpool International

Picture Caption: Dominic Fox (right) and Daniel Tarpey with his winning car, celebratory drinks and cake.

Picture Caption: Dominic Fox (right) and Daniel Tarpey with his winning car, celebratory drinks and cake. Winner of Car Announced at Liverpool International THIS year’s TheraPlate UK Liverpool International Horse Show saw two new awards launched at the prestigious event – with lucky groom Daniel Tarpey winning a car for 12 months! The Golden Groom Award and the Peak Performance…

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A Well Deserved Win for Harry Charles at Liverpool International

Harry Charles riding Doulita Liverpool International Horse Show

A Well Deserved Win for Harry Charles at Liverpool International Speed class sponsored by Hope Valley Saddlery – 1.45m. csi 4* A triumphant Harry Charles was crowned the winner of the 1m45 CSI4* Speed class during this afternoon’s performance at the TheraPlate Liverpool International Horse Show. The high adrenaline class didn’t come without its problems. Horse and rider were both…

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Harriet Nuttall Jumps to a Memorable Win at Liverpool

Harriet Nuttall riding Galway Bay Jed, Liverpool International Horse Show 2018

Harriet Nuttall Jumps to a Memorable Win at Liverpool International Horse Show Great Britain’s Harriet Nuttall signed off day two at the TheraPlateUK Liverpool International Horse Show with a memorable victory yesterday evening. Somerset-based Harriet, who features prominently among an exciting group of young British showjumpers, won the CSI4* 1m50 International jump-off class, sponsored by Voltaire Design. And it meant…

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Young British Showjumper Aids Team Europe Victory in Paris

Harry Charles riding Victor. Image copyright Everything Horse

Young British Showjumper Aids Team Europe Victory in Paris British Show-jumper, Harry Charles, has claimed Gold with Team Europe, whilst competing at the Longines Masters of Paris. The competition, which was launched last year, sees Team Europe and Team USA compete head to head. Consisting of five rounds, the Grand Prix course sets up a duel between one rider from…

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Winners of the AHT UK Equestrian Awards Announced Following Anniversary Event

Harry Charles riding Victor. Image copyright Everything Horse

Winners of the AHT UK Equestrian Awards Announced Following Anniversary Event The winners of the 2018 Animal Health Trust (AHT) UK Equestrian Awards were announced yesterday evening during a star studded event held at The Dorchester, Park Lane in London. The AHT’s President, HRH The Princess Royal, welcomed professional riders, trainers, leading equine vets and charity supporters to this year’s…

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AHT Announce Award Nominees for 2018

Animal Health Trust UK Equestrian Awards Nominee Michel Assouline Watches On

The Animal Health Trust (AHT) have today announced this year’s award nominees for the AHT UK Equestrian awards. This very special year sees the charity celebrate the awards ceremony’s 30th anniversary  The winners will be announced next week during the annual ceremony which takes place at The Dorchester, Park Lane, London, on Wednesday 31 October and is hosted by HRH The…

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Angelie Von Essen Steals a Last Minute Win in The Thistledown Stakes at HOYS

Angelie Von Essen Steals a Last Minute Win in The Thistledown Stakes at HOYS The Thistledown Stakes International Showjumping class opened this afternoon’s performance at Horse of the Year Show. 28 horse and rider combinations including the morning class winner, Trevor Breen, entered the arena hopeful of a share in the £10,000 prize fund. First out was Robert Smith riding……...

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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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NEWS Longines FEI European Championships 2018 for Children

NEWS Longines FEI European Championships 2018 for Children: Six-time gold for The Netherlands at Fontainebleau France scoops all four Eventing titles during a week of sensational sport By Louise Parkes Young Dutch athletes proved the dominant force at the Longines FEI European Championships 2018 for Children, Juniors and Young Riders which drew to a close at Le Grand Parquet in…

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Matthew Sampson and Django Blue Clinch Victory for Two Phase CSI4* at Bolesworth

Matthew Sampson wins at Bolesworth

Matthew Sampson and Django Blue Clinch Victory for Two Phase CSI4* at Bolesworth Matthew Sampson won the CSI4* two-phase Naylors sponsored class here at Bolesworth yesterday evening on board the bay gelding, Django Blue. 55 riders rode out into the international arena for the opening 1.45 meter four star showjumping class. Following the dressage, spectators looked on in awe at…

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