Ben Maher Nails it at London

Ben Maher riding Enjeu de Grisien, winners of The FEI Jumping World Cup™ at London International Horse Show @LondonInternationalHorseShow/Peter Nixon

In a class that was contested by thirty-six, it was Great Britain’s Ben Maher who was victorious in the Longines Jumping World Cup Qualifier on board nine-year-old gelding, Enjeu de Grisien at London International Horse Show this weekend. With the likes of Scott Brash, Julien Epaillard, Peder Fredricson waiting in the wings, it was bound to be a round of sheer class, ability, and determination. There were a total of six previous winners in the line-up on the day, and the two-round class made light work of narrowing it down to…

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Charlotte Dujardin and Imhotep Light up London

Charlotte Dujardin and Imhotep at London International Horse Show 2024. Image credit London International Horse Show

Charlotte Dujardin and Imhotep enjoyed success at the London International Horse Show on Wednesday 13th and Thursday 14th of December by scooping the feature dressage classes of each day. No stranger to the limelight, multiple World and Olympic Champion Charlotte expertly navigated the striking 10-year-old chestnut gelding to pole position on both days, scooping titles in the FEI Dressage World CupTM Grand Prix and FEI Dressage World CupTM Freestyle to Music. And the synergy didn’t stop there. The pair fought off tough competition on both days from double FEI World Championship gold…

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London International Horse Show Welcome Showjumping Stars of the Future

Portia Taylor-Wilson riding Ballybur Oh Jessie at London International Horse Show 2022 (London International Horse Show/Peter Nixon)

In addition to hosting the world’s best international Show Jumping competitors, London International Horse Show will also welcome some of the sport’s rising stars at ExCeL London from 13–18 December. Yeti Under-25 British Show Jumping Championship The Yeti Under-25 British Show Jumping Championship will kick-off the Jumping action at the 2023 Show on Thursday 14 December, featuring some of the country’s top young riders. Oliver Fletcher – the son of former London International Horse Show Grand Prix winner, Graham Flether – heads an impressive start list. Fletcher was part of…

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South of England Show to welcome unaffiliated competitors

South of England Show showjumping image

In yet another exciting move for equestrian sport, the organisers of the South of England Show have announced the 2023 event will host, for the first time in recent history, equine showing and showjumping classes for unaffiliated competitors.  Taking place on Friday 9th-Sunday 11th June 2023, the South of England show will host the classes that form part of the qualification for the London International Horse Show (LIHS) new series of showing classes, as well as showjumping qualifiers by the Sunshine Tour Championship. It aims to host a full programme…

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London International: And that’s a wrap!

Matthew Sampson London International Horse Show

The final day of The London International Horse Show featured some of the world’s best equestrian athletes, including seven of the top ten show jumpers in action. With the Turkish Airlines London Grand Prix, with a whopping prize fund of €125,000 up for grabs, The Markel Jockeys Jumping in aid of The Injured Jockeys Fund, The Mistletoe Stakes AND The LeMieux Six Bar, there was certainly no shortage of action to conclude this five-day spectacular. Home win for Sampson The 2022 London International Horse Show drew to a close with…

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London International: Exell’ing in London Day 3

Boyd Exell at London International Horse Show 2022

Boyd Exell continued his winning form yesterday at The London International Horse Show. With a host of feature classes and plenty of fast and furious action, you can find out more on how day 3 unfolded below. Much to the surprise of John Whitaker, the stalwart of showjumping was awarded the British Equestrian Writers Association Lifetime Achievement Award during the afternoon’s performance. “I was a bit taken aback, I got tricked nobody told me”, laughed John “It’s nice to be appreciated as long as you don’t think I’m going to…

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London International: World Champs Hit the Ground Running on Day 2

London International Day 2 Lottie Fry and Glamourdale

World Champions hit the ground running on day 2 of the London International Horse Show 2022. Eager to find out who rose and prospered under the glittering lights of the ExCel arena? Read on to find out more. A double delight for Lottie Great Britain’s double world championship winning combination, Lottie Fry and the 11-year-old black stallion Glamourdale completed another double, winning the FEI Dressage World Cup Freestyle supported by Horse & Hound, to follow up on her Grand Prix victory last night. Their score of 90.995%, the best FEI World Cup…

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