Train like Scott Brash with this new exciting platform …

Scott Brash MBE with horses and dog

Train like Scott Brash with this new exciting platform … Did you know Olympic showjumper and well respected equestrian Scott Brash MBE has been busy during lockdown building a training platform to help riders like you with training at home? In this article, Scott talks about how the idea of the training app came about, what to expect as a member, his future aspirations for the platform and more. Experts in their field know that giving back to those who aspire to become better at what they do gives people…

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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 pre-competition change was made in accordance with the FEI Regulations for Equestrian Events at the Olympic Games (article 609). Following his individual Gold earlier this week, Ben Maher and Explosion W…

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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 in Tokyo, 75 riders tackled the course, with just 30 going through to the final and medal contention. The Team GB trio consisted of Ben Maher, Scott Brash, and surprise…

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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) Scott Brash Scott Brash MBE was born and raised in Peebles, Scotland and is now based in Horsham, West Sussex. Scott has been rising the ranks since 2010 reaching one…

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HUBSIDE Jumping Grimaud Host the Best of the Best

HUBSIDE Jumping Grimaud

HUBSIDE Jumping Grimaud Host the Best this August A selection of the world’s best showjumpers will return to HUBSIDE Showjumping Grimaud, to compete in CSI 1, 2 and 4* international showjumping for the last two weekends of August. Plus … some new features await the public! Open to everyone, free of charge. It is mandatory to wear a face mask. The Haras des Grillons de Grimaud’s ring, which is regularly praised by the greatest riders, will play host to three levels of competition from Thursday to Sunday: a CSI 1*,…

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LGCT London, Tickets Now on Sale

LGCT London

LGCT London 2- 4 August 2019 The spectacular Longines Global Champions Tour and GCL of London returns to the unique venue of Royal Hospital Chelsea from 2 – 4 August 2019 featuring the world’s greatest show jumping riders and horses. British Olympic gold medallists Ben Maher and Scott Brash will be among the top talent lining up to compete in the high octane Longines Global Champions Tour and GCL individual and team competitions at the historic home of the much-loved Chelsea Pensioners. Speaking about the forthcoming event Maher said: Myself…

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LGCT Madrid: Frank Schuttert Takes King’s Cup Win on New Horse

Frank Schuttert (NED) and Queensland E etched

Frank Schuttert (NED) and Queensland E etched their names into history and onto the list of winners for the illustrious Copa S. M. El Rey – Volvo trophy, ‘The King’s Cup’, in the final day of action at the Longines Global Champions Tour of Madrid. ‘The King’s Cup’ is part of the long-standing tradition with the weekend marking the 109th edition of the show in Madrid, and closing the competition for the event. Frank Schuttert was presented the trophy in front of a bumper crowd, fans applauding the young star…

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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 of 12 competitors from the field of 34 of the world’s elite, including no less than two individual Olympic champions. With the richest ever show jumping prize fund in British…

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LGCT Mexico City: Pieter Devos Saves the Best for Last

LGCT Mexico City: Pieter Devos Saves the Best for Last Pieter Devos (BEL) and top mare Claire Z saved the best for last in an edge-of-the-seat jump-off during the second day of the Longines Global Champions Tour of Mexico City. With fans flocking to get his autograph, a beaming Pieter said: It is an unbelievable show here. We went last, which is always a good position to go, and it was a fast jump-off with a big ring with long galloping lines. I felt [Claire was] fast in Doha, and…

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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 the 2,250 metres above sea level setting. Naturally, the top international horses that accompany the riders are already arriving in Mexico’s capital city as anticipation builds for a thrilling showcase…

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Julien Epaillard’s Joy After Victory in Opening LGCT Grand Prix of 2019

Julien Epaillard and Usual Suspect D’Auge triumphed in the first Longines Global Champions Tour Grand Prix of 2019 with a masterful galloping victory in Doha.

Julien Epaillard and Usual Suspect D’Auge triumphed in the first Longines Global Champions Tour Grand Prix of 2019 with a masterful galloping victory in Doha. The Qatari capital played host to the opening leg of the season and it was a blistering jump off under floodlights around Uliano Vezzani’s galloping track at the spectacular AL SHAQAB venue. The French star was first into the five-strong jump off and punched the air in delight when he realised last man in Ben Maher and Explosion W had narrowly failed to beat him.…

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Scott Brash Retires Leading Horse

Scott BRASH riding Ursula XII GBR ©Kit Houghton/Horsepower

Scott Brash Retires Leading Horse Updated Sun 16th December Olympia, The London International Horse Show, have announced that former world number one showjumper Scott Brash MBE will be officially retiring his leading horse during this year’s event. Brash, one of Great Britain’s most successful ever showjumpers will retire Ursula XII, the 17-year-old Scottish Sports Horse during a special ceremony on Monday 23rd December following the Turkish Airlines Olympic Grand Prix. Owned by Lady Harris and Lady Kirkham, Ursula XII became the ride for Brash in 2012. Since then they have enjoyed enormous…

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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 the penultimate leg of the 2018 season fight. All eyes look towards the all-important finals in Doha, Qatar. With just two places remaining for the GC Playoffs and the prestigious…

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Championship Fever Intensifies as Valkenswaard United Claim Top Spot ahead of Saturday’s Showdown

GCL Valkenswaard. Photo: GCL / Stefano Grasso

Championship Fever Intensifies as Valkenswaard United Claim Top Spot ahead of Saturday’s Showdown A dramatic first round of GCL Valkenswaard saw home team United’s Marcus Ehning and Alberto Zorzi, claim the top spot and pole position ahead of today’s showdown. For more information about the teams, visit the Global Champions League – Teams page. Valkenswaard United have their strongest chance of the season to close the gap between themselves and overall leaders London Knights. United delivered a flawless double clear while the Knights scored their lowest result of the season…

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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 Grand Prix ever. Piloting the 9 year old gelding Hello Mr President, Scott delivered a breathtaking performance in front of his home crowd, taking his eleventh LGCT Grand Prix win…

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Irish pip British in brilliant battle at Hickstead – Watch the Video Here

Anthony Condon and SFS Aristio clinched victory for Ireland in today’s Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ of Great Britain at Hickstead (GBR). (FEI/Liz Gregg)

Irish pip British in brilliant battle at Hickstead Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup Old rivals slog it out in thrilling two-way jump-off for Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup –  watch the video below By Louise Parkes Ireland won out in a two-way jump-off against old rivals Great Britain in the Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ of Great Britain at Hickstead. Wild winds, and the first heavy rain to hit the region for more than 50 days, ensured conditions were seriously challenging in this penultimate qualifier of the Europe Division 1 series. But…

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Ten out of Ten Top Ranked Riders at LGCT Chantilly

lgct round 10. Image Photo: LGCT / Stefano Grasso

Ten out of Ten Top Ranked Riders at LGCT Chantilly The 11th leg of the 2018 Longines Global Champions Tour season will feature all ten of the LGCT top ranked riders heading to the majestic destination of Chantilly in a flat out race for the Championship. Leading the charge is British Olympic gold medallist Ben Maher (GBR), the only rider to win two LGCT Grand Prix events so far this season (Madrid and Saint Tropez). Following another phenomenal weekend of success in Paris – where he won three classes and…

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Olympic Gold Medallists Prepare for LGCT London

Longines Global Champions Tour - LGCT London 3-5th August 2018

Olympic Gold Medallists Prepare for Longines Global Champions Tour London Watch the Longines Global Champions Tour London video below to hear from Ben Maher and Scott Brash… With just under a month until the spectacular Longines Global Champions Tour of London kicks off at the Royal Hospital Chelsea, an exclusive film featuring British Olympic Gold Medallists Ben Maher and Scott Brash, can be revealed. Speaking about the special leg of the Championship, Ben Maher (GBR) said: The London GCT is one of my favourites – it’s an amazing show. It’s one of…

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Hamburg Giants Strongest Of All in Thrilling GCL Paris

hamburg giants

Hamburg Giants Strongest Of All in Thrilling GCL Paris In a dramatic reversal of fortune lowest-ranked GCL team Hamburg Giants put in their strongest result of the season in a thrilling first round in Paris. Despite being one of the first teams to start, Sameh El Dahan and René Lopez pulled out a flawless double clear to shoot the team to the top of the leaderboard and into prime position to collect much needed ranking points. In an edge-of-the-seat first round, the Hamburg Giants took pole position ahead of Montreal…

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The LGCT Monaco Championship Battle Intensifies

The LGCT Monaco Championship Battle Intensifies as the Top Three Rider Come Out in Force The top three in the LGCT Ranking riders will come out in force for the 9th leg of the 2018 Championship race in Monaco. At the sharp end of the grid two-time LGCT Champion Edwina Tops-Alexander (AUS) leads the field on 172 points, just a LGCT Grand Prix win away from Ben Maher (GBR) in second who has 143 points overall. Breathing down his neck is another two-time LGCT Champion, Scott Brash (GBR), who sits…

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Scott Brash lifts the Bunn Leisure Derby Tankard

Scott Brash winning the Bunn Leisure Derby Tankard at Hickstead 2018. Image copyright Nigel Coupe

Scott Brash lifts the Bunn Leisure Derby Tankard Olympic gold medallist Scott Brash had his first international win at the All England Jumping Course yesterday (21/06/2018), when competing at the Al Shira’aa Hickstead Derby Meeting. His victory in the Bunn Leisure Derby Tankard came on the nine-year-old Hello Shelby, who jumped a double clear in a time of 35.60sec. “I wasn’t really sure what he’d be like in the International Arena today but after the first round he just popped round the course like normal. He felt really good and…

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A-List Line-Up for LGCT Cannes

LGCT Cannes, Photo: LGCT / Stefano Grasso

A-List Line-Up for Longines Globat Champions Tour, Cannes he race for the 2018 Longines Global Champions Tour title has shifted up a gear, as the Championship makes its dash along the French Riviera to Cannes where four out of the top five in the LGCT ranking will be in action. After the red carpet was rolled out in Ramatuelle, Saint Tropez, the Tour cruises along to the world-famous destination of Cannes, where an A-list line-up of show jumping stars will be out in force. It’s set to be an edge-of-the-seat…

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Harrie Smolders Celebrates Ticket to Play Offs after Hamburg Win

Harrie Smolders. Image credit Photo: LGCT / Stefano Grasso

Harrie Smolders Celebrates Ticket to Play Offs after Hamburg Win Harrie Smolders (NED) today secured his place in the Longines Global Champions Super Grand Prix after a spectacular win in Hamburg, Germany. Packed grandstands witnessed the 2017 LGCT Champion and World Number 1 take a brilliant LGCT Grand Prix win with top stallion Don VHP Z, finishing just ahead of young German talent Maurice Tebbel (GER) on Chacco Boy and Swiss star Martin Fuchs (SUI) with Chaplin. Thousands of passionate and knowledgeable spectators headed to the sun-bathed grass arena provided…

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Tops-Alexander triumphs in Miami Beach but Brash holds LGCT Ranking Lead

Photo: LGCT / Stefano Grasso

Edwina Tops-Alexander triumphs in Miami Beach but Scott Brash holds LGCT Ranking Lead Edwina Tops-Alexander (AUS) reigned victorious at the Longines Global Champions Tour of Grand Prix of Miami Beach triggering the prospect of a thrilling contest with current ranking leader Scott Brash (GBR) for a record third championship title. Speaking after her victory lap of honour Edwina said it was “amazing” to have qualified for the Longines Global Champions Super Grand Prix at the new GC Prague Play Offs in December. With a hefty contest shaping up between Tops-Alexander…

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LGCT – Pieter Devos Delights in Mexico City As Countdown to Miami Beach Begins

Pieter Devos Delights in Mexico City As Countdown to Miami Beach Begins

LGCT – 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 second leg of the 2018 Championship race.   LGCT wraps up for Mexico City. With every day on the Longines Global Champions Tour of Mexico City providing world-class sport and spell-binding action, the stakes were raised once again for the big-money concluding 1.55m jump-off class. In a turbo-charged display of horsepower it was Pieter Devos of Belgium who landed a momentous win, just…

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