“He’s like a bull in a china shop” says Breen following his Derby Tankard Win

Shane Breen won today's Hickstead Derby Tankard at the All England Jumping Course at Hickstead in West Sussex. Photo (c) Elli Birch/Boots and Hooves Photography

“He’s like a bull in a china shop” says Breen following his Derby Tankard Win Breen starts Derby campaign with a win  Shane Breen got the Al Shira’aa Hickstead Derby Meeting off to an excellent start, claiming the Hickstead Derby Tankard on the opening day of the show. The Hickstead-based Irishman is no stranger to success at the All England…

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Breen Equestrian opens state-of-the-art stud

Stallion Clyde VA. Image credit Ahmedd44Photography

Breeding the best – Breen Equestrian opens state-of-the-art stud Showjumping team Breen Equestrian has expanded their business by launching a luxurious new breeding facility close to their base at Hickstead in West Sussex. Pook Bourne Stud is a state-of-the-art breeding premises with space to accommodate up to 85 mares and young horses. Nine stallions will stand at the stud, including…

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Holly Smith flies to Grand Prix victory at Hickstead

Holly Smith wins the Science Supplements All England Grand Prix (c) Julian Portch

Holly Smith flies to Grand Prix victory at Hickstead Leicestershire’s Holly Smith became the second female rider to add her name to the roll of honour in the Science Supplements All England Grand Prix. The Grand Prix attracted a huge field with 76 starters, but the challenging course and tight time caught many combinations out, with the water proving particularly…

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LGCT Mexico City: Jerome Guery’s Glory in Magnificent Mexico City LGCT Grand Prix

Belgium’s Jerome Guery and Quel Homme de Hus. Photo: LGCT / Stefano Grasso

LGCT Mexico City: Jerome Guery’s Glory in Magnificent Mexico City LGCT Grand Prix Belgium’s Jerome Guery and Quel Homme de Hus pulled off a glorious victory in the Longines Global Champions Tour Grand Prix of Mexico City. Guery, and his powerful bay stallion, emerged triumphant after an exhilarating 12-strong jump off at the stunning Campo Marte show ground earning him…

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Irish Eyes Are Smiling in TheraPlateUK Liverpool International Horse Show

Shane Breen Liverpool International Horse Show Grand Prix 2018

Irish Eyes Are Smiling in TheraPlateUK Liverpool International Horse Show Shane Breen ensured that Irish eyes smiled once again at the Echo Arena as he claimed a brilliant victory in the TheraPlateUK Liverpool International Grand Prix. His Ireland international team-mate Billy Twomey won the Liverpool crown in 2015 and 2016, and Shane took top spot this time around on 13-year-old…

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Shane Breen Takes Fourth Win on Home Ground

Shane Breen and Clyde VA clear the open water on their way to claiming the All England Grand Prix (c) Julian Portch

Shane Breen Takes Fourth Win on Home Ground Shane Breen (IRL) finished a superb Hickstead season in style when claiming the £6,000 All England Grand Prix last weekend, with the nine-year-old stallion Clyde VA. A total of 74 starters came forward for the Grand Prix, which is the feature class of this four-day national championships. A total of eight combinations…

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Hickstead’s Speed Derby and Derby Trial Round-Up

Matt Sampson, Bunn Leisure Speed Derby winner at Hickstead today

Hickstead Mane Class Round-Up – Bunn Leisure Speed Derby and the Bunn Leisure Derby Trial Matthew Sampson’s back-to-back Hickstead win Matthew Sampson and former event horse, Topflight True Carlo, were victorious in the Bunn Leisure Speed Derby for the second year in a row. 31 horse and rider combinations started the speed class. This year’s course proved to be difficult as the total…

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Shanghai Swans’ Sparkle in Spectacular Ramatuelle / Saint-Tropez

Shanghai Swans’ Daniel Deusser and Pedro Veniss soared to a second pole position of the season after a challenging GCL first round tested the world’s best on the French Riviera. Photo: GCL / Stefano Grasso

Shanghai Swans’ Sparkle in Spectacular Ramatuelle / Saint-Tropez Shanghai Swans’ Daniel Deusser and Pedro Veniss soared to a second pole position of the season after a challenging GCL first round tested the world’s best on the French Riviera. Just a short stroll from the turquoise waters of the famous Pampelonne Beach, the show is nestled in the heart of the…

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Longines Global Champions Tour Impact on China a Success

Longines Global Champions Tour Photo: LGCT / Stefano Grasso

Dignitaries and riders hail “great” Shanghai Longines Global Champions Tour   The impact of the Longines Global Champions Tour on equestrianism in China was the hot topic on the eve of the 5th edition of the event in the buzzing metropolis of Shanghai. Dignitaries and riders spoke of the excitement generated by the arrival of the ground-breaking show jumping circuit…

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