The Top 6 Equestrian Events 2022

top equestrian events 2022

The Top 6 Equestrian Events 2022 In this article we take a look at the top 6 equestrian events 2022. After almost two years of devastation caused by the COVID pandemic, competitors, event organisers, trade stands and spectators can get ready for a jam packed calendar of action for 2022. Some of our best loved events are set to make a return to the field, including 5* Badminton Horse Trials, which has seen other major changes to operations over the past couple of years. So, without further ado, here’s our…

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Crowds to return to Hickstead for first time in two years  

Crowds will return to Hickstead for the Prenetics Royal International Horse Show (c) Elli Birch/Boots and Hooves Photography

Crowds to return to Hickstead for first time in two years Hickstead yesterday announced the showground will welcome crowds back this summer for the first time since 2019, for the Prenetics Royal International Horse Show. What to expect The show is running as a two-star international, and a strong line-up of British-based riders will be in action, including Guy Williams, Holly Smith, Harriet Biddick, Trevor Breen and William and Pippa Funnell.  Seven members of the famous Whitaker showjumping dynasty are also due to compete, with John, Michael, Robert, William, James, Joanne and…

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2021 Cancelled Hickstead Derby Replaced with National Fixture

Longines Royal International - Amanda Derbyshire back on the british team at Hickstead

2021 Cancelled Hickstead Derby Replaced with National Fixture The 2021 Hickstead Derby has been cancelled and replaced with a National fixture with similar features including jumping classes, showing and carriage driving. The cancellation of international competition came due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, and perhaps comes as no surprise as cases continue to rise across Europe. Although the dates remain the same (23-27 June) there will be no international showjumping, with the highlight Al Shira’aa Derby class included in the cancellation plans. An iconic event in the equestrian calendar, the…

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Bolesworth and Liverpool International Horse Show Welcome Showing for the First Time

Bolesworth Showing to be welcomed to the 2021 event

Bolesworth and Liverpool International Horse Show Welcome Showing for the First Time The Dodson & Horrell Bolesworth International Horse Show is welcoming showing classes to the calendar for the very first time. Set to run 7th-11th July, this year’s event is anticipated to attract competitors from across the UK for the LeMieux Mountain & Moorland Direct Qualifier in the Main Arena on Wednesday 7th July, with the coveted Supreme Championship Final to be held at Liverpool International Horse Show. Traditionally hosted at Olympia, the final will take place on New Year’s Day…

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First SEIB Search for a Star ridden Qualifier of 2021 to take place on Good Friday

SEIB Search for a Star Claire Robinson’s Hunky Dory and Theodora Hopkins at the Alnwick Ford Search for a Star qualifier 2018. Image credit SMR Photography.

First SEIB Search for a Star ridden Qualifier of 2021 to take place on Good Friday SEIB Search for a Star is delighted to confirm that the first Search for a Star qualifier of the year is set to take place on the 2nd April at Warwickshire Spring Fair at Dallas Burston Polo Grounds, Southam, Warwickshire. Amateur riders and their horses and ponies will have the opportunity to compete for a ticket to the Search for a Star finals at Your Horse Live this November in three classes that are…

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Bridle Numbers with Sophisticated Sparkle

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Bridle Numbers with Sophisticated Sparkle Product Feature :: Everything Horse :: Sponsored Content Bridle numbers have become a popular alternative to attaching a large printed black and white number to the back of an expensive show jacket.   When so much time has been spent on turnout, and perfecting yours and your horse’s wardrobe for competition, the last thing you want to do is diminish the overall finish with a piece of paper attached to you back using that infamous black, shiny ribbon (we’ve all been there). Luxe Equine, a…

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Hickstead Announce Contingency Plans for 2020 Events

The All England Jumping Course at Hickstead (c) Craig Payne

Hickstead Announce Contingency Plans for 2020 Events Show Jumping News :: Everything Horse The All England Show Jumping Course Directors, responsible for holding leading UK equestrian events Al Shira’aa Hickstead Derby Meeting, and the Longines Royal International Horse Show, have today announced they are on course to deliver July’s event. In a statement, the Directors at Hickstead say plans are underway for the July’s Longines Royal International, however, understandably conditions are being constantly reassessed. In a forward-thinking move, June’s Al Shira’aa Hickstead Derby Meeting has been postponed, where organisers are hopeful…

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Showing and Turnout Advice from Loraine Homer

Showing Tips with Loraine Homer

Showing and Turnout Advice from Loraine Homer Courtesy of Aloeride, the organic natural aloe vera feed supplement, this month we caught up with top show rider, producer and judge Loraine Homer. In this feature, Loraine gives some essential advice on turn out perfection in the show ring for yourself and your horse. The Saddle Make sure that you and your horse are correctly dressed. At the higher levels, a proper show saddle in Havana Brown is a good investment, as it shows off your horse’s conformation better than a dressage or…

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Jayne Ross Shines in Hickstead Showing Classes

Competition winner Laura Moore presents the prize for The Alltech Supreme Hack Championship to Jayne Ross riding Forgeland Hyde Park

Jayne Ross has once again proved she is the queen of showing following a number of wins during this year’s Al Shira’aa Hickstead Derby Meeting. Some of the country’s top show riders and producers headed down to West Sussex showground to compete in the showing classes, which included a number of Horse of the Year Show qualifiers. For a second year running the prize for The Alltech Supreme Hack Championship was presented by the winner of a joint competition between Alltech and World Horse Welfare. Laura Moore from Bristol was…

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World’s Best Out in Force at CHI Royal Windsor Horse Show

Kingdom Of Bahrain Stakes For The King's Cup Equita Van T Zorgvliet - Daniel Deusser - Royal Windsor Horse Show, in Windsor in the county of Berkshire, UK on 11th May 2018

World’s Best Out in Force at CHI Royal Windsor Horse Show Her Majesty The Queen was present to watch the afternoon action in the Castle Arena, presenting several awards, including the Best Turned Out Trooper and The Challenge Cup and Queen’s Plate for the winners of the Land Rover Services Team Jumping. VIDEO OF THE DAY Reigning Royal Windsor Horse Show Rolex Grand Prix champion Kent Farrington discusses his return from injury and his hopes for the day’s prestigious competition.   SHOW JUMPING: DEUSSER AND EQUITA MAKE IT TWO FROM TWO…

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Tried and Tested: Ariat Ladies Hex Showstopper Show Shirt

Ariat Ladies Hex Showstopper Show Shirt

Tried and Tested: Ariat Ladies Hex Showstopper Show Shirt Everything Horse Rating – ♥♥♥♥♥ 5/5 New for 2017, the Ariat Ladies Hex Showstopper Show Shirt is stylish, yet comfortable. The entire range of Showstopper shirts boast moisture wicking technology, designed to keep any equestrian athlete comfortable in, and out, of the saddle. Ariat’s Moisture Movement Technology (MMT™) draws moisture away from the skin, transferring it to the fabric’s outer surface to evaporate quickly. On review we found the top to be hard-wearing, elasticated and the fit was according to size. The…

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10 Show Day Catastrophes, in Order of Appearance

10 Show Day Catastrophes, in Order of Appearance

10 Show Day Catastrophes, in Order of Appearance So it’s show day! You’re ready to go the night before, you’ve mentally played out the next day’s schedule over a thousand times in your head, so your day should go like clockwork. Here’s 10 show day catastrophes, in order of appearance you may, or may not be able to relate to; You arrive at the yard to find your horse has ripped off his Lycra vest, laying in a pile of poo right on his ‘white bits’. Out comes the bucket and…

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5 Top Showing Tips with Jayne Ross

Top showing tips with Jayne Ross

5 Top Showing Tips with Jayne Ross Here Black Country Saddles show rider and producer, Jayne Ross, provides us with some great showing tips for the show ring. Jayne Ross Showing Tips The bigger the show means a bigger arena, therefore your horse will need to be fitter” says Jayne. Horses and ponies will need to cope with the working for longer periods over different ground, also make sure you’re fit enough for it too! Chances are, you won’t know until you get there who’ll be riding your horse. If this…

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Winter Showing Tips

Winter Showing Tips with Jayne Ross

Winter Showing Tips This month Black Country Saddles sponsored show rider and producer Jayne Ross gives us some winter showing tips for the show ring. From training at home to perfecting your turnout Jayne provides some top advice to help you conquer some common problems. Well known in the showing world, Jayne has ridden and trained many top show horses over the years winning all major titles including five supreme championships at the Horse of the Year Show. Top Tips Is your horse a little slow off the leg? Try using…

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Classes Galore at Equifest 2016

Classes Galore at Equifest 2016 Want to compete in a fun, summer party environment with your friends and family there for support? Equifest – The Festival for Horse Lovers – has hundreds of classes to choose from and they could involve your horse or pony and even your canine friend! Equifest is one of the largest competing events in the equestrian calendar; it attracts a mammoth audience of over 10,000 riders and visitors each year. Featuring the most extensive range of showing classes to suit every type of horse, pony…

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Showing, showjumping and more at the Longines Royal International Horse Show

Showing, showjumping and more at the Longines Royal International Horse Show The Longines Royal International Horse Show is one of largest shows in the world, with top class showjumping, showing, driving and arena eventing. All held at the All England Jumping course, making it one of only three CHIO shows in the world. Hickstead plays host to the Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup of Great Britain, held on the Friday afternoon, which gives spectators their only chance to see the British riders compete as a team on home turf. This year,…

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