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New HOYS Award Honour Real Achievement

Every year dedicated owners, breeders, exhibitors and producers put their all into getting to Horse of the Year Show (HOYS). Now, those efforts will be recognised and honoured with new awards based on results achieved during the outdoor season. Grandstand Media Ltd, organiser of the show, is launching something for the whole showing world to More...

Sian Lovatt – her equestrian life

Sian Lovatt

Hi Guys,I hope you all have had a fantastic month getting ready for the competition season again. Ceaser and I have been preparing and he is just about fit and ready to go out and start doing our Veteran Horse Society showing qualifiers. We had a jumping lesson with Lincolnshire’s very own James Arkley last More...

Natasha Baker gains Sponsorship from Belstane

Natasha Baker

Natasha Baker BiographyAbout MeI am 22 years old and currently working full time with my horses in Uxbridge, West London. I am a Grade II, National and International Para Dressage rider, current European Champion and am fortunate to be part of the World Class Performance Programme.My riding career started at my local Riding for the More...

Top British riders at Eventing hot spots around the country

The weekend past was one packed with Eventing competitions for top British riders at Gatcombe Park (Gloucs), Burgham (Northumberland) and Great Witchingham (Norfolk).William Fox-Pitt, Zara Phillips, Lucy Wiegersma and Oliver Townend dominated the top twenty places in the Advanced Intermediate sections at Gatcombe Park; Phillips was overall the most triumphant with three horses in the More...

Temperatures Rise at Belton!

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With Belton Weekend finally here, it looks like records are being broken all over the place. Not only have we had one of the hottest week’s on record for March, but Belton International has its hottest line up ever!! With over 750 competitors descending on Grantham’s Belton Park estate, riders from 15 nations are all More...

New-look course and schedule for Blenheim

Blenheim Palace PC

Fidelity Worldwide Investments has extended its title sponsorship of the Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials for the next three years (2012-15); allowing the organisers to re-invest in some new fences, improve the going and introduce other enhancements for this year’s running (6-9 September 2012).“2012 is going to be an exciting year for Blenheim’s cross country More...

Equestrian Life Dressage Championships at Sheepgate

Equestrian Life Dressage championships enjoyed fabulous weather and the superb facilities of Sheepgate yesterday. I was writing for one of the judges and was so impressed by the standard of riding and schooling. The variety of horses and ponies from cobs and coloureds, to former show ponies and happy hackers were performing REALLY good tests. More...

Barleyfields Equestrian Centre recent BSPS Show

Look out for results and photos in the next edition of Equestrian Life East Midlands April   Rhum of Logerait owned by M Roberts, ridden by Duncan Roberts            A line up in M&M Class               Fairjoys Flash Robin owned by R. Waite, ridden by More...

The Festival Helps Cancer Resarch UK Raise £250,000

Fund raising activities centred around The Festival at Cheltenham Racecourse helped generate in excess of £250,000 for Cancer Research UK. Cheltenham Racecourse has been a huge supporter of the world’s leading cancer charity since the inception of an annual fund raising race for amateur jockeys in 2010 and has, over the past three years, helped More...

Star Studded Field for Badminton

The Entry list for the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials 2012 is now published on the Badminton website www.badminton-horse.co.uk and it is as star studded as ever in this Olympic year. Once again, not all the aspiring riders have been able to be accommodated, so there is a Waiting List of 49 after the usual More...