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Thursday, June 21, 2018


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Who will claim the honours in the Al Shira'aa Derby? Who will claim the honours in the Al Shira'aa Derby?
The entries are in for the 57th Al Shira’aa Derby, with one of the most open fields in years set to contest Hickstead's iconic showjumping class. With a prize fund of £105,000, including £35,650 to the winner, it remains one of the most coveted titles... read more »
21/06/2018
British Showjumping National Junior Academy Championships – Entries Open British Showjumping National Junior Academy Championships – Entries Open
Entries for the inaugural British Showjumping National Junior Academy Championships are now open for those who would like to enter. The annual Junior Academy Show, which was the brainchild of Corinne Bracken and Carl Belson, was first run ten years ago and has now been incorporated... read more »
20/06/2018
Alana Hood claims the Nupafeed Supplements Senior Discovery Second Round at Murimill Equestrian Centre Alana Hood claims the Nupafeed Supplements Senior Discovery Second Round at Murimill Equestrian Centre
Riders gathered at Muirmill Equestrian Centre in Kilmarnock, Ayrshire to take part in the Nupafeed Supplements Senior Discovery Second Round and it was Alana Hood who claim top spot with a stylish treble clear. With each combinations aiming for a treble clear which would see them... read more »
19/06/2018
Laura Whitfield scoops the KBIS Insurance Senior British Novice Second Round win at Muirmill Equestrian Centre Laura Whitfield scoops the KBIS Insurance Senior British Novice Second Round win at Muirmill Equestrian Centre
Taking this weekend’s KBIS Insurance Senior British Novice Second Round at Muirmill Equestrian Centre in Kilmarnock, Ayrshire by storm was Laura Whitfield, who rode three stylish clear rounds to claim first place. Competitors gathered to battle it out for a place in the KBIS Insurance... read more »
19/06/2018
Claire Shepherd claims top spot in the KBIS Insurance Senior British Novice Second Round at the British Showjumping Clwyd Area Show   Claire Shepherd claims top spot in the KBIS Insurance Senior British Novice Second Round at the British Showjumping Clwyd Area Show
The British Showjumping Clwyd Area Show played host to a KBIS Insurance Senior British Novice Second Round on Sunday and it was Claire Shepherd who claimed top spot with a foot perfect treble clear. With the aim of securing a place in the KBIS Insurance Senior... read more »
19/06/2018
Adrian Speight heads the Nupafeed Supplements Senior Discovery Second Round at Speetley Equestrian Centre Adrian Speight heads the Nupafeed Supplements Senior Discovery Second Round at Speetley Equestrian Centre
Adrian Speight proved to be on winning form at Speetley Equestrian Centre in Chesterfield, Derbyshire on Sunday when he headed the Nupafeed Supplements Senior Discovery Second Round. Each of the forty-three starters were jumping with the hope of securing a treble clear as this would see... read more »
18/06/2018
Victoria Moore takes top spot in the KBIS Insurance Senior British Novice Second Round at Chard Equestrian Victoria Moore takes top spot in the KBIS Insurance Senior British Novice Second Round at Chard Equestrian
Producing three clear rounds of showjumping, Victoria Moore jumped in to first place in the KBIS Insurance Senior British Novice Second Round which took place at Chard Equestrian in Crewkerne, Somerset. A determined field of forty-three starters began the class with high hopes of claiming a... read more »
18/06/2018
Abbe Burchmore-Eames dominates the Connolly’s RED MILLS Senior Newcomers Second Round at Brook Farm Equestrian Club Abbe Burchmore-Eames dominates the Connolly’s RED MILLS Senior Newcomers Second Round at Brook Farm Equestrian Club
This weekend’s Connolly’s RED MILLS Senior Newcomers Second Round at Brook Farm Equestrian Club in Romford, Essex marks the half way point through the series and it was Abbe Burchmore-Eames who dominated the class to finish in top spot. With only two qualification spots on... read more »
18/06/2018
Global Appeal at Bolesworth International Global Appeal at Bolesworth International
Brazilian rider Pedro Junqueira Muylaert underlined the true global appeal of this year's Equerry Bolesworth International Horse Show by claiming an impressive victory on the final day. Pedro, part of the Nations Cup-winning Brazil team at Hickstead last year and a strong contender to line up... read more »
17/06/2018
Thrilling Finish as Paul Kennedy Wins Equerry Grand Prix Thrilling Finish as Paul Kennedy Wins Equerry Grand Prix
Paul Kennedy led an Irish grand prix one-two as this year's Equerry Bolesworth International Horse Show reached a thrilling conclusion on Sunday. Paul, who is based in nearby Shropshire, captured the £30,000 Equerry Grand Prix top prize aboard 12-year-old Cartown Danger Mouse to deny his countryman... read more »
17/06/2018
Barker’s a Happy Boy at Bolesworth Barker’s a Happy Boy at Bolesworth
Britain's Paul Barker underlined his consistency by posting a win on the final day of this year's Equerry Bolesworth International Horse Show. Paul and the highly-rated Happy Boy won the two-star accumulator class, sponsored by AW Jenkinson Forest Products, on the maximum score of 65 points. Riders... read more »
17/06/2018
Matt and Reece Rev it Up at Bolesworth Matt and Reece Rev it Up at Bolesworth
Matt Sampson and Reece Oliver lived life in the fast lane as they won a spectacular Bentley Manchester ride and drive race to the finish at the Equerry Bolesworth International Horse Show on Saturday night. The competition witnessed horsepower at its most exhilarating through a relay... read more »
17/06/2018
International Flavour Arrives at Bolesworth International Flavour Arrives at Bolesworth
There was a true international flavour at Bolesworth on Saturday as United Arab Emirates rider Hamed Ali Al Kirbi took his place on this year's roll of honour. An impressive display on Uxmal d'Ysieux saw him land the two-star 1.40-metre jump-off class, sponsored by Hunters Gin. A... read more »
16/06/2018
Julie Sparkles at Bolesworth International Julie Sparkles at Bolesworth International
American Julie Welles overcame a rainstorm of tropical proportions and a testing course to claim an impressive victory at the Equerry Bolesworth International Horse Show on Saturday. And there was a connection with reigning Olympic showjumping champion - British star Nick Skelton - as Julie won... read more »
16/06/2018
Win for Francois Mathy Jnr with Robert Smith Close 2nd at Bolesworth Win for Francois Mathy Jnr with Robert Smith Close 2nd at Bolesworth
Belgium's Francois Mathy Jr made a winning return to the Equerry Bolesworth International Horse Show as Saturday's action produced a thrilling speed class in the International Arena. The 1.45-metre competition, sponsored by Voltaire Design, saw the top four combinations separated by just 44 hundredths of a... read more »
16/06/2018
Emphatic Victory for Laura Renwick at Bolesworth Emphatic Victory for Laura Renwick at Bolesworth
Great Britain's top-ranked female rider Laura Renwick launched Ladies' Day at the Equerry Bolesworth International Horse Show with an emphatic victory in the opening four-star class. Laura, a consistent winner on the British and European showjumping circuits, proved unstoppable in the 1.35-metre two-phase competition, sponsored by... read more »
16/06/2018
Shaunie Turns on the Style Shaunie Turns on the Style
Scottish teenager Shaunie Greig underlined why she is among British showjumping's most exciting prospects by producing a stunning performance at the Equerry Bolesworth International Horse Show. Shaunie, from Dunfermline in Fife, won the 148cms Pony Grand Prix, sponsored by Carden Arms, and no-one could doubt her... read more »
15/06/2018
Breen’s Record-Breaking Performance Breen’s Record-Breaking Performance
Irish star Shane Breen produced a record-breaking performance to win a memorable Equerry Bolesworth International Puissance on Friday night. Bolesworth's International Arena was at its majestic best in glorious sunshine as a capacity crowd witnessed a truly outstanding exhibition of power and precision jumping. Shane and 18-year-old... read more »
15/06/2018
Brilliant Bolesworth Int'l Win for Irishman Paul Kennedy Brilliant Bolesworth Int'l Win for Irishman Paul Kennedy
Irishman Paul Kennedy hailed the "amazing" Equerry Bolesworth International Horse Show after claiming a brilliant win in Friday's four-star feature class. Paul, who finished third in last year's Bolesworth grand prix with his home-bred Cartown Danger Mouse, returned to the show's International Arena and once again... read more »
15/06/2018
Lovegrove Leaps to Bolesworth Triumph Lovegrove Leaps to Bolesworth Triumph
Graham Lovegrove showcased his skill and experience to claim an impressive victory in Friday's feature two-star class at the Equerry Bolesworth International Horse Show. The two-phase competition, sponsored by Gaskells Waste, attracted a bumper entry of more than 70 starters, and it was Graham and Alfie... read more »
15/06/2018
Bolesworth's Big Beautiful Weekend Bolesworth's Big Beautiful Weekend
Cheshire is gearing up for the big, beautiful weekend at Bolesworth Castle, where world-class sport meets fabulous entertainment and a buzzing social scene. The Equerry Bolesworth International Horse Show, which runs from June 13th to 17th, is one of the biggest sporting and social weekends in... read more »
15/06/2018
Matt Sampson Sings the Blues at Bolesworth Matt Sampson Sings the Blues at Bolesworth
British showjumpers made a blistering start to the Equerry Bolesworth International Horse Show in front of a capacity crowd on Thursday. The opening four-star international class - a two-phase competition sponsored by Naylors Equestrian - saw more than 50 starters tackle the International Arena class. And... read more »
14/06/2018
Who will claim the honours in the Al Shira'aa Derby? Who will claim the honours in the Al Shira'aa Derby?
The entries are in for the 57th Al Shira’aa Derby, with one of the most open fields in years set to contest Hickstead's iconic showjumping class. With a prize fund of £105,000, including £35,650 to the winner, it remains one of the most coveted titles... read more »
14/06/2018
Claudia Moore wins The Stable Company HOYS 138cms Qualifier at The College Equestrian Centre, Keysoe Claudia Moore wins The Stable Company HOYS 138cms Qualifier at The College Equestrian Centre, Keysoe
Fresh from representing Great Britain in the Pony Nations Cup in Wierden at the end of May, Claudia Moore rode straight in to first place in The Stable Company HOYS 138cm Qualifier held at The College Equestrian Centre, Keysoe in Bedford on Sunday. The class started... read more »
13/06/2018
Courtney Young secures the Blue Chip Pony Newcomers Second Round at The College Equestrian Centre, Keysoe Courtney Young secures the Blue Chip Pony Newcomers Second Round at The College Equestrian Centre, Keysoe
The College Equestrian Centre in Keysoe played host to a well-supported Blue Chip Pony Newcomers Second Round on Sunday and it was Courtney Young who jumped to victory with a cracking treble clear. Every of the seventy-one riders was determined to secure the one of the... read more »
13/06/2018
Elizabeth Baker scoops the Equithème Leading Pony Showjumper of the Year Qualifier at The College Equestrian Centre, Keysoe  Elizabeth Baker scoops the Equithème Leading Pony Showjumper of the Year Qualifier at The College Equestrian Centre, Keysoe
In a challenging Equithème Leading Pony Showjumper of the Year Qualifier at The College Equestrian Centre in Keysoe, Bedford, Elizabeth Baker rode the only clear round of the class to scoop first place. Each of the thirty-four starters were keen to pick up one of the... read more »
13/06/2018
Live streaming from the Equerry Bolesworth International Horse Show! Live streaming from the Equerry Bolesworth International Horse Show!
Get set for a fantastic Equerry Bolesworth International Horse Show, which will have world-class showjumping, international dressage and high-end shopping and dining! Set in the beautiful surroundings of Bolesworth Castle near Tattenhall, Chester, the show, which runs between the 13th - 17th June, offers something for... read more »
13/06/2018
Stephanie Harris claims the Nupafeed Supplements Senior Discovery Second Round at Dorset Showground Stephanie Harris claims the Nupafeed Supplements Senior Discovery Second Round at Dorset Showground
Taking on a strong field, Stephanie Harris claimed top spot in the Nupafeed Supplements Senior Discovery Second Round at Dorset Showground in Gillingham on Sunday. Thirty-one combinations started out over Tony Mills’ course and each rider was hoping to secure a treble clear as this would... read more »
12/06/2018
  Calling for those involved in the showjumping world for a potential new TV show
Calling for those involved in the showjumping world for a potential new TV show Are you a larger than life character? Is there always drama in your life? Are you ambitious? Are you the funny one in your group? Or the one with all the opinions? Riders,... read more »
12/06/2018
Paul Barker wins the British Horse Feeds Speedi-Beet HOYS Grade C Qualifier at Bramham International Horse Show Paul Barker wins the British Horse Feeds Speedi-Beet HOYS Grade C Qualifier at Bramham International Horse Show
Proving that he is still on winning form, Paul Barker secured his second ticket to the Horse of the Year Show, this time taking top spot in the British Horse Feeds Speedi-Beet HOYS Grade C Qualifier held at Bramham International Trials on Saturday. With three... read more »
12/06/2018
Christina Richardson-Kenyon secures the Nupafeed Supplements Senior Discovery Second Round at Dean Valley Farm Christina Richardson-Kenyon secures the Nupafeed Supplements Senior Discovery Second Round at Dean Valley Farm
On a fine Sunday morning at Dean Valley Farm in Stockport, Cheshire, riders gathered to take part in the Nupafeed Supplements Senior Discovery Second Round and it was Christina Richardson-Kenyon who jumped three clear rounds to secure first place. Each of the forty-two combinations began the... read more »
12/06/2018
ClipMyHorse.TV to show the Al Shira'aa Hickstead Derby Meeting ClipMyHorse.TV to show the Al Shira'aa Hickstead Derby Meeting
The Al Shira’aa Hickstead Derby Meeting (21-24 June 2018) will be broadcast live for the first time on ClipMyHorse.TV. This international streaming platform already shows many of the world’s top equestrian events, and Hickstead’s famous Derby Meeting is the latest to join its prestigious line up. ClipMyHorse.TV... read more »
12/06/2018
Sam Ward wins the British Horse Feeds Speedi-Beet HOYS Grade C Qualifier at the South of England Show Sam Ward wins the British Horse Feeds Speedi-Beet HOYS Grade C Qualifier at the South of England Show
The South of England Show in Haywards Heath, West Sussex played host to a British Horse Feeds Speedi-Beet HOYS Grade C Qualifier and with a huge seventy starters, there was plenty of action for the spectators. Keeping his cool, Sam Ward rode a convincing double... read more »
12/06/2018
Equine Indemnity join the British Showjumping Business Partnership Equine Indemnity join the British Showjumping Business Partnership
Equine Indemnity, a new not-for-profit scheme for showjumpers, has joined forces with British Showjumping to not only support the British Showjumping Business Partnership, but also the Young Rider League. The innovative peer to peer scheme increases investment in the world of Showjumping by reducing risk,... read more »
12/06/2018
  William Fletcher & Persimmon scoop a win in the South of England Show leg of the International Stairway
The fourth leg of this year’s International Stairway took place on Friday at South of England Show with William Fletcher taking home the title on board Graham Fletcher’s 12 year-old brown gelding, Persimmon. As one of eight clears in the first round, 19 year-old William from... read more »
11/06/2018
Live Streaming from the Keysoe Pony Premier Live Streaming from the Keysoe Pony Premier
Catch all of the action from the Keysoe Pony Premier live on www.britishequestriansport.tv from 8.30am on Saturday 9th June right through to Sunday 10th June! The live stream will be hosted from the International Ecotrack Main Arena and kicks off with a Junior 1.15m &... read more »
08/06/2018
Ben Walker secures the Equitop Myoplast Senior Foxhunter Second Round at The College Equestrian Centre, Keysoe Ben Walker secures the Equitop Myoplast Senior Foxhunter Second Round at The College Equestrian Centre, Keysoe
As a midweek treat, The College Equestrian Centre in Keysoe, Bedford held the next of the Equitop Myoplast Senior Foxhunter Second Rounds and it was Ben Walker who secured top spot with the only treble clear of the class. With two direct qualifying tickets on offer... read more »
08/06/2018
British Showjumping’s Team NAF announced for Rotterdam CSIO5* FEI Nations Cup British Showjumping’s Team NAF announced for Rotterdam CSIO5* FEI Nations Cup
The following squad has been selected to represent Great Britain under the title sponsor banner of Team NAF in the CSIO5* FEI Nations Cup in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. The competition takes place between the 21st – 24th June 2018 at the CHIO Rotterdam. This will... read more »
06/06/2018
William Funnell hoping for record fourth Hickstead Derby title William Funnell hoping for record fourth Hickstead Derby title
International showjumper William Funnell is hoping to achieve a fourth win at this month’s Al Shira’aa Derby at Hickstead. The Surrey-based rider has a very good chance of adding to his tally of wins with the talented Billy Buckingham, who finished sixth in the class last... read more »
06/06/2018
British Showjumping’s Team NAF announced for Veteran European Championships British Showjumping’s Team NAF announced for Veteran European Championships
The following squad has been selected to represent Great Britain under the title sponsor banner of Team NAF at the Veteran European Championships 2018. The Championships take place between the 27th June – 1st July 2018 at Dagobertshausen in Germany. Catherine Fowdrey from Polegate, East Sussex... read more »
06/06/2018
Laura Mantel triumphs in the British Horse Feeds Speedi-Beet HOYS Grade C Qualifier at the Royal Bath and West Show Laura Mantel triumphs in the British Horse Feeds Speedi-Beet HOYS Grade C Qualifier at the Royal Bath and West Show
The Royal Bath and West Show took place in Shepton Mallet, Somerset and was a great event for competitors and spectators alike. Taking the atmosphere in her stride, it was Laura mantel who put forward the winning performance in the British Horse Feeds Speedi-Beet HOYS... read more »
05/06/2018
Olivia Sheppard wins the Blue Chip Pony Newcomers Second Round at Cherwell Competition Centre Olivia Sheppard wins the Blue Chip Pony Newcomers Second Round at Cherwell Competition Centre
Seeing off fifty-six determined combinations, Olivia Sheppard won the Blue Chip Pony Newcomers Second Round held at Cherwell Competition Centre in Oxford on Saturday. With two Horse of the Year Show tickets on offer for this October’s Blue Chip Pony Newcomers Championship Final and after two... read more »
04/06/2018
Monica Ballard claims the Horseware Bronze League Qualifier win at Crofton Manor Equestrian Centre Monica Ballard claims the Horseware Bronze League Qualifier win at Crofton Manor Equestrian Centre
With three clear rounds of showjumping under her belt it was Monica Ballard who claimed top spot in the Horseware Bronze League Qualifier which took place at Crofton Manor Equestrian Centre near Fareham, Hampshire on Sunday. Each competitor started the class with high hopes of claiming... read more »
04/06/2018
  FEI CSIO3* Lisbon Round Up
The team of riders that were sent to represent Great Britain in Lisbon, under the title sponsor banner of NAF UK, fared well in some of the World Class ranking classes despite things not going so well for them in the Nations Cup competition. The CSIO... read more »
03/06/2018
Great Britain deliver five clears to finish 5th in St Gallen Nations Cup Great Britain deliver five clears to finish 5th in St Gallen Nations Cup
It was a fifth place finish for Great Britain, riding under the title team sponsorship NAF UK, in this afternoon’s CSIO 5* Nations Cup competition in St Gallen, Switzerland despite the team posting five incredible clear round performances. This, the first point scoring leg of the... read more »
03/06/2018
Ben Maher Extends Winning Streak in Saint Tropez Ben Maher Extends Winning Streak in Saint Tropez
Great Britain’s Ben Maher took a sensational second win of the season today, following a breath taking jump-off in the Longines Global Champions Tour Grand Prix of Ramatuelle, Saint Tropez. The fight for the 2018 title has intensified after Edwina Tops-Alexander’s podium sees her regain... read more »
02/06/2018
  Lily Freeman-Attwood delivers Great Britain a Grand Prix win in Wierden
An incredibly hard fought jump off saw Lily Freeman-Attwood post a well deserved victory in the Pony Grand Prix in Wierden, The Netherlands earlier this afternoon at the Dutch Youngster Festival. Aged 16 years and from Shrewsbury, Shropshire she was one of sixteen combinations that posted... read more »
02/06/2018
  Kerry Brennan and Wellington M take the top spot in the Suffolk County Show leg of the International Stairway
The third leg of this year’s International Stairway took place on Thursday at Suffolk County Show with Kerry Brennan taking home the title on board Liane Smith’s 15 year-old bay gelding, Wellington M. As one of only four clears in the first round, Kerry, who is... read more »
01/06/2018
  Christie Pritchard 3rd in Young Rider Grand Prix at Wierden
Having only recently come back to international competition after a two year break, it was a great performance from Christie Pritchard that saw her finish 3rd in the Young Rider Grand Prix in Wierden this evening. This was the final class for the Young Riders at... read more »
01/06/2018
Harriet Nuttall 3rd in CSIO5* Grand Prix of Switzerland Harriet Nuttall 3rd in CSIO5* Grand Prix of Switzerland
The CSIO5* 1.60m Grand Prix in St Gallen, Switzerland saw Harriet Nuttall from Yeovil, Somerset put in an outstanding performance to finish in 3rd place earlier this afternoon. Riding her father Rupert’s 14 year-old chestnut gelding A Touch Imperious, she secured 3rd position finishing on just... read more »
01/06/2018
GB's Team NAF Juniors finish 2nd in Wierden Nations Cup GB's Team NAF Juniors finish 2nd in Wierden Nations Cup
The British Junior Team, riding under the title sponsor of Team NAF, finished joint 2nd earlier this morning in their respective Nations Cup competition in Wierden, The Netherlands. The Dutch Youngster Festival which started on the 30th May and culminates tomorrow 2nd June has seen some... read more »
01/06/2018

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