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Saturday, October 21, 2017


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  Emerging talent inducted onto the BEF Excel Programme
The British Equestrian Federation (BEF) has inducted the next squad of athletes onto the 2017-2019 England Excel Talent Programme. Selected from the Olympic and Paralympic equestrian disciplines, 29 athletes were invited to Solihull Riding Club on 17 October and welcomed onto the Programme by the... read more »
20/10/2017
  British Veteran Team win AJA Final and 2017 League title
Last Saturday, 14th October, the British Veterans Team of James Loffet, Keith Stockdale, Catherine Fowdrey and Lynda Birke won the AJA Team competition at the CSIV-B show in Barcelona. The team finished with a zero score to beat Switzerland and also secure the Trophy for... read more »
19/10/2017
Jumpers on course at the 2017 Futurity Jumpers on course at the 2017 Futurity
Just one youngster was awarded a prestigious elite premium at the 2017 Baileys Horse Feeds/ British Breeding/British Equestrian Federation (BEF) Futurity. The popular futurity series for foals to three-year-olds bred in the UK for competition in eventing, dressage, showjumping and endurance ran from the 14th... read more »
19/10/2017
  Dodson & Horrell 0.95m and 1.10m National Amateur Second Rounds at Chard Equestrian
The Dodson & Horrell National Amateur Second Rounds held at Chard Equestrian in Crewkerne, Somerset pulled in fifty-eight keen combinations to compete across the 0.95m and 1.10m Second Rounds. With qualification for the Dodson & Horrell National Amateur Championships, held at Aintree Equestrian Centre in Liverpool... read more »
18/10/2017
The Haddon Training British Grooms Awards 2017 The Haddon Training British Grooms Awards 2017
With the continuing media coverage facilitating the rising awareness of the important role grooms play in their rider’s success and none more so than ever of those who supported the Team GBR riders at the Longines FEI Senior European Championships together with those who supported... read more »
16/10/2017
  Tickets Now on Sale for FEI World Equestrian Games Tryon 2018
Tickets for the FEI World Equestrian GamesTM Tryon 2018(WEG) are now on sale. Set for September 11 through September 23 in the scenic Carolinas region of the United States, spectators can choose from a variety of ticket types to experience the world’s largest equestrian championship.... read more »
16/10/2017
Live streaming from the Bury Farm All Stars Showjumping Championship starts Thursday! Live streaming from the Bury Farm All Stars Showjumping Championship starts Thursday!
The action at the Bury Farm All Stars Showjumping Championship gets underway on Thursday 19th October and for those who are unable to get there, you can catch it live on www.britishequestriansport.tv! The showjumping will get started at 9.00am on Thursday with the Connolly's RED MILLS... read more »
16/10/2017
  Laura Renwick wins CSI3* Grand Prix on the final day of the Vilamoura Champions Tour
Laura Renwick rounded off the final day of the Vilamoura Champions Tour in style winning the CSI3* Grand Prix on board Bintang II owned by herself and John Renwick. From a starting field of fifty-five talented showjumpers, this combination were one of just eight to jump... read more »
16/10/2017
Major Pony Show Jumping at Liverpool International Horse Show Major Pony Show Jumping at Liverpool International Horse Show
THIS year’s Liverpool International Horse Show will see exciting Pony Grand Prix showjumping classes for all three height divisions. The pony classes always prove hugely popular and 2017 is the first year all three 128cm, 138cm and 148cm Grand Prix Championships will take place. Making the classes... read more »
12/10/2017
Live streaming from the Aintree Equestrian Centre Premier Show starts tomorrow! Live streaming from the Aintree Equestrian Centre Premier Show starts tomorrow!
The Premier Show at Aintree Equestrian Centre gets underway at 8.00am tomorrow and for those who are unable to get there, you can catch the live action from the Main Arena on www.britishequestriansport.tv! Competition starts at 8.00am on Thursday 12th October with the Connolly's RED MILLS... read more »
11/10/2017
KBIS British Equestrian Insurance to celebrate a decade of Senior British Novice Championship sponsorship KBIS British Equestrian Insurance to celebrate a decade of Senior British Novice Championship sponsorship
KBIS British Equestrian Insurance is one of the largest independent horse insurance providers and 2018 will see them celebrate ten consecutive years of sponsorship of the popular Senior British Novice Championship. With over 25 years of experience, KBIS’s growth and customer loyalty has been built upon... read more »
10/10/2017
  Dodson & Horrell 0.85m and 1.05m National Amateur Second Rounds at The Cabin Equestrian Centre
The Dodson & Horrell National Amateur Second Rounds held at The Cabin Equestrian Centre in Aberdeenshire saw keen competitors come forward to compete across the 0.85m and 1.05m Second Rounds. With the Dodson & Horrell National Amateur Championships held at Aintree Equestrian Centre in Liverpool during... read more »
09/10/2017
  Emma Stoker takes third in CSI3* Vilamoura Grand Prix
Emma Stoker took her place on the podium after finishing third in yesterday’s CSI3* Grand Prix at Vilamoura in Portugal. Finishing as the best placed Brit, Emma’s placing came on board Townhead Campus, a 12 year-old chestnut gelding owned by Bob Young. Sixty horses and riders started... read more »
09/10/2017
  Emily Moffitt lands CSI2* Grand Prix win at the Autumn Mediterranean Equestrian Tour
Emily Moffitt, who is based between Great Britain and the USA, secured a fantastic win yesterday in the CSI2* Grand Prix held at the end of the first week of the Autumn Mediterranean Equestrian Tour in Oliva, Spain. On board Galip, an 11 year-old bay gelding... read more »
09/10/2017
Nigel Coupe crowned the Leading Showjumper of the Year 2017 Nigel Coupe crowned the Leading Showjumper of the Year 2017
Nigel Coupe hailed his horse with "a heart of gold" after completing a spectacular treble on the final evening at Horse of the Year Show, Birmingham’s NEC Genting Arena. Golvers Hill, a 14-year-old bay gelding that once competed as a working hunter at HOYS, took... read more »
09/10/2017
Holly Smith heads the Zinc Management Speed Horse of the Year Holly Smith heads the Zinc Management Speed Horse of the Year
Leicestershire's Holly Smith once again underlined the versatility of Quality Old Joker as she won the Zinc Management Speed Horse of the Year title at the Horse of the Year Show. The nine-year-old bay gelding's career also shows success at two-star grand prix level and in... read more »
08/10/2017
A win for John Whitaker in the Horse & Country TV Challenge Cup A win for John Whitaker in the Horse & Country TV Challenge Cup
John Whitaker completed an outstanding double at the 2017 Horse of the Year Show by thrilling a bumper Sunday afternoon crowd at Birmingham's Genting Arena. The 62-year-old Yorkshireman, who has won numerous medals for Great Britain in major showjumping championships, followed up his victory in... read more »
08/10/2017
Madison Heath takes The Stable Company 138cm Pony Championship Madison Heath takes The Stable Company 138cm Pony Championship
Madison Heath added another title to her growing collection when she won The Stable Company 138cm Championship at Horse of the Year Show. The 12-year-old from Nantwich in Cheshire guided Sonas Barney (the 2015 138cm Horse of the Year Show champion with Nicole Lockhead-Anderson) to... read more »
08/10/2017
Amy Morris wins the 128cm Championship at Horse of the Year Show Amy Morris wins the 128cm Championship at Horse of the Year Show
Amy Morris made the long journey from Scotland exceptionally worthwhile as she launched Sunday's action at Horse of the Year Show with a fine victory in the 128cm Championship. Amy, who is from the Borders, guided 14-year-old black mare Madonna to an emphatic victory at the... read more »
08/10/2017
A win for Padraic Judge in The Naylors Equestrian Puissance A win for Padraic Judge in The Naylors Equestrian Puissance
Irish eyes were smiling at Horse of the Year Show on Saturday night as Padraic Judge and Citi Business powered to victory in the Naylors Equestrian Puissance to take the £4,950 prize money. A capacity 10,000 crowd at the Genting Arena roared its approval as... read more »
07/10/2017
Mennell Watson and Harrie Smolders jointly win HOYS Accumulator Mennell Watson and Harrie Smolders jointly win HOYS Accumulator
This evening’s Accumulator at Horse of the Year Show, Birmingham, saw British rider Mennell Watson with Whisper in the Wind and Harrie Smolders with Cas 2 share the spoils when they both notched up optimum points of 65 in exactly the same time of 49.12... read more »
07/10/2017
Tahnia Jordan-Jones wins the Squibb Group Pony Foxhunter Championship Tahnia Jordan-Jones wins the Squibb Group Pony Foxhunter Championship
Wiltshire teenager Tahnia Jordan-Jones completed a stunning Horse of the Year Show double when she won the Squibb Group Pony Foxhunter Championship. Barely 48 hours after landing the Blue Chip Pony Newcomers class on Jumper, Swindon-based Tahnia added Foxhunter success with the same pony in... read more »
07/10/2017
A French win in The Thistledown Stakes A French win in The Thistledown Stakes
Frenchman Titouan Schumacher continued his sparkling Horse of the Year Show debut by winning the Thistledown Stakes at Birmingham's Genting Arena. The Normandy-based rider finished second in Friday's Grandstand Welcome Stakes behind Irishman Anthony Condon, but he went one better as he returned to action... read more »
07/10/2017
Kathryn Ellison takes the Speedi-Beet Grade C Championship Kathryn Ellison takes the Speedi-Beet Grade C Championship
Kathryn Ellison hailed the biggest win of her career after posting a stylish victory in the prestigious Speedi-Beet Grade C Championship at Horse of the Year Show. The West Dorset showjumper emerged victorious with her home-bred nine-year-old bay mare, Cherokee Bay, following a five horse... read more »
07/10/2017
John Whitaker wins NAEC Stoneleigh Stakes at HOYS John Whitaker wins NAEC Stoneleigh Stakes at HOYS
Tonight was the turn of Great Britain to head the line-up when John Whitaker won the NAEC Stoneleigh Stakes at Horse of the Year Show, Birmingham. Riding his and wife Clare’s home produced and British Bred 15 year-old stallion Argento, he claimed victory over Phillip Miller... read more »
06/10/2017
Scottish teenager Shaunie Greig crowned the Leading Pony Showjumper of the Year Scottish teenager Shaunie Greig crowned the Leading Pony Showjumper of the Year
Scottish teenager Shaunie Greig claimed the biggest win in her career after landing the prestigious Leading Pony Showjumper of the Year title at the Horse of the Year Show. Shaunie, from Dunfermline in Fife, triumphed with Casino Royale VIII to land a class first contested... read more »
06/10/2017
A three-way tie in the Grandstand Media Five Fence Challenge A three-way tie in the Grandstand Media Five Fence Challenge
Horse of the Year Show spectators were treated to a bumper exhibition of world-class jumping as international competitions began at Birmingham's Genting Arena. The Grandstand Media Five Fence Challenge features a course of five fences that increase in height with each round to a maximum... read more »
06/10/2017
Anthony Condon takes the Grandstand Welcome Stakes Anthony Condon takes the Grandstand Welcome Stakes
Anthony Condon continued the feelgood factor surrounding Irish showjumping by launching the Horse of the Year Show international classes in thrilling fashion. Anthony, an Irish Nations Cup rider who is based in Cheshire, won the Grandstand Welcome Stakes and its £3,300 top prize with Zira... read more »
06/10/2017
  Dodson & Horrell 0.85m and 1.05m National Amateur Second Rounds at Maelor Equestrian Centre
The Dodson & Horrell National Amateur Second Rounds held at Maelor Equestrian Centre in Hope, Wrexham drew thirty-three talented competitors to compete across the 0.85m and 1.05m Second Rounds. With qualification for the Dodson & Horrell National Amateur Championships, held at Aintree Equestrian Centre in Liverpool... read more »
06/10/2017
Matt Sampson takes the Equitop Myoplast Senior Foxhunter Championship Matt Sampson takes the Equitop Myoplast Senior Foxhunter Championship
Yorkshireman Matt Sampson added his name to a who's who of British Showjumping when he won the prestigious Equitop Myoplast Senior Foxhunter Championship at Horse of the Year Show, Birmingham’s NEC. Matt, who is now based in Sussex, guided the eight-year-old grey mare Ebolensky to victory... read more »
05/10/2017
Wiltshire teenager Tahnia Jordan-Jones wins the Blue Chip Pony Newcomers Championship Wiltshire teenager Tahnia Jordan-Jones wins the Blue Chip Pony Newcomers Championship
Wiltshire teenager Tahnia Jordan-Jones produced a stunning performance to win the Blue Chip Pony Newcomers Championship at the Horse of the Year Show. The 15-year-old, from Swindon, set a scintillating pace that proved way too hot for the rest on her wonderfully aptly-named 11-year-old grey... read more »
05/10/2017
Alister Hippisley-Gatherum claims top spot in the SEIB Winter Novice Qualifier at Northcote Stud Alister Hippisley-Gatherum claims top spot in the SEIB Winter Novice Qualifier at Northcote Stud
Alister Hippisley-Gatherum made his journey from St Andrews in Fife worthwhile when he delivered an unbeatable performance to claim top spot in the first SEIB Winter Novice Qualifier of the season at Northcote Stud in Lancashire. Against Sixty-five other competitive combinations, the stakes were high as... read more »
05/10/2017
  Talent Seekers inc. 7 Year Old Championship
Chloe Winchester described her opening day win at Horse of the Year Show as "what dreams are made of." Chloe, from Suffolk, triumphed in the Talent Seekers, incorporating the seven-year-old Championship, with Louise Saywell riding Mac Uwe finishing in second place on the leading seven-year-old. Chloe's... read more »
04/10/2017
Nicole Pavitt heads the Connolly's RED MILLS Senior Newcomers Championship Nicole Pavitt heads the Connolly's RED MILLS Senior Newcomers Championship
Nicole Pavitt continued her recent domination of the Connolly's RED MILLS Senior Newcomers Championship with a stylish performance at the Horse of the Year Show. Just two combinations - Sussex-based Nicole on her mother Sandra's HC Cornet and Adam Botham, riding Jerome Du Luot -... read more »
04/10/2017
  Joan Lewis – Funeral Details
Further to the recent announcement in respect of the extremely sad passing of Joan Lewis, the funeral details have now be confirmed as follows: Date: Tuesday 17th October 2017 at 2pm. Venue: Crownhill Crematorium, Milton Keynes, MK8 0AH in the Oak Chapel. A celebration of Joan’s life... read more »
04/10/2017
  Silver League Championship & Horseware Bronze League Championship
Emma Sargeant turned back the clock as she claimed a superb victory on day one of Horse of the Year Show at Birmingham's Genting Arena. The Staffordshire rider was crowned British Showjumping Silver League Champion on Fool's Business, winning two years after her sister Katie... read more »
04/10/2017
  Dodson & Horrell 0.85m and 1.05m National Amateur Second Rounds at Summerhouse Equestrian Centre
Summerhouse Equestrian Centre in Hardwicke, Gloucester held Dodson & Horrell 0.85m and 1.05m National Amateur Second Rounds on Sunday and the classes proved popular with sixty-one combinations starting out. With qualification for the Dodson & Horrell National Amateur Championships, held at Aintree Equestrian Centre in Liverpool... read more »
04/10/2017
Awards Ball 2017 Awards Ball 2017
Tuesday 3rd October saw the annual British Showjumping Awards Ball take place at the St Johns Hotel, Solihull. The evening was attended by in excess of 400 guests celebrate with the extremely worthy nominees and winners from grass roots competitors through to those that have... read more »
04/10/2017
  Laura Renwick & Bintang II win Vilamoura Grand Prix
It was a phenomenal win for Laura Renwick in Portugal when she won the Vilamoura CSI 3* Grand Prix on Sunday 1st October with her own and husband John’s home produced 11 year-old bay gelding Bintang II. A field of forty-five starters came forward to contest... read more »
03/10/2017
Live streaming at Horse of the Year Show Live streaming at Horse of the Year Show
Just one day to go until the start of Horse of the Year Show, which takes place at Birmingham’s NEC Genting Arena from Wednesday 4th – Sunday 8th October. A place where audiences can be inspired by world-class international Showjumping along with an exciting line... read more »
03/10/2017
Joan Lewis (7 Jan 1936 – 2 October 2017) Joan Lewis (7 Jan 1936 – 2 October 2017)
It is with great sadness that British Showjumping announce the death of Joan Lewis, former Bedfordshire Area Representative, Advanced Course Designer and Level 2 Judge. Joan passed away peacefully this afternoon having lost her battle with cancer and will be sorely missed by many within the... read more »
02/10/2017
  THREE YOUNG STARS RAISE THE BAR AT ANIMAL HEALTH TRUST UK EQUESTRIAN AWARDS
The Animal Health Trust is very proud to announce this year’s British Showjumping Award nominees for 2017, selected by British Showjumping. Three young talented riders have been shortlisted for the prestigious title and will be judged in a new and exciting format; with the winner... read more »
02/10/2017
  Applications now open for the BEF Youth Pathway Coaching Programme
Applications for the British Equestrian Federation (BEF) Youth Pathway Coaching Programme are now open. The new 18 month programme, starting from January 2018 and supported with funding from Sport England, has been developed in collaboration with the Equestrian Olympic and Paralympic disciplines and is designed... read more »
02/10/2017

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