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Memorial service to celebrate the life and career of Tim Stockdale
January 16, 2019
A Memorial Service to celebrate the life and career of Tim Stockdale is to be held at 11am on Tuesday 5th February 2019 at: The Indoor Cricket School Northamptonshire County Cricket Ground Abington Avenue Northampton NN1 4PR  All are welcome.  Indications of attendance can be emailed to information@timstockdale.co.uk . ...
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Tatiane Mauree from Berkshire is January’s NAF Shining Star
January 15, 2019
Tatiane Mauree has been awarded the NAF Shining Star for January after being nominated by Oxfordshire and Berkshire Lead Coach, Sharon Quant. Fourteen year-old Tatiane from Newbury, Berkshire has been a committed member of the Junior Academy for several years. “Tatiane is a great sportswoman, she...
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A STERLING YEAR FOR BRITISH BRED EQUINES CELEBRATED  AT   THE BRITISH BREEDERS’ AWARDS DINNER AND CEREMONY
January 14, 2019
On Saturday 12th January, breeders of the top British-bred horses from around the country converged in London at the Grange City Hotel, for the British Breeders Dinner and Awards Ceremony, organised by the British Horse Foundation (BHF). There has been much to celebrate for British...
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Ryan O’Sullivan triumphs in the SEIB Winter Novice Qualifier at Crofton Manor Equestrian Centre
January 14, 2019
Crofton Manor Equestrian Centre in Fareham, Hampshire played host to a SEIB Winter Novice Qualifier on Sunday morning and it was Ryan O’Sullivan from Beedon, Berkshire who took the win. Half of the initial thirty-four starters jumped clear around Matthew Hoskins’ first round track but only...
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Laura Mantel seals victory in the Winter Grand Prix at Crofton Manor Equestrian Centre
January 14, 2019
Laura Mantel from Reading, Berkshire continued her flying form as she headed up another Winter Grand Prix, this time at Crofton Manor Equestrian Centre in Fareham, Hampshire. Laura landed the top spot with Elizabeth Howes’ Glory B V and this was the second Winter Grand Prix...
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Nicole Pavitt takes the top spot in the Champagne Cave Winter Grades B & C Qualifier at Crofton Manor Equestrian Centre
January 14, 2019
Nicole Pavitt from Crawley, West Sussex sealed the win in The Champagne Cave Winter Grades B & C Qualifier which took place on Friday afternoon at Crofton Manor Equestrian Centre in Fareham, Hampshire. One-third of the initial starting combinations jumped a clear first round to make...
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World class athletes selected for equestrian 2019-2021 squad
January 11, 2019
The British Equestrian Federation (BEF) has selected 25 athletes for the UK Sport National Lottery funded World Class Programme Podium Potential squad for 2019-2021. Selected athletes from the Olympic and Paralympic equestrian disciplines were invited to Warwick University yesterday for their induction where they met members...
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January 11, 2019
The closing date for those wishing to apply for the vacancy of Board Chair at British Showjumping is midday on Friday 18th January 2019. If all candidates wishing to apply could send their covering letter and CV to the British Showjumping Head of Communications, Maria Haig, by this...
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The Equerry Bolesworth International Horse Show Early Bird Tickets On Sale Now
January 11, 2019
Why not secure yourself an amazing discount if you are planning a fantastic trip to The Equerry Bolesworth International Horse Show this summer? For all tickets Wednesday to Sunday, June 12 to 16 you can save yourself a great 40% off gate prices, together with access...
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Emma-Jo Slater takes the honours in the SEIB Winter Novice Qualifier at Onley Grounds Equestrian Centre
January 08, 2019
Onley Grounds Equestrian Centre in Rugby, Warwickshire was a popular choice for competitors over the weekend as eighty-four combinations came forward to compete in the SEIB Winter Novice Qualifier on Sunday with Emma-Jo Slater taking the top spot. Thirty of the initial starters completed the first...
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Jamie Wingrove triumphs in the Winter Grand Prix at Onley Grounds Equestrian Centre
January 08, 2019
Jamie Wingrove from Leamington Spa, Warwickshire didn’t have to travel far for his win in Saturday’s Winter Grand Prix at Onley Grounds Equestrian Centre in Rugby, Warwickshire. Jamie claimed the top spot on board Stephen Stamper’s eye-catching 10 year-old grey mare Ephonie P. Just under half...
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 Chloe Reynolds takes the top spot in The Champagne Cave Winter Grades B&C at Onley Grounds Equestrian Centre
January 08, 2019
The Champagne Cave Winter Grades B & C Championship Qualifier held at Onley Grounds Equestrian Centre in Warwickshire was claimed by Chloe Reynolds from Bridgwater, Somerset. Forty-five competitors came forward hoping to snatch one of the two qualifying tickets on offer for the Championship Final which...
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Irish Eyes Are Smiling in TheraPlateUK Liverpool International Horse Show
December 31, 2018
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...
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Professional groom Daniel wins a car for a year
December 31, 2018
  THIS year’s TheraPlate UK Liverpool International Horse Show saw two new awards launched at the prestigious event – with lucky groom DanielTarpey winning a car for 12 months! The Golden Groom Award and the Peak Performance Award were supported by TheraPlate UK and included the use...
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Eve Gallops to Success at Liverpool
December 31, 2018
  Eve Staveley rounded off the amateur classes at this year's TheraPlateUK Liverpool International Horse Show with victory in the CSIAm-A class, sponsored by Irish Horse Gateway. Seven combinations made it through to the jump-off, with Eve riding Shadow IV, clocking 40.44 seconds to take top spot...
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Tabitha Continues Her Liverpool Success Story
December 31, 2018
Tabitha Continues Her Liverpool Success Story     Tabitha Kyle added another title to her growing collection as the final day of the TheraPlateUK Liverpool International Horse Show got underway. The Leicestershire-based rider, a Liverpool winner last year, took the 138cms Championship, sponsored by Powder Systems, in fine style. Last...
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Matt and Michael Soar to Puissance Success
December 30, 2018
  Matt Sampson has reflected on the "amazing" experience of Puissance glory at the TheraPlateUK Liverpool International Horse Show. Yorkshireman Matt and Irish challenger Michael shared the top prize after they both jumped 2.20 metres (7ft 3in) to clear the famous red wall in a class sponsored...
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Britain’s Morgan and Lockhead Anderson finished second and third in FEI Ponies Jumping Trophy 2018
December 30, 2018
Great Britain took second and third position on the podium today whilst Katie Power (IRE) took the victory with Ghost Rider in the FEI Ponies Jumping Trophy Final at Mechelen, Belgium this evening. In a thrilling deciding class that went right down to the wire,...
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Charlotte Gallops to Four-Star Victory
December 30, 2018
  Luxembourg rider Charlotte Bettendorf beat the best of British and Irish to claim an outstanding victory at the TheraPlateUK Liverpool International Horse Show on Sunday night. A sold-out Echo Arena witnessed an outstanding conclusion to the four-star international jump-off class, sponsored by Horseware Ireland. Seven combinations made...
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Brilliant Victory for Harry Charles
December 30, 2018
  Harry Charles underlined his status as one of world showjumping's most exciting prospects by claiming a brilliant victory at the TheraPlateUK Liverpool International Horse Show. The 19-year-old, from Alton in Hampshire, won the 1.45m international speed class, sponsored by Hope Valley Saddlery, with bay mare Doulita. It...
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Sula and Harriet Top the Bill in Mini Major
December 30, 2018
Sula von Bulow and Harriet Nuttall produced a show-stopping double act as they topped the bill at the TheraPlateUK Liverpool International Horse Show on Sunday. They teamed up to win the fancy dress Invitational Mini Major Relay, sponsored by Archco Developments, and they did it in...
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Polly Celebrates a Double Win at Liverpool
December 30, 2018
Polly Shaw had double cause for celebration as Sunday's action got underway at the TheraPlateUK Liverpool International Horse Show. The Hertfordshire rider followed up her victory in Saturday's CSIAm-B two-phase competition, by taking the one-round speed class, sponsored by Gatehouse, with her 10-year-old grey mare Golden...
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TED EDGAR 10 September, 1933 – 30 December, 2018
December 30, 2018
  Former top showjumper and innovator in the sport Ted Edgar passed away peacefully in his sleep at 6.30am on 30 December at the age of 85. A top showjumper in the 1950’s, 60’s and 70’s – notably with American ex-rodeo horse Uncle Max, winner of the...
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Harriet Nuttall  jumps to a memorable win at Liverpool
December 30, 2018
  Great Britain's Harriet Nuttall signed off day two at the TheraPlateUK Liverpool International Horse Show with a memorable victory. Somerset-based Harriet, who features prominently among an exciting group of young British showjumpers, won the four star jump-off class, sponsored by Voltaire Design. And it meant double delight...
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Great Double for Claudia Moore at the Theraplate UK Liverpool Int'l Horse Show
December 29, 2018
Essex teenager Claudia Moore completed a brilliant double at the TheraPlateUK Liverpool International Horse Show on Saturday. The 14-year-old, who lives near Brentwood, won the Liverpool International 148cms Championship, sponsored by Carden Arms. And in doing so, she repeated her victory of 12 months ago in the...
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Polly and Tony in  Commanding Form at Liverpool International Horse Show
December 29, 2018
Polly Shaw and Tony Pearson were in commanding form as amateur classes began on day two of the TheraPlateUK Liverpool International Horse Show. They filled the top two places in both the CSIAm-A two-phase and CSIAm-B two phase, with Polly winning one and Tony the other. Hertfordshire...
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Stylish Performance from Jack Whitaker to Head Equerry Horse Feeds Under 25 Grand Prix
December 28, 2018
  Jack Whitaker produced a stylish performance to take centre-stage on the opening night of the TheraPlateUK Liverpool International Horse Show. Jack, son of British Olympian Michael Whitaker, won the Liverpool International Under-25 Grand Prix, sponsored by Equerry Horse Feeds. And he did it with time to spare...
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Excitement Builds for a Horse Powered TheraPlate UK Liverpool International Horse Show
December 27, 2018
  IT’S all systems go for this year’s TheraPlate UK Liverpool International Horse Show. With just a few hours until countdown Frenchman Gilles Fortier, who will headline the spellbinding Phoenix stunt and pyrotechnic act joined forces with Freestyle Motocross stars, Dan Whitby (pictured) and Samson Eaton for...
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British Showjumping Office – Christmas closure details 2018
December 24, 2018
The offices for British Showjumping will be closed from 5pm on Friday 21st December 2018 and will re-open on Wednesday 2nd January 2019. In the case of an emergency, should you need to contact British Showjumping during this period, please email press@britishshowjumping.co.uk .  We would like to...
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It's an Italian Job in the Grand Prix as Olympia draws to a close
December 23, 2018
ALBERTO ZORZI DEFENDS HIS TITLE Alberto Zorzi became the fifth rider in history to win The Turkish Airlines Olympia Grand Prix back-to-back when he produced an incredible burst of speed to outdo his four rivals in the jump-off and bring a brilliant five days of jumping...
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THE 2019 ELLA POPELY AWARD GIVEN TO WILL FLETCHER WHO WILL BE MENTORED BY LAURA KRAUT
December 23, 2018
  Will Fletcher, aged 19 from Oxfordshire, has been announced as the recipient of the 2019 Ella Popely Mentorship Award at Olympia, the London Horse Show this afternoon. This unique mentorship is awarded in recognition and memory of Ella Popely, one of Great Britain’s up-and-coming youth riders,...
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 25% Member Offer for Liverpool International
December 23, 2018
To Claim your 25% off all general admission tickets, enter code LIHS25 at the checkout. Celebrate your New Year in style with the whole family at the Theraplate UK Liverpool International Horse Show with a production that will keep you at the edge of your seat...
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WILLIAM WHITAKER ON TOP OF THE WORLD
December 22, 2018
  There were ecstatic scenes as William Whitaker won the Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ at Olympia, The London International Horse Show, in front of a packed, cheering British crowd. Riding Ludwig Criel’s stallion Utamaro D’Ecaussines, William stormed around the testing jump-off course designed by Portugal’s Bernardo Costa...
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Will Whitaker Accumulates a Solid Win whilst Robert Whitaker Produces a Christmas Cracker
December 21, 2018
  British riders dominated The Keith Prowse Father Christmas Stakes, with Will Whitaker, William Funnell, Ben Maher and Guy Williams taking the top four places respectively. Riding Lammy Beach, a 10 year-oldl gelding owned by Catherine and Merna Merrett, Will posted the fastest round on the maximum...
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British Equestrian Federation receives confirmation of compliance
December 21, 2018
  The British Equestrian Federation (BEF) is delighted to announce it has received confirmation from UK Sport that they consider the Federation to be fully compliant with the Code for Sports Governance.  Furthermore, they are content with the actions taken since the publication of the independent review...
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Robert Murphy wins the inaugural Voltaire Design Under 25 British Championship
December 21, 2018
Eighteen year-old Robert Murphy from Preston, Lancashire certainly saved the best until last today when he took the Voltaire Design Under 25 British Championship title from final draw at Olympia, The London International Horse Show. Robert partnered Stacey Webb’s 11 year-old dark bay gelding Newbridges...
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British Showjumping Office – Christmas closure details 2018
December 20, 2018
  The offices for British Showjumping will be closed from 5pm on Friday 21st December 2018 and will re-open on Wednesday 2nd January 2019. In the case of an emergency, should you need to contact British Showjumping during this period, please email press@britishshowjumping.co.uk .  We would like to take this...
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BREEN SWOOPS TO CLAIM THE IVY STAKES SPONSORED BY CHAMPAGNE TAITTINGER
December 20, 2018
  OLYMPIA, THE LONDON INTERNATIONAL HORSE SHOW DAILY REPORT The crowds on day four of Olympia, The London International Horse Show were treated to some exhilarating Driving and Show Jumping performances, breathtaking displays from Santi Serra, La Garde Républicaine, The Kennel Club Dog Agility and the Shetland...
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Pip Griffiths from Gloucester is December’s NAF Shining Star
December 20, 2018
Pip Griffiths has been awarded the NAF Shining Star for December after having shown passion and dedication for her sport as well as a great ethos for team spirit. This is what sets her apart as a much valued member of the British Showjumping Gloucestershire...
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British Breeding Stallion Event 2019
December 20, 2018
The British Breeding Stallion Event 2019 will be held on at Addington Manor Equestrian Centre on Saturday 16th February, in association with Competition Stallions and sponsored by Baileys Horse Feeds.  This unique event brings together the very best stallions standing in the UK today, giving mare...
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MR BLUE SKY DAZZLES AS GB'S GUY WILLIAMS AND BILLOT SHARE PUISSANCE TITLE
December 19, 2018
  OLYMPIA, THE LONDON INTERNATIONAL HORSE SHOW DAILY REPORT Day three of Olympia, The London International Horse Show attracted a sell-out crowd for The Cayenne Puissance, one of the star attractions of the week-long event. The Puissance title was eventually shared by Great Britain's Guy Williams (Mr...
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LIVE TV COVERAGE OF OLYMPIA, THE LONDON INTERNATIONAL HORSE SHOW SET TO FEATURE HEAVILY OVER CHRISTMAS PERIOD
December 19, 2018
Taking place from Monday 17 to Sunday 23 December 2018, Olympia, The International London Horse Show will be available to homes across the UK, with extensive coverage from the BBC starting with the FEI Dressage World Cup™ Freestyle to Music at 19:20 on the evening...
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Laura Mantel heads the Winter Grand Prix at Hartpury University
December 17, 2018
Laura Mantel from Reading, Berkshire fought off fifty-six other challengers to head Sunday’s Winter Grand Prix at Hartpury University in Gloucestershire. Laura claimed the top spot on board Glory B V, an 11 year-old dark bay mare owned by Elizabeth Howes and she has had...
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Georgia Tame tops The Champagne Cave Winter Grades B & C Qualifier at Hartpury University
December 17, 2018
The Champagne Cave Winter Grades B & C Qualifier at Hartpury University in Gloucestershire took place on Saturday and it was Georgia Tame from Horsham, West Sussex who took the top spot. A total of forty-three combinations came forward to compete for the two qualifying tickets...
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Jake Ward wins the SEIB Winter Novice Qualifier at Hartpury University
December 17, 2018
Riders flocked to the Winter Classic Show at Hartpury University in Gloucestershire and Saturday’s SEIB Winter Novice Qualifier was won by Jake Ward from Potters Bar, Hertfordshire. Forty-two started out over Krissy Spiller’s thirteen fence track and twenty-two made it through to a hotly contested jump...
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December 15, 2018
The British Showjumping Spring Championships, now in its third year is to remain at Addington  following the taking over of the show venue by Chris Parker.  The show will run between the 28th – 31st March with a total of seven Championship titles on offer.  Chris, who will take the role of Show...
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High Adrenaline GC Playoffs See Six Teams Head to Sunday’s GCL Super Cup Final
December 15, 2018
  It was a night of unprecedented high drama as six teams faced down extrodinary pressure in the cliffhanger GC Playoffs to win through to Sunday’s GCL Super Cup Final at the O2 Arena in Prague. There was no let up throughout the nerve racking GCL Super...
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SCOTT BRASH TO RETIRE ONCE-IN-A-LIFETIME MARE, URSULA XII, AT OLYMPIA, THE LONDON INTERNATIONAL HORSE SHOW
December 14, 2018
  Olympia, The London International Horse Show is honoured to announce that one of Great Britain’s most successful ever Show Jumpers, Scott Brash MBE, has decided to officially retire his leading mare Ursula XII at the annual equestrian event, which is taking place from 17-23 December...
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Theraplate UK Liverpool International Horse Show Grooms Get Chance to Win a Car for a Year!
December 13, 2018
This year’s Theraplate UK Liverpool International Horse Show – December 28 to 31 - will see two new awards launched at the prestigious event – with one lucky groom winning a car for 12 months! The Golden Groom Award and the Peak Performance Award are being...
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The Hickstead Box Office is open
December 13, 2018
With Christmas just round the corner, the Box Office for Hickstead's international shows is officially open. Tickets for the Al Shira’aa Hickstead Derby Meeting (20-23 June) and the Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ of Great Britain at the Royal International Horse Show (24-28 July) are available now, and they make ideal Christmas...
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