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September 19, 2019
  The Government has issued updated guidance for owners of horses, ponies and other equines on the preparations they need to make in the event of a no deal Brexit. The guidance published is designed to give the owners of horses and other equine animals as much...
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New Whip and Spurs ruling, effective 1st January 2020
September 19, 2019
British Showjumping will be introducing a new rule that affects the use of Whip and Spurs for all members effective from the 1st January. This rule change is the result of discussions by the Officials working groups and the National Sport Committee who have also looked...
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Dodson & Horrell National Amateur Second Rounds at Dorset Showground
September 16, 2019
Competitors were treated to warm September sunshine this weekend at Dorset Showground in Gillingham and many came forward to compete in the Dodson & Horrell National Amateur Second Rounds. There were four second rounds held at the following heights - 85cm, 95cm, 1.05m and 1.10m...
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British Showjumping’s Team NAF Children, Junior & Young Rider Squads announced for FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ Youth Finals
September 12, 2019
The following squads have been selected to represent Great Britain under the title sponsor banner of Team NAF in the FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ Children, Junior & Young Rider Youth Finals in Opglabbeek, Belgium. The competition takes place between the 26th – 29th September 2019 at...
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British Showjumping’s Team LeMieux Pony Squad announced for FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ Youth Final
September 12, 2019
The following squad has been selected to represent Great Britain under the title sponsor banner of Team LeMieux in the FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ Pony Youth Final in Opglabbeek, Belgium. The competition takes place between the 26th – 29th September 2019 at Sentower Park. Lila Bremner,...
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‘Experience Spectacular’  at the Theraplate UK Liverpool International Horse Show
September 12, 2019
  WITH the festive season in full swing and the New Year countdown well and truly on this year’s Theraplate UK Liverpool International Horse Show gives you and all the family the chance to ‘Experience Spectacular!’ The four evening and two afternoon performances at the M&S Bank...
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Dodson & Horrell National Amateur Second Rounds at Vale View Equestrian Centre
September 11, 2019
The second show centre to hold the first weekend of Dodson & Horrell National Amateur Second Rounds was Vale View Equestrian Centre in Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire. Qualifying tickets for the 85cm, 95cm, 1.05m and 1.10m National Amateur Finals at the Dodson & Horrell National Amateur...
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Dodson & Horrell National Amateur Second Rounds at The Cabin Equestrian Centre
September 11, 2019
The Dodson & Horrell National Amateur Second Rounds got underway this weekend with two show centres holding the 85cm, 95cm, 1.05m and 1.10m second round classes. The Cabin Equestrian Centre in Inverurie, Aberdeenshire was one of those show centres and riders from across Scotland and...
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Megan Newsham from Lincolnshire is September’s NAF Shining Star
September 10, 2019
Fifteen year old Megan Newsham from Market Rasen in Lincolnshire has been awarded the NAF Shining Star for September. Joanne Burns Firth, Lead Coach for the Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire Academy recognised Megan’s ongoing enthusiasm towards the Academy and subsequently nominated her for the award.   “Megan is...
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British Showjumping’s Team NAF announced for Rabat CSIO4* FEI Nations Cup
September 09, 2019
Following an invitation to compete in the CSIO4* FEI Nations Cup in Rabat, Morocco, the following squad has been selected to represent Great Britain under the title sponsor banner of Team NAF. The competition takes place between the 10th – 13th October 2019 at the...
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Ben Maher and Explosion W take LGCT Rome by storm
September 07, 2019
The world class combination of Ben Maher (GBR) and Explosion W, owned by Poden Farms,  took Rome by storm winning their second LGCT Grand Prix in a row in the Eternal City.   Victory propelled the combination, who won Individual Silver at the European Championships a few...
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British Showjumping’s Team NAF announced for CSIO5* Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ Final
September 03, 2019
The following squad has been selected to represent Great Britain under the title sponsor banner of Team NAF in the CSIO5* Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ Final in Barcelona, Spain. The competition takes place between the 3rd – 6th October 2019 at the Real Club...
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September 02, 2019
  Applications are now open for the British Equestrian Federation (BEF) Youth Pathway Coaching Programme. This will be the second cohort of Coaches to be recruited for this prestigious programme, which has been developed in collaboration with the Equestrian Olympic and Paralympic disciplines and is funded by...
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The Science Supplements All England Jumping Championships 2019
September 02, 2019
A new name was added to the roll of honour in the Science Supplements All England Grand Prix – with a lady rider claiming the title for the first time. The £6,000 feature class of the four-day national championships went to Harriet Nuttall and Galway Bay...
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Harriet Nuttall wins All England Grand Prix
September 01, 2019
  A new name was added to the roll of honour in the Science Supplements All England Grand Prix at Hickstead this afternoon with Harriett Nuttall winning on the talented Galway Bay Jed. Harriet, who took the British Showjumping National Champion title at Stoneleigh Park last month...
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Second place finish for the Brits at the CSIO5* Nations Cup of Gijon
August 30, 2019
The Brits, under the sponsor banner of Team NAF finished a close 2nd in the CSIO5* FEI Nations Cup in Gijon, Spain this afternoon.  The competition took place within the show that started on the 28th August and runs until 1st September at the Las...
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CHEPSTOW INTERNATIONAL CSI**
August 27, 2019
Youth triumphed in the feature 2* Grand Prix at Chepstow Summer International as young rider Emily Ward, 20, raced to victory with Millioninmind in an edge-of-your-seats jump-off. Forty-nine competitors tackled the Longines Ranking 1.45m thirteen fence track designed by Italy’s Andrea Colombo and just nine came...
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Ben Maher & Explosion W win Individual Silver
August 25, 2019
Ben Maher claimed his spot on the podium this afternoon by winning Individual Silver at the European Championships in Rotterdam on the phenomenal 10 year-old chestnut gelding Explosion W owned by Poden Farms. Going into the Individual Final, they headed the leader board after having jumped...
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Scope Festival of Showjumping at SouthView Competition Centre
August 25, 2019
A turbo-charged Emma-Jo Slater hit top gear to claim an incredible five championship wins with 1.25m, 1.20m, 1.15m, 1.05m and 1m novice wins at the 2019 week-long annual show. The speedy Freule TN notched up a hat-trick.  Emma won the 1.25m title in a six-horse decider...
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Great Britain are Olympics bound following European Bronze medal winning success
August 23, 2019
Emotions ran incredibly high this afternoon when Great Britain won Team Bronze at the European Championships in Rotterdam and secured their ticket for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. The team of four riders claimed their position on the podium with some incredible performances from pathfinder Ben...
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Brits move even closer to double medal European Championships success
August 22, 2019
Day two of the European Championships started for the jumpers today with the first round of the Team competition and it was yet another great day for the Brits which saw Ben Maher and Explosion W, owned by Poden Farms, move into the Gold medal...
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Brits start strong at the 2019 European Championships
August 21, 2019
It was a good opening day for Team GBR as the jumping got underway at the European Championships in Rotterdam this afternoon. Ben Maher delivered an outstanding performance to finish in 3rd place individually within what was an incredibly strong field of world class combinations....
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Where to watch the European Championships 2019
August 21, 2019
The European Championships get underway for the Showjumpers today at Rotterdam with the opening qualifiying competition this afternoon, 21st August, following by the first round of the Teams tomorrow followed by the second round on Friday when the Team medals and Tokyo Olympic Games tickets will...
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Junior Academy Championships 2019
August 20, 2019
The hugely popular Inter Academy show at Stoneleigh witnessed great jumping, team spirit and camaraderie throughout a busy two days. It was all about the clock as eight of a mammoth 33 teams posted zero scores after two rounds in the Midi Teams competition with Teenage...
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BOLESWORTH YOUNG HORSE CHAMPIONSHIPS & 2* INT'L
August 19, 2019
British breeding put on a world class display at the Equitop Bolesworth Young Horse Championships as youngsters got the chance to compete and gain invaluable experience in the moat-surrounded International arena. Extra incentives for British-bred horses in the form of £4,000 bonus cash prizes in each...
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Jess Winter from Hampshire is August’s NAF Shining Star
August 19, 2019
Jess Winter from Liphook in Hampshire not only celebrates her birthday this month but she will also be celebrating being crowned NAF’s Shining Star for August! Surrey Academy Lead Coach Claire Edwards nominated Jess for the award as an acknowledgment of the great amount of...
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Bolesworth Grand Prix Win for Annabel
August 19, 2019
THE CSI2* Grand Prix brought the curtain down on the first and hugely successful Equitop Bolesworth Young Horse Championships. With 50 starters over the Rafael Suarez course in the International Arena, competition was fierce for the final competition. Thirteen made it through to the second round with...
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Matt Gallops to Second Success at Bolesworth
August 18, 2019
  A mammoth CSI2* Two Phase went to Matt Sampson after a fast paced jump-off at the Equitop Bolesworth Young Horse Show. The Sunday afternoon class sponsored by John Whitaker International saw Matt clear over the 1.35m course in 30.56 seconds, riding his own Firefly W. Said Matt,...
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Adrian Puts Up a Cool Performance in Seven-year-old Championships
August 18, 2019
  Twenty made it through to the jump-off in the Equitop GLME Seven-year-old Championships with competitors eager to gain a place at Lanaken next month. Riding ‘the best young horse I have ever had’ Adrian Whiteway and the big jumping Cooley Network continued their clear round form...
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Ivory Shows World Class Potential in Six-year-old Final
August 18, 2019
  Matt Sampson and Ivory jumped into the spotlight when winning the prestigious and highly competitive, Six-year-old Championship sponsored by Windmill Farm Estate. Twenty nine came through to the second round over the Rafael Suarez designed course at the Equitop Bolesworth Young Horse Championships. With a host of...
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Exciting Climax for TheraPlate UK Puissance
August 18, 2019
  Alfie Bradstock and Elliott Smith delighted the crowds during the TheraPlate UK Puissance with a joint win at The Equitop Bolesworth Young Horse Championships. Alfie and the energetic gelding H.d’OR cleared the 2m 20cm wall in the fifth and final round, continuing their puissance success at...
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Holly Truelove wins Individual Silver at the Pony European Championships
August 18, 2019
Holly Truelove won the Individual Silver medal this afternoon in a nail biting jump off against France’s Ilona Mezzadri at the Pony European Championships in Strzegom, Poland. This success followed the Team Silver won by the Brits, competing under the title sponsor banner of Team...
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Joe Trunkfield Rides to Success in Five-year-old Championship
August 17, 2019
  YOUNG horse producer, Joe Trunkfield and Emma Sweeney’s scopey Kade Hof Ten Zoetendaele Z showed true class when capturing the Shaw Farm Stud sponsored Five-year-old Championship. The Equitop Bolesworth Young Horse Championships is featuring 4, 5, 6 & 7-year-old age classes, incorporating qualifiers for the FEI...
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Georgia Tame Takes Under 25’s Championship
August 17, 2019
  TWENTY-one-year-old Georgia Tame and the huge striding Jeff Ten Halven overcame Tom Holden’s technical course to win the John Oates Horseboxes Under 25’s Championships. On the fourth day of the Equitop Bolesworth Young Horse Championships the Castle Arena saw just Georgia and James Winter go clear...
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Harriet Lifts the Lid at Bolesworth
August 17, 2019
  New National Champion, Harriet Nuttall and Silver Lift survived a rub at the last to win the Equestrizone CSI2* final at a sun-baked Equitop Bolesworth Young Horse Championships. A competition packed with drama and speed there was a good turnout ringside for the 1.30m class which...
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Bolesworth Elite Auctions Celebrates Best of British Breeding
August 17, 2019
Celebrating British Breeding in true Bolesworth style, the World Class Bolesworth AES Elite Foal Auction in the heart of the Equitop Bolesworth Young Horse Championships delivered on all levels. Situated in Club Boles, guests enjoyed an up close and personal viewing experience as the Lots...
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Young Rider Annabel Delights in Amateur Final
August 17, 2019
  SIXTEEN-year-old Annabel Lomas was the delighted winner of a fast-paced Equerry Horse Feeds CSIAm Bronze final at a sun-kissed Equitop Bolesworth Young Horse Championships. With 15 through to the jump-off, Buxton-based Annabel had her work cut out, but riding the 10-year-old mare, Vraiecocotte Berence, she kicked...
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Former Leading Event Rider Wins Voltaire Design Final
August 17, 2019
  Laura Jackson, a former Badminton competitor turned show jumper pulled off a great win in the Voltaire Design CSIAm-A Platinum final at the Equitop Bolesworth Young Horse Championships. Riding the talented seven-year-old, Gloria VI, Laura was full of praise for Jo Bamford’s mare. Based in Warwickshire, she...
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Antonia and Laura Triumph in Young Horse Qualifiers
August 16, 2019
  SEVENTEEN-year-old Antonia Platt was all smiles on winning the Windmill Farm Estate Six-year-old qualifier at the Equitop Bolesworth Young Horse Championships. Based in Essex, Antonia’s winning ride Imerald S is by the legendary Emerald out of a Corland mare. Antonia bought the gelding from Robert Buckley in...
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GBR’s Team LeMieux finish in Silver at the Pony European Championships
August 16, 2019
This afternoon saw a dramatic Team Final unfold at the Pony European Championships in Strzegom, Poland with all three medals having to be fought for in a third round jump-off. Having already jumped three rounds, where the best three scores count, Great Britain and Ireland sat...
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Louise Saywell and Feigtling Start the Day in Form
August 16, 2019
  LOUISE Saywell and her long-time partner, Feigtling ran outthe winners in the Equestrizone CSI2* Two Phase 1.30m at the Equitop Bolesworth Young Horse Championships. Securing the class with nearly a second to spare from James Whitaker and Wallstreet VB, Louise and the 14-year-old are having a...
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Mark Edwards claims the British Horse Feeds Speedi-Beet HOYS Grade C Qualifier at Pembrokeshire County Show
August 16, 2019
The final British Horse Feeds Speedi-Beet HOYS Grade C Qualifier took place during Pembrokeshire County Show in Wales on Wednesday. Course Designer Peter Gillespie set a challenging first round track that only seven of the initial starting combinations could conquer. This kept their hopes of...
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Ella and Billy Galleon Capture Voltaire Design Win
August 16, 2019
Matt Tarrant of Voltaire Design present Ella Derbyshire with her prize. Ella Derbyshire and the seven-year-old Billy Galleon captured the Voltaire Design CSIAm-A Platinum Two Phase on the third day of the Equitop Bolesworth Young Horse Championships. By Billy Congo, the bag gelding has been ridden by...
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Polly Gains First Win at Bolesworth
August 15, 2019
  POLLY Shaw and Why Not Fado scored a great win in the Voltaire Design sponsored CSI-Am-A Platinum Two Phase at the Equitop Bolesworth Young Horse Championships. Based in Hertfordshire, Polly runs a vehicle recovery business and rides when work and time allow. A regular at Bolesworth International...
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Louise Hits Form at Bolesworth
August 15, 2019
 Louise Simpson winning the Equestrizone CSI2* Two Phase with Sara Lamyman of Equestrizone. [Credit Spidge Photography] LOUISE Simpson and Unex Cognac IV saw triumph over adversity after a difficult year for the 11-year-old who had an eye removed eight months ago. The West Sussex rider has been...
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Keith Secures Win at Equitop Bolesworth Young Horse Championships
August 15, 2019
Keith Shore and Iron Lady Van T Meulenhof [Image courtesy of Spidge Photography] NORTHWICH-based Keith Shore held on to his early lead in the Bolesworth CS!2* Two Phase in the first class of the day in the International Arena. Having a successful season with the bay mare,...
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Joe Takes Under 25’s Honours at The Equitop Bolesworth Young Horse Championships
August 15, 2019
Joe Fernyhough receiving his prize from Ian Maynard of John Oates Horseboxes [Spidge Photography] After a run of seconds this season, a delighted Joe Fernyhough from Stonehouse, Gloucestershire came from a late draw to capture the John Oates Horseboxes Under 25’s Two Phase on the second...
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Youngsters shine in the NAF Five Star Finals
August 15, 2019
The British Showjumping National Junior Academy Championships, held at Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire on the 12th and 13th August, played host to the NAF Five Star Finals which took place on Monday 12th August. Combinations flocked from Nationwide and once again portrayed the successes achieved via...
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Mattie Lanni Heads Children on Horses at Bolesworth
August 14, 2019
  Fifteen-year-old Mattie Lanni riding the talented mare Dream Du Toultia Z headed the Gaskells Waste sponsored Children on Horses class on the first day of the Equitop Bolesworth Young Horse Championship Show. The unstoppable pair produced a clear round in an impressive time of 34.18 seconds with...
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Success for Georgia Tame in John Oates Horseboxes Under 25’s
August 14, 2019
Georgia Tame stole the show and continued her fantastic form in the first class in the International Arena at the Equitop Bolesworth Young Horse Championships. Ten made it through to the jump-off in the John Oates Horseboxes Under 25’s, a  fiercely competitive class featuring many of...
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