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Results from the Dodson & Horrell National Amateur & Veteran Championships 2018
November 19, 2018
This year’s Dodson & Horrell National Amateur & Veteran Championships proved to be as popular as ever and following six jam packed days of showjumping, the 2018 Champions have now been crowned. The Championships took place at Aintree Equestrian Centre during the 13th – 18th...
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Tim Stockdale (12th August 1964 – 14th November 2018 )
November 14, 2018
  It is with great sorrow that British Showjumping share the sad news of the passing of former British Showjumping Olympian Tim Stockdale at the age of 54 years from Roade in Northamptonshire.  Tim’s death comes after a short battle with cancer having been diagnosed early...
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Unstoppable Ben Maher Takes Finals Win And LGCT and GCL Championship Crowns
November 11, 2018
Unstoppable and untouchable Ben Maher (GBR) crowned a season of a lifetime winning the LGCT Grand Prix final in Doha on the superstar young stallion Explosion W and was crowned the new 2018 Champion of Champions. Riding the crest of a wave the British rider was...
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Emily Moffitt & Ben Maher's team London Knights claim GCL 2018 Championship
November 10, 2018
London Knights have won the GCL Championship of 2018 after a nerve jangling final blockbuster and will fast track to the semi finals of the GCL Super Cup at the €12 million GC Playoffs next month. The stand out combination of the season Ben Maher and...
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An Evening at Bolesworth with the Legendary Ramiro B
November 08, 2018
LOOKING for a stallion for your mare for next season or simply wanting to get up close up and personal with one of the leading sires of the day? The legendary Belgian Warmblood Stallion, Ramiro B will be the focus of a celebratory evening at Bolesworth...
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November 08, 2018
London Knights threw down the gauntlet to their closest rivals today, executing powerful double clears in the opening round of the high pressure finals of the 2018 GCL Team Championship. Nerves were clearly on edge in the high stakes competition ahead of Saturday’s showdown to decide...
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Member Discount on Olympia  Tickets
November 08, 2018
  Olympia, The London International Horse Show, 17th – 23rd December, combines world class Show Jumping with thrilling displays and a sprinkling of Christmas magic to make the perfect festive day out. Organisers of the Show have created a special offer for all members, book now and...
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Harry Charles claims two awards at the prestigious Animal Health Trust Equestrian Awards
October 31, 2018
The annual AHT UK Equestrian Awards brought together British and equestrian royalty at this year’s event at The Dorchester, Park Lane on Wednesday 31 October. The AHT’s long standing President, HRH The Princess Royal, welcomed professional riders, trainers, leading equine vets and charity supporters to this...
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Live Streaming from Bury Farm All Stars Showjumping Championships
October 30, 2018
Tune into www.britishequestriansport.tv from Thursday for the live stream of the Bury Farm All Stars Showjumping Championships. We'll be live from 9am on Thursday 1st November with the Connolly's Red Mills Senior Newcomers First Round and the show will conclude on Sunday 4th November with the National 1.30m Open. The full...
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October 28, 2018
It was a win for GB’s Emily Moffitt with Poden Farm’s 11 year-old bay mare Tipsy du Terral when she claimed the Gold Tour 1.45m GP earlier today. Her clear in a time of 36.15 seconds saw her take the lead in the eleven strong jump-off in...
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Jack Whitaker to parade at Olympia with FEI World Equestrian Games Medallists
October 25, 2018
Olympia, The London International Horse Show will welcome Team GBR’s medallists from the FEI World Equestrian Games™ (WEG) Tryon 2018 to the annual event to take part in a celebratory parade on the evening of Thursday 20 December 2018. 17-Year-Old Jack Whitaker, from Whatton, Nottinghamshire will...
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Voltaire Design to sponsor the Under 25 British Championship
October 24, 2018
In an exciting new alignment, British Showjumping is delighted to welcome Voltaire Design on board as the title sponsor for the Under 25 British Championship which will be hosted at Olympia, The London International Horse Show which takes place between 17 - 23 December 2018. The...
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Pony Premier Information & Updates 2018
October 23, 2018
British Showjumping is pleased to announce the creation of two new Pony Championships which will be hosted at South View EC across the dates of 6th – 7th April 2019. The two Championship Finals will take combinations who have qualified from the Pony Newcomer and...
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 25% Member Offer for Liverpool International
October 19, 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 Liverpool International Horse Show with a production that will keep you at the edge of your seat all night! Running...
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BEF Statement on Regumate
October 16, 2018
In September the BHA issued a notice advising trainers to be cautious when using products containing altrenogest, which is the active ingredient in Regumate. This advice was issued as a result of reports from an Australian laboratory that trace levels of an anabolic steroid had...
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Live Streaming from Addington Manor Equestrian Centre Winter Classic Show
October 16, 2018
Tune into www.britishequestriansport.tv from Thursday for the live stream of the Addington Manor Equestrian Centre Winter Classic Show. We'll be live from 9.00am on Thursday 18th October with the Connolly's Red Mills Senior Newcomers First Round and the show will conclude on Sunday 21st October with the National 1.30m Open. The full timetable for...
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BGA launches Grooms Minds online resource
October 10, 2018
On World Mental Health Day, 10 October, the British Grooms Association (BGA) launches Grooms Minds online which has eight areas to support mental health including a mental wellbeing checker, self-help zone, video scripts and real life case studies. The BGA has developed these online resources in...
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Birthday Success for Jack Whitaker & Team Europe win Silver at Youth Olympic Games, Buenos Aires
October 09, 2018
Birthday Success for Jack Whitaker & Team Europe win Silver at Youth Olympic Games, Buenos Aires It was a Silver place medal position for Nottinghamshires Jack Whitaker, who was celebrating his 17th birthday today, and Team Europe at the Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires, Argentina...
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Live Streaming from Aintree Equestrian Centre Winter Classic Show
October 09, 2018
Tune into www.britishequestriansport.tv from Wednesday for the live stream of the Aintree Equestrian Centre Winter Classic Show. We'll be live from 8.00am on Wednesday 10th October with the KBIS Insurnace Senior British Novice First Round and the show will conclude on Sunday 14th October with the Equi-Trek Winter 1.40m Grand Prix. The full timetable...
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Jack Whitaker & Team Europe lead after first day at Youth Olympic Games
October 08, 2018
  The first day of the Team jumping at the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games got officially underway earlier today in Argentina. With thirty riders from thirty nations making up the delegation of showjumping athletes it was Team Europe who held joint 1st position on the...
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Karel Cox crowned the Leading Showjumper of the Year at Horse of the Year Show 2018
October 07, 2018
Karel Cox put the seal on a memorable day for Belgian showjumping when he won the Horse of the Year Show's Leading Showjumper of the Year grand prix on Sunday evening at the NEC Genting Arena in Birmingham. Just hours after the Belgian team were...
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A win for the French in the Zinc Management Speed Horse of the Year
October 07, 2018
Frenchman Geoffroy De Coligny declared: "I love Birmingham!" after winning his second major class at Horse of the Year Show in the NEC Genting Arena. After landing the Accumulator class in thrilling fashion on Saturday, he added the Zinc Management Speed Horse of the Year...
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Paul Barker takes the Horse & Country TV Challenge Cup at Horse of the Year Show
October 07, 2018
British rider Paul Barker rediscovered a winning formula at Horse of the Year Show when he claimed a stylish victory at the NEC Genting Arena in Birmingham on Sunday for the final day of competition. Paul, from Northallerton in Yorkshire, triumphed in the Horse &...
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Claudia Moore crowned The Stable Company 138cm Champion
October 07, 2018
Wonder pony Sonas Barney completed a remarkable hat-trick at Horse of the Year Show on Sunday as Claudia Moore claimed victory in The Stable Company 138cm Championship. Sonas Barney, a 21-year-old veteran of the pony competition scene, has now won the prestigious competition three times...
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The British Showjumping 128cm Championship
October 07, 2018
Izabella Rogers showed great form by winning the 128cm Pony Championship at Horse of the Year Show in Birmingham on Sunday. The 10-year-old, from Chelmsford in Essex, triumphed in the corresponding class at Hickstead this summer, and she was again on top form with her...
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A two-way tie in The Thistledown Puissance
October 06, 2018
  A capacity 9,000 crowd found itself treated to one of the greatest Puissance classes in Horse of the Year Show history on a memorable night at Birmingham's NEC Genting Arena. The sold-out audience in the Andrews Bowen International Arena were wrapped up in a thrilling...
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Jack Whitaker prepares for the Youth Olympic Games as Buenos Aires 2018 officially opens
October 06, 2018
  The Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games officially got underway in the Argentinian capital this evening with what is expected to be a colourful, animated and utterly show-stopping opening ceremony. This is the first time in modern Olympic history the event will not take place...
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Geoffroy De Coligny wins the Accumulator at Horse of the Year Show
October 06, 2018
Frenchman Geoffroy De Coligny produced a sparkling display of precision and sheer speed to win the Accumulator class at Horse of the Year Show on Saturday evening. In doing so he pipped 19-year-old British star Harry Charles, who was seeking a third international class win...
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Holly Cooper takes the Pony Foxhunter Championship title
October 06, 2018
Holly Cooper added her name to the Horse of the Year Show roll of honour by winning the Pony Foxhunter Championship on Saturday afternoon at Horse of the Year Show in Birmingham. The 15-year-old, from Northamptonshire, did it in style on Valentino Supreme, a nine-year-old...
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Angelie von Essen takes the Thistledown Stakes
October 06, 2018
Sweden's Angelie von Essen produced an ice-cool performance to win the Thistledown Stakes at Horse of the Year Show for the fourth day of competition at Birmingham’s NEC Genting Arena. The one round jump-off class had a thrilling conclusion, with the lead changing hands from...
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Trevor Breen crowned the British Horse Feeds Speedi-Beet HOYS Grade C Champion 2018
October 06, 2018
Trevor Breen completed an impressive Horse of the Year Show double when he won the British Horse Feeds Speedi-Beet Grade C Championship on Saturday. It was a tense jump-off but he did it aboard Diamants Aurora, an eight-year-old grey mare owned by Tracy Priest that...
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Harry Charles takes his claim on the NAEC Stoneleigh Stakes
October 05, 2018
Harry Charles produced a performance that bristled with star quality as he won the NAEC Stoneleigh Stakes at Horse of the Year Show on Friday at Birmingham’s NEC Genting Arena. The 19-year-old son of London 2012 Olympic gold medallist Peter Charles had it all to do...
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Shaunie Greig retains her title in the Equithème Leading Pony Showjumper of the Year Championship
October 05, 2018
Shaunie Greig hailed her "one in a million" pony after joining an exclusive Horse of the Year Show club on Friday. The Scottish teenager retained her title as Equithème Leading Pony Showjumper of the Year on Casino Royale VIII, and in doing so became the...
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A four-way tie in the Five Fence Challenge at HOYS
October 05, 2018
  The best of British Showjumping enjoyed centre-stage on day three at Horse of the Year Show held in Birmingham, in a thrilling Five Fence Challenge competition. Teenagers Harry Charles, Robert Murphy and Joseph Stockdale all shared top spot with Helen Tredwell after they agreed to...
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Francois Mathy Jr takes the Grandstand Welcome Stakes
October 05, 2018
Belgium's Francois Mathy Jr staved off a powerful British challenge to win the opening international class of Horse of the Year Show at the NEC Genting Arena in Birmingham. Francois, riding 13-year-old gelding Falco van de Clehoeve, posted a time of 54.23 seconds in the...
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Oliver Tuff makes history to take the Equitop Myoplast Senior Foxhunter Championship Title
October 04, 2018
Oliver Tuff made history at Horse of the Year Show as he brought the second day of competition to a thrilling close. At just 15 years of age, he became the youngest ever winner of the Equitop Myoplast Senior Foxhunter Championship, a class that was...
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Jessica Howard takes the Blue Chip Pony Newcomers Championship Title
October 04, 2018
Jessica Howard produced a nerveless performance to win the Blue Chip Pony Newcomers Championship on day two of Horse of the Year Show in Birmingham. Almost half of the 24 starters jumped clear, setting up a jump-off that did not disappoint in terms of its...
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Trevor Breen crowned the Talent Seekers Champion 2018
October 03, 2018
Ireland's Trevor Breen maintained his remarkable unbeaten record in the Talent Seekers, incorporating the seven-year-old Championship at Horse of the Year Show in Birmingham at the NEC Genting Arena. In true form he did it on a horse that he had never sat on until...
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Donald Whitaker takes the title in the Connolly’s RED MILLS Senior Newcomers Championship
October 03, 2018
Yorkshireman Donald Whitaker and one of British Showjumping's most exciting prospects took centre-stage to win the Connolly's RED MILLS Senior Newcomers Championship on day one at Horse of the Year Show. Grey mare Chilli - world five-year-old champion in 2017 and six-year-old runner-up in 2018 -...
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Lucinda Stewart crowned British Showjumping Silver League Championship
October 03, 2018
Scottish rider Lucinda Stewart made a nine-year wait worthwhile as she claimed a thrilling victory on the opening day of the Horse of the Year Show at Birmingham's Genting Arena. Lucinda, from Ayrshire, last competed at the prestigious event, which celebrates its 70th anniversary this...
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Natasha Hewitt takes the Horseware Bronze League Championship
October 03, 2018
Natasha Hewitt launched the 2018 Horse of the Year Show in Birmingham by being crowned Horseware Bronze League Champion. There was no doubting the Doncaster-based rider's supremacy in the opening class of an eagerly-awaited 70th anniversary show aboard JJS Impressive. While Natasha admitted that she was...
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Where to watch Horse of the Year Show
October 03, 2018
Today marks the start of Horse of the Year Show’s 70th Anniversary celebrations, which take place at Birmingham’s NEC Genting Arena through until Sunday 7th October. A place where audiences can be inspired by world-class International Showjumping along with an exciting line up of National...
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Awards Ball 2018
October 03, 2018
Last night, Tuesday 2nd October, saw the annual British Showjumping Awards Ball take place at the St Johns Hotel, Solihull. The evening was attended by almost 400 guests who celebrated with the extremely worthy nominees and winners from grass roots competitors through to those that...
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International Showjumpers confirmed to compete at Horse of the Year Show
October 02, 2018
Get ready to take your seats to witness the greatest names of Showjumping compete at this year’s Horse of the Year Show. HOYS is delighted to announce the International Showjumpers who will be competing at the 70th Anniversary Show held at the Genting Arena, Birmingham’s...
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Peter Robeson (October 1929 – September 2018) – Announcement of Death
October 02, 2018
  It is with great sadness that British Showjumping acknowledge the passing of their Honorary Vice President and Olympic Games double medallist Peter Robeson OBE who died peacefully at home on Saturday 29th September. Peter won a Team Bronze medal at the 1956 Stockholm Olympic Games on...
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October 01, 2018
The top spot in the CSI3* Grand Prix in Vilamoura was claimed by British rider Emma Stoker and Townhead Tallulah V, a 13 year-old NWB bay mare owned by Bob Young OBE. Emma and Townhead Tallulah V were one of five double clears out of the...
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October 01, 2018
Yorkshire’s Matthew Sampson took 2nd place in the CSI3* Grand Prix in Canteleu with Ebolensky, the 9 year-old KWPN grey mare by Clinton. Fifty-nine combinations came forward to contest the 1.50m track. Matthew and Ebolensky were the only British combination in the top ten and one...
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Live streaming from Pyecombe Horse Show
September 26, 2018
Tune into www.britishequestriansport.tv from Friday for the live stream from Pyecombe Horse Show. We'll be live from the Paris Arena from 8.30am on Friday 28th September with a Nupafeed Supplements Senior Discovery First Round/Senior 1.00m Open and the show will conclude on Sunday 30th September with a National...
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Olympia, The London International Horse Show, Young Lions Under 25 years British Championship
September 25, 2018
British Showjumping is pleased to announce that a Championship class for riders aged 25 years and under called The Young Lions British Championship will be hosted at Olympia, The London International Horse Show which takes place between 17 - 23 December 2018. The qualification and eligibility...
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September 23, 2018
Germany’s Simone Blum (29) etched her name into the record books when becoming the first woman in the 28-year history of the FEI World Equestrian Games™, and only the second female athlete in the 65-year history of the World Jumping Championships, to take the individual...
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