News

NEW Ambassador announced for the British Showjumping National Championships
May 20, 2019
  Following the tragic loss last year of the British Showjumping National Championships’ Official Show Ambassador, Tim Stockdale, organisers Grandstand Media Ltd are delighted to announce that Tim’s son Joe Stockdale has been appointed to take on the role for the prestigious event. Tim had been...
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May 16, 2019
  The Pony Premier Show, which was due to run at Weston Lawns Equestrian Centre between the 25 – 27 May, has now been relocated to SouthView Competition & Training Centre in Cheshire. British Showjumping apologise for the delay in confirming where the relocated show will be...
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May 15, 2019
The FEI is warning the equestrian community about synephrine, which is a Banned Substance listed on the Equine Prohibited Substances List. A high number of samples taken from horses under the Equine Anti-Doping and Controlled Medication Programme have tested positive for the substance. Investigations into the...
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Glain Watkin Jones heads the Blue Chip Pony Newcomers Second Round at Arena UK
May 14, 2019
The first Blue Chip Pony Newcomers Second Round of 2019 took place on Sunday during the Pony Premier Show at Arena UK in Grantham, Lincolnshire and it was Glain Watkin Jones who took the victory over seventy-nine other starters. Each and every rider was aiming to...
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'MEMBER DISCOUNT' TICKETS NOW ON SALE FOR OLYMPIA, THE LONDON INTERNATIONAL HORSE SHOW
April 25, 2019
  Tickets for the annual equestrian extravaganza, Olympia, The London International Horse Show, which takes place from Monday 16-Sunday 22 December 2019 and British Showjumping members have kindly been offered a 30% discount for some of the performances. The Show typically welcomes over 90,000 spectators across the...
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April 15, 2019
The National Development Programme for Coaching Excellence 2018/19, supported by Sport England funding, came to its conclusion on Thursday and Friday 5th April. The final 2 days, which were held at Washbrook Farm, Aston le Walls, saw the coaches take to the arena in the wind...
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April 08, 2019
  Tom Francis-Jones landed the feature Charles Britton Equestrian Construction Winter JA Classic on the smallest pony in the class in a thrilling finale at the Pony Winter Championships. The small but mighty Kiltormer Hero only stands at 138cm but there was no lack of scope or...
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BEF Responds to Equine Viral Arteritis
April 05, 2019
The British Equestrian Federation (BEF) notes the recent positive cases of Equine Viral Arteritis that have been diagnosed in 2 non-thoroughbred stallions at a premises in Dorset. The BEF will monitor this situation closely and it is important to note that there is no threat to public health. The...
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April 01, 2019
An enjoyable four days under the Addington Equestrian team made for a successful British Showjumping Spring Championships at the popular Buckinghamshire venue. Ladies led the way in the Winter National 1.35m Championship with Helen Tredwell narrowly claiming victory over Nicole Pavitt in a tense jump-off. The thirty-four...
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EEA Advises Employers to be Prepared
March 27, 2019
  With the average grooms salary increasing by up to £988 per year as the National Minimum Wage (NMW) increases on April 1 2019, the Equestrian Employers Association (EEA) is advising all employers to be prepared. Based on an employee working 50 hours a week and being...
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