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A look back at Herning
August 19, 2022
With the dust settling a little from Britain's brilliant displays at the FEI World Championships, what better time to share British Equestrian's Herning Headlines: What a rollercoaster our 12 days in Herning was! Highs, lows, ups, downs, tears and joy – the Danish trip had them all. If you missed...
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BEVA, BEF and BHA monitoring interruptions to supply of Equine Influenza vaccines
August 17, 2022
The British Equine Veterinary Association (BEVA), British Equestrian (BEF) and the British Horseracing Authority (BHA) are collaborating to monitor the potential impact of a shortage of doses of vaccines for Equine Influenza. The three bodies have been aware of minor interruptions to the supply of such...
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Ticket Competition - Longines Global Champions Tour
August 15, 2022
British Showjumping members – we have a great prize for you! Answer one simple question to win 4 Grandstand tickets to Longines Global Champions Tour in London on Friday 19 August – just click here to take part.  ?The winner will be contacted via email by...
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Sunday at the FEI World Championships 2022
August 14, 2022
On Friday night they helped Team Sweden to victory in the Team event, and today Henrik von Eckermann and his brilliant chestnut gelding King Edward added Individual gold to their haul of loot with another extraordinary performance at the Agria FEI Jumping World Championship 2022...
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Saturday round up from Bolesworth
August 13, 2022
The sun again shone brightly on the horses, riders and spectators at the fourth day of the 2022 Al Shira’aa Bolesworth Young Horse Championships, which brought another excellent day of top-level showjumping. Today was the first of the Young Horse Championships finals, with the...
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GB team score first Worlds medal in 24 years
August 13, 2022
Tonight (Friday 12 Aug), under the floodlights of the Stutteri Ask Stadium, the final battle of jumping team medals at the 2022 Agria FEI World Jumping Championship presented by Helgstrand played out. With the scores tightly bunched and Olympic qualification slots up for grabs, it...
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Double success for Howley & Lockhead Anderson at Bolesworth
August 12, 2022
Day 3 of the 2022 Al Shira’aa Bolesworth Young Horse Championships witnessed plenty of close competition across all classes, in both International and Castle Arenas, at Bolesworth in Cheshire today. Both Richard Howley, with Chinook, and Nicole Lockhead Anderson on Emerald Irish Cruise took...
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Looking ahead to Friday night at the World Championships
August 12, 2022
Next up in the showjumping schedule over at the FEI World Championships in Herning is the Agria FEI World Jumping Championship team and individual qualifier round 2. This begins at 20.00 BST and the British athletes' running order is as follows: 30th Ben Maher and Faltic HB 40th Joe...
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Round up from Thursday at the ECCO FEI World Championships Herning
August 11, 2022
A super clear round from pathfinders Ben Maher and Oakingham Stud's Faltic HB (pictured) got Great Britain off to a great start in today's team qualifier at ECCO FEI World Championships Herning when the pair made light work of the 165cm track. The combination currently sit in...
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Wednesday Round Up from the British Showjumping Club, Just For Schools and Academy Championships
August 11, 2022
After a great few days of competition at the NAEC Stonleigh, it was time to crown the winners of the British Showjumping Academy Teams and Individual Competitions. The winners of the Mini Teams 70cm Final were the Kent Mini Marvels: Alfie Bailey and Buddy II Scarlett Braidford and...
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NAF 5* Style and Performance Final Round up from The British Showjumping Just for Schools, Clubs and Academy Championships 2022
August 11, 2022
Well done to all the below winners on their ‘NAF Style and Performance’ training class achievements! The class formed part of a jam packed few days of showjumping action at The British Showjumping Just for Schools, Clubs and Academy Championships 2022 at NAEC Stoneleigh. The section...
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Lottie Fry and Glamourdale are Double Gold Medalists at the Herning 2022 World Championships
August 11, 2022
Last night, the Blue Hors FEI Dressage World Championship reached its stunning finale – the Grand Prix Freestyle test to music, and it was Lottie Fry and Glamourdale who received a standing ovation from the Stutteri Ask Stadium as they danced their way to Freestyle gold... casually...
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Al Shira’aa Young Horse Championships return to Bolesworth
August 10, 2022
Round up from 10th August 2022. Bolesworth hosts its fourth edition of the Young Horse Championships this week, the third in partnership with Al Shira’aa. The high-profile event incorporates the qualifiers for FEI WBFSH World Breeding Championships at Lanaken.  The sun shone brightly on...
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GB in 4th place at FEI World Championships
August 10, 2022
Today saw the start of the Agria FEI Jumping World Championship schedule at the ECCO FEI World Championships 2022 in Herning. It's been a great start for the British team; after today's speed class they lie in fourth behind Sweden, France and Belgium, on a score of 6.66...
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Good luck to Britain's riders ahead of Herning
August 09, 2022
Britain's horses passed the first horse inspection in style yesterday ahead of the FEI Jumping World Championship and today have enjoyed a pop over some fences as well as the chance to take in the atmosphere of the Stutteri Ask Stadium. British Showjumping Chief Executive Iain Graham...
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Tuesday Round up from the British Showjumping Club and Just for Schools Championships
August 09, 2022
The first class of the day was the 70cm Academy Warm Up Class and was won by Elliot Shewan from York riding the 14 year-old bay mare The Flower Moon. Erin Enefer Harrison from Norfolk took an early lead to win the 80cm Academy Warm Up...
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Preview of the Agria FEI Jumping World Championship at the ECCO FEI World Championships 2022
August 09, 2022
Mexico’s Federico Fernandez will be first into the arena when the Agria FEI Jumping World Championship 2022 gets underway at the ECCO FEI World Championships in Herning, Denmark tomorrow. The horses were trotted up yesterday in front of the Ground Jury, and today with their...
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Official Ambassadors Announced for the London International Horse Show 2022
August 09, 2022
The London International Horse Show 2022 will take place from 15 – 19 December at ExCeL London.  This much-loved event is the UK’s largest indoor Show, hosting three FEI World CupTM competitions in Show Jumping, Dressage and Carriage Driving, which bring with them exceptional elite...
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Monday Round up from the British Showjumping Club and Just for Schools Championships
August 09, 2022
Club Championships Opening the 2022 championships at the NAEC in Stoneleigh was the National Club Junior 60cm Final was won by Devon based William Eustace & Pride of Rineen, a 19 year-old grey gelding. They produced 1 of only 2 double clears in the jump off,...
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Caring for horses in hot weather
August 08, 2022
With temperatures rising again, please take a moment to check out these top tips from World Horse Welfare on keeping your horse or pony comfortable in the heat.     
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Rosabella Harrison from Suffolk Junior Academy is July’s NAF Shining Star
August 08, 2022
Rosabella Harrison from Norfolk has been awarded June’s NAF Shining Star. She is a member of British Showjumping’s Suffolk Junior Academy and was nominated for the award by her coach, Mia Palles-Clark. Rosabella has two ponies she is currently competing: Flash, a 17 year-old gelding whom...
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Follow the British Showjumping Just For Schools, Club and Academy Championships
August 08, 2022
The Championships which take place at the NAEC at Stoneleigh (7-10 August) will get underway today with our National Club classes. Find start lists and timetable information here Live results can be found here. We wish the best of luck to everyone taking part! The show is free...
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Horse of the Year Show International Wild Card Qualifier Incorporating The British Showjumping Business Partnership International Stairway Final
August 07, 2022
Robert Murphy with Julie Andrews’ How Easy took the title in the British Showjumping Business Partnership International Stairway Final, to become the British Showjumping National Champion and take the first HOYS Wild Card of the day. “When I walked the course I thought it...
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British Showjumping National Championships – Sunday report
August 07, 2022
On the final day the British Showjumping National Championships, Bucas Championship Arena 1 and UNIBED Championship Arena 2 were combined to become one large Championship arena; Mark Edwards and Royale Tale won the Senior Foxhunter Masters, the second championship win of the show for this pairing and Mark’s...
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Saturday at the British Showjumping National Championships
August 06, 2022
Starting off the penultimate day of the British Showjumping National Championships was the National 4- year-old Championship Final in UNIBED Arena 2, where Preston-based Danielle Ryder and Ecclestone Z were crowned champions. “He’s an amazing horse, he’s always so careful and he’s done nothing but clear rounds!...
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British Showjumping National Championships – Friday's winners
August 05, 2022
The first champion of the day in Bucas Championship Arena 1 was Moreton-in-Marsh based Rosie Campbell, riding the 12-year-old Appy Du Chalet in the National Children on Horses Championship Final. “It was a great course; I was just focusing on getting around and hoping for...
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The British Showjumping Awards Ball is back!
August 05, 2022
For the first time since 2019, the British Showjumping Awards Ball returns to St Johns Hotel in Solihull (West Midlands) from Tuesday 4th October 2022 - on the eve of the 2022 Horse of The Year Show! Tickets will be available online shortly and can be purchased individually...
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British Showjumping National Championships – Thursday Roundup
August 04, 2022
The first championship class of the day in Bucas Championship Arena 1 was the National 128cm Championship Final. Congratulations were in order for Ella Kay and the 19-year-old Red Alert III on winning the title. “I’ve had her for about a year now. She’s very sharp when she goes...
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Wednesday at the British Showjumping National Championships
August 03, 2022
Commencing the day in UNIBED Championship Arena 2, was the Pony Silver League 128cm Final. Taylie-Rae Owen, riding Hardwickview Yen Man took home first place. Taylie-Rae commented: “I rode in the warmup class this morning; I was a bit nervous going into the Championship but...
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Change to the British Equestrian Showjumping Team for Herning
August 03, 2022
Ben Maher, in consultation with owners Charlotte Rossetter and Pamela Wright, have made the difficult decision to withdraw their Olympic gold medallist Explosion W from the ECCO FEI World Championships due to competition fitness. Ben explained; “We’re incredibly disappointed to have to take this decision but...
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British Showjumping National Championships – Tuesday Roundup
August 02, 2022
Kicking things off in the UNIBED Championship Arena 2 today was the Pony Restricted Rider 1.00m Championship Final. The champion title went to Kent based, Ellie Lambourne riding 12 year old Oakwood Daisy. Ellie commented “She was really good, I’m so lucky to have her, I...
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First place for Tabitha Kyle in the Blue Chip Pony Newcomers Second Round at Wales & West Home Pony Show
August 02, 2022
At Wales & West Home Pony Show, it was Tabitha Kyle, from Leicestershire, who won the Blue Chip Pony Newcomers Second Rounds, riding Tanya Kyle’s Coppenagh Khaleesi. 70 eager combinations came forward in the first round, and with fences falling all throughout the course, just seven...
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Victory for Imogen Yule in the NAF Five Star Silver League Semi Final at Chard Equestrian Centre
August 02, 2022
Imogen Yule from Salisbury, Wiltshire was victorious in this week’s NAF Five Star Silver League Semi Final held at Chard Equestrian Centre on Sunday, riding Simon Yule’s 14 year-old chestnut mare, Blonde Ambition IV.  36 keen combinations set out over Krissy Spiller’s 1.15m track, with only...
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Katie Robinson storms to victory in the NAF Five Star Bronze League Semi Final at Chard Equestrian Centre
August 02, 2022
Katie Robinson from Buckingham stormed to first place in the NAF Five Star Bronze League Semi Final which took place at the Chard Equestrian Centre on Saturday, jumping Andrea Robinson’s 13 year-old bay mare, Mervs Thanks A Million II.  37 starters came forward to contest Krissy...
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Farewell to a great equestrian: Anneli Drummond-Hay
August 01, 2022
We are deeply saddened to hear the news that Anneli, one of the world’s most accomplished horsewomen, passed away over the weekend.  Born in Scotland, she was legendary across multiple equestrian disciplines and had a hugely successful career in showjumping with many notable Grand Prix wins...
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Holly Dunning wins the NAF Five Star Silver League Semi Final at Northcote Stud
August 01, 2022
Holly Dunning from Macclesfield, Cheshire secured the win in this week’s NAF Five Star Silver League Semi Final held at Northcote Stud, jumping Thomas Dunning’s 9 year-old grey gelding, Harthill Mexico.  36 keen combinations set out over the 1.15m track and after two tough rounds of...
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Julia Helm takes first place in the NAF Five Star Bronze League Semi Final at Northcote Stud
August 01, 2022
On winning form, Julia Helm from Warwick scooped first place in the NAF Five Star Bronze League Semi Final which took place at the Northcote Stud on Saturday, jumping her own 14 year-old bay gelding, Helms Rossio.  45 starters began over the 1.05m track and after...
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Harry Charles scoops Second Place in the CSI5* King George V Grand Prix at the Longines Royal International Horse Show.
August 01, 2022
Belgium’s Gilles Thomas had his first five-star win today when claiming the historic Longines King George V Gold Cup at the Longines Royal International Horse Show at Hickstead, riding Aretino 13. It was the first time a Belgian rider has lifted the iconic trophy since...
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Sunday highlights from the Longines Royal International Horse Show
July 31, 2022
Belgium’s Gilles Thomas had his first five-star win today when claiming the historic Longines King George V Gold Cup at Hickstead. It was the first time a Belgian rider has lifted the iconic trophy since Jacques Misonne’s win in 1931. Eight riders made it through to...
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Saturday at Hickstead
July 30, 2022
Ireland’s Shane Breen collected another Hickstead title today, picking up his third career win in the Queen Elizabeth II Cup. Kelvin Bywater’s challenging 1.50m track caught most competitors out, with just three of the 28 starters producing clears in the opening round. Joe Fernyhough went...
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Friday at the Longines Royal International Horse Show
July 29, 2022
Whilst yesterday saw cousins Robert and William Whitaker win both international showjumping classes, and today it was the turn of James and John Whitaker to secure victories in the Longines International Arena.  The Whitaker showjumping dynasty continued their run of form with James winning this morning’s...
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First place for Harriet Biddick in the International Stairway at the New Forest & Hants County Show
July 29, 2022
In the final round of the International Stairway Series 2022, it was Harriet Biddick, from Yeovil in Somerset, who secured the win on Night of Glory OL, Prince Sultan Saud’s 12 year-old chestnut mare, at the New Forest & Hants County Show. A testing first round track...
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Thursday round up from Hickstead
July 28, 2022
In the first international showjumping classes of the Longines Royal International Horse Show today, the Whitaker family added another two wins to their tally. William Whitaker started off a great day for the showjumping dynasty with a win in the Royal International Vase, before his...
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Matthew Winder wins the Equissage Pulse Senior British Novice Second Round at Dorset Showground
July 25, 2022
On Sunday, Dorset Showground played host to this week’s Equissage Pulse Senior British Novice Second Round, and it was won by Matthew Winder from Eversley, Hampshire riding Hecurella, a 10 year-old grey mare owned by Ann Berry.   A starting field of determined riders meant that...
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Laura Jackson takes the Nupafeed Supplements Senior Discovery Second Round at Cherwell Competition Centre
July 25, 2022
Cherwell Competition Centre played host to this week’s Nupafeed Supplements Senior Discovery Second Round on Sunday, and it was Laura Jackson from Shipston-on-Stour, Warwickshire who took home the honours riding her own 5 year-old iron grey mare, Cosmic Girl III.  Over a challenging course, the initial...
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Jessica Hewitt wins top spot in the Equitop® Senior Newcomers Second Round at Richmond Equestrian Centre
July 25, 2022
Richmond Equestrian Centre played host to this week’s Equitop® Senior Newcomers Second Round on Saturday, and it was Jessica Hewitt from Pontefract, West Yorkshire who secured the win aboard her own 7 year-old bay gelding, Kayloma H&H. A strong starting field of forty-seven combinations came forward...
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British Showjumping’s Team NAF Pony Squads announced for Youth European Championship
July 25, 2022
The following Pony squad has been selected to represent Great Britain under the title sponsor banner of Team NAF. The competition takes place between 2nd and 7th August 2022 in Strzegom, Poland. Pony Squad Tilly Bamford, from Oxfordshire, with 12 year-old dun gelding Lapislazuli, owned by Carole Bamford. Poppy...
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Podium Potential Pathway - registrations open
July 25, 2022
The British Equestrian World Class Programme is inviting up-and-coming athletes with ambitions to compete on future senior equestrian teams to put themselves forward for consideration to join the Podium Potential Pathway (P3) squad for 2023–2025. Now embedded into the equestrian performance pathway, the aim...
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See the very best riders at Hickstead ahead of the World Championships
July 22, 2022
A number of leading international stars will be competing at next week’s Longines Royal International Horse Show (27-31 July) before heading to the ECCO FEI World Championships.   Three members of Great Britain’s world championship squad will be in action in the home leg of the...
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British Equestrian announces definite entries for FEI Showjumping World Championship
July 21, 2022
British Equestrian and British Showjumping can today confirm the four horse and rider combinations, plus reserves, that will form their list of definite entries ahead of the FEI Showjumping World Championship, set to take place in Herning, Denmark, from 6–14 August this year.    Selected entries in...
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