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Great Britain's Team Audevard land second place in the Longines EEF Nations Cup of Deauville Semi Final and will make their team debut in the Final in Poland
June 21, 2024
Great Britain, jumping under the title sponsor banner of Team Audevard, pulled out all the stops to take a podium place and qualify for the Longines EEF Series Final at Deauville’s Nations Cup Semi Final in France.  This is the first time Britain will contend this...
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Rachel Proudley takes top spot in the British Horse Feeds Speedi-Beet Grade C HOYS Qualifier at The Royal Highland Show
June 21, 2024
The British Horse Feeds Speedi-Beet HOYS Grade C Championship qualifiers continued this week on the opening day of The Royal Highland Show. Sixty combinations stepped up to take on the challenge of Mark McGowan’s 1.35m track and, with faults scattered across the course, 13 advanced to...
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British Showjumping Pony Measuring Update
June 21, 2024
British Showjumping is delaying the implementation of National Pony Measuring until October. Following consultation with National vets, we raised queries with the FEI around their measuring rules. In order that we are aligned with the revised FEI rules, it has been agreed to wait until any...
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Alex Bishop and Beyonce shine in the 1.25m Open
June 21, 2024
Local professional Alex Bishop took an early victory in the main arena at the Al Shira’aa Hickstead Derby Meeting, taking the 1.25m Open Championship with smart grey Beyonce LVP Z. Alex, who teamed up with the 14-year-old mare at the end of last year, actually never...
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Four on the trot for Hickstead winner Arianna
June 21, 2024
Tonbridge showjumper Arianna Kuligowksi, 23, continued her reign as one of the Al Shira’aa Hickstead Derby Meeting’s most successful amateur competitors when winning Friday’s Hickstead 1.10m Amateur Championship with Ivascalle for the fourth time. Although they’ve enjoyed such consistent success in this class, Arianna, who has...
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Speed King Guy Williams takes Stoner Vase with new ride
June 21, 2024
Yorkshire’s Guy Williams is no stranger to finding himself on top of the leaderboard at the Al Shira’aa Hickstead Derby Meeting. Today in the Stoner Jewellers Vase CSI4*, the first of this week’s international classes, Guy once again secured the win.  The victory came courtesy...
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Chloe Winchester wins big at Hickstead
June 20, 2024
Suffolk-based showjumper Chloe Winchester was delighted to take victory in Thursday’s Astore & Sons 1.35m Open Championship at the Al Shira’aa Hickstead Derby Meeting, riding Elliott Rowe’s nine-year-old Korlenski. The pair were able to take a narrow victory by a margin of less than a...
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Emily Routledge Begins Her Week at the Al Shira’aa Hickstead Derby Meeting with Something to Celebrate
June 20, 2024
Surrey-based Emily Routledge began her week at the Al Shira’aa Hickstead Derby Meeting with something to celebrate, with a win in Thursday morning’s Hickstead Annual Grade C Championship, held in memory of Sarah Davidson. “It’s my favourite show – it’s amazing,” said Emily, whose win came...
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Bryony Crippin’s mega multitasker takes  Hickstead Novice title
June 20, 2024
The very first class to take place in the famous International Arena at the Al Shira’aa Hickstead Derby Meeting was Thursday morning’s Hickstead Novice 1.10m Championship. This championship tends to be a showcase of some of the country’s most exciting young showjumping horses, as well...
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British Showjumping Just For Schools, Club and Academy Championships Update
June 19, 2024
As we approach the British Showjumping Academy Championships, we have some important updates to share with you. The Championships will begin on Monday 12th August, running alongside the KBIS National Club Championships and the NAF 5* Style and Performance classes. The focus will then shift to the...
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Rebekka Sutherland from Scotland is the latest NAF Shining Star
June 19, 2024
Rebekka Sutherland, from Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, has been awarded the latest NAF Shining Star accolade. Rebekka, a member of the British Showjumping Southwest Scotland Academy, was nominated for the award by her coach Aileen Craig. Thirteen-year-old Rebekka currently rides four ponies, two of which she competes regularly...
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British Showjumping’s Team Audevard announced for CSIO3* Longines EEF Series Semi Final in Deauville
June 18, 2024
Following qualification to compete in the CSIO3* Longines EEF Series Semi Final in Deauville (FRA), the following team have been selected to represent Great Britain under the title sponsor banner of Team Audevard. The competition takes place between the 19 – 23 June 2024 at...
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Alfie Diaper and Katie Bradburne share the spoils in the STX Pony Foxhunter Second Round at Coombelands Equestrian
June 18, 2024
This weekend's STX-UK Pony Foxhunter competition took place at Coombelands Equestrian’s Summer Pony Premier, with Alfie Diaper once again taking top spot, this time sharing the victory with Katie Bradburne. Forty-one starters were whittled down to just two over the three-round competition, with Alfie, riding Christmas...
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On-form Emily Gulliver jumps to victory in the Blue Chip Pony Newcomers Second Round at Coombelands Equestrian
June 17, 2024
At the halfway point in the Summer Pony Premier series, riders flocked to Coombelands Equestrian to take on the Blue Chip Pony Newcomers Second Round in a bid to qualify for a place at the prestigious Horse of the Year Show [HOYS] in October. Ben Townley’s...
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Amelia Keen and Scarlett Turner are victorious in the NAF Bronze and Silver League Qualifiers at Pyecombe
June 17, 2024
This weekend saw Pyecombe Equestrian host a NAF Bronze and Silver League Championships Direct Qualifier, where riders aimed to secure a spot in the Final at Horse of the Year Show.  First up were riders contending the Bronze League qualifiers as a starting field of 64...
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Charlotte Sheppard commands the win in the Equissage British Novice Second Round at Dorset Showground
June 17, 2024
At the penultimate Equissage Pulse Senior British Novice Second Round competition for 2024, riders headed to Dorset Showground to secure their place at the British Showjumping National Championships. Sixteen combinations took on the three-round track, with five riders jumping the double clear needed to advance to...
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Amanda Derbyshire, Matt Sampson and Mark Edwards are victorious in this week’s international round-up
June 17, 2024
Amanda Derbyshire commands victory in the Lugano Diamonds 3* Grand Prix in Kentucky, USA Amanda Derbyshire was on the money all week on the Lugano Diamonds Split Rock Jumping Tour in Lexington, Kentucky, USA, culminating with victory in the $100,000 Lugano 3* Grand Prix. Only four of...
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Great Britain’s Youth claims podium places at the Future Champions Tour at Horses and Dreams Entertainment in Germany
June 17, 2024
Great Britain takes second in the Future Champions Tour FEI Pony Nations Cup Great Britain finished second by the narrowest of margins in the CSIOP FEI Pony Nations Cup on the Future Champions Tour at Horses and Dreams Entertainment GmbH in Hagen, Germany. Six teams contended the...
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Shane Breen lands the top-billed Al Shira’aa 3* Grand Prix at the Bolesworth International Equestrian Summer Festival
June 17, 2024
After settling for second in week one’s 2* Grand Prix, Shane Breen promised to return to the Bolesworth International Equestrian Summer Festival, presented by Al Shira’aa, to go one better in the 3* Grand Prix.  And he delivered in spectacular style with the home-bred Scarteen. “It’s...
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‘A bond like no other’ gets set to make its mark in Paris!
June 14, 2024
With just weeks to go until the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games, the FEI has launched its global marketing campaign – "A bond Like no other" – honouring good horsemanship and celebrating the unique and long-lasting connection between horse and human. Created together with London-based...
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British Showjumping’s Team Audevard announced for CSIO5* Rotterdam  Longines League of Nations
June 13, 2024
Having qualified to compete in the CSIO5* Longines League of Nations in Rotterdam (NED), the following team have been selected to represent Great Britain under the title sponsor banner of Team Audevard. The competition takes place between the 20 - 23 June 2024 at Stichting...
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Nicole Lockhead-Anderson speeds to victory in the International Stairway League at South of England Show
June 12, 2024
At the third leg of the 2024 International Stairway Series, held at the South of England Show, it was Nicole Lockhead Anderson who sped to victory on Imagine H, Melanie Davies’ 11-year-old gelding. Fifteen starters embarked on the challenge of Ben Townley’s 1.50m course which saw...
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British Showjumping’s Team Audevard announced for CSIO4* Sopot FEI Nations Cup
June 11, 2024
Following an invitation to compete in the CSIO4* Nations Cup in Sopot (POL), the following team have been selected to represent Great Britain under the title sponsor banner of Team Audevard. The competition takes place between the 13th -16th June 2024 at the Hipodrom Sopot,...
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Emma-Jo Slater and Louise McDonald top the NAF Bronze and Silver League Qualifiers at Weston Lawns
June 10, 2024
The NAF Bronze and Silver League Qualifiers at Weston Lawns played host to British Showjumping Members vying for a spot in the Semi-Finals and ultimately, the prestigious Horse of the Year Show. NAF Bronze League Direct Qualifier An impressive 118 riders competed in the NAF Bronze League Direct...
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Honor Riley is foot perfect in the STX-UK Pony British Novice Second Round at the British Showjumping Area 48 Show
June 10, 2024
This weekend saw more young riders and their ponies take to the ring to compete in the STX-UK Pony British Novice Second Round at the British Showjumping Area 48 Show. Competition was fierce, as nearly 50% of the starting field advanced through the rounds to the...
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Jake Saywell takes the Speedi-Beet HOYS Grade C Qualifier at Bramham Horse Trials
June 10, 2024
Bramham Horse Trials saw showjumpers take to the ring over the weekend, as they hosted a British Horse Feeds Speedi-Beet Grade C Qualifier. This marked the second British Horse Feeds Speedi-Beet Grade C qualifier in as many days, attracting a strong field of competitors. A total...
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Scott Brash flies to a win at the Longines Global Champions Tour in Cannes as we round up this week’s British results across the globe
June 10, 2024
Scott Brash proved the quickest in Cannes, France, to take the Global Champions League Individual speed with Hello Valentino. Forty-four of some of the world’s best came forward over Italian course-designer Uliano Vezzani’s 5* 12-fence 1.55m track but Scott cannily outpaced them all.  Skilfully guiding Lady...
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William Whitaker lands the Le Mieux 2* Grand Prix at Bolesworth International Equestrian Summer Festival
June 10, 2024
William Whitaker left the best until last, snatching victory in a nail-biting jump-off for the feature Le Mieux 2* Grand Prix on P. Sultan Saud’s Chacco’s Lando to conclude week one of the Bolesworth International Equestrian Summer Festival on a high. “I had the best draw...
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Great Britain's Team Audevard claim third place in the Longines EEF Nations Cup of Luxembourg
June 10, 2024
Great Britain, riding as Team Audevard under the new Senior Nations Cup title sponsor and globally recognised pharmaceutical company, claimed a podium place in the CSIO3* Longines EEF Nations Cup in Roeser, Luxembourg. “I’m delighted, it’s the first time Britain has qualified for the EEF semi-final...
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Gemma Stevens wins the British Horse Feeds Speedi-Beet Horse of the Year Show Grade C Qualifier at South of England
June 07, 2024
This morning witnessed the third British Horse Feeds Speedi-Beet Horse of the Year Show Grade C Qualifier of the season this time hosted by the South of England Show, with Gemma Stevens emerging as the standout competitor. Gemma Stevens clinched the top spot on Johan Some,...
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‘Team Audevard’: British Showjumping Partners with New Title Sponsor for the Senior Nations Cup Teams.
June 07, 2024
British Showjumping is excited to announce Audevard Laboratories, specialists in horse health, as the new title sponsor for the British Showjumping Senior Nations Cup Teams. This partnership marks a significant chapter for British Showjumping as we continue to pursue excellence on the international stage. As the...
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British Showjumping’s Youth Teams announced for Nations Cup in Hagan, Germany
June 06, 2024
The following two youth squads have been selected to represent Great Britain at the FEI Jumping Youth Nations Cup of Hagan. The competition takes place between 11th and 16th June 2024 at Horses and Dreams Entertainment GmbH, Germany. Pony Squad Daisy Day, from East Sussex, with the...
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Emily Gulliver and Alfie Diaper share top spot in the STX-UK Pony Foxhunter Second Round at South View Equestrian
June 06, 2024
This weekend's STX-UK Pony Foxhunter competition took place at South View Equestrian’s Summer Pony Premier, with three ponies taking joint top spot Emily Gulliver emerged as the star of the event, claiming two of the three winning spots. The first on Lucky Choice 1, the other on...
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Member Notice - Head Office closure Wednesday 5th June 2024
June 05, 2024
Please be aware, the British Showjumping Head Office will be closed tomorrow afternoon from 14.30hrs for staff training. Online membership and horse registration facilities will be available during this time.
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Abbie Bevan Takes the Events Through A Lens Talent Seeker Incorporating the 7 Year Old Championship Qualifier at Northcote Stud
June 04, 2024
Friday, 31st May, saw Northcote Stud host the third Events Through a Lens Talent Seeker Qualifier of the 2024 season. A field of 87 horse and rider combinations entered the competition, hoping to secure a top spot and qualify for the Horse of the Year...
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British Showjumping Disciplinary Panel decision
June 03, 2024
At a recent hearing the Panel decided that, on the balance of probabilities, Reece Oliver did assault Mr Jones on the 15th of June 2023, at the Bolesworth International Horse Show, so was found guilty of a breach of Rules 82.1 & 82.11 Pursuant to its powers...
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Two More Combinations Gain Qualification to the Prestige Italia Six-Year-Old Championship Final
June 03, 2024
Northcote Stud played host to the second Prestige Italia Big Star Six-Year-Old Championship qualifier this weekend. Fifteen six-year-olds came forward over an inviting course starting at 1.20m with seven achieving the two clear rounds needing to advance to the jump-off.Over the shortened and raised course, only...
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Evelina Roberts wins Blue Chip Pony Newcomers at South View
June 03, 2024
The second Summer Pony Premier of 2024, hosted by South View Equestrian, featured an exhilarating Blue Chip Pony Newcomers competition. With 78 ponies at the start, the class showcased top young talent in the equestrian world. The first round saw 22 ponies clear the course, advancing...
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Emma Jane Ashworth and Sarah Froggett speed to glory in Equissage Pulse Senior British Novice Second Rounds.
June 03, 2024
This weekend saw another two Equissage Pulse Senior British Novice Second Round competitions unfold at Bury Farm and Northallerton Equestrian Centres. Kicking June off with a win, was Emma Jane Ashworth, with her mother, Nicol Browne’s, Lagans Trending Star, riding to victory in the final jump...
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Julian Mincher rides Double M Extrovert to glory in the Nupafeed Supplements Senior Discovery Second Round at Bury Farm
June 03, 2024
Last weekend, Bury Farm hosted a Nupafeed Supplements Senior Discovery Second Round, attracting 49 starters eager to secure a place in the Championship Final in August. The event drew a competitive field, with 23 horse and rider combinations successfully navigating CourseDesigner, Stuart Reeve Young’s 12...
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Hello William, Hello Win!  Olli Fletcher speeds to a three-star victory in Le Touquet
June 03, 2024
Olli Fletcher hit winning form to head the 3* 1.50m in Le Touquet, France, with Hello William. A big entry of 77 originally contended the 1.50m track with 13 providing initial clears and returning for the competitive jump-off.  Olli was quick off the mark on Lady...
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British riders are consistent in Zuidwolde as Lauren Caroline, Olivia Sponer and Emily Gulliver claim Grand Prix podium places
June 03, 2024
Lauren Caroline jumps into third in the Young Rider Grand Prix aboard Gait L at the De Wolden Youth Spring Tour  Lauren Caroline claimed third place in a tense Young Rider Grand Prix to conclude the De Wolden Youth Spring Tour in Zuidwolde, The Netherlands, with...
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Junior and Young Rider Teams Round Out a Weekend of Podium Finishes for Great Britain at the Youth Nations Cup of Zuidwolde
June 03, 2024
Great Britain jump into second place on the podium in the Junior Nations Cup of Zuidwolde  Great Britain’s Junior team claimed second in the Junior Nations Cup of Zuidwolde at the Youth Meeting in De Wolden, The Netherlands, only one fence denying them victory. A strong contingent...
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British Showjumping Team announced for CSIO3* Roeser FEI Nations Cup
May 31, 2024
Following an invitation to compete in the CSIO3* Nations Cup in Roeser, LUX the following team have been selected to represent Great Britain. The competition takes place between the 5th – 9th June 2024 at the CSIO Grand Prix de Luxemborg. Mark Edwards, from Cowbridge, Vale...
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Adrian Speight Takes the Win In The International Stairway League at Suffolk County
May 31, 2024
At Suffolk County Show, Adrian Speight denied Mark Edwards a second successive International Stairway League victory and set his sights on achieving back-to-back National Championship Titles. “It was a good show, Suffolk is one of those County Shows that really stands out, they go to town...
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St. Gallen’s Longines League of Nations™ leg cancelled due to adverse weather conditions
May 31, 2024
The third leg of the Longines League of Nations™, due to take place at St. Gallen (SUI) on Friday afternoon (31 May) has been cancelled due to adverse weather conditions.  Following a prolonged period of heavy rain in Europe over the past few days, including on-site...
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Four Riders Shine in the NAF Five Star Bronze and Silver League Qualifiers
May 31, 2024
This weekend saw Highfield at Howe and Richmond Equestrian Centres host a NAF Five Star Bronze and Silver League Championship Direct Qualifier each, where riders aimed to secure a spot in the Final at Horse of the Year Show.  Kicking off the competition in Scotland’s Highfield...
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Children on Horses and Pony Teams Get Off To A Flying Start At The Zuidwolde Youth Nations Cup
May 31, 2024
Great Britain take second place in the Zuidwolde Children-on-Horses Nations Cup Team Great Britain claimed second in the Children-on-Horses Nations Cup at the Zuidwolde Youth Meeting at De Wolden, The Netherlands, in a tight, hard-fought competition. Four teams shared to the top of the leaderboard at the...
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British Showjumping Team announced for CSIO3* Drammen FEI Nations Cup
May 30, 2024
Following an invitation to compete in the CSIO3* Nations Cup in Drammen, NOR the following team have been selected to represent Great Britain. The competition takes place between the 5th – 9th June 2024 at the Drammen og omegn Rideklubb, Norway. Simon Crippen, from Buntingford, Hertfordshire,...
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Triple Header of Equissage Pulse Senior Novice Second Rounds
May 30, 2024
The long bank holiday weekend provided plenty of jumping opportunities for British Showjumping members, especially those aiming to qualify for the Equissage Pulse Senior British Novice Championship Final. Parwood, Ponderosa, and Speetley Equestrian Centres each hosted a Second Round Qualifier on Sunday, 26th May 2024. At...
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