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Sophie Gittus from Yorkshire Junior Academy is April’s NAF Shining Star
May 19, 2022
Fifteen-year-old Sophie Gittus from Yorkshire has been awarded April’s NAF Shining Star. She is a member of British Showjumping’s Yorkshire Junior Academy and was nominated for the award by her coach, Nicola Sheard. Sophie has two ponies currently competing at different levels; a twelve-year-old chestnut gelding...
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Courtney Young wins the NAF Five Star Silver League Qualifier at Felbridge Showground
May 16, 2022
Courtney Young from Shotgate, Essex secured the win in this week’s NAF Five Star Silver League Qualifier held at Felbridge Showground, jumping Maxine Locke’s Islandwood Roxy Ella.  Forty-three keen combinations set out over the twelve-fence track and after two tough rounds of showjumping just ten remained...
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Jenny McBride scoops first place in the NAF Five Star Bronze League Qualifier at Felbridge Showground
May 16, 2022
On winning form, Jenny McBride from London scooped first place in the NAF Five Star Bronze League Qualifier which took place at Felbridge Showground on Saturday jumping her own 14 year-old chestnut gelding, Boswell Mr Heartbreaker. Sixty-two starters began over the ten-fence track and after two...
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Sarah Major wins the Equissage Pulse Senior British Novice Second Round at Prestige Equestrian
May 16, 2022
Prestige Equestrian held this week’s Equissage Pulse Senior British Novice Second Round on Sunday, and it was won by Sarah Major from Plymouth, Devon riding her own Trevenna Lowen.   With a field of seventy determined riders, the first two round were closely contested with thirty-one...
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International Stars Shine Bright  On Final Day Of Royal Windsor Horse Show
May 15, 2022
CHI Royal Windsor Horse Show Daily Report The Rolex Grand Prix provided a fitting finale to the four-day Show, with the finest horse and riders in action to compete for the prestigious prize, which went to Gregory Wathelet. The CAIO4* Land Rover International Driving Grand Prix...
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CHI Royal Windsor Horse Show Daily Report - 14th May
May 14, 2022
The top class international competition continued on day three of Royal Windsor Horse Show, with the world's best show jumpers and carriage drivers in action. Other action included the Inter Schools ShowjumpingCompetition supported by Mochara, which was won by Seaford College. There was also a...
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CHI Royal Windsor Horse Show Daily Report - 13th May
May 13, 2022
The CSI5* Showjumpingand CAIO4* Land Rover International Driving got underway on day two of Royal Windsor Horse Show, with the world's best horse and rider combinations in action. Elsewhere, Her Majesty The Queen was in attendance to watch her beloved Fell Pony, Balmoral Leia, being crowned The Horse & Hound Mountain...
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British Showjumping’s Team NAF announced for CSIO3* EEF Nations Cup in Madrid
May 13, 2022
Great Britain’s second leg of the EEF Series will take place CSIO3* Madrid (ESP). The competition takes place between the 3rd-5th June at Club de Campo Villa de Madrid. For the competition, the following squad have been selected to represent Great Britain under the title...
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British Showjumping’s Team NAF announced for CSIO3* EEF Nations Cup in Lisbon
May 13, 2022
Great Britain will kick off their EEF Series campaign at CSIO3* Lisbon (POR). The competition takes place between the 25th-29th May at Hipodromo do Campo Grande. For the competition, the following squad have been selected to represent Great Britain under the title sponsor banner of Team...
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Royal Winners On Opening Day Of Royal Windsor Horse Show 2022
May 12, 2022
Royal Windsor Horse Show 2022 got off to a scintillating start with top-class national Showjumping and Showing competitions and impressive international displays from The Musical Ride of the Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment and The Royal Cavalry of Oman.  DOUBLE DELIGHT IN ROYAL WINDSOR PUISSANCE The Puissance provided a...
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Royal Windsor Horse Show 2022
May 12, 2022
Timetable Royal Windsor is proud to host some of the highest level Show Jumping in the UK, with 5* jumping on three days of the Show culminating in the prestigious Rolex Grand Prix on the Sunday. Alongside top-level jumping taking place in the Castle Arena,...
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Stephanie Gunn Wins the Nupafeed Supplements Senior Discovery Second Round at Willowbanks Equestrian Centre
May 10, 2022
Stephaine Gunn from Orston, Nottinghamshire clinched the top spot in the Nupafeed Supplements Senior Discovery Second Round at Willow Banks Equestrian Centre, riding her own, Quianti E. Thirty-two combinations initially took on the 12-fence track and after two rounds of showjumping with just twelve coming forward...
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Leo Lorimer secures top spot in the NAF Five Star Silver League Qualifier at Muirmill Equestrian Centre
May 10, 2022
Leo Lorimer from Tillyochie, Kinross secured the win in the NAF Five Star Silver League Qualifier held at Muirmill Equestrian Centre on Sunday, jumping his own 11 year-old bay gelding, Liu Jo Vls. Twenty-eight combinations set out over the eleven fence track and after two tough...
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Erin McGee claims first place in the NAF Five Star Bronze League Qualifier at Muirmill Equestrian Centre
May 10, 2022
With the fastest triple clear of the class, Erin McGee from Kilmarnock, East Ayrshire claimed first place in the NAF Five Star Bronze League Qualifier which took place at Muirmill Equestrian Centre on Sunday. Riding Maureen Pollock’s 13 year-old chestnut gelding Loughahoe Henry, Erin was one...
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Holly Smith wins the CSI3* Le Touquet Grand Prix
May 10, 2022
Loughborough based Holly Smith took the victory, along with the 12,825€ first prize, in the CSI3* Grand Prix competition at Le Touquet (FRA) with her own and TJ Hall Limited’s Fruselli this weekend. From a field of forty-two starters, ten combinations left the 1.50m track untouched...
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May 09, 2022
Samuel Hutton made the trip to Sentower Park in Belgium worthwhile as he took the win in the CSI3* Opglabbeek Grand Prix with the 11-year-old grey gelding Givinchi. Fifty starters took on the 1.55m first round resulting in an eventual eleven clears going through to the...
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Tabitha Kyle finishes second in the Lamprechtshausen Pony and Junior Grand Prix
May 09, 2022
Yesterday, Sunday 8th May, saw the closing day of the CSIO Youth show at Lamprechtschausen and young British rider Tabitha Kyle made sure she ended on a high, taking second place in both the Pony Grand Prix on Gangnam Style and second place in the...
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Prestige Italia Big Star Championship Qualifier at Chard Equestrian Centre
May 09, 2022
The first Prestige Italia Big Star Championship Qualifier of the season took place at Chard Equestrian Centre, Somerset on Saturday and it was a real showcase of talented 6 year-olds. Looking to reward consistent jumping in young horses the following sixteen combinations all shared the...
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Robert Smith lands 2* Grand Prix at Northcote Stud
May 08, 2022
Robert Smith landed the big prize on offer in the feature AW Jenkinson 2* Grand Prix with Ilton at Northcote Stud’s inaugural International four-day meeting in Lancashire.  This Grand Prix was run over three rounds and course-designer Nigel Jess set a series of questions testing rideability,...
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British Showjumping’s Team NAF announced for the CSIO5* Division 1 Nations Cup in St Gallen
May 05, 2022
Great Britain’s first competition of Longines FEI Jumping Division 1 Nations Cup™ starts next month at the CSIO5* Nations Cup in St Gallen (SUI), which takes place between the 3rd-6th June at Equestrian Stadium Gruendenmoos. The following squad have been selected to represent Great Britain...
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British Showjumping’s Team NAF announced for CSIO5* Nations Cup in Rome
May 04, 2022
Following an invitation to compete in the CSIO5* Nations Cup in Rome (ITA), the following squad have been selected to represent Great Britain under the title sponsor banner of Team NAF. The competition takes place between the 25th-29th May at Piazzale delle Canestre. Donald Whitaker from...
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Great Britain’s Youth Riders Place in the Grand Prix at Fontainebleau
May 03, 2022
The final day at Fontainebleau Youth CSIO saw all four age groups - Ponies, Children on Horses, Juniors and Young Riders - take to the arena for their respective Grand Prix competitions. Pony riders Grand Prix This was the first competition of the day and fresh...
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Briony Martin scoops the Equissage Pulse Senior British Novice Second Round at Bury Farm Equestrian Village
May 02, 2022
From a huge starting field of eighty nine combinations, Briony Martin from Haywards Heath, West Sussex jumped three solid rounds aboard Pablo Imagine Z to scoop first place in the Equissgae Pulse Senior British Novice Second Round held at Bury Farm Equestrian Village on Sunday. The...
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Catherine Housman secures top spot in the NAF Five Star Silver League Qualifier at Dorset Showground
May 02, 2022
Dorset Showground played host to this week’s NAF Five Star Silver League Qualifier, and it was Catherine Housman from Ashford, Kent who jumped her way in to first place aboard Contrichta. Riding the 15 year-old brown mare, Catherine was one of seventeen competitors to claim a...
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Louise Hoyle scoops top spot in the Nupafeed Supplements Senior Discovery Second Round at Dean Valley Equestrian Centre
May 02, 2022
With a clear two second lead, Louise Hoyle from Catterick Garrison, North Yorkshire became the winner of the Nupafeed Supplements Senior Discovery Second Round at Dean Valley Equestrian Centre on Sunday riding her own 8 year-old chestnut mare, B Dior Papillon. An initial starting field of...
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Louise McDonald wins NAF Five Star Bronze League Qualifier win at Dorset Showground
May 02, 2022
Seventeen year-old Louise McDonald from Maidenhead, Berkshire rode three clear rounds of jumping aboard her 12 year-old chestnut gelding Fanta-Astic to take the win in the NAF Five Star Bronze League Qualifier which took place at the Dorset Showground on Saturday. From thirty-eight initial starters, just...
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Molly Heaps wins the Equissage Pulse Senior British Novice Second Round at Dean Valley Equestrian Centre
May 02, 2022
On Saturday, Dean Valley Equestrian Centre played host to this week’s Equissage Pulse Senior British Novice Second Round. It was won by Molly Heaps from Pontefract, West Yorkshire riding Carrickview Lily Lou owned by Christopher Heaps.   A starting field of thirty-four determined riders meant that...
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Team NAF Pony riders finish second at Nations Cup in Fontainebleau
April 30, 2022
The penultimate day of the CSIO Youth Show at Fontainebleau saw the Nations Cup competition take place for our pony riders. Under the guidance of Chef d'Equipe, Clare Whitaker, and riding under the title sponsor banner of Team NAF, the team brought home second place, finishing just one...
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Grandstand Media to run the British Showjumping National Championships in 2022 & 2023
April 29, 2022
The British Showjumping National Championships, which are the highlight of the British showjumping summer season, will run this year between the 2 – 7 August 2022 at the National Agricultural and Exhibition Centre (NAEC), Stoneleigh Park. The Just For Schools, Club and National Junior Academy...
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April 27, 2022
British Showjumping and Blue Chip Feed celebrate the continuation of their partnership as they renew their sponsorship of the Pony Newcomers Championship until 2024, making them the longest standing title sponsor for British Showjumping. They have sponsored the Pony Newcomers Championship continuously since 1999. The Pony...
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FEI Sports Forum 2022 - Day one
April 25, 2022
  The first day of the 11th edition of the FEI Sports Forum has concluded and a video replay, session wrap-ups and supporting documents can be viewed here. Photos of the Sessions will be available here shortly. The FEI Sports Forum 2022 continues tomorrow, Tuesday 26 April at...
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Equissage Pulse renew their sponsor of the Senior British Novice Championship for 2022
April 25, 2022
British Showjumping are thrilled to announce that Equissage Pulse continue to sponsor the Senior British Novice Championship for 2022. Made in the UK and distributed worldwide, Niagara Equissage Pulse is renowned world-wide for providing therapy to assist Performance, Rehabilitation and overall horse health. The recently released...
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Ella Dalton Wins the Nupafeed Supplements Senior Discovery Second Round at The Suffolk Equestrian Centre
April 25, 2022
The first Nupafeed Supplements Senior Discovery Second Round of the season took place at The Suffolk Equestrian Centre on Sunday, and it was Ella Dalton from Tunbridge Wells, Kent who took first place aboard Scarlet Ribbons owned by Michelle Burnett. The first two rounds of jumping...
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Scarlett Thornton scoops the Equissage Pulse Senior British Novice Second Round at The Suffolk Equestrian Centre
April 25, 2022
Jumping in to first place in the Equissgae Pulse Senior British Novice Second Round at The Suffolk Equestrian Centre on Saturday was Scarlett Thornton from Knebworth, Hertfordshire riding Jester VII, a 12 year-old bay gelding owed by Rosalind Thornton.   With a field of fifty determined...
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The 60th Hickstead Derby
April 25, 2022
When the Al Shira’aa Derby takes place at Hickstead in West Sussex on Sunday 26 June, it will mark the 60th edition of this iconic showjumping class. The British Jumping Derby was the brainchild of Hickstead's founder, Douglas Bunn. An international showjumper himself, Douglas had dreamed of...
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Tabitha Kyle dominates at the Winter Pony Finals at South View
April 25, 2022
  Tabitha Kyle hit top form at the British Showjumping Winter Pony Finals at South View Equestrian Centre in Cheshire to land three championship titles, including the big one, the JA Classic Final with Nightgirl Van Het Sonnishof Z. Eleven competitors faced course-designer Gillian Milner’s 12-fence 1.25m...
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Lily Freeman Attwood wins CSI4* Grand Prix of Fontainebleau
April 24, 2022
  It was an outstanding performance by Lily Freeman Attwood riding Cor-Leon v. Vlierbeek Z that saw her win the CSI4* 1.55m Grand Prix of Fontainebleau in France earlier today. With only four combinations out of the almost fifty starters achieving a first round clear it was...
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British Showjumping’s Team NAF Youth Squads announced for Lamprechtshausen
April 23, 2022
  Following an invitation to compete at the CSIO Nations Cup Competition in Lamprechtshausen, the following four youth squads have been selected to represent Great Britain under the title sponsor banner of Team NAF. The competition takes place between 5th and 8th May 2022 at SRC...
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British Showjumping’s Team NAF Youth Squads announced for Fontainebleau
April 23, 2022
Following an invitation to compete at the CSIO Nations Cup Competition in Fontainebleau, the following four youth squads have been selected to represent Great Britain under the title sponsor banner of Team NAF. The competition takes place between 28th April and 1st May 2022 at...
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What's the future for managing Horse Passports & Information?
April 23, 2022
  The opportunity to review horse passport and identification laws happens very rarely and Defra is now asking horse owners and organisations how they feel about changes being made. The consultation “Improvements to Equine Identification and Traceability in England” is now live, giving us a once-in-a-lifetime chance...
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FEI publishes second part of EHV-1 Report on 2021 outbreak in mainland Europe
April 22, 2022
The FEI has today published Part 2 of the Report into the 2021 outbreak of the neurological form of Equine Herpes Virus (EHV-1) in mainland Europe. This section of the Report focuses on the Return To Competition protocols put in place to ensure the safe...
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Seven Of The World’s Top 10 Showjumpers  Head To Royal Windsor Horse Show 2022
April 21, 2022
An outstanding selection of top international riders are set to compete in the CSI5* Showjumping at CHI Royal Windsor Horse Show 2022, taking place from 12-15 May, including seven of the top 10 ranked riders in the world. The stellar list of entries will ensure...
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Tickets For The London International Horse Show 2022 To Go On Sale This Week
April 20, 2022
Organisers of The London International Horse Show today announced their much-anticipated Box Office opening dates for the 2022 Show. The Show, which will be hosted at ExCeL London, will run over five days from 15 – 19 December. Priority bookers – those who attended the...
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Rebecca Hart Scoops Top Spot in the NAF Five Star Silver League Qualifier at Dean Valley EC
April 19, 2022
Riding Lynda Andrews 16 year-old chestnut mare, Annie X, Rebecca Hart from Macclesfield, Cheshire took top spot in the NAF Five Star Silver League Qualifiers at Dean Valley Equestrian Centre on Saturday. As one of a strong starting field, Rebecca made light work of the first...
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Donna Anderson claims NAF Five Star Bronze League Qualifier win at Dean Valley EC
April 19, 2022
On Saturday, Dean Valley Equestrian Centre played host to their NAF Five Star Bronze League Qualifier, and it was Donna Anderson from Driffield, North Humberside who scooped top spot aboard her own Edarousi VD Tojopehoeve Z. There was some tough competition in the starting field, with...
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Welsh Master Round Up 2022
April 19, 2022
Upholding the Welsh honour, Mark Edwards repeated his amazing feat of 2021 to retain both Welsh Masters titles in the feature Equestrian Surfaces Grand Prix for the Liz Edgar Memorial Trophy and Fletcher Sporthorses Gents title at a popular Welsh Masters at the David Broome...
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Emily Watts wins the First Equissage Pulse Senior British Novice Second Round at Tushingham Arena
April 11, 2022
Tushingham Arena held the first Equissgae Pulse Senior British Novice Second Round of the season on Saturday, and it was Emily Watts from Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire who secured top spot riding her own 7 year-old bright bay gelding, Tullaher Rodney. In the first two round of showjumping,...
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Blue Chip Winter Showjumping Championships 2022
April 11, 2022
Robert Smith lifted the feature Blue Chip Grand Prix in style to bring the popular Friday Gala night to a close as the Blue Chip Winter Showjumping Championships made a happy return to Hartpury Arena in Gloucestershire after three years away.  And the Covid-19 lockdowns...
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GB’s Trio do us proud in the World Cup Final at Leipzig
April 10, 2022
For the first time that World Class Performance Manager Di Lampard could remember, Great Britain came forward to the final day of the Longines World Cup Final in Leipzig as a group of three. John Whitaker, who was flanked by two young guns in the shape...
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Nina Lloyd Jones to join British Showjumping as Head of Communications
April 08, 2022
British Showjumping is pleased to announce that Nina Lloyd Jones will be joining as their newly appointed Head of Communications from May 2022. A former long-standing member of the British Eventing Communications and Marketing Team, Nina went on to set up a freelance business Lloyd Jones...
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