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June 12, 2021
Annabel Shields claimed victory from the front with a sizzling round in a fast, hotly contended jump-off with Wet Wet Wet in the feature Gold Tour 2* Grand Prix at Keysoe International which ran between the 10 - 12 June. It marks the return to top...
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Holly Smith wins the Derby of the Loire Region at La Baule
June 12, 2021
  It was a victory for Great Britain today when Holly Smith took the Derby of the Loire Region title, a class that is a has a long standing history at La Baule and one that everyone would like to claim as their own. Holly’s performance, aboard...
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Great Britain’s Team NAF 3rd in Uggerhalne Nations Cup
June 11, 2021
  It was an extremely hard fought  CSIO 3* FEI Longines Nations Cup competition today in Uggerhalne, Denmark where the top three positions weren’t settled until a three-way third round jump-off had taken place. At the end of the second round three teams sat on 8 penalties...
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GB’s Team NAF finish 4th in CSIO5* Longines Nations Cup of France
June 11, 2021
  The British Team put in some solid performances today to finish 4th in the CSIO5* Longines Nations Cup of France at the show which runs between the 10 – 13 June in the coastal resort of La Baule.  The immense grass arena saw the ten...
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Take your coaching career to the next level!
June 10, 2021
  Today marks the start of National Coaching Week and what better day to launch applications for the 2012/22 National Development Programme for Coaching Excellence, which comes under the stewardship of British Dressage for the first time. A 12 month personal development programme, the National Development Programme...
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Phoebe Farman takes the top spot in the Blue Chip Pony Newcomers Second Round at Keysoe Equestrian Centre
June 08, 2021
The Blue Chip Pony Newcomers Second Round took place on Saturday during the Pony Premier Show at Keysoe Equestrian Centre in Bedfordshire and it was 15 year-old Phoebe Farman who landed at the top of the leader board with Tracy Priest’s 10 year-old grey gelding,...
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Jenna Good wins the Equissage Pulse Senior British Novice Second Round at Prestige Equestrian
June 08, 2021
On Sunday, Prestige Equestrian played host to this week’s Equissage Pulse Senior British Novice Second Round and it was won by Jenna Good from Farnham Surrey riding Cali Mile High owned by Kirsten Good.  A starting field of forty-six determined riders meant that the first two...
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Matthew Phelps wins the NAF Five Star Silver League Qualifier at Codham Park Equestrian Centre
June 07, 2021
Matthew Phelps from Great Dunmow, Essex secured the win in this week’s NAF Five Star Silver League Qualifier held at Codham Park Equestrian Centre, jumping his own 13 year-old chestnut gelding Ulove Des Charmes. Thirty-two keen combinations set out over the twelve-fence track and after two...
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Catherine Housman scoops first place in the NAF Five Star Bronze League Qualifier at Codham Park Equestrian Centre
June 07, 2021
On winning form, Catherine Housman from Ashford Kent scooped first place in the NAF Five Star Bronze League Qualifier which took place at the Codham Park Equestrian Centre on Sunday jumping her own 14 year-old mare Contrichta. Fourty-two starters began over the twelve-fence track and after...
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Ronnie Jones claims top spot in the Lord & Lady Equestrian Senior Newcomers Second Round at Pyecombe Horse Show
June 07, 2021
Ronnie Jones from Dunmow, Essex was on winning form as he claimed first place in the Lord & Lady Equestrian Senior Newcomers Second Round at Pyecombe Horse Show on Sunday riding Kaleche, a 6 year-old bay mare owned by Ruth Dowie. In a class of seventy-four...
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Emily Llewellyn wins the Equitop GLME Senior Foxhunter Second Round at Pyecombe Horse Show
June 07, 2021
Pyecombe Horse Show played host to this week’s Equitop GLME Senior Foxhunter Second Round on Saturday, and it was Emily Llewllyn who claimed the win on board her own 10 year-old gelding Trooper B. From a starting field of sixty-two, Emily from Godalming, Surrey kept a...
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Prestige Italia Big Star Championship Qualifier at Pyecombe Horse Show
June 07, 2021
The second Prestige Italia Big Star Championship Qualifier of the season took place at Pyecombe Horse Show, West Sussex on Friday and it was a real showcase of talented 6 year-olds. Looking to reward consistent jumping in young horses the following fifteen combinations all shared...
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British Showjumping’s Team NAF Round Up from CSIO 5* St Gallen
June 06, 2021
  Having enjoyed  fantastic weather at the start of the four-day CSIO5* show at St Gallen in Switzerland, it was an incredible let-down for the British Team when the weather broke at the start of the weekend and got progressively worth through to Sunday afternoon which played...
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Fireworks as Ben Maher and Explosion W take Longines Global Champions Tour Grand Prix win in Valkenswaard
June 05, 2021
  The return of Explosion W set the Longines Global Champions Tour on fire today with a formidable win for Ben Maher and the superstar gelding, whom he jointly owns with Charlotte Rossetter and Pamela Wright, in the Longines Global Champions Tour Grand Prix of Valkenswaard...
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Scott Brash close 2nd in FEI 5* Grand Prix of St Gallen
June 04, 2021
    It was a thrilling jump-off in the CSIO 5* 1.60m Longines Grand Prix of Switzerland today in St Gallen that saw thirteen combinations, from a starting field of fifty, come forward for the second round. It had looked as if Scott Brash, from Peeblesshire and now based...
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Covid-19 Welsh Update
June 04, 2021
Following the Welsh Government announcement this week regarding the relaxing of COVID-19 restrictions, British Showjumping are please to confirm that from Monday 7th June senior British Showjumping competitions will resume in Wales. These shows will be run in accordance to British Showjumping’s COVID-19 protocols.  We...
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British Showjumping’s Team NAF finish 2nd in Kronenberg CSIO3* FEI Nations Cup
June 04, 2021
  This afternoons CSIO3* FEI FEI Nations Cup in Kronenberg, Netherlands saw the British Team finish in 2nd ahead of Spain who finished 3rd and Ireland who took the win at the Equestrian Centre de Peelbergen. Three clears from the team of four in the first round...
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Holly Smith clinches the British Horse Feeds Speedi-Beet HOYS Grade C Qualifier at Norfolk Showjumping Club
June 03, 2021
The British Horse Feeds Speedi-Beet HOYS Grade C Qualifiers held at Norfolk Showjumpng Club was won by Holly Smith from Loughborough, Leicestershire riding Billy Sarafina, an 8 year-old bay mare owned by Dean Vernon. Course designer Sue Peasley set a challenging first round track that put...
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Tamsin Drew claims top spot in the Nupafeed Supplements Senior Discovery Second Round at Norfolk Showjumping Club
June 03, 2021
With a solid triple clear Tamsin Drew from Buntingford, Hertfordshire became the winner of the Nupafeed Supplements Senior Discovery Second Round at Norfolk Showjumping Club on Sunday riding her own 8 year-old bay mare, Isn’t it Special. From a keen starting field, only seven combinations produced...
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Showjumping nominated entries for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games announced
June 03, 2021
British Equestrian and the British Showjumping selectors can today confirm the nine showjumping athlete and horse combinations, plus three reserves, that will be submitted to the Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) as our nominated entries for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Only the combinations who appear on...
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Lorraine Lock scoops the Equissage Pulse Senior British Novice Second Round at Norfolk Showjumping Club
June 02, 2021
The Equissage Pulse Senior British Novice Second Round held at Norfolk Showjumping Club was won by Lorraine Lock from Brentwood, Essex who produced a triple clear riding her own Billy Gobi. With a field of determined riders, the first two rounds were closely contested with just...
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Lottie Mayvers secures top spot in the NAF Five Star Silver League Qualifier at the Northcote Stud
June 02, 2021
Northcote Stud played host to this week’s NAF Five Star Silver League Qualifier and it was Lottie Mayvers from Ulverston, Cumbria who jumped her way in to first place on board Faye Mayvers’ Pandeur. As one of the thirty strong starting field, Lottie produced two solid...
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Holly Gair wins NAF Five Star Bronze League Qualifier at Northcote Stud
June 02, 2021
Holly Gair from Chester Le Street, County Durham was on winning form on Sunday at Northcote Stud as she rode Stephen Gair’s 10 year-old bay mare, Top Line Bellini in to first place in the NAF Five Star Bronze League Qualifier. Starting the class as one...
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Olivia Sponer scoops the Blue Chip Pony Newcomers Second Round at Weston Lawns Equestrian Centre
June 01, 2021
Fourteen year-old Olivia Sponer from London jumped straight in to first place in the Blue Chip Pony Newcomers Second Rounds which took place at Weston Lawns Equestrian Centre on Saturday riding Kerry Grimster’s Conella II. Against a starting field of seventy-one keen combinations, Olivia rode two...
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Ronnie Jones lands the British Horse Feeds Speedi-Beet HOYS Grade C Qualifier at Hertfordshire County Show
June 01, 2021
Hertfordshire County Show played host to the second British Horse Feeds Speedi-Beet HOYS Grade C Qualifiers of the season on Saturday, and it was Ronnie Jones from Dunmow, Essex who took home the honours riding Ruth Dowie’s Interstar B. Course designer Peter Gillespie set a challenging...
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Pony riders win Nations Cup for GB's Team NAF in Wierden
May 30, 2021
The Dutch Youngster Festival at Wierden in the Netherlands drew to a close today, 30 May, after five days of jumping with the Pony Nations Cup being the final one contested. Earlier this afternoon the GB Children’s team had won their own Nations Cup and then...
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GB’s Team NAF win Children’s Nations Cup in Wierden
May 30, 2021
  It was a Children’s Nations Cup victory today for Great Britain when the team of four riders aged 12 – 14 years took prime position on the podium having finished on a zero penalty score. Competing under the title sponsor banner of Team NAF the Children’s...
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Noora von Bülow 2nd in CSIOCh Grand Prix, Wierden
May 28, 2021
  The Children’s squad representing Great Britain, under the title sponsor banner of Team NAF, got underway to a good start at the Dutch Youngster Festival at Wierden in The Netherlands earlier today when 12 year-old Noora von Bülow took 2nd in the CSIOCh Grand Prix. It was an...
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Jessica Noys from Oxfordshire is April’s NAF Shining Star
May 26, 2021
Jessica Noys has been awarded the NAF Shining Star for April after showing great progression on both of her ponies which led coach Sharon Quant to nominate her for the award. Ten year-old Jessica from Abingdon, Oxfordshire has shown tremendous commitment since joining the Berkshire and...
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British Showjumping’s Team NAF announced for Kronenberg CSIO3* FEI Nations Cup
May 26, 2021
  Following an invitation to compete in the CSIO3* FEI Nations Cup in Kronenberg, Netherlands the following squad have been selected to represent Great Britain under the title sponsor banner of Team NAF. The competition takes place between the 2 – 6 June 2021 at the...
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Lloyd Innes claims top spot in the Nupafeed Supplements Senior Discovery Second Round at Port Royal Showground
May 25, 2021
With a clear three second lead Lloyd Innes from Brough, East Yorkshire claimed first place in the Nupafeed Supplements Senior Discovery Second Round at Port Royal Showground on Sunday riding his own 8 year-old grey gelding, Inverness. Thirty competitive riders came forward to take on the...
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James Askew wins the Equissage Pulse Senior British Novice Second Round at Port Royal Showground
May 25, 2021
Port Royal Showground held this week’s Equissage Pulse Senior British Novice Second Round on Saturday and it was won by James Askew from Selby, North Yorkshire riding his own The Lieutenant.  With a field of determined riders, the first two round were closely contested with just...
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British Showjumping’s Team NAF announced for La Baule CSIO5* Nations Cup
May 25, 2021
  Following an invitation to compete in the CSIO5* Longines FEI Nations Cup of France the following squad have been selected to represent Great Britain under the title sponsor banner of Team NAF. The competition takes place between the 10 – 13 June 2021 at La...
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Nicole Lockhead Anderson scoops Equitop GLME Senior Foxhunter Second Round win at Morris Equestrian Centre
May 24, 2021
Producing a solid treble clear, Nicole Lockhead Anderson from Banchory, Kincardineshire scooped first place in the Equitop GLME Senior Foxhunter Second Round on Sunday at Morris Equestrian Centre riding Holly Smith’s Cevann IV. From a strong starting field, Nicole jumped in two consistent rounds onboard the...
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British Showjumping’s Team NAF Youth Squads announced for Cabourg
May 24, 2021
  Following an invitation to compete at the Cabourg Classic in France, the following three youth squads have been selected to represent Great Britain under the title sponsor banner of Team NAF. The competition takes place between the 3 – 6 June 2021 at the Hippodrome...
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British Showjumping’s Team NAF announced for Uggerhalne CSIO3* FEI Nations Cup
May 24, 2021
  Following an invitation to compete in the CSIO3* FEI Nations Cup in Uggerhalne, Denmark the following squad have been selected to represent Great Britain under the title sponsor banner of Team NAF. The competition takes place between the 10 – 13 June 2021 at the...
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James Whitaker wins the Wellington Riding's CSI2* Grand Prix
May 24, 2021
  James Whitaker left the best until last at Wellington Riding’s inaugural 2* International to pocket the £6,000 to the winner world ranking grand prix on the Lutener family’s Caloro Ex Z. Forty-three competitors came forward to face the 1.45m track and with seventeen posting first round...
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The Dodson & Horrell National Amateur & Veteran Championships 2020 produces six new Champions
May 24, 2021
  It may have been delayed due to Covid-19, but Aintree Equestrian Centre and its hard-working staff made every effort to put on a great ninth Dodson & Horrell Amateur and Veterans Championships and it was much appreciated by competitors. “The staff all went above and beyond...
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Will Funnell wins CSI3* Grand Prix & Joe Stockdale 3rd in Gorla Minore
May 23, 2021
  It was a great day for the Brits in Gorla Minore, Italy this afternoon when Will Funnell won the CSI3* 1.50m Grand Prix on the homebred and owned 11 year-old gelding Equine America Billy Diamo from a field of fifty-eight competitors. The eight strong jump-off, made...
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Emma Stoker wins Sentower Park Grand Prix
May 23, 2021
It was an impressive CSI3* Grand Prix win for Emma Stoker from Monks Fyston in Leeds and the 11 year-old bay gelding Kontador Vdm at Sentower Park, Opglabbeek in Belgium today. A huge field of sixty starters came forward to contest the 1.55m track with fourteen jumping...
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Scott Brash & Hello Jefferson 2nd in 5* LGCT  Grand Prix of Madrid
May 22, 2021
  It was a win for Olivier Robert (FRA) with Vivaldi des Meneaux in today’s Longines Champions Tour Grand Prix with Scott Brash (GBR) taking 2nd with the 12 year-old bay gelding Hello Jefferson owned by Lady Pauline Kirkham and Lady Pauline Harris. A thrilling two-way jump-off...
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BEF EHV update: quarantine requirements are lifted with immediate effect
May 21, 2021
While there continue to be infrequent outbreaks of EHV-1 with both respiratory and neurological signs in Europe and the UK, British Equestrian’s Equine Infectious Disease Advisory Group (EIDAG) has concluded that the prevalence of EHV-associated disease has returned to its typical background level. A quarantine process...
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British Equestrian welcomes new athletes to Podium Potential Pathway programme
May 19, 2021
  British Equestrian is pleased to welcome a new cohort of athletes to the Podium Potential Pathway level of its World Class Programme. The aim of the Podium Potential Pathway is to identify, support and develop younger athletes who demonstrate the capability to be part of a senior...
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Muirmill Equestrian Centre – Strangles Outbreak
May 18, 2021
  It is with regret that we share news of a confirmed Strangles outbreak at Muirmill Equestrian Centre, Kilmarnock. Strict biosecurity policies have been implemented to reduce the risk of the disease spreading including quarantine and routine screening tests.  The centre will also remain closed for an...
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Simon Buckley wins the Equitop GLME Senior Foxhunter Second Round at South View Equestrian Centre
May 17, 2021
South View Equestrian Centre played host to this week’s Equitop GLME Senior Foxhunter Second Round on Sunday, and it was Simon Buckley who claimed the win on board his own 8 year-old stallion Millfield Counterfeit. From a starting field of fifty-nine, Simon from Kendal, Cumbria had...
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Prestige Italia Big Star Championship Qualifier at South View Equestrian Centre
May 17, 2021
The first Prestige Italia Big Star Championship Qualifier of the season took place at South View Equestrian Centre, Cheshire on Saturday and it was a real showcase of talented 6 year-olds. Looking to reward consistent jumping in young horses the following nine combinations all shared...
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Ava Vernon wins the Lord & Lady Equestrian Senior Newcomers Second Round at South View Equestrian Centre
May 17, 2021
From a starting field of eighty-four competitors in the Lord & Lady Equestrian Senior Newcomers Second Round at South View Equestrian Centre on Friday there could only be one winner and that was Ava Vernon riding Dean Vernon’s Billy Trysil. On board the 8 year-old gelding,...
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Abigail Leadbetter Wins the Nupafeed Supplements Senior Discovery Second Round at Willowbanks Equestrian Centre
May 17, 2021
Abigail Ledbetter from Darlington, County Durham clinched the top spot in the Nupafeed Supplements Senior Discovery Second Round at Willow Banks Equestrian Centre, with Hearts Cruise owned by Anita Leadbetter. Forty-five initially contended the 12-fence track with twenty-six coming forward into round two, but these were...
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Emily Page secures top spot in the NAF Five Star Silver League Qualifier at Felbridge Showground
May 17, 2021
Fourteen year-old Emily Page from Gillingham, Kent secured the win in this weeks NAF Five Star Silver League Qualifier held at Felbridge Showground, jumping Kent Andimiro, a thirteen year-old stallion owned by Neil Page. Fifty combinations set out over the twelve fence track and after two...
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Hannah Smith claims first place in the NAF Five Star Bronze League Qualifier at Felbridge Showground
May 17, 2021
With the fastest triple clear of the class, Hannah Smith from Crawley, West Sussex claimed first place in the NAF Five Star Bronze League Qualifier which took place at the Felbridge Showground on Saturday. Riding Samantha Baker’s 17 year-old mare Pauldaries Mysteque, Hannah was one of...
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