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British Showjumping’s Team NAF announced for Barcelona CSIO5* Nations Cup Final
September 14, 2021
Following an invitation to compete in the CSIO5* Longines FEI Nations Cup Final in Barcelona the following squad have been selected to represent Great Britain under the title sponsor banner of Team NAF. The competition takes place between the 1st – 3rd October 2021 at...
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Nicole Lockhead Anderson wins Hickstead 1.40m Grand Prix
September 12, 2021
Nicole Lockhead Anderson ended her Hickstead season on a high by adding the Science Supplements All England Grand Prix title to her impressive collection. The Scottish rider was on dominant form at the Longines Royal International Horse Show back in July, netting an impressive three International Arena wins....
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British Showjumping’s Team NAF Pony and Children’s Teams Announced for Nations Cup Final
September 08, 2021
The following riders have been selected to represent Great Britain under the title sponsor of Team NAF in the FEI Jumping Nations Cup Children and Pony Finals in Kronenberg, Netherlands. The competition takes place between the 23rd and 26th September 2021 at Equestrian Centre de...
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Trevor Breen claims another Hickstead title
September 05, 2021
Trevor Breen added another Hickstead title to his resumé when claiming today’s Science Supplements Trophy.  The Irish rider has won most of Hickstead’s biggest classes including the Derby, Speed Derby, Queen’s Cup, Nations Cup and All England Grand Prix, and today he added the feature 1.40m...
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Emily Moffitt withdraws from Euro Jumping Final
September 04, 2021
  After securing qualification to tomorrow’s LONGINES FEI Jumping European Championships Individual Final by completing the three qualification rounds in 23rd position, Emily Moffitt has made the decision to withdraw her ride, Winning Good, owned by Poden Farms and Neil and Heidi Moffitt, from the competition. British...
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British Breeding Futurity Elite Auction
September 03, 2021
  British Breeding is delighted to announce the 2021 British Breeding Futurity Elite Auction, featuring a selection from the strongest Futurity candidates of the season in Showjumping, Eventing and Dressage. All auction lots have passed a strict and comprehensive selection process involving a detailed veterinary assessment from...
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Emily Moffitt Best of Brits as British Team finish in Europe's Top Ten
September 03, 2021
  In a thrilling climax to the team competition at the LONGINES FEI Jumping European Championships in Riesenbeck, Germany, Britain’s young quartet of Emily Moffitt, Joe Stockdale, Georgia Tame and William Whitaker secured ninth in Europe’s toughest company. Georgia Tame and Z7 Ascot The final course set by...
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William Whitaker leading Brit as Teams head into the Team Euro Champs Final
September 02, 2021
  Delivering exactly what Di Lampard, World Class Performance Manager for Showjumping,  had said she was aiming for yesterday evening after the first leg of the competition, the young British team moved up four places from their overnight 12th position into the Top 10 today at...
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Joe Stockdale leading Brit on Day One at the Euros
September 01, 2021
      Great Britain’s young quartet got underway today in the first qualifying competition at the LONGINES FEI Jumping European Championship in Reisenbeck, Germany. It was a big occasion for three riders and four horses as they made their senior championship debut, with anchorman William Whitaker the...
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Longines FEI Jumping European Championship Riesenbeck 2021
August 31, 2021
  The Horse Inspection and first training session were staged today ahead of tomorrow’s opening competition of the Longines FEI Jumping European Championship 2021 at Riesenbeck International in Germany. The exciting new equestrian centre created by international showjumping star Ludger Beerbaum in conjunction with Baron Constantin...
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Robert Murphy scoops the Equitop GLME Senior Foxhunter Second Round at Wales and West Show
August 31, 2021
  Wales and West Show played host to the final Equitop GLME Senior Foxhunter Second Round today, and it was Robert Murphy who scooped the win with the fastest treble clear of the competition on board the seven year-old bay gelding, Lightning TW owned by Peter...
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Chepstow International 2* - Show Round Up
August 31, 2021
The feature 2* 1.45m grand prix at Chepstow International went to the wire as last-to-go Omar Abdul Aziz Al Marzooqi for the United Arab Emirates galloped into the top spot on Denitha. Course-designer Raf Suarez tested the sixty starters with a technical 13-fence track and fourteen...
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Chloe Gunning claims the British Horse Feeds Speedi-Beet HOYS Grade C Qualifier at Royal Bath and West Show
August 31, 2021
  Royal Bath and West show played host to the final British Horse Feeds Speedi-Beet HOYS Grade C Qualifier of the season on Saturday, and it was Chloe Gunning from Radway, Warwickshire who took home the honours riding Iglesias. Over a challenging course, the initial start field was...
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A seventh unrivalled Paralympic gold for Britain
August 29, 2021
  With Sir Lee Pearson and Natasha Baker giving ParalympicsGB a strong start yesterday and at least eight countries in with a podium chance, the final day for the team medals in Tokyo was perfectly poised for a nail-biting finish. Sophie Wells and Don Cara M There were...
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Baker claims Paralympic silver at Tokyo
August 27, 2021
  The final class in the individual section of the para equestrian at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics was the Grade 3, which meant it was Natasha Baker’s chance to shine with her newest equine star, Keystone Dawn Chorus. They set the Bajikoen arena alight with a...
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Three rides, three medals on Tokyo 2020 Paralympics day one
August 26, 2021
It was a great first day at the office for the ParalympicsGB equestrian athletes in the stunning surroundings of the Bajilkoen Equestrian Park, with three medals added to Britain’s medal tally. In the Grade 2 individual test, the ‘godfather’ of para dressage, Sir Lee Pearson,...
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NOMINATE YOUR HEROES FOR THE  HORSE & HOUND AWARDS 2021  IN PARTNERSHIP WITH NAF
August 26, 2021
  Nominations are now open for the Horse & Hound Awards 2021 in partnership with NAF. Last year’s successful online Awards achieved record participation, with nearly 58,000 votes cast. The Awards return in person for 2021, with a glittering ceremony planned for 1 December at Cheltenham Racecourse....
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TEAM GB OLYMPIC MEDALLISTS TO PARADE AT THE LONDON INTERNATIONAL HORSE SHOW
August 24, 2021
In a tribute to the outstanding achievements of the British equestrian athletes at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, The London International Horse Show will welcome the Team GB Olympic and Paralympic Equestrian heroes in a celebratory parade, which will take place during the afternoon performance...
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Drew Bonar from Kent is July’s NAF Shining Star
August 23, 2021
  Drew Bonar has been awarded the NAF Shining Star for July after being a committed member of the Academy and a great team player which led Katy Ford to nominate him for the award on behalf of the Kent academy. Fifteen year-old Drew from Sevenoaks,...
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Simon Buckley wins Drammen Grand Prix
August 22, 2021
  It was an outstanding victory for Simon Buckley from Kendal, Cumbria this afternoon when he took the CSIO3* Grand Prix win in Drammen, Norway. Riding the 12 year-old bay gelding Elia (Wizzerd WV x Heartbreaker), owned by Johanna Buckley, they claimed pole position from a field...
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Final Day at the Al Shira’aa Bolesworth Young Horse Championships
August 22, 2021
The climax of the Al Shira’aa Bolesworth Young Horse Championships delivered spectators the opportunity to view the stars of today and tomorrow, in all their glory. The five-day show concluded with highlights featuring a thrilling World Ranking Al Shira’aa Grand Prix battle, and impressive young...
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August 21, 2021
  A showcase of exceptional young talent at The Al Shira’aa Bolesworth Young Horse Championships saw outstanding young talent perform in both the Ashdale Sports Horses 4-year-old and the Dallamires Stables 5-year-old Championship Final. Competitors jumped throughout the week aiming to reach their respective finals, with...
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Young Horses Impress at the Al Shira’aa Bolesworth Young Horse Championships
August 19, 2021
  Continuing with a second day of elite sport, the well-supported schedule at the Al Shira’aa Bolesworth Young Horse Championships offered riders the opportunity to contest the young horse classes in pursuit of the highly sought-after qualification tickets for the FEI World Breeding Championships for Young...
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Future Talent Takes Centre Stage at the Al Shira’aa Bolesworth Young Horse Championship
August 18, 2021
The excitement builds as the very best young horses in the country congregate for an exciting five days of top competition at the Al Shira’aa Bolesworth Young Horse Championship. The sport schedule includes the hotly contested four, five, six and seven-year-old age classes climaxing with...
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 Team NAF finish 4th at Pony Europeans - Poland
August 15, 2021
The British Pony team competing at the Pony European Championships in Strzegom, Poland under the title sponsor banner of Team NAF narrowly missed out on a medal yesterday when they finished joint 4th with Ireland. The Championships which commenced on the 11th August and ran until...
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John Whitaker close 2nd in spectacular Longines Global Champions Tour Grand Prix of London
August 14, 2021
Peder Fredricson (SWE) claimed his second Longines Global Champions Tour Grand Prix win of the season beating British superstar John Whitaker by just 0.14s in front of an enthusiastic sell-out crowd at the unique venue of the Royal Hospital Chelsea. Piloting the striking...
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British team announced for FEI Senior Jumping European Championships
August 12, 2021
  British Equestrian and British Showjumping are delighted to announce the quartet to represent Great Britain at the forthcoming 2021 Longines FEI European Jumping Championships in Riesenbeck, Germany, 01 – 05 September. Emily Moffitt (23), based in Evesham, Worcestershire, with Poden Farms and Neil and Heidi Moffitt’s Winning Good (bay,...
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The British Showjumping National and Academy Championships
August 10, 2021
  Monday 9th and Tuesday 10th of August saw the culmination of the British Showjumping National and Academy Championship, with schools and clubs from across the nation coming together to compete for a vast number of titles. The winners of the individual and team classes can be...
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Nicole Lockhead Anderson scoops the British Horse Feeds Speedi-Beet HOYS Grade C Qualifier at the British Showjumping National and Academy Championships
August 09, 2021
This week’s British Horse Feeds Speedi-Beet HOYS Grade C Qualifier took place on Saturday at the British Showjumping National and Academy Championships, and it was Nicole Lockhead Anderson from Kincardineshire, Scotland who continued her winning form at the show by scooping first place aboard Azolette,...
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Nellie Lock and River De La Courance claim the NAF Pony 3* Style & Performance Final
August 09, 2021
The British Showjumping National & Academy Championships 2021 at NAEC Stoneleigh saw Nellie Lock and River De La Courance, known as River at home, conquer the NAF Pony 3* Style & Performance Final this afternoon. Nellie and River from Essex also took home first place in...
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Nellie Lock and River De La Courance win the NAF Pony 2* Style & Performance Final
August 09, 2021
The British Showjumping National & Academy Championships 2021 at NAEC Stoneleigh saw Nellie Lock and River De La Courance, known as River at home, take first place in the NAF Pony 2* Style & Performance Final this afternoon. After travelling from Essex, it was well worth...
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Jennifer Mcleish and Crag Storm wins the NAF Pony 1* Style & Performance Final
August 09, 2021
The British Showjumping National & Academy Championships 2021 at NAEC Stoneleigh saw Jennifer Mcleish and Crag Storm jump to victory in the NAF Pony 1* Style & Performance Final yesterday. 9-year-old Jennifer said, “I am really happy to have won!” Jennifer and the 24-year old gelding,...
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Faye Adams and Demograaf were on top form to take the National 1.30m Open Championship Final
August 08, 2021
Faye Adams and 13-year-old Demograaf jumped to victory in the National 1.30m Open Championship. After a competitive first round consisting of forty-nine combinations, only eight made it through to the jump off, with Faye and Demograaf being the only combination to finish on a double...
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Adrian Speight Claims the 2021 National Champion Title
August 08, 2021
  Today saw the British Showjumping International Stairway Final take place and a new national champion crowned in the form of Adrian Speight, riding Millfield Baloney. From an initial field of over 40 riders it was Adrian Philip Speight and the 15-year-old Millfield Baloney who flew to...
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Chloe Morris and Heidemorka wins the National Children on Horses Championship Final
August 08, 2021
  This morning saw the National Children on Horses Championship Final take place at the British National & Academy Showjumping Championships 2021 at NAEC, Stoneleigh Park. The winning combination of thirteen year-old Chloe Morris, from Harpenden, Hertfordshire and Heidemorka, a 9 year-old bay mare owned by...
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Ronnie Jones and Kaleche win the Prestige Italia Big Star National 6-year-old Championship Final
August 08, 2021
  Ronnie Jones riding Kaleche takes home the title for the Prestige Italia Big Star Championship, this was the ultimate test for the country’s best six-year-olds who had to face two rounds at 1.30m to qualify for the jump off. With 29 starters ready to take...
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Nicole Lockhead Anderson and Lorenzo VII win the National 5-year-old Championship Final
August 08, 2021
  A field of just over forty came forward to contest the National 5-Year-Old Championship. It was an exciting display of talent from the young horses which were all born in 2016 and the height of the fences start at 1.20m. Nicole Lockhead Anderson, riding Lorenzo VII,...
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Abigail Leadbetter and Hearts Cruise win the Equissage Pulse Senior British Novice Championship Final
August 08, 2021
  Taking place in Championship Arena 1 this morning, the Equissage Pulse Senior British Novice Championship final welcomed 46 horse/rider combinations forward for a challenging course. Luckily 6-year-old Hearts Cruise, Zi at home, had speed on their side, and the combination were awarded first place after taking...
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Sienna Charles Crowned the 2021 National Under 21 Champion
August 08, 2021
  Sienna Charles rode as competitively as ever to take the highly sought after National Under 21 Champion title riding the 11-year-old Havanna M. She commented after her win: “She’s [Havanna] a very careful and quick horse! It was a tough track, so I had to trust...
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Horse of the Year Show International Invite qualifier - Incorporating the National Speed Horse Final
August 07, 2021
  Today saw the second leg of the Horse of the Year Show International Invite League qualifier in take place with the National Speed Horse Final at the British Showjumping National & Academy Championships 2021. Ben Walker, riding Fygo Von D’ouwe Grint, known at Fygo at...
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Lucinda Stewart and Cancun II win the National 1.15m Members Cup Championship Final
August 07, 2021
    Lucinda Stewart and 12-year-old Cancun II succeeded in claiming the National 1.15m Members Cup Championship Final.  A big field of sixty-five riders came forward to contest the final, with a twenty-three making it through to the jump off. With only five left to go after...
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Claire Lewis and Master Wickham win the Retraining of Racehorses Bronze League Championship title
August 07, 2021
  Claire Lewis, riding 12-year-old Master Wickham, is crowned winner of the  Retraining of Racehorses Bronze League Championship at the British Showjumping National & Academy Championships this afternoon. Claire, from Derby, explained how Master Wickham is “fast, and rides like a pony!” She explained how he was...
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Yvonne Goss and Untilla Legend win the Retraining of Racehorses Club League 90cm Championship title
August 07, 2021
  Yvonne Goss claimed a well-deserved victory when being crowned winner of the British Showjumping National & Academy Championship title in the Retraining of Racehorses Club League 90cm Championship this afternoon. Yvonne rides 15-year-old, homebred Untilla Legend. When asked about his racing career, she explained how he...
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Deni Harper-Adams and Be Home by Midnight win the Retraining of Racehorses Club League 75cm Championship title
August 07, 2021
  It was a win today for Deni Harper-Adams who is crowned winner of the British Showjumping National & Academy Championship title in the Retraining of Racehorses Club League 75cm Championship. Deni, from Worcestershire, rides 9-year-old Be Home by Midnight, known as Millie at home. Deni explained...
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Jessica Botham wins the Lord & Lady Equestrian Senior Newcomers Masters
August 07, 2021
    On a winning streak, Jessica Botham took the title in the Lord & Lady Equestrian Senior Newcomers Masters riding 7-year-old Manzanita. Eleven combinations progressed through to the thrilling jump-off on the penultimate day of the British Showjumping National & Academy Championship, held at NAEC Stoneleigh....
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Monica Ballard and Cartier 666 win the Nupafeed Supplements Discovery Championship Final
August 07, 2021
  Some great competition played out this afternoon at the British Showjumping National & Academy Championships at the NAEC, Stoneleigh for the Nupafeed Supplements Discovery Championship Final. From the field of over fifty combinations that came forward it was just under half the field that made it...
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Jessica Botham and Clayton win the National 4-year-old Championship Final
August 07, 2021
  Kicking off in Championship Arena 2, the National 4-year-old Championship Final took place today at the British Showjumping National & Academy Championships 2021. This year’s Championship was judged by Laura Stockdale and Diane Pimblett. The twenty-nin horses were initially ridden on the flat and then over...
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Team GB withdraws from Equestrian Jumping Team competition
August 07, 2021
   After the completion of the first two rounds in the Olympic Equestrian Jumping Final, the decision has been made to withdraw Team GB’s final combination, Ben Maher with Charlotte Rossetter, Pamela Wright and his own Explosion W. A total of 24 faults despite well-crafted rides from...
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Great Britain through to the Team Final at the Tokyo Games
August 06, 2021
After the excitement of Ben Maher and Explosion W claiming the individual gold medal for Team GB on Wednesday, it was back to business at Equestrian Park in the Bajikoen area of Tokyo today with the start of the team competition. A total of 19...
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Team GB make athlete/horse combination pre-competition change for Equestrian Jumping Team competition
August 05, 2021
  Ahead of Friday’s Tokyo Olympic Equestrian Jumping team event at the Equestrian Park at Bajikoen, Team GB has made a pre-competition change in accordance with the FEI Regulations for Equestrian Events at the Olympic Games (article 609). Harry Charles riding his own and Ann Thompson’s...
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