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British Showjumping Springboard 138cm Final
April 19, 2021
  Tilly Dickinson-Gaunt, aged 12 from Saffron Walden, remained cool-headed despite the pressure to post the only clear round in the jump-off to land the Springboard 138cm final with her mother Faye Gaunt’s Airbourne Freddie.  It made her journey from her Essex base to the Winter Pony...
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His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh – One Minute Silence
April 14, 2021
  As a mark of respect we are asking all show organisers, who are running a British Showjumping event  on Saturday 17 April, to observe the National one minute silence at 3pm to mark the death of His Royal Highness Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh. Prince Philip,...
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British Equestrian COVID update: state of play at 12.04.21
April 12, 2021
  With lockdown measures easing across the United Kingdom, including a number of key milestones on Monday 12 April that will enable us to get out and further enjoy our horses, sport and activity, here’s an update from British Equestrian on what you can do. Also...
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Membership/Horse Registration reminder
April 07, 2021
We have noticed a significant number of automated fines being produced during the past week since sport has resumed.  To assist members who have joined since last weekend, and who may have had fines generated for competing prior to their membership restarting, we have backdated their...
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BEF/BHS statement: indoor arena use in England
March 31, 2021
  After nearly a week of discussions, British Equestrian had confirmation this afternoon from the Cabinet Office, via the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra), that the use indoor arenas in England remains restricted under the most recent legislation. In a campaign lead by...
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British Showjumping National & Academy Championships 2021
March 30, 2021
It is with great pleasure that British Showjumping are in a position to announce that the 2021 British Showjumping National Championships and Academy Championships will be going ahead between the 3 – 10 August at the NAEC, Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire. Emma Williams, Event Director  for Grandstand...
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BEF statement: covered and indoor arenas in England
March 26, 2021
  British Equestrian has been made aware that the recent legislation published by government now states that indoor riding arenas in England should close and will not be permitted to open on Monday 29 March in line with other outdoor sports facilities. This contravenes the agreed...
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EHV Equine Health Self Certification process to be introduced at shows
March 19, 2021
  The recent EHV-1 outbreak in Europe has so far claimed the lives of 17 horses and resulted in the FEI announcing a cancellation of international shows in some countries as a result. With competition and wider equestrian activities due to get underway shortly, British Equestrian and...
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BEF update: plans to ease lockdown restrictions announced in England and Scotland
February 23, 2021
  The UK Prime Minister and Scotland’s First Minister have outlined their plans for the taking England and Scotland out of the current ‘stay at home’ restriction. Both leaders have given indicative timeframes, which give the equestrian sector a guide for when activity can resume, businesses...
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Brexit: Different Certificate of Professional Competence required for grooms travelling to the EU
February 08, 2021
  Now that Britain has left the EU, the process for transporting horses to Europe has changed. This includes the type of documentation and certification you’re required to hold, especially if you’re travelling in connection with an economic activity. Under the Council Regulation of Welfare of Animals...
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