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COVID 19 Protocols – Member Responsibility
December 01, 2020
Ahead of sport resumption on the 2nd December would like to take this opportunity to remind members of their legal and social responsibility in respect of current COVID-19 protocols. It is of vital importance, to all involved in the sport and the wider community, that we...
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ONLEY GROUNDS TO HOST ADDITIONAL WINTER CLASSIC QUALIFIERS
November 27, 2020
With the resumption of sport being allowed from the 2nd December, Onley Grounds Equestrian Complex in Rugby will now play host to the Winter Classic qualifiers that were due to take place at the cancelled Arena UK show scheduled to run between the  4 –...
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Ride Out Racism and The DHD Foundation launch social campaign #IAMPARTOFTHECHANGE
November 26, 2020
Reece McCook, social campaigner and the founder of Ride Out Racism, has teamed up with Daisy Honeybunn and her husband Pravin Mukhi, founders of the DHD Foundation, to create #IAMPARTOFTHECHANGE, a campaign to increase diversity and inclusion throughout the equestrian industry.   Explaining his experience...
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BEF update: Activity in England post-lockdown
November 26, 2020
  The government announced details of the revised three tier alert system for England earlier today and which areas would fall into each tier. The positive news is that equestrian activity can largely continue within number and setting restrictions based on the area’s tier level. Current...
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BEF update: Defra clarification
November 12, 2020
Please find below the latest update from the BEF: BEF update: Defra clarification We received an update late on Thursday from Defra and DCMS via the British Horse Council and British Horse Society following our combined request for clarification on the recent legislation concerning the National Restrictions...
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Dodson & Horrell Amateur & Veteran Championships 2020
October 31, 2020
15:00 hrs 31st October 2020 - Statement from British Showjumping regarding the 2020 Dodson & Horrell Amateur Veteran Championships It is with regret that British Showjumping announce the postponement of the Dodson & Horrell Amateur & Veteran Championships that were due to run between the...
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COVID-19 Protocols – Reminder re Member Responsibilities
October 30, 2020
  With the recently introduced government changes as to how coronavirus restrictions are being managed at a local level we would like to remind our members of their legal and social responsibility in respect of current COVID-19 protocols. As a sport, we have been in the fortunate...
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BEF update: Zilpaterol contamination in equine feedstuffs
October 21, 2020
British Equestrian has been made aware that several feed companies who distribute in the United Kingdom may also have products contaminated with the banned substance Zilpaterol, which was in a shipment of molasses used in the manufacturing process. A number of companies are in direct contact...
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Equine governing bodies seek to secure industry future in EU-UK Withdrawal Agreement
October 10, 2020
  Proposed solutions that would secure the future of the European equine industry through safe and expedited horse movement between EU Member States and Britain following the UK’s departure from the EU, have been sent to Michel Barnier, the European Commission’s Head of Task Force for...
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Charlotte Page & Qrevette Gii take the top spot in the Pony Discovery Championship
October 09, 2020
Day three of the British Showjumping Indoor Championships at Aintree Equestrian Centre saw the pony national finals get underway and first up was Pony Discovery Championship which was contested by 45 eager starters. In the 12 strong jump off, it was 14 year-old Olivia Sponer on...
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