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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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Emma-Jo Slater wins the Nupafeed Supplements Senior Discovery Championship for the fifth time
October 08, 2020
The second day of national finals got underway at the British Showjumping Indoor Championships at Aintree Equestrian Centre today with the Nupafeed Supplements Senior Discovery Championship being the first national title to be contested. The first round saw forty combinations come forward with sixteen jumping clear...
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Come together for peace of mind
October 06, 2020
  To celebrate the significance of World Mental Health Day, Saturday October 10th, Riders Minds is asking the equestrian community to ‘Come Together’ to support mental health, raise awareness and to make a difference. At a time when social distancing is the normal, it is...
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October 05, 2020
The Association of British Riding Schools (ABRS) is delighted to announce the launch of a new dedicated membership pathway which recognises and promotes the high standards of livery yards. The decision to expand membership to include livery yards came following a number of focus groups,...
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COVID-19 Protocols – Member Responsibility
October 05, 2020
Ahead of the Aintree Indoor Championship Show, commencing this week, alongside the ongoing competition dates that are in the show calendar we 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...
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LIVERPOOL INTERNATIONAL HORSE SHOW CANCELLATION STATEMENT
September 18, 2020
  It is with great sadness and regret that Bolesworth Events have taken the difficult decision to cancel Liverpool International Horse Show 2020. Over the past six months, the team have worked with the M&S Bank Arena to model a series of scenarios that would allow us...
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Cancellation of the Senior Qualifier Show at Wales & West – 15/09/2020 Update
September 15, 2020
Further to the announcement made on the 21st August it is with regret that it has not been possible, as had been hoped, to reschedule the following qualifiers: British Horse Feeds Speedi-Beet Grade C Qualifier Equitop GLME Senior Foxhunter Second Round Lord & Lady Equestrian Senior Newcomers Second...
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