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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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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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COVID-19 Member Protocols - September 2020 Update
September 10, 2020
We know that it is hugely important to everyone involved with British Showjumping that we can continue to safely run the sport. Following the Government announcement (9th September) regarding changes to the numbers who are allowed to meet in England we have received confirmation from Sport...
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NOMINATE YOUR HEROES FOR THE HORSE & HOUND AWARDS 2020 IN PARTNERSHIP WITH NAF
September 03, 2020
  Nominations are now open for the Horse & Hound Awards 2020 in partnership with NAF. The prestigious event is being delivered as a virtual, multi-media online bonanza on 2 December, meaning every equestrian fan around the world can join the celebration. With the H&H Awards now in...
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The first qualifying show for Aintree is almost upon us!
August 27, 2020
  Following the July announcement of the new indoor Championship Show at Aintree Equestrian Centre, we trust that everyone is now looking forward to qualifying for their respective Championship Finals. The Aintree Indoor Championships, which will be playing host to many of the most popular national finals,...
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British Equestrian launches fund to help riding centres tackling inequality in their communities
August 21, 2020
  British Equestrian, the national governing body for equestrian sport in the UK, has been awarded £150,000 of National Lottery funding by Sport England to enable it to support riding centres that are struggling during this difficult time. The fund aims to provide immediate funding to those...
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