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Jähde wins at the Sweden International Horse Show  

  Louise Svensson Jähde walked away with a John Deere tractor as she took victory in the Indoor Cross Country at the Swedish International Horse Show.    On her debut at the event, Jähde rode Waikiki 207 to victory and afterwards commented: “It was absolutely amazing. This was the first time I rode here at Sweden International Horse Show. The crowd is absolutely wonderful. Waikiki 207 has never been to an arena like this before. But she was absolutely cool. Sure, I was a little scared when Ingrid Klimke went into the track. She is always ... Read More

Will Furlong #theEVENTINGcrowd’s first supported rider

#theEVENTINGcrowd have today announced that the first of the four riders to be supported through 2018 is Will Furlong. Will Furlong has had a phenomenal 2017 season winning the Britannia 3* league and also the Horse & Hound Saracen Young Rider of the Year Award. He was also selected for his first nations cup team and has achieved 4*qualification for 2018. Will has been selected based on his ability and his future potential within the sport. #theEVENTINGcrowd will be supporting and following Will’s journey with Elstar a very exciting mare nicknamed ... Read More

British Eventing, The Pony Club and British Riding Clubs launch single hat tag in 2018

British Eventing, British Riding Clubs and The Pony Club will share a single hat standard tag from 2018.    The announcement comes following the unification of hat standards across all three member bodies. The new ‘aqua’ coloured hat tag will carry the logo of the body that checks the hat so that the source of the tagging can be tracked and will mean that riders no longer have to wear multiple tags on their hats.The 2018 hat rules includes a small change to the AS/NZS 3838 standard for The Pony Club and British Eventing, ... Read More

All Scottish Championships move to Blair Castle 

    The British Eventing Scottish Championships will move to Blair Castle International Horse Trials from 2018.    The Championships, run at BE90 and BE100 level, were previously held at Hendersyde Park. The move to Blair Castle International will provide Scotland's grassroots competitors with the opportunity to join international athletes competing at Scotland's most prestigious equestrian event.   Event Director Alec Lochore said: “This is an exciting opportunity to continue the theme of ‘All Roads Lead to Blair’ and provide a true championship atmosphere ... Read More

Mason and Bates win at Mitsubishi Motors Australian Three Day Event

Event reports sponsored by The Eventing Crowd      Sarah Carless reports ....   Emma Mason and Christine Bates were the other big winners at this year’s Mitsubishi Motors Australian Three Day Event winning the CCI** and CIC*** respectively.     CCI**    Madeline Wilson and Aces High led the Horseland CCI2* following the dressage. Her punch test earned a score of 46.4 which put her 1.3 penalties ahead of Emma King and DVZ Chevalier (47.7). Third after the first phase was held by Tegan Lush and Touchstone Felix with a score ... Read More

The Australian eventing community is mourning the death of Gill Rolton (OAM) following her battle with cancer. 

A schoolteacher from Adelaide, her first goal in life was to talk her non-horsey parents into buying her a horse. At the tender age of ten she succeeded in doing that and so began a lifetime of passionate dedication to Equestrian sport. A Show and Dressage rider and coach until her early 20s, she began Eventing and Jumping at the age of 21 and started competing successfully at international level in 1984.   She became the nation’s first female Equestrian Olympic medallist when she won gold at Barcelona in 1992 and Atlanta in 1996 as a member of the ... Read More

British Eventing announce fixtures for 2018

British Eventing has announced its fixture list for 2018, featuring new events for riders based in the North.    Changes for next year sees Frenchfield Horse Trials, in Cumbria, joining the calendar for the first time and running two days of competition at BE80(T) to BE105 level in April with a second fixture in September.    Skipton Horse Trials (1) and (2) has added a BE80(T) class to its schedule in June and August, and Frickley Park Horse Trials (1) in July replaces its BE100Plus class with a ... Read More

Jung wins indoor derby in Stuttgart for the eighth time as Scherer triumphs at Saumur.

The European eventing season may be coming to a close but the top eventer riders are now turning their attention to the indoor derbys. Les Journées du Complet 2017 at Saumur was won by Rodolphe Scherer and Coeur de Crack. However, his margin of victory was very small as Maxine Livio was just 0.31 seconds behind in second with Boleybawn Prince, Laurene Blin Delamare was third with Ecuries Du Bessin. Only these three riders completed the course without jumping penalties. Scherer has previously won the event with Todd de Suzan and had the advantage of ... Read More

Alliston rises to the top at Galway Downs International Three-Day Event

American based British event rider James Alliston is now a three-time champion following a wire-to-wire victory at the 2017 Galway Downs International Three-Day Event.    Riding Mary McKee’s Happenstance, the duo stayed leaders throughout, adding only one rail and one time penalty in show jumping to their dressage score to finish on 48.3. This gave Alliston a nine penalty victory over second placed rider Ellen Doughty-Hume and Sir Oberon, with Lisa Marie Fergusson in third with Honor Me.   For Alliston, who got the ride earlier this spring, the win cements his budding partnership with ... Read More

YOUNG EVENT RIDERS NAMED IN NEW SUPPORT PROGRAMME..

Five young event riders have been named as part of a new programme to support young professional riders.    The programme was launched by the British Equestrian Federation (BEF) with University Centre Hartpury.    The young event riders included in the programme were Charlotte Bacon, Charlotte Dennis, Tom Grant, Alexander Tordoff and Indie Vaughan-Jones.    The 12-month BEF Young Professional Programme, funded by Sport England, has been developed to support athletes to transition out of the youth development pathway. The Programme is designed to help young riders build a wider skill-set and support ... Read More