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Julia Krajewski wins Luhmühlen CCI****

After a very exciting final day of show jumping in the four-star- event, Julia Krajewski (GER) wins with Samurai du Thot with 41.10 penalties with British rider Nicola Wilson and Bulana coming second with 41.70 penalties, and Bettina Hoy (GER) and Designer third (43.00), after they had a rail and three time faults, which cost Bettina the win. It was a thriller right to the very end. The show jumping proved to be a deciding factor in the final placings. The first four places after yesterday’s cross-country were less than a rail apart, which really put ... Read More

Australia’s Young riders shine as New Zealand takes senior honours at Oceania Championships

Australia’s Young Rider team cruised to a comfortable victory in the CCI2* Young Rider leg of the 2017 Oceania Championships at the Melbourne International 3 Day Event. The team of four including Gemma Tinney, Shenae Lowings, Olivia Barton and Tayah Andrew went into the final show jumping phase with a dominant lead and they maintained their strong position right until the very end to win by 65 penalties. Three of the four riders jumped clear in front of a packed crowd at Werribee Park and proved they each have exciting futures and could ... Read More

British Eventing Charitable Foundation and National Lottery support a Big Jump Forward for young volunteers

Thanks to funding from Big Lottery Awards for All grants, the British Eventing Charitable Foundation (BECF) is this summer launching the ‘Jump Forward’ programme to provide support and encouragement to young volunteers in the sport of eventing. Open to 16 - 21 year olds, this free programme incorporates a three day course that aims to inspire and educate young people about the benefits of volunteering and will also offer valuable career advice and an opportunity to get ‘hands-on’ during the sessions. The course is split in to two days ... Read More

New title sponsor for Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials

SsangYong Motor UK has been announced as the new title sponsor of Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials. Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials, an event owned by the sport’s governing body, British Eventing, takes place in Oxfordshire from 13th-17th September 2017. SsangYong Motor UK will sponsor the event for he next three years. “Blenheim is one of the top international horse trials held in the UK, and perfectly complements the SsangYong brand focus on four-wheel drive and SUVs, vehicles particularly suited to those ... Read More

Luhmühlen Horse Trials- First Horse Inspection

Celebrating its 60th anniversary this year, Luhmühlen Horse Trials got under way yesterday with the first horse inspection.  Forty-eight horses were presented to the ground jury in the CCI****. Apart from Denis Mesples’ Oregon de la Vigne (FRA) and Kirsty Short’s Cossan Lad (GBR), who were sent to the holding box before they were accepted, all other competing horses were happily passed to proceed to the dressage.  The entries for the CCI**** promise an interesting event. This year’s Badminton winner Andrew Nicholson (NZL) and last year’s Luhmühlen winner Andreas Dibowski (GER) are amongst many ... Read More

EVENT REPORTS – Tattersalls International Horse Trials

Event reports sponsored by Elite Horse Owners Sarah Carless reports.... Record crowds at Tattersalls as France win Nations Cup Tattersalls International Horse Trials attracted record crowds to the event this year, with more than 32,500 visitors over the five days of competition.  The World’s best equestrian riders including 18 Olympians, World and Olympic Champions were among the 343 strong international field from 10 countries that thrilled the crowds.   After five days of fantastic eventing action the CCI3* competition was won by Italian rider Vittoria Panizzon on her Chequers Play The Game with a score of 35.5. Vittoria is ... Read More

Cohen sccops second leg of Event Rider Masters

Britain’s Sarah Cohen celebrated her first Event Rider Masters win on an all-female podium at Internationales Wiesbadener PfingstTurnier.  Riding Treason, Cohen was the only British rider to make the trip to the Germany event for the second leg of the Event Rider Masters series and scooped the 19,000 Euro (£16,000) first prize.   Germany and Sweden dominated the first three places following the dressage with Ingrid Klimke (GER), Julia Krajewski (GER) and Sara Algotsson Ostholt (SWE) filling the podium places. Ingrid Klimke riding SAP Escada FRH performed a stunning test securing a mark of ... Read More

Osberton International Horse Trials & Brightwells join forces

The organisers of Osberton International Horse Trials have joined forces with Brightwells for an innovative sale partnership.  Owners and breeders of Britain’s best young horses at this year’s event will be offered the opportunity to present their horses in a select auction sale. Stuart Buntine, Director of Bede Events which organises Osberton International, explains: “This will be the first auction of its kind, the horses being offered having competed right up to the day of their sale. “The concept is simple. We already attract Britain’s best young horses to Osberton, along with a knowledgable audience ... Read More

Andrew Nicholson to Headline EQUITANA Auckland

The biggest name in the world of eventing will be the superstar at EQUITANA Auckland. Andrew Nicholson is heading home, with his wife Wiggy and children Zach and Lily, for the first time in years to be part of the inaugural event. His recent win at the Badminton Horse Trials has captured the attention of the world, with many calling it one of the greatest comebacks ever. Nicholson suffered what could have been a career-ending injury in 2015 when he broke his neck, making his victory at Badminton even more remarkable. The former world number ... Read More

EVENT REPORTS – Chatsworth International

Event reports Sponsored by Elite Horse Owners Sarah Carless reports ... Tattersall makes history at Chatsworth Gemma Tattersall made history at the Dodson & Horrell Chatsworth International Horse Trials by becoming the first female rider to win a leg of the Event Rider Masters series.  Tattersall took victory in the opening leg of the 2017 series with her Rio Olympics partner Quicklook V, having been in contention from the off. Lying second after the dressage with a score of 33.7 (just 0.5 behind the leader), the pair put on a masterclass in the jumping phases to ... Read More