The London Capital & Finance Osberton Horse Trials evening entertainment is hotting up with the teams announced for the 2018 Equestrian of Sport.
Hosted by BEDE Events, in its third year at Osberton, Equestrian of Sport will this year be in aid of Olympic Event rider Jonty Evans and his rehabilitation. This year 80 lucky guests will have the opportunity to watch team GB battle it out against the rest of the world to be titled this years champions.
Captaining team GB this year is international event rider Matt Heath. Matt will be joined by ... Read More
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In a dramatic finish to the Mars Inc Eventing competition at the FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2018 Tryon, Great Britain claimed honours in both the Team and Individual standings with Ros Canter being crowned champion.
The final show jumping phase – which had to be postponed by a day due to heavy rainfall on Sunday – caused problems throughout the field and made for an exciting climax to the 2018 World Equestrian Games.
Great Britain’s victory comes off the back of their European team title in Strzegom last year, and thus secures their qualification for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Their final ... Read More
Great Britain sit in Gold medal position following a day of world class cross country action and shocks.
Whilst many of the competitions favourites dropped out of contention, the British riders held their nerve, with all four riders coming home clear, and inside the time, with the team remaining on their first phase score of 80.8, taking a 9.2 penalty advantage into the show jumping.
First to go under the orders of the cross country starter was Gemma Tattersall and The Soul Syndicate’s 15 year old gelding Arctic Soul, who put in the perfect pathfinding round to come home inside the ... Read More
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The second day of dressage at the SsangYong Blenheim Palace Horse Trials saw British riders take a strong hold on the competition as the held nine of the top ten places out of the 101 starters.
Twenty-four year old Bella Innes Ker maintains her first-day lead. Riding the Duchess of Roxburghe’s 14-year-old mare Carolyn, her score of 24.4 gives her a 2.3-penalty advantage going into the cross country.
Bella said: “Carolyn is in amazing form. We were 15th here last year and I hope we can go better than that this weekend.”
Pippa Funnell ... Read More
Krajewski, a renowned superstar performer in the dressage phase with Chipmunk FRH, did not disappoint the electric atmosphere in Tryon Stadium that lapped up every moment of what at times looked like an exhibition performance.
Tim Price continued New Zealand’s domination of this year’s CCI**** events as he took the Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials.
This is the third four-star competition won by the Price family following wife Jonelle’s victories at the Badminton and Luhmuhlen. They are the second husband and wife team to win both major four-star competitions in the UK since 1971.
Clear rounds were hard to come by throughout the final day - only eight in total. The first of these came from French rider Camille Lejeune and Tahina Des Isles. And when defending champion Oliver Townend and Ballaghmor Class lowered a rail ... Read More
In front of a packed crowd of spectators, 72 combinations come before the Ground Jury for the first horse inspection for this year's Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials.
The Ground Jury of Angela Tucker (President), Sandor Fulop and Ernst Topp were there to ensure that all horses were fit and ready to compete, with 10 nations represented in this year's competition.
Defending champion Oliver Townend presented three horses; MHS King Joules, Cooley SRS and his winning mount from 2017 Ballaghmor Class. And all were accepted giving him a good shot of taking his third win at Burghley.
One of Irish rider Joseph Murphy's ... Read More
It is with regret that Team Griffiths Eventing must announce that Sam Griffiths is withdrawing Paulank Brockagh from the Australian Eventing Team going to the FEI World Equestrian Games.
“Brocks sustained a minor injury in her final preparations and will not be fit to travel.”
“She will recuperate and then be prepared for Badminton 2019. Sam and Team Griffiths wish the Australian Eventing Team the very best of luck,” said Sam Griffiths.
The withdrawal has meant that 30-year-old Emma McNab has received the call up to replace Sam on the Australian Eventing Team for next month’s FEI World
Equestrian Games. She will compete with ... Read More
The Whatley Manor & Spa International Horse Trials (Fri 7th Sat 8th & Sun 9th September) held at Gatcombe Park, the home of The Princess Royal, near Minchinhampton, Gloucestershire, will this year host the judging of Karen Hughes Memorial Grooms Award and its Presentation.
The idea behind the Karen Hughes Memorial Award is to recognise the groom with the highest of standards. Not to worry if the horse is withdrawn or retired, before the end of the competition, as it does not necessarily mean that the groom to the winning horse has the best ... Read More
The Whatley Manor & Spa International Horse Trials (Fri 7th Sat 8th & Sun 9th September) held at Gatcombe Park, the home of The Princess Royal, near Minchinhampton, Gloucestershire, is once again a key fixture for International riders from all over the world as they build up their qualification results towards the end of the season.
During the three days Dressage, Show Jumping and Cross-Country phases run throughout. The event attracts many interesting shops, which will include the Gatcombe Collection. At various times during the week-end, HRH The Princess Royal will present the prizes.
Now ... Read More