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OSBERTON HORSE TRIALS – Equestrian of Sport in Aid of JONTY EVANS

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

A GREAT PLACE TO VIEW THE BEST YOUNG EVENT HORSES AT THIS YEARS OSBERTON YOUNG HORSE CHAMPIONSHIPS

The London Capital & Fianance Osberton International Horse Trials incorporating the Young Horse Championships is set to return to the Osberton Estate, Worksop, this September and with a jam packed schedule! A celebration of young event horse talent in Great Britain, The London Capital & Fianance Osberton International Horse Trials incorporating the Young Horse Championships is the best place to spot the up and coming event horses of the future. Osberton International Horse Trials not only offers a fantastic end to the season, the Young Horse four, five, six- and seven-year-old championships offer a brilliant ... Read More

The London Capital & Finance Osberton International Horse Trials return to the Osberton Es-tate, Worksop, this September and is set to be the best yet!

Osberton International Horse Trials not only offers a fantastic end to the season, the Young Horse four, five, six- and seven-year-old championships offer a brilliant shop window into the future of eventing talent. The Young Horse Championships have grown year on year with notable ‘Osberton graduates’ such as British squad representatives Billy The Biz and Ceylor LAN (Rio 2016), and Billy The Red, Bulana and Allstar B (gold medal winners, Strzegom 2017). Ireland’s Rio contestants Coo-ley Rorkes Drift and Jemilla are also Osberton graduates. Stuart Buntine, Director of BEDE Events says, “Osberton is such ... Read More

Osberton International & Brightwells Join Forces……

The organiser’s of The Osberton International Horse Trials, and Herefordshire based Auctioneers Brightwells, have announced an innovative and exciting new sale partnership. Following the success of the Event Horse sales at Blenheim International Horse Trials, Brightwells are once again providing both buyers and sellers the opportunity to come together at a venue, where the sale of talented event horses will take place. On the evening of Thursday 27th September, owners, breeders and riders of the best event prospects, sourced from the UK, Ireland and the continent, will be given the opportunity to present their horses ... Read More

The Karen Hughes Memorial Grooms Award will be judged at The Whatley Manor Hotel Gatcombe Park International Horse Trials and Presented on Sunday 9th September

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 Hotel Gatcombe Park International Horse Trials anticipate a full entry over the weekend of 7th 8th & 9th September

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

Talented young riders make up the impressive list of entries for this year’s Land Rover Burghley.

Leading riders representing 10 nations from around the globe along with talented young riders make up the impressive list of entries for this year’s Land Rover Burghley. No less than six previous winners of the event are among the 100 entries received: Oliver Townend and Pippa Funnell (Great Britain), Andrew Nicholson, Mark Todd MBE and Caroline Powell (New Zealand) and Rio Olympic team bronze medallist Chris Burton (Australia). With a first prize of £95,000 and a total prize pot of over £300,000, it is hardly surprising that such a top class field has been attracted to enter what ... Read More

Keysoe (3) OFFER UNCHALLENGED REFUND OF START FEE

Keysoe to offer start fee refund in the event of un fit going As The College Equestrian, Keysoe, Bedfordshire, gears up for their final British Eventing fixture of the year (August 24th – 26th) event organisers make a bold statement in regards to their cross-country ground conditions. “We are so confident in our ground management plans that we will give a full and unchallenged refund of start fees to any rider, who is eligible to start the cross-country, who does not believe that the ground is acceptable to run their horse on” Simon Bates, owner and organiser at Keysoe. With ballot date due ... Read More

Somerford Park International Horse Trials – Track Record Attracts Enormous Entries

Cheshire’s premier equestrian facility has registered its largest ever number of entries for Somerford Park International Horse Trials which takes place 17th - 19th August 2018. The majority of the UK has experienced harsh weather over the last few weeks and the trust and faith that rider’s from across the UK have in Somerford Park to produce unrivalled going has been evident in the number of entries that Somerford Park International Horse Trials has received. “We are thrilled with this year’s entries and that so many leading riders have shown their support for Somerford Park, ... Read More

Wallace The Great – dressage mule set to steal hearts at the Magic Millions Festival of British Eventing

  Wallace The Great, the dressage mule who has captured the hearts of the nation, will be heading to the Magic Millions Festival of British Eventing at Gatcombe Park, 3 - 5 August.  His extraordinary journey will take yet another leap this weekend when he will take to the main arena at one of the most iconic equestrian events in the calendar, in the yearly Dressage Display.  Wallace and his rider Christie Mclean first rose to fame after winning their first ever British Dressage affiliated competition. The pair were originally told that they could ... Read More