Boyd Martin On Cue at Inaugural Event and Kent Farrington Win in USA

With Champions day at Ascot done and dusted, other events over the weekend were also as important to many in the equestrian world; namely the new 5 star horse trial inaugural  event in Maryland in the USA and major five star competitions showjumping including a European World Cup qualifier in Norway. At Fairhill in Elkton,

Shadwell Stud Win Three Races on Champions Day at Ascot

As the flat racing winds down in Europe, the final ‘Champions’ race meeting took place at Ascot with four Group1 races to complete the British season. The race for the British Champion jockey, always close throughout the year also came to a conclusion. We also pay tribute to the juveniles who raced at Newmarket last

HOYS Back With Vengeance in Birmingham

There was little in terms of major FEI events this week, but one event which was certainly of interest to the showing world was the Horse of the Year Show (HOYS) which took place in Birmingham once again. The show was back with vengeance this year after the enforced cancellation of 2020; with all the

Five Sell for Over 1 Million in Strong Yearling Sale at Tattersalls

The directors of Tattersalls in Newmarket must have been delighted to see their premises fill up with the great and good of the bloodstock world for their three day October part 1 yearling sale bonanza. This catalogue featured the best yearlings Europe has on offer and maybe the world in terms of pedigrees of the

Emile Faurie Takes National Champions Title After 27 Years

As we move swiftly from the summer into autumn, sport horse competition continues unabated. The postponed CHIO from Aachen in Germany over the weekend has its own headlines in another post on our site. In the UK the British Dressage National Championships at their new venue in Cheshire took place as well as the Blenheim

Fredricson in the Purple in London Palace Pier Repeats Win in France

With all the excitement of the Olympic Games over, there is a short respite before the Paralympics begin next week. In the meantime, there was the London leg of the Longines Championship Global Tour, a 5 star CSI. The best of the dressage competition was in Germany, a 3 star CDI in Donauschingen in southern

Fredricson’s All In for Gold for Sweden in a Tight Finish

By the time you read this, the equestrian Olympic Games will have been completed. The final hurrah for the equine sport was the Team Showjumping, and it was every bit as pulsating as the individual event a couple of days ago. All nineteen teams started full of hope that they would qualify for the final
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