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

Explosion W for Gold with Ben Maher in Tokyo

The speed of the Olympic Games is un-relenting with both the dressage and horse trials eventing completed. During the last few days of competition in Tokyo, it was the turn of the show jumpers to step up to the plate and jump for both team and individual medals. For the teams, the rules were similar

British Team Gold Eventing Glory After 49 Years

With the Olympic dressage done and dusted, we then proceeded onto the Horse Trials Eventing for the next few days. The dressage and showjumping elements of the eventing Olympic Championships were held in the Baji Koen Equestrian Park with the cross country being staged at The Sea Forest Park with a great view of the

Five Days Till Tokyo Games. Will Covid Intervene?

It’s all go for the Olympic Games which start in five days time. We take a quick look at what we might expect for the equestrian participants. As usual, there are three different equine disciplines, dressage, show jumping and horse trial eventing. This is the second time that The Olympic Games have been held in

Galileo A Brilliant Racehorse and Simply Stunning at Stud

There are few times when a horse dies that it merits more than a passing comment, but last weekend the great Galileo was put down following an injury to his foot which did not respond to treatment. At 23 years old, Galileo may not have been the oldest horse around, but he was certainly one

Great Britain Takes Centre Stage for Sport this Weekend

The centre stage of world sport this weekend was quite definitely Great Britain. There were major dressage, showjumping and horse trials around the country. Oh and there was also a football match, the Euro finals and the final of the men’s championships at Wimbledon. The dressage international CDI was held at Hartpury in Gloucestershire and

An Extravaganza of Competition to Whet the Appetite before Olympics

With less than three weeks to go before the start of the Olympic Games, an extravaganza to whet the appetite! Three major 5 star international show jumping events were held last week and over the weekend, The Royal Windsor Horse Show, a Nations Cup in Rotterdam and a Longines Global Champions Tour meeting in Monaco.
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