Month: December 2019

Kempton Park and Mechelen Full Steam Ahead over Christmas

With the Christmas and New Year period, news is somewhat thinner than usual. However, there have been a few things that have come to note. Firstly there has been the famous Boxing day meeting for National Hunt racing at Kempton Park. There has also been the Mechelen World Cup qualifier for dressage and showjumping and

Happy Festive Holidays

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World Cup Qualifiers Thrill – Bloodstock Takes a Pasting

The news this week has been manly centred around the London International Horse Show at Olympia for its World Cup dressage, showjumping and driving. Bloodstock practices at the sales are pasted in a major BHA report. There have also been major competitions in Frankfurt in Germany for dressage and in Riyadh for show jumping. The

Vintage Christmas Showjumping at Olympia

Following the success of the dressage at the London International Horse Show on Monday and Tuesday of last week, the rest of the week was given over to the showjumping and driving and we focus on the show jumping element.  The main class, as always at this show is the qualifier for the World Cup

Olympia Dressage GP Too Short for Riders

A brand new Grand Prix test greeted the 16 riders for the World Cup dressage qualifier at The London International Show at Olympia this week. The test was shortened by about 2 minutes by our reckoning. The walk was shortened and the trot work and piaffe passage was only completed once instead of doing so

Showjumping – Records Fall and Pippa Funnell in News

This week saw a really pulsating and exciting 5 star showjumping competition in Geneva for the Rolex Grand Slam, another 5 star show in Coruna in Spain, the final breeding sale of the year in France, yet another World Cup qualifier in Riyadh  and event rider Pippa Funnell get the Sports Action Woman of the

Christmas whips and other ideas

As usual, there is a huge array of gifts being offered for the horse enthusiasts costing from thousands to a few dollars/pounds each for Christmas. In this article, we look at a few which have caught our eye and perhaps provide the hard pressed present donor with some ideas! The first is books. It is

Elite Auctions, Dressage, Showjumping and Racing in the news

This week has seen another World Cup Dressage qualifier in Austria,; a major show jumping 5 star competition in Paris; a plethora of equine auctions around Europe and Hong Kong’s biggest race meeting of the year. World Cup Circus Continues in Austria The World Cup qualifier for Dressage took place at the weekend in Salzburg

Stallions Stand Proud at Newmarket

Following the great success and readership of our Darley Stallion features in the summer, this article features several more stallions based in the Newmarket area; including some of the latest colts leaving trainers and going to stud for 2020. The stallions listed below is our selection of some of the current stallions standing at stud

Busy Week in Newmarket, Madrid and Stockholm.

In a busy week of equine news, we look at the foals sales at Tattersalls in Newmarket, the dressage and showjumping world cup qualifiers in Madrid; the 5 star dressage and showjumping event in Stockholm; the announcement that Ben Maher’s ride Explosion W has been sold and the demise of multi-million dollar Phoenix Bloodstock. Foal
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