Month: February 2020

The Brilliance of The Musical Ride

In this article we look at the brilliance of the Household Cavalry and their world famous musical ride. The Household Cavalry were formed in 1660, on the return of King Charles II to the English throne, and since then the regiment, one of the oldest if not the oldest in the British Army, have been

Sunshine in Spain and Florida – flooding elsewhere

With the World Cup Finals fast approaching, the qualifiers are becoming more and more important for those riders hoping to make an appearance in Las Vegas in six weeks time. This weekend saw further qualifiers for both dressage and showjumping in Gothenburg in Sweden. The two main equestrian festivals in the USA and Europe continued

Free Ticket Offer to Badminton Horse Trials

SADLY, DUE TO THE ENFORCED CANCELLATION OF THE BADMINTON HORSE TRIALS IN 2020, THIS OFFER HAS ALSO HAD TO BE CANCELLED. 21ST MARCH 2020 It is Horse View UK that is in the news this week as we are offering everyone who is, or becomes a member of Horse View UK (membership is free) a

Isabell Beaten, Sunshine Tour Starts and Racing in St Moritz

Dressage rider, Isabell Werth from Germany was beaten into second place in Neumunster for the World Cup qualifier by Jessica Von Bredow-Wendl. The first week of the Sunshine tour in Spain started with a warm up CSI Grand Prix and the ridiculous annual race meeting in St Moritz took place in the Swiss resort. The

Top UK Competition Stallions Parade

At Horse View UK in recent months, we have written and highlighted some of the top thoroughbred stallions standing at stud in the UK, In this article we look at some of the top sport horse stallions based in the UK. At Addington, the British Breeding Federation put on a display of about 90 stallions

Showjumping – Stallions Parades and a Gong

Most of the news this week centred around showjumping with changes to some FEI rules, three World Cup qualifiers and a change at the top of the rankings. In other news, Sir Michael Oswold, former racing manager to HM Queen and stud manager at The Royal Studs was honoured; and finally, just before storm Ciara

Looking at the Equine Spine

Keeping the horse fit and well is a constant concern for all riders. One of the main problems that can occur, apart from normal foot infections is the spine. There are many who manipulate the muscles in a horse, but have they really given enough thought to why a muscle may be behaving abnormally. We

Racing concerns – showjumping highlights and dressage rankings

Showjumping continued at the highest level in Florida; Racing concerns in the UK following figures published that race going attendance had fallen once again in 2019; and Dujardin comes fourth on the FEI dressage rankings. Finally in the news this week; the Coronavirus has taken its first show off the calendar in Hong Kong. Show
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