Month: May 2020

CV19 Lockdown to Ease At Last

At last, there is guidance and permission from central government in England to re-start equestrian competition in England once again. The rather irritating thing is that both Scotland and Wales are not joining in with the arrangements, so nationals of those countries, despite being in the United Kingdom will have to wait until their own

Will Explosion W Crown Ben Maher’s Glittering Career

British showjumping have been very fortunate over the past ten years or so to be able to count on the support and talent of Ben Maher. Ben, over his relatively short career (he is still well under 40 years of age,) has been on countless international teams and as an individual representing Great Britain at

The Queen at RWHS – In 2020 Windsor Goes Virtual

This week should have seen the seventy seventh annual Royal Windsor Horse Show take place in the Great Park at Windsor with the magnificent Windsor Castle providing the unique back drop. It is a show which is synonymous with Royalty as the Queen and all her family have been regular visitors every year since the

Badminton – The Week that Never Happened

It is a sad fact of life for 2020 that now half of all the scheduled international equestrian events have been cancelled throughout the world, including of course the iconic Badminton Horse Trials. This week, the Gloucestershire estate should be buzzing with the crowds and hoof beat on the hallowed turf. But sadly it remains

Guest Writer – Alicia Hawker on Coping with Covid-19 Lockdown

Horseview UK are delighted to welcome Event rider, Alicia Hawker as our first guest writer. In this, due to social distancing, we sent her a list of questions for her to answer on how she is coping with this dreadful Covid-19 at a time when she should have been at Badminton for her third visit.
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