Category: Dressage

Velegro Dances The Night Away at Hartpury 2016

In our second video during the equestrian shut down, we show Charlotte Dujardin performing her Grand Prix Freestyle riding the famous Velegro. This was, we believe, the only time that this particular test was ever performed in public in the UK before the pair won a the Individual Gold Medal at the Rio Olympic Games

Keysoe and Dortmund – Coronavirus Takes Its Toll

The last two dressage events for the time being have been completed. Sadly now, as we all know, due to the Coronavirus outbreak, everything has been either cancelled or postponed to a later time. The equine calendar throughout the world has been completely mutilated. At Keysoe, in the UK, the dressage CDI 3 star was

Corona Virus starting to affect equine sport.

This week saw both dressage and showjumping events in the USA and the Middle East at the highest level. Event organisers are keeping a close watch on the Corona Virus and shows are still going ahead, but some racing throughout the world has been affected by running the meetings behind closed doors. Corona Virus update

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

Nicky Barrett casts her eye over Keysoe International Dressage

It is not too long now before the international dressage competitions start in the UK, the first at Keysoe in Bedfordshire in about six weeks. There are very few events in the UKĀ  for Young Riders, Juniors and Pony riders to compete at, at this level, so we have put a video showing the top

World Cup Qualifiers Come Thick and Fast

With only a couple of months left for World Cup qualification in Las Vegas, the qualifying rounds now come thick and fast. In Amsterdam, the main qualifier took place for both dressage and show jumping. The highlight for the dressage was the personal best score for Charlottle Dujardin and Mount St John Freestyle scoring just

First Grand Prix Success for Charlotte’s Pumpkin at Addington

It has been a year now since Chris Parker took over at the Addington Equestrian Centre and we went back on his first anniversary to see if anything has changed. The first show the new team put on at Addington was The British Dressage High Performance Show in 2019. It is always the first major domestic

Bush Fire Victims are Pledged Support

This weekend saw two World Cup qualifiers, one for dressage from Wellington in Florida USA and the second a showjumping qualifier from Basel in Switzerland and considerable pledges for the bush fire sufferers in Australia. Last week two horses were destroyed following the confirmation of an EVA (equine flu) out break in Hampshire in the

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

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
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