Category: Eventing

As Queen Laid to Rest – Italy Host World Equestrian Games for Eventing

Monday 19th September 2022 saw the state funeral procession, service and burial of Her Majesty, The Late Queen Elizabeth II. An historic event watched by millions across the world. In a week where the world unified and stood still to remember the enormous part The Late Queen played on so many occasions during the last

The Aachen we all know and Love Back to its Best

The Festival of the Horse at Aachen in north west Germany is always a highlight of e equestrian calendar and this year with no covid restrictions it felt far more like the normal Aachen we all know and love. With show jumping, dressage and eventing at the highest level, it was a show that many

Hollie Doyle, Matt Sampson and Felix Vogg All on Fine Form Over Weekend

After the excitement of the Royal Meeting last week, there were other international sport horse events of note in Luhmuhlen for the eventers, and at Stockholm and Spruce Meadows for show jumping. At Chantilly, in France, Hollie Doyle rode the winner of the Prix de Diane the French Oaks, her first classic success. In Luhmuhlen

Greatest Jockey Lester Piggott Dies. Top Competitions Abound In Europe

Lester Piggott, many would say was the best jockey of all time sadly died yesterday in a Swiss hospital. The out pouring of adulation for ‘the greatest’ is a testament to the brilliance of his jockeyship. We offer our condolences to trainer William Haggas, Lester’s son in law and his daughter Susan as well as

Girl Power To The Fore At Badminton Horse Trials

At last, we were all able to enjoy the Badminton Horse Trials once again after three long years of waiting, now presented by Mars Equestrian and official partners Lightsource BP. No doubt, history will state that “it was a Badminton run and won by the girls.” Many changes have happened since 2019 with a new

Wow – What a Mouth Watering Month of May We Can All Look Forward To

Wow – what a mouth-watering month of May and early June we can look forward to, with so much top class racing and sport horse competition around the world, but particularly in the United Kingdom, all spiced up with the magnificent achievement of Her Majesty The Queen celebrating Her Platinum Jubilee at the end of

France Takes Centre Stage for Event and World Cup 5 Star Competition

The top echelons of the sport horse world were out in force over the weekend with 5 star competitions in France for eventing, showjumping and dressage. A surprise for the dressage world was the selling by Charlotte Dujardin of her Olympic horse Gio or ‘Pumpkin’ to his friends to 16 year old Annabella Pidgley, a

Boyd Martin On Cue at Inaugural Event and Kent Farrington Win in USA

With Champions day at Ascot done and dusted, other events over the weekend were also as important to many in the equestrian world; namely the new 5 star horse trial inaugural  event in Maryland in the USA and major five star competitions showjumping including a European World Cup qualifier in Norway. At Fairhill in Elkton,

Emile Faurie Takes National Champions Title After 27 Years

As we move swiftly from the summer into autumn, sport horse competition continues unabated. The postponed CHIO from Aachen in Germany over the weekend has its own headlines in another post on our site. In the UK the British Dressage National Championships at their new venue in Cheshire took place as well as the Blenheim
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