Category: Eventing

Free Ticket Offer to Badminton Horse Trials

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 chance to win two season tickets to The Badminton Horse Trials to include parking and also the Science Supplement Cup. We are also offering

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

Piggy French Tops Our Roundup of Eventing

It’s that time of year when the great horse sports that our steeds provide is drawing to a close. It is fitting maybe that this, our fiftieth post takes us back to our first post which was about eventing.  The Eventing season has now ended and now seems like a good time to have our

News Round-up. 4th November 2019

This is the first Horse View UK weekly equestrian news round-up. Due to popular requests, we are going to publish a short news section each week. The idea is to give our members and readers a quick round up of what we think are the main talking points of the week regarding major competitions,(which usually

Germany Imperious at Europeans with Great Britain Winning Silver

This weekend saw the final European Championships take place for three day eventing at Luhmuhlen in Germany. 670 miles away from Badminton not far from Hamburg, Luhmuhlen has hosted the European Championships for eventing on no less than six occasions. The first was in 1975. This year there were twelve teams taking part. The rules

Princess Anne Celebrates Champions at British Festival of Eventing

It was in 1983 that The Princess Royal opened her home at Gatcombe Park in the Cotswolds for the first time as a venue for the Festival of British Eventing as it has now become known. Since then it has gone from strength to strength with several championships. The main championship is the Magic Millions

King of Barbury Reclaims His Crown

The Barbury International Horse Trials is one of the main horse trials held each year in the UK. on the 2000 acre Barbury Castle Estate near Marlborough in Wiltshire. Riders from nineteen different nations took part. Over the four day show, about 1000 horses were expected to run. Twenty four elite riders, those who have

Is Your Young Horse Fit. Find Out in this Short Video

In this short video, we look at what assessments are made for young horses. Many countries have special competitions for young horses which concern themselves with whether a horse has the potential to carry on in a long career of competition. In the UK the British Equine federation run a special competition every year during

Wow! What a Twist in the Tail The Badminton Horse Trials Had!

The Badminton Horse Trials, the last to be sponsored by Mitsubishi Motors, ended with a real exciting twist in the tail. The penultimate rider, Piggy French riding  Vamir Kamira came in and produced a superb clear round with no time penalties. All the pressure was on Oliver Townend the last to go and in the
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