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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

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

The whole world was saddened and many devastated as the news last evening at 6.30 that Her Majesty The Queen had died at Balmoral Castle. Her late Majesty’s legacy is long and profound. The world owes a huge debt of gratitude to a life that has enriched millions across the United Kingdom, Commonwealth and the

Showjumping to the Fore to End August in Europe

The centre stage of our sport of showjumping was concentrated on Belgium and The Netherlands over the weekend. Recently, the final leg of the European Nations Cup was held in Dublin. At Valkenswaard in the Netherlands, the latest round of the Longines Global Champions Tour was run and in Brussels, the Belgians staged a 3,

Baaeed Imperious at York – Verry Elleegent Not So Smart in Deauville

There are two racing festivals in Europe during August, one at Deauville in France and the other at York in the UK. Both had some excellent racing on the cards including Baaeed, currently the number one rated horse in the world; and secondly, the Australian wonder mare – Veery Elleegent – over for a European

Sweden Take Team and Individual Gold at WEG With Help from King Edward

The World Equestrian Games continued with the showjumping following the dressage. The whole of the FEI World Jumping Championships was sponsored by Agria and presented by Helgstrand. The showjumping at the games comprised of both a team and individual medal competitions. The first class of the event was a speed class in which there were

Thrills and Spills at The Dressage World Equestrian Games in 2022

The once in four year Ecco FEI World Equestrian Games was staged in Herning in Denmark for the dressage, showjumping and vaulting during the last week or so. In the dressage part of these games, there were plenty of thrills and spills with some surprising results. There is forty four years between the oldest competitor

Denmark take the Gold for Team Dressage at WEG but GB take Silver

The World Equestrian Games start with dressage and a thrilling final for the team competition. Denmark take the team Gold but the surprise maybe Great Britain coming second beating Germany into Bronze. Read the whole of our Dressage Report after the Individual medals on Wednesday. The whole action as it happened. image courtesy clipmyhorse

Glorious Sussex Provides Top Sport at Hickstead and Goodwood.

For the first time in three years, The All England Jumping Course was able to stage the Royal International Horse Show. While at Goodwood, The Glorious Goodwood meeting provided another five days of horse racing for all abilities in the heat of this summer. Both meetings were competitive with Stradivarius being just pipped at the

Pyledriver Drives Out Opposition in The King George at Ascot

The race was first run in 1951 after it was an amalgamation of two races, the first was the King George Vi Stakes, a race over two miles which was first run in 1946. The second race was to celebrate and commemorate The King’s wife, Queen Elizabeth. This was first run in 1948 and was

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
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