Category: General

Jean-Francois Pignon – A Most Accomplished Horseman?

Jean-Francois Pignon from France is one of the world’s most accomplished horsemen. While he may not compete in any discipline, he has a group of horses with whom he travels the world, entertaining audiences at shows and events with his extraordinary displays of horsemanship and control. One such event he was invited to was the

Out with the Old and Into 2020.Happy New Year

The first weekend of the New Year and decade was another expectedly quiet one as the celebrations start drawing to a close, but the last FEI sponsored event of 2019 took place in the UK featuring the final CSI 4 star event in Liverpool.; and the first of 2020 was a World Cup qualifier for

Happy Festive Holidays

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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

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

Christmas whips and other ideas

As usual, there is a huge array of gifts being offered for the horse enthusiasts costing from thousands to a few dollars/pounds each for Christmas. In this article, we look at a few which have caught our eye and perhaps provide the hard pressed present donor with some ideas! The first is books. It is

Elite Auctions, Dressage, Showjumping and Racing in the news

This week has seen another World Cup Dressage qualifier in Austria,; a major show jumping 5 star competition in Paris; a plethora of equine auctions around Europe and Hong Kong’s biggest race meeting of the year. World Cup Circus Continues in Austria The World Cup qualifier for Dressage took place at the weekend in Salzburg

Stallions Stand Proud at Newmarket

Following the great success and readership of our Darley Stallion features in the summer, this article features several more stallions based in the Newmarket area; including some of the latest colts leaving trainers and going to stud for 2020. The stallions listed below is our selection of some of the current stallions standing at stud

Busy Week in Newmarket, Madrid and Stockholm.

In a busy week of equine news, we look at the foals sales at Tattersalls in Newmarket, the dressage and showjumping world cup qualifiers in Madrid; the 5 star dressage and showjumping event in Stockholm; the announcement that Ben Maher’s ride Explosion W has been sold and the demise of multi-million dollar Phoenix Bloodstock. Foal

Ben Maher Takes Global Tour Final

Showjumping and other news from Japan, France and Germany It was a busy weekend in showjumping with the Longines Global World Tour final in Prague. The final was won by Ben Maher of Great Britain riding Explosion W and collecting the 300,000 euro first prize. In a two round competition, Ben Maher and his 10
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