Category: Showjumping

The Aga Khan Dynasty – Horses Owners and Philanthropists

Every so often, the editor of Horse View UK you might say, goes slightly off piste and this article is one of those occasions, but we hope the readers will find some interest in one of the world’s greatest equestrian supporters, His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan IV. Known to everyone as a prolific racehorse

At Last – Dressage and Showjumping Stutter Back to Life

As the world of equestrianism stutters back to life, the weekend saw the running of two Group 1 races in Ireland, The Irish Derby and The Pretty Polly Stakes. In dressage the first 3 star CDI took place in Hungary and in France the first 4 star CSI Grand Prix for showjumping also took place.

A Slow but Sure Re-start to Equine Sport Happening

As the world slowly comes out of covid lock down, the first FEI dressage competition to be held will happen in Hungary this coming weekend. The CDI 3 star will be held at Mariakalnok, about 50 miles from Vienna. The event has attracted 120 riders entering with 140 horses. Among those who have said they

Racing Continues as Other Equine Sport to Resume

The main news for this week surrounds once again our old subject of corona virus. The good news is that instead of lamenting the loss of all equestrian sport, we can report firm plans for the start of most equine pursuits. Racing has been in the fore front of return to sport and with their

Will Explosion W Crown Ben Maher’s Glittering Career

British showjumping have been very fortunate over the past ten years or so to be able to count on the support and talent of Ben Maher. Ben, over his relatively short career (he is still well under 40 years of age,) has been on countless international teams and as an individual representing Great Britain at

Tim Stockdale Much Missed – Video Archive of His Best Win

At Horseview we have access to video footage of Tim Stockdale winning his most notable victory in the King George V Gold Cup at Hickstead in 2010. In the video, courtesy of Goldeneye Video & Photography, we show his first round of the competition where he was joined by five other clears to go forward

2014 and 2015 Hickstead Derby Wins – Trevor Breen

Our latest adventure into recent video archives shows Trevor Breen winning the Hickstead Derby on two occasions in consecutive years, 2014 and 2015. It was the first time that any rider has won the Derby on more than one occasion, riding different horses. His first win was with the famously one eyed horse Adventure de
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