A Day for the Ladies at Cheltenham’s First Day

There were many who thought that Cheltenham would be called off due to the on-going Coronavirus, but thankfully, reason prevailed and as the first day dawned, it was on. Typically for National Hunt meetings, the day started windy, blowing across the course with bouts of rain, but the weather certainly was not to dampen the

Coronavirus continues to cause concern

This week, the Coronavirus has really come to the fore with shows, race meeting and all sport having to look very carefully as to how to continue as safely as possible with the continuing virus spreading like wide fire throughout the world. Racing in France and now the UAE is taking place behind closed doors

Wind and Rain – Now Eventing Starts Again

After the winter break and all the wind and rain of February, excitement returns this week as the eventing calendar sees the first outside competition of the year at Tweseldown. (Now as of 6th March – rest of event abandoned due to rain and muddy conditions.) It seems appropriate to us as it is two

Corona Virus starting to affect equine sport.

This week saw both dressage and showjumping events in the USA and the Middle East at the highest level. Event organisers are keeping a close watch on the Corona Virus and shows are still going ahead, but some racing throughout the world has been affected by running the meetings behind closed doors. Corona Virus update

The Brilliance of The Musical Ride

In this article we look at the brilliance of the Household Cavalry and their world famous musical ride. The Household Cavalry were formed in 1660, on the return of King Charles II to the English throne, and since then the regiment, one of the oldest if not the oldest in the British Army, have been

Sunshine in Spain and Florida – flooding elsewhere

With the World Cup Finals fast approaching, the qualifiers are becoming more and more important for those riders hoping to make an appearance in Las Vegas in six weeks time. This weekend saw further qualifiers for both dressage and showjumping in Gothenburg in Sweden. The two main equestrian festivals in the USA and Europe continued

Free Ticket Offer to Badminton Horse Trials

SADLY, DUE TO THE ENFORCED CANCELLATION OF THE BADMINTON HORSE TRIALS IN 2020, THIS OFFER HAS ALSO HAD TO BE CANCELLED. 21ST MARCH 2020 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

Isabell Beaten, Sunshine Tour Starts and Racing in St Moritz

Dressage rider, Isabell Werth from Germany was beaten into second place in Neumunster for the World Cup qualifier by Jessica Von Bredow-Wendl. The first week of the Sunshine tour in Spain started with a warm up CSI Grand Prix and the ridiculous annual race meeting in St Moritz took place in the Swiss resort. The

Top UK Competition Stallions Parade

At Horse View UK in recent months, we have written and highlighted some of the top thoroughbred stallions standing at stud in the UK, In this article we look at some of the top sport horse stallions based in the UK. At Addington, the British Breeding Federation put on a display of about 90 stallions

Showjumping – Stallions Parades and a Gong

Most of the news this week centred around showjumping with changes to some FEI rules, three World Cup qualifiers and a change at the top of the rankings. In other news, Sir Michael Oswold, former racing manager to HM Queen and stud manager at The Royal Studs was honoured; and finally, just before storm Ciara
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