Tag: horses

World Record Broken as Equestrianism Get Back on Track

Dressage, showjumping, eventing and Group 1 racing were all in evidence of the last week. Oliver Townend broke a world record, the young riders performed in Hungary and Group 1 races in France, Great Britain and Australia kept the betting fraternity on their toes. Eventing News broke this weekend that Tattersalls will no longer be

International Competition Gains Some Momentum

In a relatively quiet week, Isabell Werth continues to win Grand Prix after Grand Prix, there were a smattering of Group 1 races and there was the sad news of the passing of Sir Michael Stoute’s long-time partner Carol Pritchard-Gordon. On the world stage, this weekend saw muted but still very poignant ceremonies remembering and

Louise Saywell – British National Showjumping Champion 2020

At last sport horse competition is gathering momentum. In the UK the last week, and it’s still continuing, British Showjumping have been staging their annual but greatly enlarged National Championships. In dressage, there have been a handful of FEI 3 star CDIs. Racing has quietened down a touch with fewer major races throughout the world.

Wow!Wish we all had this sale at Tattersalls in 2013

To continue our video series, we post the video taken by Goldeneye of the sale of Dancing Rain – Champion race mare, winner of the Epsom Oaks and bred in the purple. See the video below. I have attended the sales at Tattersalls in Newmarket, selling the best of bloodstock the world has to offer

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

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

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

Looking at the Equine Spine

Keeping the horse fit and well is a constant concern for all riders. One of the main problems that can occur, apart from normal foot infections is the spine. There are many who manipulate the muscles in a horse, but have they really given enough thought to why a muscle may be behaving abnormally. We

Nicky Barrett casts her eye over Keysoe International Dressage

It is not too long now before the international dressage competitions start in the UK, the first at Keysoe in Bedfordshire in about six weeks. There are very few events in the UK  for Young Riders, Juniors and Pony riders to compete at, at this level, so we have put a video showing the top

Bush Fire Victims are Pledged Support

This weekend saw two World Cup qualifiers, one for dressage from Wellington in Florida USA and the second a showjumping qualifier from Basel in Switzerland and considerable pledges for the bush fire sufferers in Australia. Last week two horses were destroyed following the confirmation of an EVA (equine flu) out break in Hampshire in the
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