Tag: horses

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

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

Showjumping. Roundup of Season 2019

In this article, we concentrate on the top current riders in the world and their achievements rather than simply listing who did what and when. Showjumping has once again had an awesome year with many many highlights around the world. As usual, there have been several worldwide championships, the main ones being the Nations Cup

Championship Successes for Lusitano Horses in Europe

It is generally recognised that the first horses capable of intricate dressage movements originated from the Spanish Iberian Peninsula. Many enthusiasts of horses from that part of the world consider that the Iberian horse is the true dressage horse rather than the interloper of the warmblood horse more commonly used and seen in the major
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