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Showjumping to the Fore to End August in Europe

The centre stage of our sport of showjumping was concentrated on Belgium and The Netherlands over the weekend. Recently, the final leg of the European Nations Cup was held in Dublin. At Valkenswaard in the Netherlands, the latest round of the Longines Global Champions Tour was run and in Brussels, the B This article has

Sweden Take Team and Individual Gold at WEG With Help from King Edward

The World Equestrian Games continued with the showjumping following the dressage. The whole of the FEI World Jumping Championships was sponsored by Agria and presented by Helgstrand. The showjumping at the games comprised of both a team and individual medal competitions. The first class of the event was a speed class in which there were

Glorious Sussex Provides Top Sport at Hickstead and Goodwood.

For the first time in three years, The All England Jumping Course was able to stage the Royal International Horse Show. While at Goodwood, The Glorious Goodwood meeting provided another five days of horse racing for all abilities in the heat of this summer. Both meetings were competitive with Stradivarius being just pipped at the

Vilamoura in Portugal Keeps the Flag Flying for Sporthorses

Little to get excited by this week sadly. Corona has seen the cancellation of all the major winter indoor events which is frustrating for all concerned, but with the latest news of vaccines becoming available soon with any luck, we may start to see the end of the decimation of the equine calendar. However, one

Jumping at Hickstead – Classics at Churchill Downs and Swedish Dressage

In recent days, Hickstead managed to stage its scheduled national showjumping  behind closed doors, the world rankings were published for September, racing of the classics, The Kentucky Derby and Oaks at Churchill Downs finally took place and in dressage, one of the few National Championships took place in Sweden. Showjumping Yesterday saw the final day

A Marathon Nine Days for British Showjumping National Championships

The British Showjumping Championships are one of the highlight shows for British Showjumping each year. It is the show where the National Champion is crowned and has traditionally had a selection of championship classes for all ages and abilities. For the past few years, the show has always been staged at the National Stoneleigh Showground,

Slow Wind-up for Sporthorses – Group 1’s Continue unabated

With sport horse competitions still in wind up mode and all being conducted behind closed doors, significant news is rather thin. Racing has continued over the weekend, again behind closed doors, but with three months lost earlier in the season, the big races have been concertinaed together with a continual run of Group 1 races
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