British Eventing Points 2013 Rankings

Andrew Nicholson CruiseControl
The final 2013 rankings have seen a hotly contested battle for the top spots. New Zealander Andrew Nicholson has retained first place in the rankings following another very successful season and also leads the FEI HSBC rankings. Topping the horse rankings is Irish bred Mr Cruise Control, owned jointly by Robin and Nicola Salmon alongside Andrew. Mr Cruise Control has had a prolific season finishing fifth in the 4* at Pau and first in both the CIC3* at Chatsworth in May and Luhmuhlen 4*. His owners will be presented with the Calcutta Light Horse Trophy in recognition of his impressive achievement. Andrew’s Olympic bronze medal winning mount, Deborah Sellar’s Nereo, is runner up with 382 points.

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Monaco Prince Transformed by Mollichaff

Monaco Prince (Monny) Jumping.after using Mollichaff Condition
Mollichaff is well-known for high fibre chaffs but the range also features three specialist complete fibre feeds which need no further supplementation other than good quality forage.

Monaco Prince –after Mollichaff Condition
Monaco Prince –after using Mollichaff Condition

Included in this range of three specialist complete fibre feeds is Mollichaff Condition – a feed which does exactly what it says – it encourages weight gain and condition in all types of horses and ponies.

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Third time lucky for Fox-Pitt in tense finale at Pau

William-Fox-Pitt-and-Seacookie
William Fox-Pitt had three shots to clinch Les Etoiles de Pau (FRA), first event of the FEI Classics™ 2013/2014 season but, in a nail-biting finale, it took the Briton until his third and last ride, Seacookie TSF, to secure the top prize.

After an outstanding day’s Cross Country yesterday, Fox-Pitt was in the rarefied position of holding the top three places. However, his triple winning chance began to shrink alarmingly when Neuf des Coeurs, third at that stage and jumping out of order, hit five rails and plummeted to eventual 15th place.

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Great Britain wins eventing 2013 FEI Nations Cup after an epic battle.

Team-GBR
Great Britain has won the 2013 FEI Nations Cup™ Eventing by just one point after an epic battle with last year’s champions, Germany.

 

The series went right to the wire at the final event, Boekelo (NED), at which Germany scored an emphatic team victory, but the British have run a well-orchestrated campaign with a pool of up-and-coming younger riders and, with the best five results to count, they just secured the win.

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Redbridge Tiny Tim wins The Blue Chip and IDHS £2000 Championship

Tiny Tim wins The Blue Chip and IDHS £2000 Championship
The sun shone on the beautiful Lincolnshire showground, for the annual Blue Chip and IDHS £2000 Challenge. Entries were high, with an exceptional standard of horses being presented for all classes.  After a difficult decision from the judges the eventual winner of The Blue Chip and IDHS Challenge out of 54 entries was Charles Le Moignan and the superb heavyweight Redbridge Tiny Tim.

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