A Dynamic Dressage Duo

Warwickshire-based Gareth and Rebecca Hughes have achieved international success over the years, setting the dressage world alight with their consistent performance at top-level.

With the help from Protexin their horses achieve peak fitness and health all year round and they are keen advocates of the benefits probiotics deliver.

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An Exciting 2014 Season Ahead for Trailblazers

Exciting Season Ahead for Trailblazers

The 2014 Trailblazers series is underway and there is a packed season ahead for competitors with 65 equestrian centres offering Trailblazers qualifiers for show jumping, dressage, combined training and showing.  With venues spread throughout the UK, there is a wealth of opportunity for competitors to progress up the levels and qualify for the prestigious Trailblazers National Championships from 25th July to 3rd August 2014.

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Wellington Riding Celebrates Forty Years

Equestrian Training Centre Wellington Riding Celebrates Forty Years of Training Horses and Riders


Wellington Riding in Hampshire is one of the UK’s foremost training, education and competition establishments. Founded in 1974 by John and Nereide Goodman and since 2000 owned by the Wellington Estate, this year Wellington Riding will proudly celebrate a fortieth anniversary.

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Project Horses and Ponies launched by Horse Charity

Horse charity launches Project Horses and Ponies Category

In 2014 to help widen the appeal of its rehoming scheme, the largest of its kind in the UK, World Horse Welfare has launched a new category that it hopes will be of interest to those with sufficient horse experience – ‘Project Horses and Ponies’.

In the past year World Horse Welfare has had to cope with a huge increase of new horses coming into its Rescue and Rehoming Centres, 73% (or 140 extra horses) meaning 325 compared to 185 in 2012. The charity now has around 340 horses residing at its centres and desperately needs to rehome some to make space for others that are in need of urgent rescue and rehabilitation.

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Charles Owen brings the Funnells to Castle Leslie


Charles Owen Welcomes William and Pippa Funnell to Castle Leslie

Charles Owen is honoured to bring the legendary couple, William and Pippa Funnell, to the incredible Castle Leslie for a wonderful weekend of education and experiences.

“Combining the magical surrounding of Castle Leslie with the magic of Britain’s most successful equestrian couple is an event not to be missed,” said Charles Owen Managing Director, Roy Burek. “Charles Owen is proud to be associated with such a momentous event.”

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Bird names for foals at Writtle!


Foals born at Writtle College’s Lordships Stud named after birds!

Three foals have been born at Writtle College’s Lordships Stud so far this season with another two expected over the coming weeks.

The theme for the names of the foals was put to the student vote with famous sports people and Shakespeare’s characters among the options but ‘birds’ was the clear winner.

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