Michael Jung (GER) has won most of the glittering prizes on offer in the sport of Eventing, but the reigning Olympic and European Champion has yet to take on the special challenges of the Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials (GBR), sixth and final leg of the FEI Classics™ 2014/2015.
The HoneyBuns will be performing 4 songs to entertain the audience and help draw HOYS 2015 to a spectacular close. The girls’ positive attitude and bubbly personalities shine through as viewers witnessed on BGT earlier this year.
Brits Secure Their Place At Rio 2016!
The Brits came to the FEI European Championships in Aachen to qualify for the Olympic Games and they were unswerving in their objective; meeting it on the evening 21st August 2015 as the third and final day of the Team competition came to a close.
Pony Power Comes to the Fore in the NAF Pony Five Star Finals
The NAF Pony Five Star Finals took place during the National Inter Academy Team Show at Weston Lawns Equitation Centre in Bulkington, Warwickshire on Tuesday 18th August 2015 and they once again proved to be a great showcase for the successes achieved via the NAF Pony Five Star Performance Awards Programme.
The British Eventing Senior Selectors have decided to substitute Bayano, ridden by Flora Harris and owned by Caroline Harris and Rebecca Salt, ahead of the upcoming Longines FEI European Eventing Championships in Blair Castle (10th to 13th September 2015), following the horse’s recent lack of form at the Eventing CICO3* Nations Cup event in Aachen.
The World Championships 2014 team silver medallist joins a stable of Land Rover equestrian ambassadors which include former World Champion and Olympic silver medallist Zara Phillips and Olympic team gold medallists, show jumper Ben Maher and dressage rider Laura Tomlinson.
Berkshire’s young showjumper wins the Pony British Novice Championship Title
Lauren Roach (13) from Slough, Berkshire took home the Championship title in the Pony British Novice Championship Final on Friday 14th August 2015 in the Andrews Bowen Indoor Arena at the British Showjumping National Championships.
Surrey Showjumper Millie Hockenhull secures the Forces Equine Rising Stars of the Future League Title
The Forces Equine Finals took place on Saturday 15th August 2015 in the Andrews Bowen Indoor Arena at the British Showjumping National Championships.
The first Championship to take place was the Forces Equine Rising Stars of the Future League Final. This competition was set at a height of 80cm and was a single phase speed round. The standard of riding was extremely high with all riders completing a polished and collected round. It was Millie Hockenhull (15) from Camberley, Surrey riding Gayle White’s 5 year-old bay mare Kandia Van De Brouwshoeve who were declared the winners when they finished with a clear round and a time of 31.93.
Goodwood Racecourse to Host 1950’s Themed Bank Holiday Weekend
Racegoers are invited to get into the ‘50s swing as Goodwood Racecourse opens the gates for its popular August Bank Holiday fixture over the weekend of Friday 28th to Sunday 30th August 2015. Exciting racing on the South Downs provides a focal point to the entertainment whilst guests soak up a 1950s-themed family atmosphere around the venue.
Kent Rider Mark Jones wins the Horsezone.co.uk National Para Equestrian Grade 1 at British Showjumping National Championships on Tuesday 11th August 2015 at Stoneleigh, Warwickshire.
Mark Jones from Dartford, Kent, on his own 12 year-old bay mare Whisper XXI clinched the title in The Horsezone.co.uk National Para Club Equestrian Grade I held as part of The Horsezone.co.uk Para Club Championships which took place in the Andrews Bowen Indoor Arena on Tuesday at the British Showjumping National Championships. The Championships consisted of six titles awarded in various grades. The grading system ranges from Grade I, II, III, IV and Open with grades representative of the competitor’s level of disability.