Working mother, Nicky Bevan, is grateful to her parents, husband, family, friends and trainers, who have helped her to qualify and prepare for Badminton with 14-year-old Rhineroe Hero aka Noah. Nicky had previously competed a thoroughbred, but after the birth of her daughter Molly, now nine, she decided she needed something more sensible to hunt and compete, as well as hack with Molly. Five years ago, her good friend Julia Martin suggested she take a look at Noah. Read more
Dr. C. Baldwin, BVetMed, MRCVS of Sussex Equine Hospital explains about blood transfusions in horses, why they are so much more complicated than human transfusions and how there is a one in a half a million chance of an exact match…Read more
Jessie Vanassche and Da Vinci II aka DV head to Badminton for the Mitsubishi Motors Cup BE100 Final with the aim of improving on their 2016 result, when they finished second in the BE90 Final. Based on the Isle of Wight nearly all competitions involve a 45 minute ferry crossing to the mainland. Read more
The imaginative team at Likit Products have come up with a scrummy new Mango and Raspberry Likit, just in time for the summer months. Designed to be used in conjunction with the popular Boredom Breaker and Likit Holder stable toys, this limited edition flavour has two fruity layers and is sure to be a big hit with inquisitive equines.
Alana Sparrow and Angels Spirit aka Goose have an enormous contingent of friends and family heading to Badminton to cheer them round the Mitsubishi Motors Cup BE90 course including Goose’s owner and former rider, Rasshid Din. Read more
Tara Keoshgerian is based in East Sussex and keeps her horse Muchwood Comanche aka Buddy in Lingfield, Surrey at Brook Staples’ yard. This is her first time competing in the Mitsubishi Motors Cup and she is very excited to be going. Read more
Eighteen-year-old Ellie Barnard from Heathfield in East Sussex is heading to Badminton to compete in the Mitsubishi Motors Cup BE90 competition with her own eight-year-old, Templar Esprit. Ellie’s family bought Templar Esprit aka Pogga as a just backed four-year-old and she has produced him herself, completing their first BE90 at Brightling in 2015. Read more
The team at Horse of the Year Show (HOYS) say: “You’ve been a part of our memories at Horse of the Year Show over the last 70 years and now we want you to share photos of your HOYS memories with us to be on display for years to come.”Read more