The Prestige Italia Big Star Championship was the ultimate test for the country’s best six-year-old horses who had to face two rounds at 1.30m in order to qualify for the jump off. After a beautiful round, it was Ronnie Jones on Interstar B who lifted the trophy. Read more
Japan’s Yoshiaki Oiwa is no stranger to success, having claimed double gold at last year’s Asian Games in Jakarta (INA), and the three-time Olympian has put down a strong marker for the home side by taking the early lead after today’s Dressage phase at the Ready Steady Tokyo test event at the Equestrian Park, Tokyo, 12 August 2019. Read more
After an incredible array of talent over the six days of the British Showjumping National Championships, it came down to the nail-biting final leg of the HOYS International Wild Card Series which incorporated the British Showjumping Business Partnership International Stairway Final. With four Horse of the Year Show Wild Cards on offer, including the 2019 British Showjumping National Champion title, there was all to play for. Read more
The National Team Jumping Championship was the last competition in Arena 3 for the British Showjumping National Championships 2019. Horses and riders travelled from all around the UK to contest the final. The elated winners were the Surrey Heath team with team captain Nicholas Edwards and team manager Abigail Graves. Read more
Leading laboratory Westgate Labs has forged a successful partnership with World Horse Welfare to tackle the ever-present threat of parasite infection in horses. Worm burdens are a significant feature of the nearly 2,000 situations that the 16 World Horse Welfare Field Officers attend annually. Read more
Jonelle Price and Trisha Rickards’ brilliant mare Classic Moet powered to the top of the leaderboard in the Magic Millions British Open Championship CCI4*-S with a typically fast and fluent cross country performance that elevated them from seventh place after the dressage and showjumping phases to the top spot on the podium and a £10,000 first prize.
A new record was set at the Magic Millions Festival of British Eventing at Gatcombe Park when both the British Intermediate and Novice Champions retained their titles.
Tom McEwen was masterful when leading from flagfall on Barbara Cooper’s elegant grey Dreamaway ll to score a second successive victory in the Smith & Williamson British Intermediate Championship and Francis Whittington produced an accomplished performance on Sarah Arrowsmith’s Brother Bertie to defend his Dodson & Horrell British Novice Championship title. Read more