Junior Showjumpers win European Team Silver

British Showjumpers team Silver
This afternoon (Friday 13th July) saw Great Britain’s Junior Team, who ride under the title sponsorship of Team NAF, win Silver at the Junior European Championships in Fontainebleau, France. This brought to a close, a terrific three days of jumping for the riders aged between 15 – 17 years in what proved to be an incredibly hard medal winning competition. Read more

Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials launches Young Equestrian Journalist competition

Townend Burghley
To mark the launch of ‘Radio Burghley’ at the 2018 Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials and to support the next generation of equestrian journalists, the Event will be running a competition to identify the most talented young equestrian writers, broadcasters and photographers. This is the first competition of its type at Land Rover Burghley and is kindly being supported by personalised gift company Atlas and I. Read more

Feeding the fussy horse – Why won’t my horse eat up?

Dodson & Horrell Feed
A sudden loss of appetite in a horse is a concern as horses generally will trickle graze. Even so, horses are sensitive feeders that use their sense of smell and lips to source out and investigate food. They are sensitive to the feel, smell and taste of available forages and concentrated feed, and hence sensitive to change. Here Pauline Smith BHSAI Int. (SM) D&H Nutritionist explains why this happens and what you can do. Read more

Sam Hutton “Our Man from Surrey” Part II

Walton-on-Thames born and bred, Sam Hutton, is one of Britain’s most successful young riders who has been based in Belgium for the past few years. He is currently based with top Egyptian rider Abdel Said (AS Sport horses) and is now a regular member of British Nations Cup squads. Over the coming months Sam will be sharing news and stories as he follows the summer showjumping circuit across Europe. Here he shares his latest news. Read more